Convention capsules

Legrand, Emmanuel; Lorenz, Christian
February 1997
Billboard;02/01/97, Vol. 109 Issue 5, p4
Trade Publication
Presents a roundup of news from the MIDEM international music fair in Cannes, France in 1997. MTV Europe's plans to roll out two music channels targeting the United Kingdom market; The creation of a fund dedicated to financing French independent music production; The number of participants and companies represented at the conference; Other details.


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