MPA training events are open to members and non-members alike, except where otherwise specified. Our Induction Course (listed below) is ideal for newcomers to the business. Also listed here are other music industry events, many of which offer a discount to MPA members.

20 April, 2015 - 10:00 - 16:00

The Road To Tour Management debunks the myths and lays bare the dos and don’ts of effective tour management, from accounting, advancing, merchandising and sound engineering, through to international touring and festivals, border controls, visas and dealing with customs declarations.

20 April, 2015 - 18:30 - 21:30

Module 3: Sub-Publishing, Co-Publishing, Publisher Relationships & Contracts; plus International Royalty Tracking

26 April, 2015 (All day) - 29 April, 2015 (All day)

The 11th annual MUSEXPO global music business and creative conference and showcase event will take place from April 26 – 29 2015 at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel in Los Angeles.

29 April, 2015 - 09:30 - 17:30

Do you know your SoundCloud from your Spotify? Your IMPEL from your PEDL? And your Audiam from your AdRev?

5 May, 2015 - 09:00 - 6 May, 2015 - 13:00

The MPA Induction Course acts as an essential overview of the music publishing business, its organisations and their roles. Each session is conducted by an expert in the field.

14 May, 2015 (All day) - 16 May, 2015 (All day)

The Great Escape will be returning to Brighton on 14, 15 and 16 May 2015 to kick start the festival season.

21 May, 2015 (All day) - 24 May, 2015 (All day)

Sound City is now widely recognised as a premier event of its kind in the UK.

22 May, 2015 - 14:00 - 17:00

Are you struggling with your Metadata? Do you know your title casing from your compound artists? Do you have the necessary skills in-house to thrive in today’s music industry?

1 June, 2015 - 18:30 - 21:30

Module 4: Music Publishing in Audio-Visual Media

5 June, 2015 (All day) - 8 June, 2015 (All day)

Midem brings together the music industry's influencers and decision makers from across the globe.

5 June, 2015 (All day) - 6 June, 2015 (All day)

The UK's new electronic music business event.

29 June, 2015 - 18:30 - 21:30

Module 5: Music Publisher Development Deals; Music Publishing & the Record Business; Grand Rights & Live Performance

13 July, 2015 (All day) - 17 July, 2015 (All day)

Now in its 11th year, the essential LA trade mission for UK music companies.

27 July, 2015 - 18:30 - 21:30

Module 6: Global Royalty Streams; Licensing Digital Services & Exploitation; Working with International Collecting Societies

23 September, 2015 (All day) - 26 September, 2015 (All day)

Continuing the successful programme of trade missions organised by MPA and BPI, we will host for the second year running a unique one-day event on 23 September dedicated to understanding the world’s third largest music market, Germany. The mission, supported by UK Trade and Investment Germany, will be run in conjunction with Reeperbahn Festival, held in Hamburg from 23rd – 26th September 2015.