Vinyl Workgroup

MEDIA-TECH Vinyl Working Group in Europe

Now that vinyl sales are projected to sell 140 million units in 2017 and with sales nearing the $1 billion benchmark for the first time this millennium it’s time to take advantage of pressing plants’ collective power and best practices in easing the economics of manufacturing records.The MEDIA-TECH Vinyl Workgroup is convening for the first time in Eindhoven on June 4th to set the industry agenda and provide a networking platform under the umbrella of the MEDIA-TECH Association along with the support of the ‚Making Vinyl‘ Alliance.

Don’t miss this opportunity to grab a seat at the table!

The registration for the Workshop Vinyl is included in the conference fee.

Key Objectives:

  • Presenting & Supporting the Green Vinyl Project
  • Celebrating Vinyl as physical media’s shining star in the digital age
  • Deliver need-to-know info about Vinyl manufacturing challenges, opportunities
  • Provide useful state-of-the-art info for mutual interests along the Vinyl supply chain, including retailers, labels, pressing plants, consumable suppliers, packagers, musicians and online merchants
  • Provide networking opportunities for these diverse groups to meet each other and forge new relationships
  • The MEDIA-TECH Vinyl Workgroup website will offer members of the vinyl industry and press a single point resource for glossary of vinyl terms, and more information and education in vinyl sourcing and manufacturing.

There are numerous benefits planned to be offered by the Work Group, such as:

  • Permanent technology transfer
  • Know-how networking within the international vinyl record manufacturing industry
  • Free publicity on the Media-Tech Association Website
  • Reduced conference fees at MEDIA-TECH events and ‘Making Vinyl’ Detroit 2018
  • High caliber conferences with speakers from music and vinyl industry value chain
  • Market research for early access to future market trends

Who Should Participate

  • Green Vinyl Group
  • Vinyl Manufacturers
  • Vinyl Mastering Service Providers
  • Lacquer Cutting Service Providers
  • Equipment Manufacturers
  • CD/DVD Replicators & Duplicators
  • Vinyl Consumables Suppliers
  • Packaging Suppliers – Labeling, Inner sleeves, etc.
  • Record Labels
  • Copyrights Holders
  • Music Brokers
  • Turntable Manufacturers and Other Audio Components
  • Music Retailers
  • Printers
  • Vinyl Enthusiasts

The registration for the Workshop Vinyl is included in the conference fee.
For the conference please register under: Registration


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