International Music Expo (IMX) Now Accepting Conference Registrations, Showcase Submissions, and Exhibition Applications for 2023

SHANGHAI, August 15, 2023 – The International Music Expo (IMX) proudly announces its 2023 edition, setting the stage for global music innovation and value creation. From October 19th to 31st, Shanghai’s Pudong district and the virtual world will resonate with the unifying theme, “Same Universe, Boundless Music,” as IMX unites the world through music and sets the stage where ideas, creativity and business converge.

Event Highlights

In-person Events (October 19th-22nd): Shanghai’s Pudong district will be a hub of creativity and innovation, hosting live events, international forums, performances, exhibitions, masterclasses, and workshops. These events are designed to foster global collaboration, inspire creativity, and empower music professionals with the tools, knowledge and opportunities they need to thrive.

Online Events (October 23rd-31st): The virtual stage will extend IMX’s mission of global collaboration, offering cloud-based forums and performances that promote the value of music in various industries, from film and gaming to advertising. The virtual events will also feature a series of exclusive content to empower industry professionals and inspire creativity and innovation within the music industry.

Primary Segments

Industry Conference: Over 50 forum speeches and discussions, grounded in data and industry insights, will address four pivotal themes:

●The Future of Music Technology

●The Future of Music Business

●The Future of Music Copyright

●The Future of Music Creation

Music Showcases: More than 200 interactive performances, both online and offline, will spotlight a diverse range of artists and musical styles. In line with IMX’s commitment to supporting independent artists, all submissions for the music showcase are free of charge.

Business Expo: IMX provides brands in the music industry with the opportunity to connect with an unprecedented new audience, industry professionals, and global media for new lucrative business opportunities with its fully-digitized business exhibition.

Global Partners and Supporters

IMX is honored to have the support of AIM, BPI, Centre national de la musique, Chilemúsica, Collarts, EMEE, FOCUS Wales, Global Toronto, IAFAR, IMNZ, Institut Français, Italia Music Export, Music Export Ukraine, PMI, Puglia Sounds, Sounds Australia, VMDO, WOMEX.

IMX’s Legacy

Since its inception, IMX has:

●Engaged 242 esteemed forum guests;

●Conducted over 150 data-driven forums;

●Showcased 2,400+ artists from 58 countries and regions;

●Collaborated with 688 leading music & business organizations;

●Achieved over 2.6 million online views.

IMX remains a trusted platform for music industry collaborations, championing fairness, inclusivity, diversity, and sustainability.

Over the years, IMX has been the host for countless honorable participants from the music industry including: A&G, AIM, AKQA, Armada Music, Blokur, BPI, ByteDance, CAVCA, CD Baby, Centre national de la musique, Chartmetric, Chilemúsica, Collarts, EMEE, Fedde Le Grand, FOCUS Wales, FUGA, Global Toronto, Hit FM Shanghai, Hospital Records, IAFAR, IMCJ, IMNZ, IMPALA, Italia Music Export, Keep, Kobalt, LabelRadar, Linkfire, LiveNation, MCSC, Merlin, Midem, Migu Music, Monstercat, MQA, Music Ally, Music Export Ukraine, NCS, Netease, Puglia Sounds,, SonoSuite, Songtrust, Sony Music Publishing, Sounds Australia, Space Shower, Tencent, The Bosshoss, Twitch, VMDO, WIN, WOMEX, Xiami Music, YSL Beauty, and many more.

Registration and Participation

Registrations for IMX 2023 are now officially open.

In a move to promote inclusivity, accessibility, and drive positive change in the music industry, we are pleased to announce that all virtual events during IMX 2023 will be complimentary and open to all participants.

For those attending our physical events, including networking workshops, the industry conference, and masterclasses, please be advised that seating is limited. Reservations will be honored on a first-come, first-served basis, so early registration is recommended to ensure your place.

To further enhance the global experience at IMX, we provide complimentary translation services. All user data can be translated into both English and Chinese. On-site translation services will also be available, facilitating smooth communication and networking for all our attendees.

Contact Information

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For press inquiries: [email protected]

Contact: Fatih | Press Relations