Department for International Trade Speed Meetings

Presented by the Department For International Trade, these limited sessions offer UK delegates the opportunity to schedule focussed meetings with key bookers, agents, music supervisors, labels and more – many of whom have travelled from around the world specifically to speak to UK artists and businesses.

There will be two sessions taking place on the mezzanine at our conference home, Jurys Inn Waterfront. This opportunity is open to UK TGE delegates only, and at the following times:

Thursday 12th May – 11am – 1pm

Friday 13th May – 11am – 1pm

The list of participating international delegates is as follows:

Lio Cerezo – New Colossus Festival (USA), Festival Programmer

Milena Fessmann – CINESONG (Germany), Music Supervisor & Film Producer

Dan Koplowitz – Friendly Fire Licensing (USA), Owner

Brendan Bourke – The Syndicate (USA), Senior Director, Publicity

Kodi McKinney – Marauder Creative Marketing (USA), Partner/Co-Founder

Dev Sherlock – SXSW (USA), Music Festival Programmer

Ben Buchanan – CAA (USA), Booking Agent

Pia Hoffmann – Music Supervisor (Germany), Film and Television

Ryan Farlow – Arrival Artists (USA), Agent

Adam Lewis – Planetary Group (USA), Owner

Layli Odamura & Yoshi Hirayama – Creative Man (Japan), Festival Promotions (Summer Sonic)

Tom Larkin – BIGSOUND (AUS), Conference Programmer

Steve Ferguson – Paladin Artists (USA), Talent Agent

A representative from Kanjian Music (China)

Khadijat El Alawa – Afrochella (Ghana), Talent Manager

Nicolas Kuitica – Cordoba Music (Argentina), Director

Wendi Putrano – M Bloc (Indonesia), Founder

Alejandra Gomez – Biche (Colombia), Director/Founder

Rizky Sasono – Koalisi Seni (Indonesia), Indonesian Arts Coalition

Salah Remini (Algeria), Head Of Music Programme

This is a unique opportunity to present your business and music to a range of international bookers, music supervisors and decision makers from all over the globe.

Spaces will fill up very quickly! Delegates who wish to speak with any of the above can submit their meeting requests here.

Delegates will be allocated up to two fifteen minute meetings subject to availability, but feel free to identify all of the international delegates you would be interested in meeting, and we’ll do our best. 

Sign up will close at 5pm Friday 29 Apr. Delegates will be notified of any meetings they have been allocated within the following week. This opportunity is open to UK based delegates only.