Urban Development Returns With Industry Takeover Seminars!

Elle Evans

By Elle Evans

Elle Evans

16 Sep 2019

Following up from the biggest Industry Take Over All Dayer back in February, as well as its newly announced partnership with Island Records. The Industry Take Over Seminar Series will start taking place this month from September 17th up until February 11th 2020 to enable young artists access to development funding, mentoring and expertise in their early career stages.

Taking place at Samsung KX in Kings Cross, the series will be hosted by Capital Xtra’s Remel London. This year’s series will be the only place in which tastemakers, talent and seasoned executives alike will be able to guide future artists and industry professionals through the music industry.

All six of the sessions will offer panel discussions, a chance to ask questions in a dedicated Q&A segment as well as network. With already confirmed speakers Alex Boateng the Urban Divison President from Island Records, Simon Pursehouse from Sentric and Sheffield Grime pioneer Coco

Many of the artists that Urban Development have worked with before have gone on to work with the likes of Skepta, Wretch 32, Ghetts, Devlin and more. Emerging professionals have also gone on to work at industry institutions such as Island Records, Beats by Dre, MTV, Warner ADA and more.

Do NOT miss out on this amazing opportunity! 


September 17, 2019: The Art of A&R: Is It Dead?
Alex Boateng – President Urban Division, Island Records
Johnny Brocklehurst – Marketing & Urban Director, Island Records
Tickets: http://www.udtickets.com

October 15, 2019: WTF Is Music Publishing?
Simon Pursehouse – Global Director of Music Services, SentricPatrick Lawrence – Solicitor-Advocate, Trainer Shepherd Phillips Melin HaynesCoco – Grime Artist
Tickets: http://www.udtickets.com

November 19, 2019: Chasing Trends: Have Viral Stars Destroyed The Scene? 
Tickets: http://www.udtickets.com

December 10, 2019: Street Politics: How Influential Is Music?
Tickets: http://www.udtickets.com

January 14, 2020: The Independent Artist: Are Deals Still Needed? 
Tickets: http://www.udtickets.com

February 11, 2020: Equal Opportunities or Nah?
Tickets: http://www.udtickets.com