Thursday, March 22nd 2018, Lausanne

Apéro @ Couleur 3 // M4MUSIC LIVE 
6:30 pm Apéro Riche
8 pm - 10.30 pm Showcases
Studio 15, RTS
Registration is essential by 16 March to: 
Entry by invitation or Professional Pass

Friday, March 23rd 2018, Zurich

Swiss Music Promoters Association (SMPA)
Migros-Genossenschafts-Bund, Josefstr. 214, 8005 Zurich, 6th floor
Management board meeting: 10:15 am - 12:45 pm
General assembly: 1.15 pm - 5 pm
For SMPA members only

General Assembly MMFSuisse - GV MMFSuisse
2:45 pm – 4:45 pm 

Round-table Discussion «SONART - Musikschaffenden Schweiz»
12 pm - 1.30 pm
In Switzerland, several organizations and institutions are actively engaged in support of contemporary music, covering varied topics such as promotion, education and additional training, events, prices, lobbying, cultural policy and other matters.  In 2015, m4music started a round-table discussion for this group of industry professionals. Participants exchange ideas and work on their implementation, e.g. joint action plans to improve Switzerland's presence in streaming services or collectively representing the pop-rock scene at the Swiss Music Council. «SONART - Musikschaffenden Schweiz» will host the round-table discussion again this year, opening it up to new issues. 
All interested organizations are welcome to send representatives. Please get in touch with «SONART - Musikschaffenden Schweiz» ahead of time in order to place a specific topic on the agenda. 
By invitation only.

Founders Meeting MusicManagersForum Switzerland (MMF Switzerland)
3:15 pm - 16.45 pm
MusicManagersForum Schweiz (MMF Schweiz) is the Swiss association of music managers. 
By invitation only.

Apéro by Starticket
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
For professional pass holders or by invitation only. 

6.30 pm - 7.30 pm
For professional pass holders or by invitation only. 

Saturday, March 24th 2018, Zurich

«Business Mixer» – Swiss Music Export Brunch
11.00 am - 1.00 pm
As every year, Swiss Music Export invites industry representatives from Switzerland and abroad to its traditional «business mixer».  A relaxed atmosphere and a rich brunch buffet make it easy to meet new people, reconnect with old acquaintances, exchange ideas and initiate collaborations. 
Registration mandatory until March 19th, 2017 – one representative per band only
Information and registration: 
Presented by Swiss Music Export.

General Assembly of Schweizerische Bar und Club Kommission (Swiss Bars and Clubs Association) 
11.30 am - 1.30 pm 
2nd floor (Schiffbau)
Schweizerische Bar und Club Kommission (Swiss Bars and Clubs Association, SBCK) brings together local bar and club commissions. The association represents the interests of nightlife industry cultural professionals on the national level. It safeguards and promotes the interests of its members in political and cultural matters. The association's proclaimed role is to provide a link between nightlife companies on the one hand and authorities, political stakeholders and the public at large on the other. As a subcommittee of GastroSuisse, SBCK also advocates on behalf of its members inside the Swiss Federation of the Hotel and Restaurant Industry.  On the occasion of the m4music festival, SBCK is holding its third general assembly.
By registration only, for more information, please go to:

«One-to-One Matchmaking»
3.00 pm - 4.30 pm 
La Salle Bar
Representatives of Swiss agencies and labels meet their counterparts from abroad for quick conversations. «Matchmaking» is organized by Swiss Music Export and only a limited number of slots are available. 
Presented by Swiss Music Export, by invitation only. 

General Assembly «helvetiarockt»
2:30 pm  - 4:30 pm
2nd floor  (Schiffbau)
Members' meeting of «helvetiarockt», coordination platform for Swiss female jazz, pop and rock musicians. 
By invitation only.

Apéro by PETZI - Swiss federation of music venues and festivals
4.30 pm - 5.30 pm
By invitation only.