The annual International Live Music Conference (ILMC) is breaking new ground by featuring two established artistes taking the stage at the biggest gathering of promoters, agents and venue operators on the planet.
Dua Lipa will give a keynote speech at the Futures Forum part of the event, while The Who’s frontman Roger Daltry will take the chair for the Ed Bicknell interview.
Takes place between 5 and 8 March at London’s Royal Garden Hotel, the event include panels such as Ticketing: Selling out is losing out, The Venue’s Venue and Partnerships.
Among Futures Forum sessions, aimed at live industry under-30s, will be Meet The New Bosses, which features speakers United Talent Agency’s Olly Ward, Kilimanjiro Live’s Karma Bertelsen and Mike Jones from The MJR Group.
“By additionally inviting 200 younger professionals along for Futures Forum, we want to build a platform that promotes and encourages that next generation of industry leaders,” says ILMC head Greg Parmley.
More than 1,000 delegates are expected to attend the conference from over 50 countries.