World music conference and showcase WOMEX 2012 is now accepting submissions conference speakers & mentors. World music professionals from around the world are called upon to share their experience and inspire their fellow delegates at the WOMEX Conference, shedding light on the latest trends and greatest innovations in the music industry. In particular, WOMEX is welcoming proposals around the ongoing jazz & world focus at WOMEX, as well as those exploring the local Southeastern Europe music industry of the new host region.
WOMEX is also seeking mentors with valuable advice and feedback to offer. Mentoring Sessions are a regular feature of the WOMEX Conference, offering delegates private 15-minute consultations free of charge with special mentors from various areas of expertise.
The 2011 program saw more than 40 speakers from 21 countries in 20 Conference Sessions; plus the second International Publisher Matchmaking; a Mentoring Program and Speed-Dating. The Conference program is compiled in consultation with the WOMEX Jury.
“WOMEX is the best way I know to meet, year after year, people from all over the world, with whom I share the love of music and the desire to exchange, with passion, our experiences and our projects,” commented WOMEX 2011 delegate Ourida Yaker (France), Director, Tour’n’Sol Production.
Deadline for all proposals is Friday, 13 April 2012.
The next edition of WOMEX will be taking place in Thessaloniki, Greece, from Wednesday, 17, to Sunday, 21 October 2012.