BPM is Europe’s biggest event dedicated to DJing. It is attended by DJs, producers, performers, promoters, venue owners/managers, equipment retailers/installers, record label representatives and many others who simply have an interest in DJing or dance music.
The first BPM took place in 2007 and attracted over 2200 visitors for two days of equipment demonstrations, networking, seminars, workshops, live performances and DJ sets. In 2008 over 2500 people attended the event, with visitors and exhibitors alike hailing it as a resounding success, cementing BPM’s place in the industry calendar.
After two successful years at the Donington Park Exhibition Centre BPM is moving to the internationally renowned National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham for 2009. The new venue will allow the event to grow, while remaining in a central location based in the thriving city of Birmingham. The NEC also offers improved transport links by road, together with an on-site train station and airport, making BPM more accessible to visitors from across Europe.
Over the weekend of Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th October 2009 BPM will descend on Birmingham for what promises to be the biggest and best event so far.
What to expect at BPM
The leading equipment manufacturers and distributors will present their latest technology for you to look at, but more importantly get your hands on. The BPM exhibition area features everything from DJ mixers to PA systems and lighting effects to production hardware and software. BPM is an opportunity to try out the latest equipment and speak to the people behind it, then if you find what you are looking for – buy it!
The exhibition area not only plays host to equipment brands, but also a range of service providers ranging from CD duplicators to flyer printers and music promo services to DJ associations. Find out what is available, talk face-to-face with suppliers and make the contacts that will help to set you apart from the crowd.
BPM is also the ideal place to meet and network with other DJs, producers, performers and entertainment industry professionals; share ideas and be inspired to move forward. Plenty of venue owners, promoters and agents also attend the show, which makes it the ideal place to hook up with people who can help you make the next step in your career.
The performance and demonstration areas at BPM play host to DJ sets, PAs and live performances, together with product and technique demonstrations throughout the weekend. The event also features a unique programme of educational and inspirational seminars that take place on both days and are available to all visitors at no extra cost. BPM is the place to be inspired to move to the next level.
If you are serious about DJing, performing, producing or anything to do with entertainment technology, you need to be at BPM!