©2019 by The Association of Independent Music


AIM Connected is London’s brand new, landmark conference connecting business, tech and people.

This new flagship event will offer unrivalled insight on the future of music in the digital world and how to grow an independent music business, combining AIM’s Indie-Con, Music Connected and Women In Music events into one all-new landmark conference.

The schedule across the three days will include a jam-packed programme of leading international figures providing expert insight through three keynotes, over 30 panels and three days of roundtables, workshops and one-on-one networking sessions. Check out the schedule and speaker pages for full information on the programming across the three days.

AIM Connected will host a number of exciting workshops with leading music service companies, giving you a chance to meet key contacts, and empower and grow your business.

These will include Spotify, BBC Licensing, Amazon Music, Deezer, and Bandcamp, with more still to be announced. Each workshop will give attendees a hands-on guide to best practices for the platform, a chance to meet the team, information on how to get in touch and answer any questions and concerns with an interactive Q&A session.

Panellists include:

Amy Lamé - London Night Czar 

Anthony Pakrosnis - Partnerships Manager - Twitch

Chidera Eggerue aka The Slumflower - Blogger, Journalist & Writer

dream hampton - Filmmaker, Writer & Activist-Organiser

Chris Goss - Co-Founder & Managing Director - Hospital Records

Holly Herndon - Composer & AI Specialist

Huw Stephens - Presenter - BBC Introducing & BBC 6 Music 

Matt Black - Founder - Ninja Tune

Mercedes Benson - Brand Partnerships - Complex 

Riad Hawa - Vice President of Hardware Partnerships - Deezer

Stuart Braithwaite - Mogwai

Tim Dellow - Co-Founder - Transgressive

AIM Connected partner shesaid.so will be announcing the winners of their Alt 100 list on the evening of 2 April at AIM Connected, and hosting an awards cocktail to celebrate those honoured. The Alt 100 list aims to challenge the traditional definition of power and give it a new, alternative meaning which acts as a positive contribution to the diversity conversation.

If you have any questions around accessibility for this event please visit our accessibility page or contact simon@musicindie.com. Personal Assistant tickets are available.

Subsidised member tickets start from £65+VAT and non-member tickets start from £120+VAT. Lunch, refreshments and networking drinks are included in the ticket price. Discounts are available for members of affiliate organisations.

Note: Information on how to claim member-rate tickets is available on the Eventbrite ticketing page when purchasing.

AIM is the not-for-profit trade body exclusively representing the UK’s independent music sector, which makes up a quarter of the recorded music market. Now in its 20th year, AIM’s members range from the largest, most respected record labels and associated music businesses in the world to self-releasing artists and the next generation of entrepreneurs in music. AIM promotes and supports this exciting and diverse sector globally and provides a range of services, commercial opportunities and practical help to members; enabling them to innovate, grow and break into new markets.