Sponsor Spotlight – PMT House of Rock

Sponsor Spotlight – PMT House of Rock

The music store is a vital part of a musician’s life. It’s where they start their careers, purchasing their first instrument, and it’s there in their times of need when they need it most. PMT (aka Professional Music Technology) is a store with multiple locations across the UK as well as being an online store that caters to the needs of musicians, sound engineers and producers as well as many others.

PMT is also present in Cardiff, on St Mary’s Street, and has now sponsored the music awards for all three years. This year they showcased the awards on their website […] Read more

Sponsor Spotlight – University Of South Wales

Sponsor Spotlight – University Of South Wales

Since 2017 we have been working with the University of South Wales to provide marketing and events experiences to their students who work alongside us as interns at the Cardiff Music Awards

Lucy Squire, who is head of the Music & Sound courses at USW, says of the awards: “The Cardiff Music Awards provide an opportunity to celebrate talent & shout about it to the world. The opportunity to gain experience with the awards has been a starting point for many student careers in event management and the live industry”.

In our first year we worked with Connie Rivera (pictured above), who […] Read more

Concrete Junglists – Sponsor Spotlight

Concrete Junglists – Sponsor Spotlight

This year we are proud to announce that Concrete Junglists are a sponsor of our 2019 awards ceremony!

On the surface Concrete Junglists look like an independent urban apparel company. However there is much more to them than meets the eye. The company’s founder & designer, Dave Shaw (you may know him as DroneBoy), has a long standing history with the music scene in Cardiff.

Over fifteen years ago, Shaw began hosting drum’n’bass nights in Cardiff bars alongside two of his friends, DJ Tru & High Contrast. Shaw’s role in the club nights soon shifted from DJing to graphic design & promotion […] Read more

Ladies of Rage – Partnership Announcement

Ladies of Rage – Partnership Announcement

As you might already be aware, today is International Women’s Day! It’s a day that celebrates the momentous achievements that women have made throughout history to achieve gender equality. On this day, we have the pleasure to announce that we have partnered with an organisation that dedicated to helping young women find a foothold in the music scene. We give you: Ladies of Rage.

In case you didn’t know, Ladies of Rage is an online platform. Their aim is to help and support women working in the music industry in genres where women have historically been underrepresented. This includes genres […] Read more

Jack Arts – Sponsor Spotlight

Jack Arts – Sponsor Spotlight

For the third year running, we are excited to announce Jack Arts as one of our sponsors!

We walk past hundreds of billboards, adverts and posters in Cardiff everyday, but have you ever wondered who’s behind them? Well, wonder no more because its more than likely to be the work of Jack Arts.

Jack Arts may have an office situated in Cardiff, but you can see their work in cities across the UK. They are known for creating impressive out-of-home marketing campaigns, from huge murals and installations to impressive posters. It’s clear to see that with over 25 years’ […] Read more

Cymraeg Byd Busnes – Sponsor Spotlight

Cymraeg Byd Busnes – Sponsor Spotlight

Happy Saint David’s Day Everyone!

It is on the day that celebrates all things Welsh, that we have the pleasure to announce that we have a new partnership for our 2019 ceremony, and we think you’ll be ecstatic about it!

Following last years ceremony, we received feedback requesting that we make our organisation embody more of the Welsh culture and language. Although we could’ve stopped after our fantastic new logo was designed, we decided to continue. We needed to do more to promote the Welsh language in our awards ceremony as well.

It is because of all our feedback that […] Read more

Win Studio Time at Kings Road Studios

Win Studio Time at Kings Road Studios

This year we are giving you the chance to win studio time at Kings Road Studios. To enter you only need to do two things. First, buy your ticket to our 2019 awards ceremony. Secondly, send an email to info@cardiffmusicawards.co.uk to confirm your entry before 20th March.

Anyone who has been following us over the years will know that we ran similar competition last year. The competition was won by Alexandra Gant, who had entered the competition by nominating the band, Ofelia, for some awards.

After winning the competition she gave her cousin Olly Krizan, who is part the band […] Read more

Sponsor Spotlight – Barti Rum

Sponsor Spotlight – Barti Rum

Ahoy there, me hearties! We have some exciting news for all of you rum guzzlers out there. We are ecstatic to announce that this year, Barti Ddu Rum, are one of our official sponsors for our 2019 awards ceremony!

Over the next few years, rum is pegged to become the drink of choice for most people, with new rums popping up on the market every day. Barti Rum is definitely one of these rums to watch (but is much better to drink!)   

Although you may not have heard of the Pembrokeshire based rum company before, as it was only created […] Read more

Sponsor Spotlight | Fine Rolling Media

Sponsor Spotlight | Fine Rolling Media

For our next Sponsor Spotlight we’d like to present to you the award winning Fine Rolling Media. As a local, up and coming, video production company, they’ve been making waves recently with their unique, emotive and beautifully shot content. Not only have they been kind enough to be a sponsor, they will also be taking care of the filming and editing of this years ceremony. An interesting company who seems destined for great things, we thought we’d reach out to head honcho Kristian Kane and find out more.

For those who don’t already know, can you start by giving us a […] Read more

Sponsor Spotlight | Jack Arts

Sponsor Spotlight | Jack Arts

Cardiff Music Awards is grateful for the valued partnership of our 2018 sponsors. We’re excited to be working with Jack Arts, an independent out-of-home agency specialising in arts and culture.

After working with them on the CMAs last year, they were up for making the CMAs bigger and better that ever before this year. For the 2018 CMAs, they’re assisting with the posters, flyers and distribution, without we would struggle to spread the word of the event to this level.

Some of their services include posters, event branding and popups, and most impressively, experimental marketing. One that stands out is ‘The Handmaid’s […] Read more