9.00 Registration

9.35 Conference Welcome

9.40 Beyond music - keynote presentation and discussion:

Dylan Collins, CEO of SuperAwesome, the largest U13 kids digital platform, discusses the next generation of music fans, their behaviours and habits, how to reach them and how they’re likely to develop.

Chair: Paul Brindley, CEO, Music Ally

Followed by Q&A

10.10 Pitch perfect – the secrets of playlist pitching - panel discussion

 Chair: Eamonn Forde, Music Ally


Justin Barker, Global Director, Streaming strategy, PIAS

Lucie Watson, Head of Music, Platoon

Rene Andreasi-Bassi, Head of Digital Marketing and Promotion, FUGA

10.40  Under the influence -the power of Influencer marketing

Chair: Chiara Michieletto, Music Ally


Jacqueline Eyewe, Marketing Manager, Atlantic Records UK

Jack Hurlock, Senior Account Manager, Social Chain

Bastian Manintveld, Executive Chairman, 2btube

11.10 Coffee Break

11.40 What I learned from...

Beth Appleton, Senior VP, Global Marketing, WMG discusses key lessons learned from a recent campaign

11.50  Behind the Campaigns

Music Ally’s Wesley A’Harrah presents one of the campaigns from the past year which we have admired and why

12.00 Going Live: how to make the most of live video

Chair: Eamonn Forde, Music Ally


Wil Benton, Co-founder & CEO, Chew

Stef Pascual, Head of Digital, Crown Talent & Media

Jason Fletcher, Director of Marketing, EMEA, Twitch

Athena Witter, Production Director, The Box Plus Network

12.30  D2C  - 2017-2022

Four presentations from companies involved in different aspects of D2C on what their companies are doing now and what they will be doing in five years time

Chair: Paul Brindley, CEO & Co-Founder, Music Ally


Taishi Fukuyama, CMO, Qrates

Syd Lawrence, Co-Founder, The Bot Platform

Juliana Meyer, Founder & CEO, SupaPass

Simon Scott, Co-Founder, Push Entertainment


1.00 Lunch

2.00  Data and analytics panel discussion

Chair: Chris Carey, CEO, Media Insight Consulting


Lucy Blair, Director International Sales & Marketing, The Orchard

Sung Cho, CEO and Founder, Chartmetric

Lars Ettrup, CEO and Co-founder, Linkfire

Caroline Zimmerman, Senior Director, Data Insights & Analytics, BMG

2.35  Beyond music - presentation

Lounge Books CEO and Founder and ex Harper Collins Head of Audience Development Sam Missingham explains what she learned from running virtual festivals for authors  

2.45 Tools live!

Music Ally presents a showcase of some of the best new music marketing tools and services from all over the world (and particularly San Francisco)

Chair: Paul Brindley, CEO & Co-Founder, Music Ally


Sony Theakanath, CEO & Co-founder, Asaii - San Francisco-based A&R and impact analysis tool

Andreas Mahringer, CEO & Co-founder, Record Bird - Free app & chatbot notifying fans of new music releases

Ryan Star, Co-founder, Stationhead

3.15  Behind the Campaigns

Music Ally’s Chiara Michieletto  presents one of the campaigns from the past year which we have admired and why

3.25 What I learned from…

David Emery, VP, Global Marketing Strategy, Kobalt Music Recordings, discusses key lessons learned from a recent campaign

3.35 Coffee break

4.10 Music Keynote Interview

Look out for an announcement coming very soon...

4.40  The one thing streaming services should do for music marketers is…

An interactive session led by:

Darren Hemmings, Founder, Motive Unknown

Sammy Andrews, Founder, Deviate Digital

Wesley A’Harrah, Music Ally

5.20 Ends