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Second wave of speakers revealed for ILMC 2020

Senior figures from CAA, Live Nation, AEG, ASM Global, Oak View Group and WME are among the latest additions to the ILMC speaker line-up

By IQ on 04 Feb 2020

More speakers revealed for ILMC 2020

Organisers of the International Live Music Conference (ILMC) have released the second wave of speakers for this year’s event, following on from the launch of the 2020 conference programme last week.

In addition to the previously announced session chairs and workshop hosts – which include top players from ATC Live, C3 Presents, Live Nation, Fullsteam Agency, Kilimanjaro Live, Ticketmaster and Metropolis Music – a whole host of guest speakers have been added to the line-up.

The opening day of the conference sees CAA’s Emma Banks, Live Nation Spain’s Pino Sagliocco, BookMyShow’s Ashish Hemrajani and Move Concert’s Phil Rodriguez take to the stage for the Paul Latham-chaired The Open Forum: Universally challenged, as ILMC’s traditional opening session takes on a game show twist.

Elsewhere, AEG Europe CEO and president Alex Hill and Mayland AG’s Matthias C Just are among those taking part in a session on industry investment.

Day two of ILMC brings an all-star line-up for The Venue’s Venue session, chair by the European Arenas Association/AEG’s John Langford and featuring Live Nation’s David Davies, OVG’s Brian Kabatznick, LiveStyled’s Harry Samuel, ASM Global’s Tom Lynch and Thomas Ovesen of the Diriyah Gate Development Authority.

Organisers of the International Live Music Conference have released the second wave of speakers for this year’s event

ASM Global’s Tom Lynch also leads the Venue Summit: Alternative content discussion at the new conference space at the Baglioni Hotel, with the O2’s Emma Bownes, Stockholm Live’s Jenny Blomqvist and Alexandra Palace’s Lucy Fenner.

Other announced speakers include Jeremy Paterson (IF Media Consultancy), Francesca Blackburn (WME), Debbie Ward (Paradigm), Arnold Bernard (Harlem Globetrotters) and Nicolás Renna (Proactiv).

Further sessions and details of all guest speakers will be announced in the coming weeks.

The full ILMC agenda can be viewed here, while the Futures Forum website is here.

ILMC takes place at the Royal Garden Hotel in London from 3 to 6 March. Companies supporting this year’s conference include Live Nation, Ticketmaster, Eventim, WME, Universe, Livestyled, Tysers, Joy Station, Mojo Rental and Showsec.


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