Cooking Vinyl

The Future of…

Cooking Vinyl presents: The Future of… Artist Management

Moderated by Music Business Worldwide Founder Tim Ingham our panel is: Tim Clark (i.e:music), Jon Webster (Music Managers Forum), Rob Collins (Cooking Vinyl Records),  Lemar (recording artist), Martha Kinn (Machine Management) and David Manders (Liquid Management)

Topic of discussion: How do managers and labels measure an artist’s success differently? What is the best way to create a sustainable career for an artist? Do management companies still need labels? How have their roles changed? Are digital service exclusives a danger to labels and artists? What is the best balance managers should find between live performance, recording, and selling albums?

Cooking Vinyl presents: The Future of… Music in London

Moderated by Music Business Worldwide Founder Tim Ingham our panel is: Dr Shain Shapiro (Sound Diplomacy), Feargal Sharkley (Public Policy and Creative Industries) / Consultant   (Former CEO of UK Music), Dr Julia Jones (Found in Music), Stuart Galbraith (Kilimanjaro Live) and Arianna Ricciotti (British Land)

Topic of discussion: How do we approach the value of spaces, based on their financial potential or their cultural significance? Do we need to re-evaluate the means of determining value Does London need more large venues or small grassroots venues? Which would stimulate London’s music scene more effectively? Should venues be constructed to accommodate multiple cultural purposes to maximize property value? What roles do music promoters and councilors in drawing citizens to venues? How can ordinary citizens become more engaged in the local music scene?

Cooking Vinyl presents: The Future of… Digital Income: How to Make a Living in the Streaming Age

Moderated by Music Business Worldwide Founder Tim Ingham our panel is: Martin Goldschmidt (Cooking Vinyl), Ray Bush (Music Royalty Co.), Charles Caldas (Merlin) Mark Williamson (Spotify) Annabella Coldrick (MMF) and Maria Forte (Maria Forte Music Services).

Topic of discussion: Is streaming killing the music business or has it a given us our biggest revenue opportunity in a decade? If so , who is seeing that revenue and is it being distributed fairly? Is the monthly pricing model right for a mass market product? Can piracy become an effective source of revenue? The panel will look at these and many other critical issues that will affect the future of not just digital income but perhaps the future of the industry.

Cooking Vinyl presents: The Future of… Music Marketing

Moderated by Music Business Worldwide Founder Tim Ingham our panel is: Rob Collins (Cooking Vinyl) John Leahy (Ignition Records) Jeff Smith (BBC Radio 2 & 6 Music) Gareth Jone (The 7 Stars) Darren Hemmings (Motive Unknown) and Federico Bolza (Sony Music).

Topic of discussion: The panellists for this debate, who specialise in a range of industry disciplines, discuss how effective marketing is in the current climate and look at how sophisticated the whole process has become and continues to evolve as an increasing share of the market moves from ownership to consumption.

Cooking Vinyl presents: The Future of… Fan Engagement: How To Monetize a Fanbase

Moderated by Music Business Worldwide Founder Tim Ingham our panel is: Martin Heath (Seed Media) Dave Bianchi (Various Management) Lucy Jordache (Marillion Management) Bruce McKenzie (Townsend Music) Cooking Vinyl director Rob Collins, Paul Barton (Pledge Music) and Sarah Slater (Ticketmaster).

Topic of discussion: The panellists for this debate look at how the music business can better connect with fans and how it might develop rich, rewarding relationships with them. With that synergy between artists and their fans becoming ever more important what are the tips and tricks to keeping growing these relationships and keeping them active?

Cooking Vinyl presents: The Future of … The Record Deal

Moderated by Music Business Worldwide Founder Tim Ingham our panellists featuring: Mike Smith (President of Music – Virgin EMI), Billy Bragg, industry lawyer Paul Spraggan (Partner – SSB), Phil Morais (Machine Management) and Cooking Vinyl founder Martin Goldschmidt.

Topic of discussion: The panellists for this debate look at how the traditional record deal has evolved in recent times and what it means for both content owners and artists today.