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 The Music Managers Forum UK hosts a wide-range of member events from awards shows, conferences, social/networking spaces, workshops, webinars, roundtables and working groups. Our events exist to empower our members.


Manager Meet Ups/Virtual events

The MMF run regular online events and in person events – an opportunity to our members to connect, share and learn. These events are typically anchored around a core educational element followed by opportunity for Q&A’s, sharing and connecting.  We also host regular meet ups around the country (Wales, London, Manchester, Margate) and at showcase festivals in the UK and around the world (the Great Escape, Wide Days, Focus Wales, SxSW, Reeperbahn, ADE etc)

Artist & Manager Awards

For just one night a year, leading artists and their managers come together to celebrate their past achievements, award their peers and look to the future with excitement.

The event is attended by 600+ executives across the business, and will be held this year on Thursday 23 November 2023 at Bloomsbury Big Top.  To book, please email, and for more information, please visit the Artist and Manager Awards website.

Managers Summit

The Music Managers Forum annual Managers Summit is first and foremost, a celebration, bringing together the MMF’s diverse range of members, ensuring music managers remain at the cutting edge of new business developments and that your voices have representation. The one day gathering provides a programme of talks, discussions and workshops that provoked insight and debate leaving MMF Members inspired and energised.  The 2023 Summit will be held on Wednesday 13th September 2023 at 21 Soho (London), to reserve your spot book tickets here. The 2023 Summit will be held alongside the MMF Annual General Meeting (AGM) at 21 Soho (London) on Wednesday 13th September 2023, to reserve your spot at the AGM, RSVP here.

MMF Tribes

Tribes are run by our members in their local areas and allow you to grow your music network in your community. We currently have Tribes running in Manchester, Wales, Bristol and Margate. These social events happen every few months and often feature curated panels and running Q&A’s with top industry experts. If you would like to see a Tribe set up in your region please email

MMF Event Overview

Here are just some of the free to attend events for Members planned for this year:


02/08/2023 – MMF Summer Party

16/08/2023 – MMF Dolby Atmos Demo

31/08/2023 – MMF End of Summer Social

13/09/23 – Managers Summit + MMF AGM

22/09/23 – MMF at Reeperbahn Hamburg

27/09/2023 – MMF Wales Manager Meet-up

10/10/2023 – Mental Health for Managers at Roundhouse

11/10/2023 – MMF at Beyond The Music Festival

18/10/2023 – MMF at ADE Amsterdam

20/10/2023 – MMF at UnConvention (Manchester)

08/11/2023 – Agents and Managers Conference

16/11/2023 – MMF at Ditto X Conference

Previous 2023 Events

10/01/23 – SXSW Sydney Briefing Session

19/01/23 – North West Manager Meet Up

24/01/23 – MMF Meet The Funders Event

31/01/23 – SXSW Austin 2023 Briefing Session

15/02/23 – BMI 101

01/03/23 – Twitch Music Creator Programme Launch

03/03/23 – MMF at Futures Forum, ILMC

06/03/23 to 08/03/23 – Advanced Managers Retreat in  Margate

16/03/23 – SXSW Austin 2023 International Manager Brunch

21/03/23 – Howden: Summer of Live Events – How to Protect Yourself & Your Artists

04/04/23 MMF Managers Meet Up with Karousel Music at Paper Dress Vintage, Hackney

13/04/23 – The Great Escape Virtual Member Briefing

13-14/04/23 – MMF Manager Meet Up at Wide Days Edinburgh

14/04/23 – In-Person Member Open Hour, London

18/04/23 – Practical Climate Action Virtual Session

20/03/23 – EMMA Market Spotlight : Germany

25/04/23 – Tiktok Session and MMF Manager Social

26/04/23 – Wales Manager Meet Up

27/ 04/23 – MMF’s Essentials of Music Management Book Club and Manager Meetup, Manchester

28/04/23 – MMF at Liverpool Sound City

4-5/05/23 – MMF at Focus Wales

12/05/23 – MMF Managers Brunch at the Great Escape Brighton

31/05/2023 – Manchester Book Club

21/06/2023 – London Book Club

Previous Events in 2022/21

Virtual Transatlantic Networking Event with MMF Canada

Business Planning  with The Hub

Managers Mystery Tour with Silverbox Studios

March Manager Meet Up

Back to Touring session with BigStar

Achieving Financial Independence with Smith & Williamson

Rock and Metal Manager online discussion

How to Make Touring Better online event

How to Grow and Monetise Your Fanbase manager meet up

MMF Brunch at The Great Escape

MMF x TikTok networking social + update

2022 Annual General Meeting with Dre London, Manager of Post Malone

Summer Party with Patreon and Moment House at Tileyard

SXSW 2023 Application Briefing Session

Rock and Metal Manager online panel

Is Your Artist/Songwriter Owed US$??? with The MLC

MMF 30 Summit and Celebration with Serenade, TokenTraxx and KOKO

Music Manager Accelerator Application Briefing

Sustainability in Touring panel and roundtable discussion

PPL and PRS Members Session

MMF and MPG Meet Up

Artist and Manager Awards 2022

Other regular events for members only 

Spotify for Artists x MMF Exclusive Workshop
Facebook/Instagram MMF Member Exclusive Workshops
Amazon Music MMF Member Exclusive Workshops
Apple Music MMF Member Exclusive Workshops
Soundcloud MMF Member Exclusive Workshops
TikTok MMF Member Exclusive Workshops
YouTube Music MMF Member Exclusive Workshops
Contract Negotiation Workshops
BBC Radio 1 MMF Members Exclusive Event
Maytree Suicide Prevention Training for Music Managers
Public Speaking and Financial Planning Workshops
Mixer Events with UK Music sister-organisations
Showcases with Karousel Music and SESAC for MMF Members
Patreon for Musicians: How to Make Money and Build Communities Online
PRS: Nuts & Bolts Session
The Mechanical Licensing Collective (MLC) 101
PPL: Nuts & Bolts Session
Skills and Strategies to Maximise Your Digital Revenues
Director to Consumer: 101 Workshop with Ochre and Supernature
Tilney Smith & Williamson Workshop: Achieving Financial Independence
An Introduction to Mentoring for Music Managers
Bondly: An Introduction to NFTs
The Difference Between Pitching to Radio and Pitching to DSPs
Maximise Earnings and Reduce Touring Costs with Centtrip
New Rules for Touring the EU: What We Know So Far
Official Charts Company (OCC)
How to Read a Royalty Statement with MSE
LGBTQ+ Allyship in Music
Serenade: Digital Collectibles; how NFT technology can create an accessible and exponential new revenue opportunity for artists of all sizes
Songtrust Presents: Collecting Your Publishing Royalties
Funding Music and Advancing Independence with Beatbread
Exploring Brand Partnerships

The MMF also runs various social events, a women in music meetup and regularly curates panels and networking events at various industry events including BBC Introducing Live, The Great Escape, Output Festival, Live UK Summit, ILMC, Futures Form and internationally at events such as Reeperbahn, SXSW and MIDEM.

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