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First ILMC Sessions Announced

First ILMC Sessions Announced

As we head towards the holidays, ILMC registrations are flying out of the door faster than Santa on the 24th. So as something of an early Xmas present to all of our members around the world, here’s a sneak preview of five sessions set to be talking points of ILMC 2019.
 
On Wednesday 6 March, Tim Chambers chairs Ticketing: Selling out is losing out, which considers whether in an age of dynamic ticketing, slow ticketing, always-on ticketing and a dizzying array of ticket types, perhaps it’s time that artists and promoters alike lost their obsession with sell outs. 
Read more Ticketing: Is selling out losing out?.


Festival Forum: Fan first? asks whether in the clamour to claw back ever-escalating artist fees and turn a profit, festivals are in danger of turning off their patrons, chaired by ARTmania’s Codruța Vulcu & Paléo Festival’s Dany Hassenstein.
Read more here



And also that day, Frukt’s Dom Hodge chairs Partnerships: I’m with the brand, which discusses what the next decade will bring for brand activation at festivals and larger events; marketing the brand in the ever-evolving digital space; and how the relationship with the fan is expected to change.  
Read more here


On Thursday 7 March, Simkins LLP's Jessie Merwood leads Industry Investment: The power brokers to examine how the flood of investment is reshaping the industry it’s flowing into, and whether the price paid may eventually be too high for all.
Read more here



And the Thursday programme also boasts The Venue’s Venue: Close-up magic, as the Royal Albert Hall’s Lucy Noble stirs this year’s melting pot of topics, which include exclusive venue data, diversification of programming, innovation and pre-show entertainment.
Read more here



The full ILMC agenda will be published in January, but to ensure you’re part of the conversation at the leading gathering of the international live music business, click here to register.