Celebrating its fifth anniversary, Music Exchange (MEX15) is South Africa’s premier music, film and entertainment programme, and it is set to return to Cape Town on September 25 and 26 – and in tow will be some of the most respected names in the business.
The conference is a high touch event whereby the speakers are present throughout the day and you can engage with them continually. Delegates are encouraged to bring product to exchange and network with speakers and delegates.
Many Multi-disciplined masters will be jetting into The Mother City as special guests of South Africa’s definitive entertainment economy indaba.
Staying in heavyweight territory, MEX15 is set to welcome producer and player extraordinaire Bryan Michael Cox from Atlanta.
Bryan Michael Cox is a Grammy award winning American songwriter and record producer. He has been responsible for over 175 million album sales and won the Grammy Award nine times.
He has co-written and co-produced hit singles including Mary J. Blige’s ‘Be Without You’
Mariah Carey’s ‘Shake It Off’ and ‘Don’t Forget About Us’
Monica’s ‘Still Standing’ and ‘U Should’ve Known Better’
Toni Braxton’s ‘Just Be a Man About It’
as well as Usher’s ‘U Got It Bad’, ‘Burn’, and ‘Confessions, Pt. 2’.
Cox has been professionally producing since 1998, receiving his first formal credit on 1999’s ‘Get Gone’ by the R&B Houston-based group Ideal.
In September 2009, he was inducted into the Georgia Music Hall of Fame. Concluding the first decade of the new millennium Cox was named by Billboard Magazine as one of the top 10 producers of the decade.
MEX15’s 2015 through 2017 venue sponsor, Sun International’s GrandWest Casino and Entertainment World, will also play host to Brandon Bakshi, the Executive Director of Writer/Publisher Relations for Europe & Asia, based in the BMI’s London office.
While at BMI, he has been responsible for the signing of Daft Punk, Pete Townshend, Queen, Sade, Afrojack, Deadmau5, One Direction, Shaggy, Avicci as well as Ellie Goulding.
Limited tickets are now on sale through Computicket, Shoprite and Checkers outlets countrywide, online at www.computicket.com, or by calling 0861 915 8000.
Tickets cost R100 per day, or R150 for the full two-day event.
For more information contact, send an email to info or see www.musicexchange.co.za
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