Cleveland,

Mississippi, USA
Sept 29 - Oct 2 2020

Building Global Communities Through Music Tourism

 

Cleveland, Mississippi will host the 5th global & 2nd USA edition of Music Tourism Convention. The home of the GRAMMY Museum Mississippi and within a 35 mile radius of over 40 Mississippi Blues Trail sites including Dockery Farms the home of Charley Patton the ‘Father of the Blues’, Cleveland MS is the perfect MTC host destination.

As part of the event we'll also host a full day of music tourism exploring the Mississippi Delta and taking in sites from the BB King Museum in Indianola to the home of the 'Crossroads' Clarksdale.

35+
Speakers

3x
Evening events & 1 Music Tourism Day

300+
Delegates

2x Conference days

15+ Presentations & Panel Discussions

100+
Internationals

Who should attend?

We’ll have 300 attendees travelling from all over the world, and job titles will include: Director of Tourism, Mayor, Musician, Head of Marketing, Festival Director, Professor, Director of Conventions & Marketing, Head of Programming, Creative Director, Product Manager City Tourism, Council Chief Executive, Music Industry CEO and MD, plus many more from the tourism and music industries, government and academia.

Topics to be covered

The talks will be a mix of panel discussions, presentations and roundtable sessions around the use of music as a tool for tourism, including branding a location, developing local and international partnerships, driving economic development, increasing footfall, creating the best conditions for music tourism to thrive, as well as best case examples from cities and countries around the world.

 

Tuesday 30 September 2020

Music Cities Convention Opening Reception 

6.00pm-late / The Grammy Museum Cleveland Mississippi

Wednesday 31 September 2020

Music Cities Convention Talks 

9.15am-5.00pm / Delta State University

Music Cities Convention Reception 

5.00pm-late / Dockery Farms

Thursday 1 October 2020

Music Cities Convention Talks 

10.00am-3.00pm / Delta State University

Music Cities Convention Reception 

5.00pm-late / Venue TBC

Friday 2 October 2020

Full complimentary music tourism day 

10.00am-5.00pm / Mississippi Delta (Clarksdale, BB King Museum + more)

 

Speaker Announced
Summer 2020

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Summer 2020

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Summer 2020

 

Host Organisations

Supporting Partners

 

Tickets

Tickets include 3 evening events, two conference days, a full day of music tourism, food and drink at the conference, a delegate bag and access to the attendee database.

 

Ticket Prices:

  • $175 USD - Early Bird 6 (until June 30th 2020)

  • $200 USD - Early Bird 7 (July 1st 2020 - July 31st 2020)

  • $250 USD - General Admission

  • $50 USD - Student Admission

If you’re a musician and you’re interested in attending, just write to us at alice@sounddiplomacy.com for discounted rates.

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