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CONVENTION HIGHLIGHTS

Portugal focus

For the first time, several Portuguese companies supported by Portugal Muito Maior, will participate to MaMA Festival & Convention 2019. Thanks to this focus “Portugal at MaMA”, this first attendance will help to have a better comprehension of the Portugal music scene. This operation allows to create dialogue between Portuguese, French and European professionals in the music industry, the best way to understand the market with its specificity, issues and consumption habits…

Individual meetings or big gathering will be organized in order to create long term relationships.

Program: Professional meetings at Portuguese Lounge at Elysée-Montmartre, presentation and panel, networking sessions and cocktail at Bar à Bulles…In the evening, 4 Portuguese artists will play on stage. The line-up is curated by MIL festival.

Avant-garde: support for exportation

With the creation of the AVANT-GARDE project, established in collaboration with Yourope (The European festival association), sponsored by Sacem with the support of Institut français, MaMA asserts its international identity and its support for exportation.

For 2 days, Les Trois Baudets will welcome a selection of new French talents, also playing during MaMA Festival, who will perform small shows. These mini showcases are solely reserved for – and by registration only – international buyers.

70 internationals buyers (festivals & venue artistic programmers, labels, music supervisor…) will participate to Avant-Garde and will have the occasion to meet up with artists’ managements, agents…

Yes seminar

For the second time, the YES (Yourope Event Safety) Group Seminar from Yourope, is to take place at MaMA Festival & Convention on 16 & 17 October 2019.

The YES Group European Health & Safety Seminar is a dynamic forum for health, safety, security and crowd management professionals. The seminar provides an opportunity to raise important issues and to disseminate innovative practice, focusing on the development of a safety culture at both new and established events and festivals.

Featuring a full programme, of specially invited speakers, the YES Group European Health & Safety Seminar provide panels, create opportunities to share information from this year’s summer festivals and encourage the development of relationships between events.

Free of charge for Yourope members – Specific registration required
For non-Yourope members: 75€ – Specific registration required.
Contact for registration: Hayley Rogers: hayley.rogers@momconsultancy.com

keychange: road to gender equality!

By signing the Keychange agreement which tackles gender inequality, MaMA Festival & Convention pledges to achieve 50:50 gender balance in its line-up and in its conference speakers by 2022.

Keychange is a pioneering international initiative which empowers women to transform the future of music and encourages festivals to achieve a 50:50 gender balance by 2022. Led by PRS Foundation, supported by the Creative Europe programme of the European Union, Keychange aims to accelerate change and create a better more inclusive music industry for present and future generations.

Find out more about Keychange here.