Music Exchange Cape Town (#MEX18), South Africa’s only entertainment-economy-focused conference, returns for the eighth time from 1 to 2 September 2018.
Thanks to the incredible support from some of the world’s biggest names in production, song writing, composition, management, PR, digital strategy and live performance #MEX18 is now well-established and respected, and this year once again offers great value to the industry.
Abbey Road Studios Christian Wright
Martin Myers, founder/convener of Music Exchange remarks, “This year MEX is delighted to have the key decision makers of some of the most important music bodies in South Africa attending – including RISA and SAMRO. Thanks to extraordinary partnerships and key relationships, MEX18 also welcomes Abbey Road Studios Christian Wright to the fold.”
Christian Wright hass mastered many award-winning # 1 albums for the likes of Ed Sheeran, Keane, Franz Ferdinand, Blur and Gabrielle Aplin, along with soundtracks to movies, such as Gravity, Prince Of Persia and The Master, from both sides of the Atlantic.
Mahogany Sessions Mark Murdoch
Another exciting first-time inclusion to the line-up is Mahogany’s Mark Murdoch. As the founder and owner of one of the world’s most exciting YouTube channels (Mahogany Sessions), Mark is a true digital native who mow curates multiple music platforms that boast more than 580 000 active subscribers.
Based in London, Mark will fly in to deliver one of this year’s keynote addresses, as well as host a rare masterclass. Not only will he unpack his journey in music over the past decade from Vodafone’s Omniphone music platform, through to supporting global brands in bridging the musical divide, he’ll share invaluable insights into his brand’s extraordinary and stratospheric success.
“I am honoured and equally excited to share and immerse myself in what’s coming out of South Africa,” Mark Murdoch says. “It’s an incredibly exciting time for artists, producers, everyone who’s plugged into taking music to the world. Mahogany’s success is testament to that.”
Digital monetisation in the new music economy, through to masterclasses dedicated to key disciplines, MEX18 will once again offer it all.
With more speakers and events to be announced over the coming two weeks, in the build-up to MEX18, follow us on Facebook to get breaking announcements as they happen.
Whether you’re an established or ambitious young artist, publicist, producer, DJ, manager, venue owner, record label, agency or corporate brand looking to gain invaluable insight and learning’s every delegate can actively apply and benefit from, MEX18 is the creative hub responsible for bringing it all together.
Two venues over two days
Limited delegates tickets for MEX18 are available now through Quicket.
For Cape Town gig guide: https://weekendspecial.co.za/whats-on-in-cape-town-music-diary/
What: Music Exchange Cape Town #MEX18
When: 1 to 2 September 2018
#MEX18 tickets: One-day tickets R300, full conference for both days R500
Book MEX18 tickets: Quicket
Music Exchange Cape Town booking: http://www.musicexchange.co.za
For interview opportunities: Martin Myers @ MEX on 083 448 4475
Social media: #MEX18