Asia-France Online Music Conference


Held by Bureau Export (music export office in France) and the Embassy of France in Singapore, Asia In The Limelight is a first chapter of a series of online conferences and networking meetings that aims to connect Asian high profile music professionals with French music companies.

These first two sessions will concentrate on how to connect, pitch, then distribute and promote a musical project in Asia. For each of the two public conferences, one moderator will tackle different topics with four speakers who will then being able to discuss with curated French music companies in one-to-one meetings.

More than ever, these online conferences will be an opportunity for music professionals to gather during this shape-shifting situation the music industry is going through.

Among the panelists, three of them are representing Singaporean music scene.

Keli Li, founder of the independent consulting agency CANGLO. Before starting her own consultancy business, Keli spent over 10 years as a music industry professional focusing on business development, strategic planning, product development, and content marketing in Music, Technology, Entertainment and Telecommunication industries with companies such as TikTok, Universal Music, and Singtel in Asia, Australia, Europe, and the United States.

Priya Dewan, manager at The Orchard for Asia, and founder of the professional network Gig Life Pro. Priya Dewan founded Gig Life Pro in 2019 to create a community of music industry professionals who want to grow their business in APAC through education, collaboration and transparency. She is also currently the VP of Southeast Asia and South Korea for The Orchard, responsible for signing and managing some of the best independent talent from the region for global digital and physical distribution, as well as working closely with existing and emerging digital services.

Jonathan Chua “Jon Chua JX” is the co-founder and creative director of Zendyll Records and Managing Director of Zendyll Productions. Actor and singer based in Singapore, Jon is one of the members of Singaporean band The Sam Willows and the co-founder and creative director of Zendyll Records and managing director of Zendyll Productions. Zendyll Records focuses heavily on Artist & Repertoire (A&R) development, music publishing, music production, songwriting, as well as branding and marketing to build up a collective of top producers, songwriters and artists that have a place in the global music ecosystem.

Wednesday 27th May – 3.30 pm SG time

How to click with Asia:
Connecting, pitching and storytelling for your projects

Moderated by: Piyapong “Py” MuenprasertdeeFungjai & Bangkok Music City co-founder (Thaïlande)

To join us, make sure you RSVP via this link.

Thursday 28th May – 3:30 SG time

How to click with Asia:
Distribution, platforms, marketing and finding an audience for your projects

Moderated by: Priya DewanThe Orchard Asia director & Gig Life Pro Founder (Singapour)

To join us, make sure you RSVP via this link.