Midem launches 2013 talk sompetition

From Midem:

Are you under 30, coming from an artistic, tech, music, marketing or research background, and willing to share your creative ideas for solving the global music industry challenges? Then the “Speak at midem” competition is made for you!

For the first time ever, midem is crowdsourcing an under 30 speaker for its plenary conference, Visionary Monday, on Monday 28 January 2013 in Palais des Festivals, Cannes, France.

This new international contest is a unique opportunity to get visibility towards music & entertainment industry leaders, the brands & agencies community, big tech players, innovative startups and the professional press at midem.

Enter Speak at midem competition before 30 November 2012

>> Apply

Apply online before 30 November 2012 and you might have the chance to make a presentation in front of a large audience of thought leaders as well as getting a free registration to midem 2013.
Illustrating 2013’s theme – “Disruptive Creativity: Illuminate your Business in a Competitive Marketplace”–, your presentation could for instance provide an insight on consumer trends, data analytics or new engagement strategies to cut through the noise.


Submit your project asap, deadline for applications: 30 November 2012.
The midem team selects the winner who will speak at Visionary Monday, according to several criteria including exclusivity of the content, relevance to the theme, popularity of the speaker and eloquence.
The winner makes a 10 minute presentation in front of a large audience of thought leaders coming from press, tech, music industry, brands, etc.


Benefit from a free registration to midem 2013, including access to the midem market, the conferences, the concerts and all the other events
Be provided with VIP treatment during your stay in Cannes
Receive visibility before, during & after midem, in midem communication tools: website, newsletter, blog, conference programme, Twitter account & Facebook fan page

Applicants must:

Choose a topic that is relevant to the present music & entertainment industry, and related to the idea of “Disruptive Creativity”
Feel comfortable with speaking in front of a large audience
Submit the link to a video describing their presentation’s topic
Commit to attend midem 2013 if selected as the speaker for Visionary Monday
Promote their application on social networks, particularly Twitter, using both hashtags: #midem #vmon