Anyone with an interest in the festival business and where it’s headed needs to be part of the 2014 UK Festival Conference, bringing together the leaders in the fields of festival management and production, disruptive technology and market knowledge. The exciting future of the festival industry starts at The Roundhouse, London, on Monday 1 December.
Incisive panel sessions will include:
Powerful Thinking presents…
THE SHOW MUST GO ON
Some of the UK’s leading festivals consider the industry’s response to climate change and what the next twenty years might look like.
GET THE PROFESSIONALS IN – TIME TO BID FAREWELL TO THE AMATEUR PROMOTER?
The festival industry has developed into a world-class marketplace, but is still brought down too frequently by inexperienced operators collapsing. Is it time to flush them out?
THE FAT BOTTOM LINE: IT MAKES OUR ROCKING WORLD GO ROUND
How to maximise secondary revenue opportunities to increase your event’s profitability in an ultra-competitive market.
DISRUPTIVE INNOVATION AND THE DATA-DRIVEN FUTURE OF FESTIVALS
The festival industry is being rebooted by technologists, creating great opportunities for those willing to embrace these shifts.
Top industry panellists will include…
Melvin Benn (Festival Republic)
Jim King (AEG Live, Loud Sound)
John Probyn (Live Nation)
Chris Johnson (Shambala Festival, Powerful Thinking)
Teresa Moore (Bucks New University)
Zac Fox (Kilimanjaro Live)
Chris McCormick (Blue Peg)
Paul Pike (IVS)
Rob Scully (Glastonbury)
Lawrence Griffith (Digital Factory)
Alison Tickell (Julie’s Bicycle)
Katie Madison (Bestival)
Dan Walsh (Full Fat)
Koen Hofmans (PlugGo)
Phil Hutcheon (Dice)
Penny Mellor (A Greener Festival)
The latest exclusive market research insights
Copy of the 2014 UK Festival Report
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