Medimex – Mediterranean Music Expo in Italy


Medimex is the only music market fair in Italy devoted to the record market (Major and Independent Labels), to the segment of live music shows and festivals, as well as to the professionals of the music system, to music firms, agencies, cultural institutions, media and national and international artists. The second edition of Medimex will take place from November 29 to December 2, 2012 in Bari, Italy.

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A large market fair, promoted by Puglia Sounds to favour artistic and business exchange in the music sector and create opportunities for development and for business and cultural relations intended to support the entire music industry on a local, national and international level.

Medimex has succeeded in creating a top international music event in one only edition thus becoming a landmark for music businesses and operators, for the big names of music, festivals and networks, as well as for Italian and international professional associations and media.

The second edition of Medimex, which will take place in Bari from November 29 to December 2, 2012, adds some important new things to the already winning formula of last year’s edition. Also this year “Meraviglioso Modugno” will be the opening show/event of Medimex, a live show dedicated to Domenico Modugno (November 29 – Teatro Petruzzelli – Bari). Then, from November 30, the market fair, taking place on a surface of 8,000 square meters of exhibition area of the Fiera del Levante (the largest Trade Fair of the Mediterranean), will start together with a dense agenda of activities addressed to music professionals and to the general public.

3 days of showcases, author’s meetings with the big names of Italian music, speakers’ corners with the big artists of the Italian music industry, national premieres, speed meetings, round tables, professional meetings, panels, presentation events and conferences.

More than 300 operators and exhibitors from Italy, France, Great Britain, Germany, Spain, Turkey, Lebanon, Portugal, Poland, Algeria, Egypt, Greece, Tunisia, Morocco, Luxembourg and Iceland have already confirmed their presence.

First edition of Medimex
The first edition of Medimex, which took place in Bari from November 24 to 27, 2011, registered the participation of 1,300 operators from 21 countries, 200 Italian and international artists, more than 250 accredited journalists. The fair was hosted on an exhibition area of 8,000 square meters with 150 stands, four conference rooms and four stages devoted to live performances where 50 events took place among showcases and live performances by Apulian, Italian and international artists together with another 30 events including international conferences, author’s meetings and presentation events.

MEDIMEX is a project promoted by the Regional Government of Apulia – Department of Mediterranean Affairs, Culture and Tourism – as part of the ERDF (European Regional Development Fund) Operational Programme Axis IV – and organized by Teatro Pubblico Pugliese/Puglia Sounds.

Date: November 29 to December 2, 2012
Location: Bari, Italy
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