Events & Community
International Music Expo launches 2021 industry event for the global community
International Music Expo (IMX) is an initiative that gathers together professionals, creators and audiences from the creative and tech industries. The 2021 edition includes a conference, showcase and an expo and runs online throughout 11 - 31 October. With the proven success of its first edition in 2020, this year IMX creates a digital environment for artists and industry professionals, non-governmental and governmental organizations, tech and game companies to connect, learn and grow together as part of the global industry community. For more information please visit chinaimx.com.
2.6 million viewers tuned in to watch China’s largest online music industry event in 2020
"I’M", the three-day business and showcase music event, took place from 17-19 July 2020. Organised by China’s National Foreign Cultural Trade Base (Shanghai) and National Copyright Trade Base (Shanghai), in association with Kanjian Music, China’s leading music services company, the event brought 125 artist showcases, 93 industry speakers from 35 countries from around the world together. More than 2 million viewers from all over the world were able to hear about the latest global trends in culture, music, tech and media and discuss challenges and opportunities for copyrights in China and internationally.
IMCO Hub (Shanghai) Part II: Global Development of Music Brands
On August 29, 2019, the second part of IMCO Hub (Shanghai) waas hosted by IMCO at Shanghai Music Valley 1933 Exhibition Center. In the first half of the activity, leaders of Publicity Department of Shanghai Municipal and District Committee, leaders of Shanghai National Music Industry Park (Shanghai Music Valley), Hongkou District, leaders of the Investment Promotion Office, Culture and Tourism Bureau, Sound Promotion Association, Tencent Music Entertainment Group, Kanjian Music, Modern Sky, music brands and musicians, legal guests, representatives of relevant parks, enterprises, colleges, associations and industrial departments were invited to explore together the topic of Music and Urban Development. In the second half of the event, we invited all experienced music industry members in a panel to brainstorm and discuss the global the development of music brands.
IMCO Hub (Shanghai) Part I: Copyright protection and Value Creation in the New Music Era
The first IMCO Hub (Shanghai) workshop was co-hosted by IMCO and the East China branch of "Star Entertainment Law" club on July 28, 2019. The co-organizers featured speakers from Kanjian Music, Star Entertainment Law, Acelaw Law School, Music ally China, and the innovation service center of Shanghai Music Valley, who supported the event and allowed both speakers and attendees to discuss the legal aspects of music and entertainment industries.