Highlights from the Bogota Music Market.
The seventh edition of the Bogota Music Market (BoMM) took place in the Colombian capital’s Chamber of Commerce on September 10-13. Day 2, September 11, featured panels throughout the day and a total of 26 showcases, with artists selected by curators from among 2,600 applicants, a record for the conference.
Here are five takeaways from the event.
1. Colombia’s music business is healthy -- and growing: According to Bogota Chamber of Commerce president Monica De Greiff, last year, BoMM generated business worth approximately $2.1 million, with expectations higher for 2018. De Greif also noted 2,600 local artists had applied for consideration to be showcased at the event, a 128% increase in applicants from the previous year.