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.

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.

25 June, 2015 - 18:30 - 21:00

Drawing a stellar panel of experts in copyright and alternative compensation systems from industry and academia - Private Copy Exemption: Rightsholders And Remuneration will consider how a levy system might effectively compensate rightsholders for private copying, and takes its lead from a paper written by MA Music Business Management post-graduate, Samuel Rudy.

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.

14 July, 2015 - 09:00 - 15 July, 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.

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

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

15 September, 2015 - 09:30 - 18:00

Hailed as “The video game music industry’s event of the year” by Classic FM, Game Music Connect has been created by multi-award winning composer James Hannigan and acclaimed game audio director & composer John Broomhall to celebrate and explore the amazing music of video games and the extraordinary talent behind it.

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.