MUSEXPO is to honour BBC Radio 1 and Radio 2 during next year’s flagship Los Angeles event.
The 14th edition will take place at the W Hotel Hollywood from April 29 to May 1, 2018. The conference in Hollywood also marks the 20th global edition of the leading international music and media conference and showcase event, which has been hosted in North America, Europe and Australasia since its inception in 2005.
BBC Radio 1 and BBC Radio 2 are the recipients for its annual International Music Icon of the Year award, which will be presented during a special awards luncheon event at the W Hotel Hollywood on May 2. It is in recognition of the stations’ invaluable and exceptional contributions to the communications business and to the worldwide music community over the past 50 years.
Speakers confirmed for next year include: Arnold Peter - Founding Partner, Peter Law Group; Barry Dickins – Co-Founder, Int’l Talent Booking (ITB); Ben Cooper - Controller, BBC Radio 1, 1Xtra & BBC Asian Network; Bob Shennan – Director of Radio & Music, BBC; Chris Price - Head of Music, BBC Radio 1 & 1Xtra; Colin Lester – Founder, JEM Music (worldwide manager Craig David); Jo Charrington – Co-President, Capitol Records UK; Nick Raphael – President, Capitol Records UK; Simon Katz – Sr. Director A&R/Staff Producer, Republic Records; and Zane Lowe – Head of Beats 1 Radio, Apple Music.
MUSEXPO will highlight all aspects of the future of the global music business with leaders and influencers in key sectors in live, digital, management, marketing, mobile, automotive, social media, publishing, media, streaming and more.
The event also provides attendees with access to sync opportunities in film, TV, games, brands, trailers, brands and on-demand