Number 1 The most read BizCommunity Contributor for 2022, reach over 601 000 subscribers

We're delighted to share the news that Martin Myers - founder of Music Exchange - is number 1.. The most read BizCommunity Contributor for 2022. L to R - Martin Myers, Mark Rosin, Marc Marot, Dr Trevor Jones If you have music and wish to be featured, write to so that questions can be... Continue Reading →

Music Exchange musical highlights of 2022

Recognition, celebration, and validation of contribution in composition was the theme on Friday, Jul. 22, 2022, at the University of Cape Town (UCT) when the District-Six-born Dr Trevor Jones accepted a Doctor of Music, honoris causa.Marc Marot, responsible for over 100m album sales at Island records, was in SA for 16 days for the 2022 Music Exchange conference in Cape Town... Continue Reading →

Music Exchange Best of the Best for 2022 with John Maytham on Cape Talk Music Exchange Best of the Best for 2022 with John Maytham on Cape Talk Chatted to John Maytham on Cape Talk on 27 December to discuss the top 10 for 2022. John Maytham, Martin Myers Topics included Dr Trevor Jones and Marc Marot both in Cape Town for Music Exchange in November. Marc appointed MD... Continue Reading →

Music Exchange 2022: The Economics, Politics and Biology of the Music Industry

Music Exchange 2022: From left: Martin Myers, Mark Rosin, Marc Marot and Trevor Jones standing in front of the MEX sign at the Academy of Sound Engineering (ASE) in District Six, Cape Town. By Rachel Reynolds I was driving home when I tuned into Smile FM and happened upon a man speaking about a conference... Continue Reading →

Music Exchange talks for 12th and 13th Nov at Academy of Sound Engineering (ASE) in Auckland Park 

After a hugely successful 2 days in Cape Town, South Africa’s premier music, film and entertainment programme comes to the   Academy of Sound Engineering (ASE)  Johannesburg on Saturday, the 12th and Sunday, the 13th of November to further amplify its broader intent to connect and covert conversations into commercial success for all in attendance. Celebrating its 12th-anniversary MUSIC EXCHANGE 2022 (#MEX22), is proud to announce no less... Continue Reading →

CEO of SAMRO – Mark Rosin to give keynote address at Music Exchange on 5th Nov

In a major coup for Cape Town the CEO for SAMRO is speaking at #MEX22 on Sat 5th Nov Mark Rosin is the Southern African Music Rights Organisation (SAMRO) Chief Executive Officer (CEO).  Rosin assumed the top position in February 2020. Mark will speak about SAMRO and the Road map forward - The detailed Programme... Continue Reading →

Dr Trevor Jones one of the Top 5 film composers in the world comes to Cape Town this weekend

Dr Trevor Jones This weekend in Cape Town and next weekend in Johannesburg at  the Academy of Sound Engineering is #MEX22. Now in its 12th year you can meet in person and engage with Dr Trevor Jones, one of the Top 5 film composers in the world,  who returns home from the UK to open... Continue Reading →

Music Exchange programme and topics for Cape Town on Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th Nov 2022

#MEX22 Cape Town We have the great pleasure and privilege of presenting the speakers and topics for the Music Exchange 2022 (#MEX22) conference. The emphasis is on Exchange – Arrive to engage and ask questions of all the speakers and meet fellow creatives. You never know who is in the room. You have read about... Continue Reading →

#MEX22 set to welcome Marc Marot, the former Managing Director of Island Records

South Africa’s premier music, film and entertainment programme returns to Cape Town between Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th of November 2022, at the Academy of Sound Engineering (ASE) – with one of the world’s most respected names in the business, Marc Marot. One week later, the conference moves to Johannesburg on Saturday, the 12th and Sunday, the 13th of... Continue Reading →

Two global music executives take the stage at #Mex22

From Biz Community In the build-up to #Mex22 this November, Music Exchange has revealed the first of at least 12 keynote addresses from respected creatives in the industry. Source: Now in its 12th year, #Mex22 will also be heading out on tour to deliver masterclasses from some of the biggest names in the business in... Continue Reading →

Sipho Mabuse partners with Nescafé Ricoffy Why was partnering with Nescafé Ricoffy on this campaign such a good fit for you? 2021 is a seminal year for me. Why? MY 70th birthday on 2 November 2021, that’s why, when my manager was approached, (I have been working with Martin Myers since 1985), it seemed a natural fit. The brand is... Continue Reading →

Music Exchange partners with MTN-backed Ayoba to uplift creatives as industry takes strain | Business Insider

Phumi Ramalepe, Business Insider SA Music Exchange 11th annual conference (Music Exchange) Music Exchange, an annual entertainment-economy-focused conference, has partnered with MTN-backed app Ayoba. The partnership aims to share industry insight from local and global speakers as the entertainment industry struggles amid the Covid-19 pandemic.The music conference, which is in its 11th year, is hosted virtually for... Continue Reading →

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