The fifth edition of the leading music conference and showcase festival in Romania, Mastering the Music Business (MMB) is taking place between 17-19 March 2020 in Bucharest. MMB is dedicated to all independent artists and professionals in the music industry. At MMB, key professionals from the local & international music business and related industries come together to discuss various relevant topics.

More than 500 attendants each year- successful artists, business managers, booking agents, record company execs, PR agents, online & digital specialists, advertisers, radio broadcasters, publishers, songwriters etc. – are exchanging know-how and ideas under the same roof.

MMB 2020 in short:

  • 2 days of conferences
  • 1 day of workshops
  • 3 nights of concerts with Romanian and international bands
  • Speed meeting sessions with booking agents, festival promoters who could boost Romanian artist’s careers
  • Listening sessions with top international A&Rs and music supervisors
  • First music business mentorship program in Romania
  • First time musical instruments & gear exhibition in connection with a music business conference.

In the evenings: live showcases on 2 stages in one of the top Bucharest live music venues - Expirat.

Romanian and international artists will be performing in front of music business professionals and concert-goers.

Some of the key- speakers of #MMB2020 are:

Keesvan WEIJEN (NL)- President of IMPALA

Jake Beaumont-Nesbitt (UK)- The International Music Managers Forum (IMMF)

Peter Smidt (NL)- Creative Director EuroSonic Noorderslag

François Audigier (FR)- Artist booking Europavox

Pia Hoffmann (DE)- Music Supervisor

Corinne Sadki (FR)- Head of study, communication and digital development at Le Bureau Export

Ekaterina Bazhanova (RU)- Artist Manager/ Founder Music Development Russia

Peter Astedt (SE) A&R/Senior Advisor Musichelp/ Live at Heart Sweden