New speakers revealed for the Tallinn Music Week conference

18 February 2022 Conference

Estonia’s premier music industry event Tallinn Music Week (TMW) reveals the next wave of speakers for the Creative Impact Conference taking place within the event on 6th – 7th May. The new panellists include the Ukrainian hip-hop sensation alyona alyona, Senior Agent at the Little Big Agency Alma Ernst and Jaanus Beilmann, Board Member of Piletilevi Group AS, the largest ticket-sales network in Estonia.

Taking place in Nordic Hotel Forum and Club HALL and online on the PRO platform, the TMW conference features leading industry speakers who will take part in in-depth discussions on better policies, sophisticated sales, smart touring, regional markets and global networks. Among the topic tracks are also the neuroscience of music and the Metaverse, all united by the impact of music on social empowerment, diversity and sustainable cities in a year from which the capital of Estonia Tallinn bears the UNESCO City of Music title.

The new round of international speakers at the conference includes Alona Savranenko aka an award-winning rapper alyona alyona, who is changing Ukrainian hip-hop with powerful messages about women beyond the usual beauty clichés.

The other revealed panellists are Head of Lusitanian Music Publishing Nuno Saraiva, Head of Press and International at by:Larm Erik Egenes, Senior Agent at the German Little Big Agency Alma Ernst, Live Booking Agent at FMLY Agency Rob McGee, Agent at ATC Live Marlon Burton, Founder of thag’s agent imprint Markus Linde and music supervisor Pia Hoffmann.

Estonian industry is represented by Director of Music Estonia Ave Tölpt, Head of Live Music Estonia Ingrid Stroom and Jaanus Beilmann, Board Member of Piletilevi Group AS, the largest ticket-sales network in Estonia.

Previously announced speakers for the conference include Founder and Owner of Bella Union Simon Raymonde, Britpop instigator Jane Savidge, Head of Mute Song David McGinnis, the artistic director of MENT Ljubljana Andraž Kajzer, Festival Director of Oslo World Festival Alexandra Archetti Stølen, and the Head Promoter of LiveNation Estonia Eva Palm.

More panellists and the full TMW Creative Impact Conference 2022 programme will be published gradually from February to April.

TMW 2022 takes place on 4th – 8th May in the Estonian capital Tallinn that bears the UNESCO City of Music title from 2022. The festival consists of three main programme elements: music festival, Creative Impact Conference and a city festival.

TMW 2022 passes are on sale at Until the end of January the PRO Pass, which grants access both to the music festival and the conference, is on sale for 175 euros. The selection of passes also includes Festival Pass and DigiPRO Pass, which provides online access to the conference.  

TMW festival is founded and run by Shiftworks OÜ. The festival’s strategic partner is the music industry development centre and export office Music Estonia.

More info about the TMW 2022 conference and speakers

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