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German Music market: Overview & insight

FR — WBM & le MCV ont organisé une journée de conferences sur le Marché Allemand de la Musique.

Wallonie Bruxelles Musiques, in partnership with Muziekcentrum Vlaanderen, will host a conference that will treat about the German Music market the 21 May.

 It's 1st european economy, 4th numeric musical market , it's hard to deny that the german Music market is a interesting opportunity for belgian professionals willing to export. But How does Die Deutsche Musik markt ( the german music market) work? who to approach?... That the Kind of question that  will be treater during this day.

Punctuate by german PR, Booker, programmers from germany, this conference day is reverved for music professionel. Testimonies, pro meeting and a Drink will give rythm to this day. 

The schedule of this day is:

09:30 - Doors.

10:00 - Overview of the German Market by Rosita Kuerbis (IME)
Formerly The Orchard, GEMA, PopKomm. 

PR In Germany by Manfred Tari (Pop100)
Manfred Tari has worked in the music industry since 1987. From 1989 until 1998 he organised the concert program of the German music convention Popkomm, from 1999 onwards he worked as a journalist mainly for trade publications such as Musikmarkt, IQ-Magazine, Music & Copyright and Vip News. From 2004 until 2008 he worked for the conference agenda of Popkomm and since 2009 has provided the same service to the Hamburg based Reeperbahn Festival & Conference.

12:30 - Lunch.

14:00 - Wallonie-Bruxelles Musiques & Muziekcentrum Vlaanderen; What can we do for you? - With Julien Fournier (WBM) & Wouter Degraeve (MCV)

14:30 - Pro Meeting Points

  • Reeperbahn Festival with Detlef Schwarte, Managing Director

  • Berlin Music Week with Björn Döring, Programm Director

  • C/O Pop with Fabian Gerhartz, Marketing Director

  • Waves festival Vienna with Thomas Heher, Head Booker


16:00 Booking Essentials, Story Telling & question time

With Manfred Tari, Joseph Meerseman (Diligence - BRNS case), Eric Didden (Gentlemanagement – Triggerfinger case), Marvin Rudnick (VanMorgan Agency) & Yan Mangels (FKP Scorpio) will join the discussion & share their hands-on experience developping a band in Germany.

17:30 End

18:00 - Networking Drink
Get dizzy with our international pro guests before heading to the Nuit Belge! 
Register here.

This conference day will end with la 'Nuit Belge' at Le Botanique with some of the most talented belgian artists such as  VISMETS, SCHOOL IS COOL, COELY, AMATORSKI, MLCD, ROBBING MILLIONS, CARL ET LES HOMMES-BOÎTES, MADENSUYU, SCARLETT O'HANNA, THE EXPERIMENTAL TROPIC BLUES BAND "THE BELGIANS", ASTRONAUTE, ALASKA GOLD RUSH..

For more informations about the german Music Market :


Julien Fournier

Rock, Pop, Hip-Hop, Electronic Music

T: +32 (0)2 229 51 32
M: +32 (0)477 90 88 66
julien.fournier@cfwb.be