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International Music Summit in Ibiza

The 2011 International Music Summit is back in Ibiza in 2011, with some special guest speakers, the 2011 event promises to be the best event yet. From the 25th – 27th May at the Ibiza Gran Hotel the IMS will hold day lectures as normal, but for 2011 they’re staging their first ever opening party at Pacha Ibiza on 25th May. There are only 500 delegate positions available, so to avoid disappointment please register early.

Here’s some more information from the International Music Summit’s website:

Ten reasons to embrace IMS 2011

  • IMS to reveal Electronic Music Industry Power Players list at forthcoming event
  • IMS Legends Dinner at IMS Ibiza. A celebration of one person’s milestone
  • Speed Networking with all IMS speakers outside of main delegation room
  • Speed Pitching with BBC Radio 1’s Head of Music – George Ergatoudis
  • Booking United summit meeting to take place during IMS Ibiza
  • First ever IMS Opening Party at Pacha on Wed May 25
  • IMS event at Dalt Vila – World Heritage Site moves from one night to two
  • First official IMS pool party to take place at Ibiza Town hotel
  • Introduction of ‘Question Time’ format. Panel of experts debate the scene
  • Wider range of hotel packages available. More hotels, more choice

Eleven topics for IMS 2011

  • Records. Meet Team Swedish House Mafia
  • Labels. Survival of the Fittest: Labels of Love
  • Publishers: They’re Just a Bunch of *ankers, aren’t they?
  • Festivals. Kazentip – A New Dance Music Republic
  • Social Media. The Twittering Classes: Social Media Etiquette
  • Global. Las Vegas: The first real Ibiza Alternative?
  • Global. Brasil: The New North America?
  • Genres. Changing of the Guard: The New Techno Glitteratti
  • Genres. Dubstep Breaks America
  • Agents. Booking United: Berlin agent association revealed
  • Charts. IMS: The DJ Index

First speakers for IMS 2011

  • Keynote Interview – Daniel Miller (Mute, Label, chairman). Interviewed by Richie Hawtin
  • Keynote Interview – George Ergatoudis (BBC Radio 1, Head of Music)
  • Keynote Interview – Emmanuel du Buretel (Because, Label; founder)
  • Keynote Interview – David Levy (Willam Morris Endeavour, agent)
  • Everything’s Gone Green: Richie Hawtin (M-nus, artist)
  • Who The Fuck Is… Paul Kalkbrenner? (artist)
  • Sasha (artist)
  • Jamie Jones (Hot Natured / Crosstown Rebels, artist)
  • Nervo (artists)
  • Theo Gupta (Nokia, Global Music Partnerships Manager, brands)
  • Jeffrey B. Clyburn (National Geographic Music, Vice President)
  • Liz Gallacher (Velvet-Ears, music supervisor)
  • Jason Alexander (Hit The Ground Running / Curators, music supervisor)
  • Rudy Chung (Hit The Ground Running / Curators, music supervisor)
  • Amy Thomson (CMO Management, manager; Swedish House Mafia)
  • Alison Tickell (Julie’s Bicycle, climate change coalition, director)
  • Mark Gillespie (Three Six Zero Group, manager)
  • Jho Oakley (Jho Management, manager; Pendulum & Chase & Status)
  • Shamal Ranasinghe (Top Spin Media, digital marketing, co-founder)
  • Nikita Marshunok (kaZantip, festival Ukrain, promoter)
  • Ted Cohen (TAG Strategic, digital, founder)
  • Jason Bentley (KCRW, broadcaster / DJ)
  • Gary Richards (Hard / Hardfest, festival Los Angeles, promoter)
  • Katrin Schlotfeldt (Clonk, agent)
  • Kim Benjamin (Kimco Entertainment, agent)
  • Tom Windish (Windish Agency, agent, founder)
  • Tom Kiel (Universal Germany, label, A&R)


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