Ultimate Seminar

Learn valuable business skills, to gain insight into their chosen field and benefit from networking opportunities.

Ultimate Seminar

The Ultimate Seminar aim is to educate and encourage today’s generation to become tomorrow’s leaders in their chosen field.

This exclusive seminar is one of a kind that inspires and enables attendees to learn valuable business skills, to gain insight into their chosen field and benefit from networking opportunities.


What’s it about

Established music professionals with considerable credibility lead each panel and share inspirational experiences with The Ultimate Seminar (TUS) attendees, encouraging individuals to set personal goals and realise their own objectives and ambitions.

Known for their outstanding line-ups, previous years speakers have had some of the music industry’s top executives, including Tony Harlow (CEO, WMUK), Austin Daboh (EVP, Atlantic Records), Darcus Beese (President, Darco Recordings), Joe Kentish (President, Warner Records), Nick Burgess (Co-President, Parlophone), David Dollimore (Ministry of Sound/RCA), Jo Charrington (Co-President, EMI) and Nick Raphael (Ex- Capitol President), award winning songwriter’s Fraser T Smith, Jin Jin (Jess Glynne), Kamille, Jamie Scott (One Direction), Tre Jean-Marie (Craid David, Mabel) and Maegan Cottone (Little Mix and Olly Murs), Jake Nava (Beyonce), Twin B (Co-President 0207 Def Jam), Char Grant A&R Director 0207 Def Jam), Afryea HenryFountaine (Marketing Director MotownI), Managers Martha Kinn (Years and Years) and Ben Mawson (Lana Del Ray) and artists including Mabel, Cat Burns, JP Cooper, Potter Payper, Stormzy, Tiana Major, The Staves and Labrinth,  through to and not limited to  leading Lawyers Accountants, Songwriters, Producers in the creative industry.

“The Ultimate Seminar bridges the gap between the classroom and the boardroom”


By far the best seminar, credible speakers invaluable advice and hugely inspiring for all those wanting a career within the Music industry.

Darcus Beese OBE - EVP of Warner Music UK (WMUK) & President of Darco Recordings

Well done to Kwame, Nicki and Andrea for setting up The Ultimate Seminar. The knowledge experience, expertise and advice from the panel is invaluable to anyone looking to get ahead in the music industry!

Jonny Quinn - Snow Patrol

Anything that will help engage and encourage a whole new breed of forward thinkers to our business can only be a positive. The experience I had of the Ultimate Seminar was fantastic.

Collin Barlow - Former President RCA Records

The Ultimate Seminar is the most important event for anyone trying to enter the music industry right now. The access and advice shared at the event from key players in this industry is priceless.

Ebony Rhiney-James - Head of Sony Digital

We particularly believe in The Ultimate Seminar because it reaches and informs a demographic that currently no other London based seminar has yet been able to, and it provides a unique service to these serious about a career in the music & media industries.

Simon Aldridge - PRS

This forum for sharing is an essential part of encouraging tomorrows generation of the music industry players to break through and reach their full potential, regardless of background and contacts. I loved being part of it and wish that I'd attended a similar event of its kind growing up.

Jake Nava - Music Video and Film director (Beyonce - Single Ladies, Kanye West - Monsters, Adele - Someone Like You)

Sat in a room with peers, heroes and future leaders & innovators of our industry was not only an honour but also an education. Bringing us together and giving the future an honest insight into what this business is and can be is vital and I take my hat off to Ultimate Seminar for making it happen.

Creative Director @ Spilt MIlk

Big up The Ultimate Seminar - keep educating the masses , l love it, I’ve learnt a lot being at it, we need this

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