We are getting closer to this year’s ARMC, and we couldn’t be more excited! The firsts speakers are already announced, and we have rounded them up here for you to take a look. Check them below!

Ninel Lara Musson

Ninel is an African Music Executive with over 10 years of experience in the Entertainment Industry, across 14 African countries. She is the Co-founder of VTH Season, a creative music Agency with one of the most succesful track records on the continent; and over the years, she has identified numerous musicians and catapulted their careers to national and international stardom.

Olga Heijns 

Olga is the Managing Director & Founder of Next Era Publishing, which represents writers behind hits by Chris Brown, Jay-Z, Biggie, and many more; she founded Mixmash Records, with Laidback Luke and also runs Unmanageable Artists– known for breaking and building artists such as Laidback Luke, Roger Sanchez and Blasterjaxx. 

Dieuwertje Heuvelings

Dieuwertje is a mussic professional, teacher, writer and podcast host from the Netherlands. For the past 14 years she worked as an interviewer, a Spotify playlist editor, an A&R at Arista Records in New York and as a Music Supervisor for TV Shows and Commercials. She recently published her debut novel, and was shortlisted for the “Best Young Adult Book” of 2021. 

Tumi Mogapi 

Tumi Mogapi is the Chapter Chair of Women in Music South Africa, with the objective of provding opportunities and advancing the women in the South African music industry. She also has extensive background and experience in music publishing and music rights. 

Manaileng Maphike 

Manaileng is the Founder & Director of Maphike Inc,, a law firm specialized in Commercial, Entertainment, Intellectual Property, Information Technology, Litigation & Media Law. She is also the founder of Yateletata Services, a legal consultancy for the creative industries. 

Manaileng has participated in numerous workshops, television and radio programmes and panels geared towards educating the creative industry, especially on music licensing and contractual matters applicable to the entertainment and creative industries. 

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ARMC 2022 | 24-25 May