Below you will find the reports and/or recordings of the network meetings of the previous years.

23/05/2022 – Belgian Worldwide Music Meeting PDF

Workshop : “Info session about PlayRight+ & Sabam For Culture grants”

Speakers: Sylvie Godefroid (SABAM) & Sebastien Bours (Playright)

Workshop: “Worldwide Music in Cultural Centres

Speakers: Kristof Van den Broeck (CC St-Niklaas/Toernee Mondial) & Annemine Merkel (Maison de la Culture Famenne-Ardenne/AssPropo)

Facilitation: Peter Roose (CC Bruges)

Conference : “Managers: how can they help artists and why are there so few in Belgium?

Speakers: Alix Hammond-Merchant (Naff Records/FBMU) & Thijs Vandewalle (Gri Gri Music)


Through our Speed-Meeting, we wanted to offer participants the opportunity to have privileged and individual meetings with professionals of the sector.

08/12/2020 – Work Group 1 : “World music… what’s in a name?”

Work Group 1 : “World Music… what’s in a name?”

Moderator: Benjamin Tollet (BWMN, Kilombo)

19/05/2020 – Online Workshops MP3 & PDF

Workshop 1 – Sabam: Musiques du monde, droits d’auteur & aides financières (FR)

Avec Thomas Vanlishout (Sabam)

Workshop 2 – Sabam: Wereldmuziek, focus op auteursrechten en steunmaatregelen (NL)

Met Frederik Meeuwis (Sabam)

Workshop 3 – Survivre en temps de Corona, quelles sont les aides disponibles ? / Overleven in coronatijd, welke hulp is er beschikbaar? (FR/NL)

Avec/met Fabian Hidalgo (Facir) & Tom Kestens (Galm)

Workshop 4 – Social Media: Tips & Tricks (EN)

With Fien Deman (Tap Tap Club, Ivy Falls, …)

23/05/2019 – Debates & Workshops MP3

Workshop 1 : Author’s rights & world music

With Olivier Maeterlinck (Sabam)

Workshop 2 : How to find, catch and engage your audience and fan base with the digital tools

With François Bloque (Ma case Prod/ Absilone)

Workshop 3 : Why do artists federate and with which results?

With Fabian Hidalgo (Facir) & Tom Kestens (GALM). Moderator: Piet Maris (Choux de Bruxelles)

Workshop 4 : How to conquer the world: Touring & promoting Belgian world artists abroad

With Michael Wolteche (Enthusiast Music), Meriem Fadil Al Alaouiva & Wout Van Putten (Zephyrus Music). Moderator: Peter Van Rompaey (Muziekpublique)

Debate 1 : Decolonization & World Music (2019/05/23)

With Ayoko Mensah (Adviser Bozar, Afropolitan Festival), Benjamin Tollet, Pitcho Wamba Konga (musician, producer), Laïla Amezzian (singer). Moderator: Robbe Lattre (Master in Political Science)