FKP Scorpio expands into Poland
Hamburg-based concert promoter FKP Scorpio has grown its European footprint, launching a division in Poland.
FKP Scorpio Poland, headquartered in Warsaw, is headed up by Filip Potocki, who has been managing director of Arcadia Live since 2015.
Other members of the Polish branch include Jan Brzoza (administration, marketing and ticketing) and Krysztof Czarniakowski (project management and ticketing).
“I’ve been following the development of the Polish live music market for a long time and see great potential there,” says FKP Scorpio chief executive Folkert Koopmans.
“I’ve been following the development of the Polish live music market for a long time and see great potential there”
The company had its first foray into the Polish market in 2018, says Koopmans, promoting an Ed Sheeran show in “the fantastic atmosphere of the PGE Narodowy Stadium (58,145-cap.) in Warsaw,” as part of Sheeran’s record-breaking ÷ tour.
The first concert organised by FKP Scorpio Poland will be 2019 Eurovision Song Contest winner Duncan Laurence on 25 November at Proxima, Warsaw.
Poland is the ninth country office for the promoter, adding to branches in Norway, Austria, Sweden, the Netherlands, Denmark, Finland, the UK and Germany.
The Polish expansion follows on from FKP’s recent acquisition of Stockholm-based promoter Woah Dad Live, through its Swedish arm.
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