peter leathem to take part in uk music brexit industry panel at sxsw

Chaired by UK Music CEO Michael Dugher, the high-level panel is set to discuss how to maintain the UK’s world-leading music industry after Brexit.

PPL CEO Peter Leathem is set to appear alongside senior Conservative MP Damian Collins, chair of the influential House of Commons Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) Select Committee. The recent work of the DCMS Select Committee has included an inquiry into the economic, cultural and social benefits of live music.

The panel is titled “UK Music Presents: How do we maintain the UK music industry’s global success after Brexit?”, and the other panelists are set to include: Labour MP Julie Elliott MP (Labour member of the DCMS Select Committee), Nigel Elderton (Chair, PRS for Music), Vanessa Reed (CEO, PRS Foundation).

The panel will consider the international implications, challenges and opportunities for music and talent development for the UK music industry – which contributes £4.5bn a year to the economy – following the decision to leave the EU.

If you are interested in attending the panel you can register online