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Trade Mission Madrid & BIME Pro Bilbao 2023

Ambitious about the Spanish music market and looking for the right knowledge and contacts? Join the Market Mission Spain to Madrid and Bilbao from October the 23rd till the 28th of 2023.

Based on the success of lasts year collaboration with the Spanish music industry partners, the Dutch embassy in Madrid and the organisation of BIME Pro Bilbao, Dutch Music Export will organize another Market Mission to Spain in October 2023.

Market Mission Spain

On Monday the 23rd till Wednesday the 25th of October 'The Music Station', located in the hearth of the city Madrid, a netwerk program will be taking place. It's where Dutch managers and music professionals can participate in daily networking sessions with Spanish music professionals. The program also offers space for a number of collective visits to music companies. Part of the Market Mission is also a Dutch Showcase on Tuesday evening the 24th of October in Madrid and a writing camp with Spanish songwriters.

BIME Pro Conference

Following the activities in Madrid, there is the possibility to travel together by coach to Bilbao on Wednesday afternoon, October the 25th. In Bilbao the the annual BIME Pro conference takes place together with the Dutch Music Export showcase will on Thursday, October the 26th, in the beautiful Kafe Antzokia. .

The BIME Pro conference - Wednesday the 25th till Saturday the 28th of October - is also the meeting place in Europe for the Spanish and Latin American music industry, and also home to the AMCS (Atlantic Music Conferences Symposium), the annual meeting of the Ibero-American Music Fairs and is visited by hundreds of international music professionals every year.

Apply Dutch showcase

There is room for three Dutch artists for both the showcases in Madrid and at BIME Pro Bilbao. These three artists will play the showcase in Madrid and Bilbao and will also be able to participate in the writing camp with Spanish songwriters in Madrid. The line-up for the showcases is being put together in collaboration with BIME Pro and the Spanish industry partners. You can apply for the showcases until June the 21st, 2023. Dutch artists who are selected for the showcases can claim a modest contribution for travel and accommodation costs. Read more about the criteria for receiving showcase support here.

Apply professionals Market Mission

Dutch Music Export has room for a maximum of 10 Dutch music professionals on this Market Mission. Are you interested in participating in the Market Mission Spain, send an email to:


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