The China Conference

The CHINA CONFERENCE from CMU INSIGHTS at The Great Escape takes place on Friday 18th May in Dukes at Komedia.

The potential of the Chinese music market has been debated at music conferences for over a decade now, though it’s in recent years that that potential has started to become a real opportunity. Which is why now is the time for CMU INSIGHTS and the TGE:CONVENTION to present a full-day China Conference!

Challenges remain, but the potential rewards for the global music industry are significant. Which is why anyone working in music – whether in recordings, publishing, live, management or music tech – should learn more about music and the music industry in China: how things work, how things differ, and how things are changing.

The China Conference from CMU INSIGHTS at The Great Escape will provide a substantial beginner’s guide.

We will look at the copyright regime in China, how it is evolving, and where there is still work to be done.

We will look at the Chinese streaming market and what services are really gaining traction. How do these services compare to those available in Europe and North America, and what opportunities are there for international acts to get streamed?

We will review social media in China and how artists connect to fans in the country.

Plus we’ll provide an overview of the Chinese live and festival circuit and the challenges of touring in this region.

Find out about the other CMU INSIGHTS conferences taking place this year here. And find out more about CMU INSIGHTS here.

Speakers already confirmed

Ang Kwee Tiang Regional Director Asia, IFPI

Ed Peto Founder & MD, Outdustry

Mathew Daniel Vice-President International, NetEase Cloud Music

With many more to be announced very soon!


TGE delegate passes are currently available at the early bird rate of £165. Click here to book your pass.