IMX Conference

Conference Overview

The IMX Conference is the go-to hub for insights into music’s future, driven by top execs, digital trendsetters, and tech gurus. It’s where learning, networking, and growth converge, aimed at those mastering the fast-paced music biz. Dive into the latest industry shifts, link up with main players, and grab opportunities to shine in the world of music.

Insightful seminars and panels with industry leaders, workshops on current music trends, and access to the latest global and specific to China research and market data.

Special sessions will be dedicated to China music industry insights, focusing on innovation, technology, and market entry or expansion strategies.

Why Attend?

  • Expertise: Hear from industry leaders about the current state and future prospects of music.
  • Innovation: Explore the latest innovations and technologies disrupting the music scene.
  • Networking: Connect with peers, mentors, and potential collaborators from across the globe.
  • Growth: Elevate your career or business with insights and strategies from the forefront of music industry advancements.

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Past Conference Speakers

This list highlights a selection of the curated speakers from past IMX events, underlining its reputation as a premier venue for industry leaders and innovators to exchange insights and foster progress.

  • Dong Peng, Co-Founder at ACRCloud
  • Henri Lessing, Co-founder at Age of Media
  • Yoyo, General Manager at AKB48 China
  • Sam Sterling, Managing Director Greater China and Japan at AKQA
  • Andy Griffin, Artist Manager / A&R Consultant
  • Jeroen te Rehorst, Head of A&R at Armada Music
  • Wang Jue, Manager for APAC Region at BMAT
  • Chen Liang, CEO at Beijing Beidi Technology
  • Phil Barry, Founder at Blokur
  • Yan Lu, Head of Copyright and Strategic Partnership at ByteDance
  • Keith Tan, Director, Market Development, Asia Pacific at CD Baby
  • Chaz Jenkins, CCO at Chartmetric
  • Guo Kun, Deputy Director at China Audio-video Copyright Association (CAVCA)
  • Loredana Cacciotti, Senior VP of Digital Licensing and Commercial Affairs at Downtown Music
  • Zhang Jincan, Principal at Dusk Dawn Club
  • Nan Zhai, Host at FM100.1
  • Pieter van Rijn, CEO at FUGA
  • Balázs Weyer, Director at Hangveto
  • Haze, Radio host at HitFM
  • Helen Smith, Executive Chair at IMPALA
  • Ann Tausis, CEO Neighboring Rights at Kobalt
  • Ed Brew, Co-CEO at LabelRadar
  • June Ip, Vice President of Marketing at Lenbrook
  • Li Zhenwu, Lawyer and Law Professor
  • Jeppe Faurfelt, Co-founder & CCO at Linkfire
  • Nicholas Prerett, Executive Director at LiveNation
  • Haiying Li, Vice Chairman at Music Copyright Society of China (MCSC)
  • Mike Jbara, CEO at MQA
  • Chi Chen, Head of Content Cooperation and Copyright Management at Migu Music
  • Shen Lihui, Founder at Modern Sky
  • Jonathan Winter, A&R Operations Lead at Monstercat
  • Paul Brindley, Co-Founder & CEO at Music Ally
  • Daniel Lee, General Manager at NCS
  • Bo Ding, Vice President at Netease Music
  • Wang Tao, Founder at New Youth Music Festival
  • Tat Tong, Director of A&R at RCA Records, Greater China
  • Dong Zhang, Chief Content Officer at
  • Yu Yang, Dean of Music Engineering Department at Shanghai Conservatory Of Music (SHCM)
  • Yoon Kyo Weon, CEO at Seoul Hallyu TV
  • Luan Jia, Associate Professor at Shandong Normal University School of Music
  • Yang Guanglei, Founder at Shanghai World Music Center
  • Mandy Aubry, Director of Business Development for EMEA and APAC at Songtrust
  • Naomi Asher, Vice President Neighboring Rights at Sony Music Publishing
  • Glenn Dickie, Export Music Producer at Sounds Australia
  • Huang Jie, Legal Director at TME
  • Lei Wang, General Manager at Tencent Musician, TME
  • Finandy Luo, Deputy Director of Digital and Business Development at Universal Music China
  • Vasja Veber, Co-founder at Viberate
  • Olivier Kreis, CEO and Co-Founder at VOX Music
  • Noemí Planas, Network Development at Worldwide Independent Network (WIN)
  • Wang Jiangjiang, Ethnomusicologist and Composer
  • Wei Jian, Director of MEDI Festival
  • Wang Ran, GM of Music and Live Performance Business at Weibo
  • Long Ji, Senior Product Manager at Xiami
  • Yin Liang, Principal at Xiami Music Entertainment
  • Joelin, Director of Branding and Communication at YSL Beauty, China
  • Scarlett Li, Founder & CEO at Zebra Labs
  • Zhao Zhigong, Entertainment Lawyer
  • Dao Dao Wu, Zhejiang Yinzhi Technology, former Marketing Director at Netease Music and TME
  • Jiang Yuan, Chief Scientist at iFlytek Music
  • + many more