The BPI, the representative voice for the UK’s world leading record labels and music companies, today announces that the second event in the BPI Insight Session 50 series will take place on Tuesday 6th February, 17:00 – 18:30, at Sony Music UK.

Titled The Future Of Music Communities & Worldbuilding: Lessons From The Games Industry, the event in association with BPI audio partner Bowers & Wilkins will explore the intersection between music and gaming, featuring expert speakers across both industries. 

Guest speakers confirmed include the BPI’s new Chief Executive and former CEO of Ukie - the UK trade association for the games and interactive entertainment industry, Dr Jo Twist OBE, Director of Community Safety and Digital Civility at Roblox, Laura Higgins, and Director of Digital & New Tech within 4th Floor Creative, Sony Music UK, Hari Ashurst-Venn. Additionally, Zoe Scaman, Founder of Bodacious, a strategy studio navigating the new frontiers of innovation within the brand and entertainment worlds will be giving a live in-person keynote alongside an exclusive video keynote from renowned Futurist from the Copenhagen Institute for Futures Studies, Sofie Hvitved.

A very limited number of tickets to attend in person are available alongside a live-stream option hereSelected content will be recorded and available on the BPI’s Insight On Demand page. 

The BPI Insight Session 50 series is made up of three events and is an extension of the BPI’s successful Insight Sessions which have been running since 2014, exploring the intersection of music, technology, popular culture and social trends and the resulting implications for the music industry and its consumers. The first event was held last Spring at the iconic Abbey Road Studio Two, focusing on the intersection between new technological innovations and recorded music, watch highlights of the session here.

The BPI Insight Session 50 series has taken “the next 50 years” as its theme, and celebrates today’s diverse, innovative and progressive UK music industry.