Urban Development announce Industry Take Over Seminar Series

The Industry Take Over Seminar Series will take place at Samsung KX from 17 September 2019 to 11 February 2020.

Following its Industry Take Over All Dayer back in February and its partnership with Island Records, the award-winning music development organisation Urban Development have revealed the seminar series will take place in conjunction with Universal Music, AWAL, Sentric, Vivendi, We Plug Good Music, My Runaway Group, WX and shesaid.so.

The Industry Take Over Seminar Series will feature expert music industry panellists sharing their specialist knowledge, experience and skills to emerging artists and future industry executives.

Hosted by Capital Xtra’s Remel London, the seminar series will provide the opportunity to hear from specialists as they offer insights, opinions and practical tips to help anyone aspiring to make it the music industry.

The six sessions will include panel discussions, Q&A segments and networking opportunities.

Island Record’s (Urban Division) president Alex Boatang, Sentric’s Simon Pursehouse and grime pioneer Coco have been confirmed as speakers.

The Industry Take Over Seminar Series itinerary is as follows:

17 September, 2019: The Art of A&R – Is It Dead?
Alex Boateng – President Urban Division, Island Records
Johnny Brocklehurst – Marketing & Urban Director, Island Records

15 October, 2019: WTF Is Music Publishing?
Simon Pursehouse – Global Director of Music Services, Sentric
Patrick Lawrence – Solicitor-Advocate, Trainer Shepherd Phillips Melin Haynes
Coco – Grime Artist

19 November, 2019: Chasing Trends: Have Viral Stars Destroyed The Scene?

10 December, 2019: Street Politics: How Influential Is Music?

14 January, 2020: The Independent Artist: Are Deals Still Needed?

11 February, 2020: Equal Opportunities or Nah?