MaMA Event is the first cross-sector platform in France that combines networking and showcases. Based in Paris, MaMA is a music and convention festival for international music industry professionals and serves as a gateway to the French music market. Taking place in the red-light district of Paris on the 15/16/17 of October, the festival offers a huge variety of international meetings, conferences, workshops, speed meetings and showcases.
MaMa also gives about 100 upcoming artists the chance to present themselves to an international audience of music professionals, media and Parisian festival-goers. Acts that would like to perform at MaMA 2014 can submit until June 27, 2014.
Link to online submission: http://www.mamafestival.com
About MaMA Event
MaMA welcomes French and international music professionals to be part of the future of the music industry throughout 3 days of conferences, networking and acts in the friendly red light 18th district of Paris, heartland of music since two centuries.
MaMA attracts over 3,800 delegates, French and international, independent and major record labels, concert venues, festivals, producers, agents, managers, music publishers, digital services companies, regional/local authorities, trade unions, broadcasters, the private sector, subsidized institutions…
By day, MaMA suggests a conference program in 3 venues featuring 40 panels, networking activities, match-making sessions, cocktails, workshops, after parties… Key topics of the music industry are covered by 150 influential speakers: music rights, funding, festivals, digital platforms, music marketing, brands and the media, record label, focus on different international markets, publishers, cultural policies, music and synch…
By night, 100 acts take place in 20 emblematic venues and unusual places (bars, art galleries, cabarets, theaters) of Pigalle and Montmartre.
2013 Key Figures
- 3800 professionals
- 61 nationalities (34 in 2012, or +80%)
- 1578 companies were present (1467 in 2012, or +8%)
- 2617 accredited professionals with 30% from abroad (2112 in 2012, or +24%)
- 400 accredited journalists (250 in 2012, or +60%)
- 9091 festival-goers (6454 in 2012, or +40%)
- 97.6% of tickets reserved by the public fulfilled