Music Moves Europe: Dialogue On Music #3 | Jan 18, ESNS, Groningen

ADDRESSING THE CHALLENGES OF CLIMATE CHANGEThe survival of the music ecosystem The third Music Moves Europe: Dialogue On Music session will take place this Thursday, January 18, from 10 am to 12 pm, at ESNS, the annual four-day showcase festival and music conference across venues in Groningen, the Netherlands. All delegates are invited to join […]

Join us for the first FoMC general meeting of the year


Happy New Year! We are delighted to invite you to the first FoMC general meeting of 2024, coinciding with the Eurosonic Noorderslag Festival (ESNS) on Friday, January 19. During this hybrid meeting, we’ll cover key updates and discuss the future plans of the Federation. The agenda includes a review of the 2023 results, discussions on […]

The Federation of Music Conferences welcomes 5 new members!

The Federation of Music Conferences joins forces with 5 new members: Athens Music Week, Africa Rising Music Conference, Future Music Forum, jazzahead! and SPIKE Bulgarian Music Showcase! Together, we continue on collaborating in tackling hot topics faced by our industry, finding solutions and sharing best practices and ideas for increasing the strength and adaptability of the music sector in the face […]

The third FoMC meeting takes place at Linecheck Music Meeting and Festival!

The third FoMC meeting will take place on November 23, between 4 – 5:30 pm CET, at Learning Room 1, BASE Milano This new session is dedicated to sharing the latest Federation updates, to continuing the fruitful discussions and the work on finding practical solutions for some of the most pressing matters for the music industry […]

Music Moves Europe: Dialogue on Music #2 | Join us on Nov. 23 at Linecheck

How can we best accelerate tomorrow’s European talent? Linecheck entirely dedicates the morning of 23 November to this central question. The contextual backdrop is the music sector, which has to be rethought as an ecosystem rather than an array of one-way street value chains. In the pursuit of a more resilient future, Linecheck opens up […]

The Federation of Music Conferences welcomes 7 new members!

Good news from the FoMC’s side! Happy to welcome our new 7 members: BIME, Fifty Lab, Fira B!, Focus Wales, Future Echoes, M4Music, Viva Sounds. Together, we are joining forces to share expertise, knowledge and best practices for a strengthened music sector and working on building capacity with a view to current and future needs of […]


The Federation of Music Conferences was launched by the team of founders on 19th Jan at ESNS 2023. The day after, a first follow-up during the Round Table discussion was really exciting as more than 30 music conference organizations joined the meeting. As announced, the creation of the Federation of Music Conferences will be open to […]

Federation of Music Conferences – Join the Club!

On January 19 the Federation of Music Conferences will hold its official launch ceremony at ESNS, Groningen. The founding members are East European Music Conference, ESNS, Linecheck Music Meeting & Festival, MaMA Music & Convention, Reeperbahn Festival and Tallinn Music Week, who have teamed up in favour of the support of the music sector in […]

Music Moves Europe Dialogues

In preparation of the official launch of the Federation of Music Conferences, the founders applied with success to the Call for tenders EAC-2022-OP-0001 by the European Commission “Music Moves Europe: Strengthening the dialogue on music”. This ambitious three year program is focusing on three different tasks: The first task is managed by the Research Team […]

Join us at Eurosonic Noorderslag

The initial launch of the Federation of Music Conferences comes along with an invitation to an ESNL panel on Thursday 19th at 12pm. In the heydays of social media and virtual communication, it is music conferences and showcase festivals that continue to be the vital hubs for the international music community. These types of events […]