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BPM set to get the heart racing at the NEC this weekend
5:43pm Thursday 12th September 2013 in Music
MUSIC lovers, electronics buffs and pyrotechnics boffins will be in their element this weekend at BPM at the NEC.
BPM is the world’s largest event dedicated to DJing, electronic music production and entertainment technology.
DJs, producers, performers, promoters, venue owners, equipment retailers, technicians, record label representatives, students and music fans will descending on the NEC from Saturday to Monday.
A spokesman for BPM said: “The show promises to be the biggest and best so far and is not to be missed.
“The main exhibition area at BPM features the world’s leading manufacturers, distributors and niche suppliers, ready to present their latest innovations in DJ and production technology. The exhibition floor is filled with stands offering everything from mixers to PA systems and lighting effects to DJ software.
“Each stand is manned by helpful industry representatives ready to assist you in choosing the right product for your needs. Perhaps the best thing about the exhibition area is that it’s all hands on, with most stands including fully interactive displays so you can try before you buy.
The spokesman added: “Performance and demonstration areas throughout BPM play host to DJ sets, PAs and live performances, together with product and technique demonstrations across the weekend. BPM 2013 will feature DJ sets from Shiftee, Ruddaz and Slipmatt, a PA from Alison Limerick and the first ever Video Party, with high-energy VJ sets from rising starts The Video Geeks and headliner Beat A Maxx.”
There will also be seminars, hands-on workshops and panel sessions to offer an insight and inspiration to everyone from absolute beginners to seasoned pros. This varied and engaging educational programme is sure to help you move to the next level of your DJ or music production related hobby or career.
DJs, producers, performers and entertainment industry professionals also use BPM as one of the biggest networking events in the world.
The BPM spokesman said: “It’s the place to meet like-minded people, share ideas and be inspired to move forward.
“Plenty of venue owners, promoters and agents also attend the show, which makes it the perfect place to make contacts with people who can help you take the next step in your music career.
“To help with making new contacts a dedicated networking zone called the Hub made its debut in 2012 and is set to return, bigger and better, for BPM 2013.
“If you are serious about DJing, performing, producing or anything to do with electronic music or entertainment technology, BPM is the place to be inspired.”
Tickets are available on the door for £15. The show runs from 11am to 5pm from Saturday to Monday, for more information visit www.visitbpm.co.uk.
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