Music And Media Conference aStepFWD

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – 22nd September 2017

 Music And Media Conference aStepFWD

2nd annual Music & Media Conference moves to bigger room at University of Westminster, London as number of attendees increase!


aStepFWD maintain a trailblazing ethos in hosting its 2nd annual Music & Media Conference 2017 on Saturday 23rd September at the prestigious Westminster University, New Cavendish Street Campus from 10am through to 2:30pm.


This conference will focus on the progressive relationship between music, creative arts, business and media entities such as Radio, Print, Online & Digital, Television & Film.


The event will see many Music Industry Executives exploring the current and future Music Business as it relates to Media with attendees exposed to tips and pointers enabling them to achieve a 360 approach to their music career.


aStepFWD Founder O’Neil Dennis said, “This conference is in keeping with our plans to empower individuals and further aid the UK transition from scene to industry. We’re very excited about seeing a more synced up approach relevant to this generation and responsive to a future of digital advancements.”


Along with the expected media presentations, a number of music labels have signed up to be part of the conference, many of them to give short introductions plus Q&A.


This year is set to be bigger and better with special guests including platinum-selling songwriter Lauren Evans joining us from Los Angeles, the legendary music producer Nicky Brown, music & tech entrepreneur Anthony David King, broadcaster & international recording artist Sandra Godley, music business consultant Paulette Long OBE, Programme Leader of Digital Innovation & Creative Enterprise at GSM London Ann Healey along with Chris Williams – CCLI, Ryan J. Bruce – SANAA Music Group, Leo O’Brien – PPL, Audrey Gray – Artiste Hub, Yinka Awojobi – UK Gospel & Premier Gospel, Ian Oakley – Whitestone Media, Daniel Owusu – BMG UK, Dean G. Hill – Resound Media, Lavinia Goddard – VineJuice, Anu Omideyi and Matthew Ojar – PRS for Music  joining us!


Hosting one of our panels will be the widely experienced Jacqueline Malcolm of Colourful Radio. As well as the names above, Premier Christianity Deputy Editor, Sam Hailes will be joining the panel along with other confirmed guests including Stephen Bradley, founder of The Good Christian Music Blog, leading PR specialist Marcia Dixon, and Rob Allwright founder of the One Man In The Middle review site.


The Keynote Interview this year will be Phil Loose the new Integrity Europe Managing Director and Vice President who recently took over from Jonathan Brown now head of Integrity worldwide.


aStepFWD anticipates that both emerging and established artists will join in this unparalleled opportunity to network with Industry Experts, Media Personalities, Label Executives and be part of this vital industry conference on the current & future use of music & media.


Date: Saturday 23rd September 2017 | Time: 10:30am – 2:30pm (registration from 10:00am)

Venue: 115 University of Westminster, New Cavendish Street Campus W1W 6UW



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Notes to editors

  1. aStepFWD is a multimedia project sharing music, news and more in a culturally relevant digital environment. After a successful Kickstarter campaign the project was able to rebrand and refocus with a new website.


  1. aStepFWD is staffed by over 25 volunteers from across the UK and overseas.


  1. aStepFWD powers the monthly UK Christian Chart – the only independent and national chart system in the UK for Christian artists.


  1. aStepFWD’s UK Christian Chart Show pilot received multiple accolades and is still being explored for TV formats.


  1. The #TheBigConvo initiative which brought together experienced music industry heads for online conversations, had over 400 live viewers and 800 comments.

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