Upcoming events

WFIMC Marketing Forum

Prior to the World Federation of International Music Competitions’ (WFIMC) 2024 General Assembly, the WFIMC is hosting a Marketing Forum, which is open to the public. Held at the Toscanini Foundation in Parma, this informative conference will prove invaluable to those working in marketing, especially in the competition and festival sectors. Sessions will cover online advertising and SEO, new classical music platforms, audience building,
AI updates, sustainability, calls for application, social media, webcasts and more. Registration is now open; to register, visit form.jotform.com/240562595268061

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Pacific Contact 2024

Pacific Contact is British Columbia’s annual showcase for performing arts professionals as they gather to plan performances, network and learn. The event attracts over 250 delegates each year, including approximately 40% presenter delegates from Canada and the US, plus agents, managers, funding partners and industry representatives.

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Perth 2024 ISPA Congress

Hosted by PAC Australia, ISPA celebrates its 75th anniversary season with its mid-year congress, entitled “Breakthrough”. The theme focuses on real-time examples of new international models of artistic and industry breakthroughs, and the event includes congress favourites, such as Pitch New Works, ProEx and the ISPA Awards.

Regional Discount: non-member delegates from Australia and New Zealand are eligible to register at the ISPA member rate.


Tectonics Glasgow: A Festival of
New & Experimental Music

When: 4-5 May, Glasgow, Scotland

If you have a thirst for the discovery of new and experimental music, then the Tectonics festival in Glasgow will certainly spark your curiosity. This year there are premieres aplenty, including the world premiere of Jack Sheen’s Lag, as the artists question what music can be.



Join artists, managers, presenters, orchestras, labels, educators, press, media, publishers and more at this global networking and exchange hub dedicated exclusively to classical and art music. 

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TGE Conference

The Great Escape (TGE) Conference attracts over 4,000 music industry professionals each year to the UK. Delegates can enjoy the many events including insightful panel discussions led by key industry collaborators, keynote conversations and the Partner Programme. In 2024, TGE will introduce new expert collaborators from various sectors of the music industry. These collaborators will play a pivotal role in shaping and elevating the event’s programming, ensuring a fresh and enriched experience for attendees.



When: 23-27 October, Manchester, UK 

WOMEX – Worldwide Music Expo – is celebrating its 30th anniversary edition in Manchester. With over 2,600 professionals (including 260 performing artists) from 90 countries, this is the most international and culturally diverse music meeting in the world. The conference features a trade fair of over 700 exhibitors, talks, films and showcase concerts from around the globe.