Speakers & Agenda



Chad Dahlstrom

Chief Executive Officer at Discogs

Julie Weir

Label head, Sony Music

Martin Talbot

Chief Executive, The Official Charts Company

Abbey Raymonde

Manager, Bella Union

Joe Smith

Head of Production at Beggars Group for Rough Trade and XL Recordings

Nicolas Pinault

CEO, Kuroneko Phonogram Manufacture

Phil Moore

VP Northern & Southern EMEA, Deezer

Chris Goss

Director, Hospital Records

Paul A Taylor

Art Director, Mute Records

Vanessa Higgins

Director, Regent Street Records

Karen Emanuel

CEO, Key Production

Aly Gillani

EU Representative, Bandcamp

Vangel Vlaski

Senior Label Manager, Proper Music Distribution

Chris Inperspective

Inperspective Records

Alex DesRoches

Marketing Manager, Viryl Technologies

Andy Tombs

Business Development Manager, Dugdale

David Buttle

Founder and Managing Director, Mr Bongo

Barry Grint

Mastering Engineer, Alchemy

Tom Newman

Production Manager, Cooking Vinyl

Dave McTague

Founder, Mellowtone Records

John Hirst

Head of Music, HMV

Markus Lindner

Founder, OYE Records

Jack Clothier

Founder, Alcopop! Records

Dom Servini

Wahwah45s Records

Tony Boothroyd

Owner, Vinyl Tap

Richard Martin

General Manager, Cherry Red Records

Perri Mark de Cruz

Founder, Diamond Black Vinyl

Danny Ryan

Managing Director, Kudos Records

Josie Faulkner

Admin and Events Assistant, Big Scary Monsters

Lesley Bleakley

Director of Catalogue & Archive, The Beggars Group

Niklas Poblens

CEO and co-founder, Pheenix Alpha AB

Sean Hannam

Freelance Journalist

Matt Wheatley

Head of Global Financial Analysis, IFPI

Jo Kendall

Editor, journalist, journalism tutor and podcaster

Simon Raymonde

Owner and Managing Director, Bella Union


Art director/Designer, Xiaofeistudio

Joe Daniel

Founder, Independent Label Market

Irene Lydon

International Project Manager, Secretly Distribution