SPEAKING & STUFF

Here are some upcoming events where I will be speaking, moderating or teaching. To discuss speaking, interviewing and panel moderation engagements, just drop me an email to chris@unlimitedmedia.co.uk. There’s a biog and headshot below.


UPCOMING EVENTS


MARCH 2017

29: CMU:DIY x Barod Seminar in Cardiff

31: Speaking at Tallinn Music Week


APRIL 2017

18: CMU:DIY x Urban Development Seminar in London

21: CMU Insights session at Canadian Music Week


MAY 2017

06: Digital Dollars talk at Spot+ in Aarhus

16: CMU:DIY x Urban Development Seminar in London

18: Day one of CMU Insights @ The Great Escape

19: Day two of CMU Insights @ The Great Escape

20: CMU:DIY x Urban Development Seminar in London



RECENT EVENTS


MARCH 2017
• Moderated at session at Sonar+D
• Led a CMU:DIY x Barod session ‘Music Media’ in Cardiff
• Led a CMU:DIY x Urban Development session at the Red Bull Studios
• Led a CMU:DIY x Barod session ‘Social Media’ in Cardiff
• Led the CMU Insights seminar ‘Fan Orientated Businesses’
• Led a CMU:DIY x Barod session ‘Other Revenues’ in Cardiff
• Moderated a panel at Green Events & Innovations Conference
• Led the CMU Insights seminar ‘Music Media’
• Led the CMU Insights masterclass on music rights
• Led a CMU:DIY x Barod session ‘Digital Music Market’ in Cardiff

FEBRUARY 2017
• Led the CMU Insights seminar ‘Social Media Tools’
• Led a CMU Insights session for IMRO in Dublin
• Led a CMU:DIY x Barod session ‘How Music Licensing Works’ in Cardiff
• Led a CMU:DIY x Urban Development session at the Red Bull Studios
• Led the CMU Insights seminar ‘Merch, Live & Brands’
• Led two CMU Insights sessions at Output in Belfast
• Led a CMU:DIY x Barod session ‘How Music Rights Work’ in Cardiff
• Led the CMU Insights seminar ‘The Music Rights Sector’
• Led a CMU:DIY x Barod session ‘Making Money From Music’ in Cardiff
• Led the CMU Insights seminar ‘How Music Licensing Works’
• Lectured on digital dollars at Notting Hill Academy Of Music

JANUARY 2017
• Led the CMU Insights seminar ‘How Music Rights Work’
• Lectured on digital dollars at BIMM London
• Led a CMU:DIY x Urban Development session at the Red Bull Studios
• Led the CMU Insights seminar ‘Making Money For Music’
• Led a CMU Insights session for IMRO in Dublin

NOVEMBER 2016
• Presented and took part in panels at Slush Music in Helsinki
• Lectured on digital dollars at BIMM Brighton
• Led the Digital Deals, Dollars And Trends CMU masterclass
• Took part in a panel at the Ultimate Seminar
• Presented a CMU:DIY guide at Off The Record Manchester

OCTOBER 2016
• Lectured on digital dollars at the Notting Hill Academy Of Music
• Led the From Napster To Now CMU masterclass
• Talked digital at Bristol Music Industry Network event
• Led a CMU Insights session as part of the BPI training programme
• Moderated CMU:DIY sessions at Norwich Sound + Vision
• Presented Dissecting The Digital Dollar at MaMA in Paris
• Led session for Music For Youth in Bristol
• Spoke at the launch of Dissecting The Digital Dollar Part Two
• Kick-started a new CMU Insights seminar programme season
• Led CMU:DIY sessions at the Urban Development All-Dayer

SEPTEMBER 2016
• Provided ‘story so far’ intro at the Music 4.5 event on safe harbours
• Led the Music Business Explained CMU masterclass
• Moderated a session at Radio // Future Sounds in Brighton
• Delivered a keynote at the Dansk Live conference in Odense
• Moderated two panels at BPI’s Annual Conference For Members
• Delivered a seminar and keynote for Music Estonia in Tallin

AUGUST 2016
• Recorded ‘Chris Cooke’s Free Speech’ at the Edinburgh Fringe

JULY 2016
• Led a CMU:DIY x Urban Development session at the Think Big Hub

JUNE 2016
• Presented at ACCS’s The Business Of Music seminar in Barbados
• Led a CMU:DIY x Urban Development session at the Think Big Hub
• Kick-started a new CMU Insights seminar programme season

MAY 2016
• Led CMU:DIY sessions at The Great Escape in Brighton
• Led CMU Insights strands at The Great Escape in Brighton
• Moderated two further panels at Canadian Music Week in Toronto
• Led the CMU Insights strand at Canadian Music Week in Toronto

APRIL 2016
• Led a CMU Insights session at Music Connected
• Led a CMU Insights session at Wide Days in Edinburgh
• Led a CMU:DIY x Urban Development session at Red Bull Studios
• Provided ‘story so far’ intro at the Music 4.5 event on playlists

MARCH 2016
• Interviewed Spotify’s Matthew Ogle and Will Page at Convergence 2016
• Led a CMU Insights session at Convergence 2016
• Led a CMU:DIY x Urban Development session at Red Bull Studios
• Took part in a panel on digital at ILMC 2016

FEBRUARY 2016
• Led a CMU Insights session at Output 2016 in Belfast
• Led a CMU:DIY x Urban Development session at Red Bull Studios
• Led a CMU Insights masterclass on music rights
• Lectured on ‘Dissecting The Digital Dollar’ at BIMM London

JANUARY 2016
• Chaired the Music 4.5 event ‘The YouTube Paradox’
• Interviewed FAC’s Paul Pacifico at UCL Copyright Law week
• Kick-started the Winter CMU Insights seminar programme

DECEMBER 2015
• Led a CMU:DIY x Urban Development session at Red Bull Studios
• Led a CMU Insights masterclass on the digital market

NOVEMBER 2015
• Led CMU:DIY sessions at the Roundhouse’s Artist Toolkit Day
• Interviewed Absolute’s Henry Semmence at Finding The Future
• Led a CMU:DIY x Urban Development session at Red Bull Studios
• On the judging panel at the Music TechPitch 4.5 event
• Led delegate sessions at the Community festival

OCTOBER 2015
• Moderated a panel at BIME Pro in Bilbao
• Led a CMU:DIY x Urban Development session at Red Bull Studios
• Spoke at the launch of Dissecting The Digital Dollar Part One
• Kicked off the Autumn CMU Insights seminar programme

SEPTEMBER 2015
• Moderated a panel at Radio//Future Sounds in Brighton
• Interviewed BPI boss Geoff Taylor as part of the ERA AGM

AUGUST 2015
• Debuted ‘Chris Cooke’s Free Speech’ at the Edinburgh Fringe

JUNE 2015
• Took part in the MusicTank debate on the private copy exception
• Chaired the Music 4.5 event ‘Converting Freemium’
• Moderated a panel on D2F at Rockcomm

MAY 2015
• Led CMU:DIY sessions at The Great Escape in Brighton
• Led CMU Insights strands at The Great Escape in Brighton
• Moderated a panel at the Music Cities convention in Brighton



BIOG & PHOTO

A 300 word (approx) biog…

CHRIS COOKE is an editor, journalist and media entrepreneur.

He is co-Founder, MD and Business Editor of CMU, a service provider to the music industry. Best known for its media – the CMU Daily, CMU Podcast, CMU Digest and CMU Trends – the CMU business also provides training and consultancy to music companies, hosts the UK’s biggest music business conference at The Great Escape festival in Brighton, and runs the CMU:DIY education programme for new talent. Chris writes for CMU’s media, co-hosts the podcast, curates and presents CMU@TGE, and leads the company’s training and consultancy projects.

CMU is part of Chris’s company 3CM UnLimited, which also has media, consultancy and education divisions. Through UnLimited Media he also publishes cultural recommendations service ThisWeek London and its sister magazine ThreeWeeks Edinburgh, and produces and hosts the regular TW:TALKS podcast. And via UnLimited Learning he helps to run the award winning PR training charity the Taylor Bennett Foundation, which is enabling more ethnic diversity in the communications industry.

Earlier in his career, Chris worked on a number of research and consulting projects looking at best practice in corporate communications and reputation management. He later led the design and content elements of youth marketing programmes for the likes of Orange, Motorola, Sony PlayStation and Tiger Beer, and managed the content delivery of major music partnerships between leading artists and media brands like the Mail On Sunday, Evening Standard and Virgin. He also produced theatre at the Edinburgh Fringe and for the West End-based London New Play Festival.

With degrees in English and Law, Chris regularly writes about, discusses and comments on media and media law, music and comedy, and the music and communication industries. He authored the report ‘Dissecting The Digital Dollar’ for the UK’s Music Managers Forum, has written business courses for the Detroit Institute Of Music Education, and occasionally performs spoken word show ‘Chris Cooke’s Free Speech’.


A 150 word biog…

CHRIS COOKE is MD and Business Editor of CMU, a service provider to the music industry. Best known for its media – the CMU Daily, CMU Podcast, CMU Digest and CMU Trends – the CMU business also provides training and consultancy to music companies, hosts the CMU Insights @ The Great Escape conference, and runs the CMU:DIY education programme for new talent.

CMU is part of Chris’s company 3CM UnLimited, through which he also publishes cultural recommendations service ThisWeek London, its sister magazine ThreeWeeks Edinburgh and the TW:TALKS podcast; and helps run award winning PR training charity the Taylor Bennett Foundation.

With degrees in English and Law, Chris regularly writes about, discusses and comments on media and media law, music and comedy, and the music and communication industries. He authored the report ‘Dissecting The Digital Dollar’ for the UK’s Music Managers Forum and occasionally performs spoken word show ‘Chris Cooke’s Free Speech’.


A 100 word biog…

CHRIS COOKE is MD and Business Editor of CMU, a service provider to the music industry. Best known for its media – the CMU Daily, CMU Podcast, CMU Digest and CMU Trends – the CMU business also provides training and consultancy to music companies, hosts the CMU Insights @ The Great Escape conference, and runs the CMU:DIY education programme for new talent. CMU is part of Chris’s company 3CM UnLimited, through which he also publishes cultural recommendations service ThisWeek London, its sister magazine ThreeWeeks Edinburgh and the TW:TALKS podcast; and helps run award winning PR training charity the Taylor Bennett Foundation.


And here’s my headshot…
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