The best of the best in the digital and music entertainment industries will be back in town at the award winning Digital & Music Matters 2013 from 21st to 24th May. Not one but four events, this year’s Digital and Music Matters conferences and Music Matters Live music festival launches for the first time in Asia, the exciting YouTube FanFest powered by HP showcasing 20 of YouTube’s biggest stars.
This year�s Digital Matters 2013 (21 May, Ritz Carlton Singapore) presented by Microsoft Windows Azure focuses on the steady innovation in digital technologies across the music and entertainment industry, which has opened varied and lucrative opportunities to monetise content, covering digital entertainment business verticals such as television, advertising, movies, video gaming and music.
Featuring international brands that are key players in the digital realm, including Microsoft, The Coca-Cola Company,YouTube, Starhub and more, these brands will be sharing ideas on how brands and companies can make use of the latest technology to grow and cultivate their fans, customers and stakeholders.
Part of Digital Matters 2013, the brand new YouTube FanFest powered by HP (20-21 May, Ritz Carlton Singapore) is a two-night �live� YouTube showcase featuring a roster of 20 established and breakout global sensations. It will include �live� performances and �live� debuts of new content from the stars that are driving today�s YouTube economy, as well as interactive meet and greet sessions between stars and fans.
Some of the YouTube stars in the showcase include Ryan Higa (nigahiga), Boyce Avenue (boyceavenue), HIKAKIN(hikakin), David Choi (davidchoimusic), Eat Your Kimchi (simonandmartina), Rob Nixon (robjnixon), Joseph Vincent (hoorahjencar),Cooking with Dog (cookingwithdog), Mychonny (mychonny), Namewee (namewee) Mighty Car Mods (mightycarmods), Little Boots(littlebootsvideos) and GAC (gamal1990).
The eighth edition of Music Matters (22-23 May, Ritz Carlton Singapore) will feature a stellar cast of music industry heavyweights such as Johnny Wright (who managed artists including the Backstreet Boys, *NSYNC, Justin Timberlake and Janet Jackson) and Gurrumul Yunupingu, triple-platinum selling artist who has been described by Rolling Stone magazine as �Australia�s Most Important Voice�.
This year�s conference will cover topics ranging from the future of ticketing to how artists can use Social Media to their advantage. Delegates and budding artists can also look forward to two full-days of mentoring sessions and workshops at the Music Matters Academy with HP, allowing industry experts from the music and entertainment industry to share useful tips and advice to help grow the local talent base, including the members of the Singapore Music Society.
Last but not least, Music Matters Live with HP (22-24 May, Clarke Quay) returns with over 50 bands from 20 countries performing at seven venues in Clarke Quay.
There will also be country showcases from Australia, Japan, Korea, Singapore, Taiwan and Canada. These artists will perform over 160 shows during the three nights � all for free to members of the public and music lovers.
For more info, visit http://www.allthatmatters.asia