BIME started out in 2013 with its sights set on the music of the future, reaching out to America. Today it is a meeting point for all kinds of professionals from more than 30 different countries, working in all areas of music and other cultural and creative industries. It is a space for connecting continents, doing business, sharing knowledge and discovering the latest innovations in anything and everything directly or indirectly related to music.
BIME PRO consists of a general programme with talks and conferences by professionals from all fields of the creative industries, plus a series of special activities including:
- BIME PRO FESTS: festival congress for the sector’s professionals
- BIME PRO START UP!: a startup convention for young entrepreneurs
- BIME PRO CAMPUS: the training programme for students
- ATLANTIC MUSIC CONFERENCES SYMPOSIUM: the first meeting of Ibero-American music fairs.
Bilbao, full of music. The most promising talents from all over Europe and Latin America will take the stage of the most iconic venues of the city to break borders and make the public of the village vibrate.
BIME LIVE will host for 2 nights the most important artists of the international music scene, as well as the future promises of the local and national ones, making it one of the biggest Autumn festivals in Europe, with both national and international public.
Many renowned artists have made a step at BIME Live, for example: Kraftwerk, Imagine Dragons, Jamiroquai, The National, Foals, PJ Harvey, Crystal Fighters, Suede, Aphex Twin, Mogwai, Nina Kraviz, La Roux, Jon Hopkins, Slowdive, The Chemical Brothers, Moderat or Four Tet among others.