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YMCAs celebrate music conventions worldwide

By | Published on Monday 20 May 2013


The showcase festival and music convention season just ending was celebrated at the biggest such event in the UK this weekend, with the Yearly Music Convention Awards at The Great Escape. At an exclusive reception on Saturday afternoon, reps from across the global music industry were handed their awards by Great Escape co-founder Martin Elbourne.

And the winners of the core categories were as follows…

Best Delegates Bag: BigSound – Australia
Best Hotel/Convention Centre: ITC Grand Central, Mumbai (Nokia Music Connects – India)
Best Delegates Bar: Breakout West – Canada
Best App: Reeperbahn Campus – Germany
Best Export Office: Swiss Music Export – Switzerland
Best Networking, Event, Trip or Service: Paris Venues Tour (MaMA – France)
Best Awards Show: The Indies (Canadian Music Week – Canada)
Best Regional/Smaller Festival: M For Montreal – Canada