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“Supporting the next generation of innovative music industry ideas”


What is Future Disrupter?


Future Disrupter is a new development programme aimed at supporting aspiring young project managers (18-30). The programme is packed with a range of transferable skills, professional guidance and industry opportunity, all aimed to help and propel any early-mid career stage project manager. 

Future Disrupter programme helps to strengthen the talent pathway of Music Industry Professionals in Wales by providing essential support to young people with a passion for music and project management.

The six-month programme will help you develop key skills for future employment, alongside an invitation to join a new industry network with professional advice which will help you on your next steps. 

Whether you are looking to manage your own start-up project within the arts, manage a music project or apply for a project manager position within an organisation - this is the essential starter-kit for you. 

What will you get from Future Disrupter's Programme?

  • 6 x Industry Sessions featuring topics such as Finance and Budgeting, Organisation and Time Management, Relationships and Communication, Legalities and Contracts, Planning, Problem-Solving and Seeking Opportunities

  • 8 x Keynote Talks featuring topics such as an Overview of Project Management, Managing a Music Project, Confidence in Public Speaking, Freelancer Wellbeing, Funding Applications explained and Understanding your Tax.

  • Access to a network of Project Managers across Wales.

  • Paid Work experience opportunities at Beacons Cymru’s SUMMIT Conference & Festival.


Considerations, Eligibility & Expectations

  • This program will take place predominantly online 

  • You must be able to attend sessions on Tuesday evenings at 6pm (There are 1-3 sessions per month)

  • You will be required to give feedback when asked

  • You must be 18-30 years of age

  • You must be based in Wales

Meet our 10 Future Disrupters

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