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JAX, Diriyah, Riyadh / Dec 13, 14, & 15

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WHAT IS THE XP MUSIC CONFERENCE?

The XP Music Conference was established to accelerate MENA’s music industry. Launching with an annual 3-day music conference in Riyadh, laying the building blocks for a thriving music industry.

With workshops, panel discussions, networking opportunities and multiple nightlife activations – XP will expand pathways for music industry professionals of all backgrounds; enabling artists, designers, entrepreneurs and policy-makers to XPerience, XPlore, XPress & XPand in amplifying music futures.

Building Blocks

XP is here to establish careers in music. Meet the region’s bold creatives; hear their stories, celebrate their talents. XP will place music at the intersection of everything – with daytime and nightlife programming; showcasing and supporting regional talent and business.

XP is here to nurture the regional music scene. Connect through a series of panels, workshops and masterclasses. Together, we will map out opportunities and potential futures for developing the region’s emerging music industry.

XP is igniting our cultural renaissance, ready to develop our music ecosystem on all fronts. Join us as we set the tone in building policies, understanding our cultural landscape, exchanging ideas and growing capabilities for a thriving music infrastructure.

XP will initiate dialogue around music, mental health, well-being and diversity of thought and representation. Using personal successes and failures to inform the development of a holistic music industry in an emerging market.

Established in 2020, the Music Commission is overseeing the development of a music sector that provides non-discriminatory access to music education, empowers musical talent and contributes to the local economy. It aims to increase the economic contribution of the music sector through job creation, sector regulation and by building world-class infrastructure.

MDLBEAST is an entertainment company rooted in music culture. Anchored in the Middle East and shared globally; we showcase local, regional and international talent through immersive experiences and content.

The alignment between the Saudi Music Commission and MDLBEAST represents a major moment in Saudi Arabia’s cultural transformation.Their shared ambition to support and drive forward the music industry has already opened new opportunities for artists in the Kingdom and the wider region. As the music infrastructure in the country continues to grow, the commission and XP’s partnership will build on these successes to deliver benefits for music producers and consumers for generations to come.