NY:LON Connect 2018, the global music business summit co-ventured by Music Biz and Music Ally, took place Tuesday, January 23 and Wednesday, January 24 at New York City's Dream Downtown Hotel. The sold-out event drew representatives from 15 different countries such the UK, India, Italy, the Netherlands, and more to have high-level discussions on the future of the global music industry. Between featured presentations from Spotify's CMO Seth Farbman & Kobalt's CEO Willard Ahdrtiz; a keynote discussion with UMG's Jonathan Dworkin & WMG's Tracy Gardner; deep-dives into Latin America & India; talks on copyright, artist services, smart speakers, startups, and so much more — the groundbreaking event had everyone talking.