#MusicNews: The Music Imbizo Is Back This August
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The Music Imbizo 2022 is about Celebrating Africa by shifting the focus from the stage to the audience

The Music Imbizo is back! The international music business conference and exhibition that includes an exciting film and a music festival. The conference is hosted in Durban (South Africa) on the last week of August.

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In 13 years, the conference has hosted over 500 speakers from over 40 countries plus hundreds of musicians. The Music Imbizo 2022 is about CELEBRATING AFRICA. In this celebration, the focus shifts from the stage to the audience.

The theme for The Music Imbizo 2022 is KUSHEREHEKEA AFRIKA – YALIYOPITA. SASA. BAADAYE. This is translated as Celebrating Africa: The Past. The Present. The Future. in English.

The conference collects various music industry stakeholders under one roof to map the way forward for the music industry in the continent – Africa. It is a platform to exhibit, network, share expertise and knowledge whilst doing business.

For the performing artists, it provides a stage in front of the most influential people in the value chain of the music business plus gives the artists opportunities to experiment with their own audience development.

The conference has grown to attract local and international thought leaders, musicians, brands, partners and sponsors. Yet, The Music Imbizo still finds room to accommodate the industry novice with the relevant workshops, meetings, masterclasses and forums to navigate their entry in the business. 

What to expect from this years festivities: 

Just as always, there will be panel discussions at this year’s event. There will also be exhibitions, showcases and workshops to name a few.There will also be a film festival this year as well as a music festival.   

The panel discussions are the central part of The Music Imbizo. There will be speakers from all over the world participating – experts on their own fields sharing their knowledge with delegates. 

You can participate this year as an exhibitor and a promoter with the closing date at the 31st of July 2022.

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