The summit will take place from April 26th-28th at the Destino Pacha Ibiza Resort for its fourteenth edition!
IMS Ibiza has announced the first ten speakers and ten key topics for its fourteenth edition, FACE THE FUTURE. The summit will take place from April 26th-28th at the Destino Pacha Ibiza Resort and will unite innovators, creators, visionaries, and disruptors from across the global electronic music ecosystem. IMS Ibiza is a thought-leadership platform that analyzes the most crucial business challenges and opportunities facing the electronic music industry today.
Co-hosted by leading BBC Radio 1 broadcasters Pete Tong MBE and Jaguar, the summit will inspire ethical and sustainable growth and catalyze positive change from the boardroom to the dance floor. The IMS will feature a dissection of the complexities of AI, the next steps for music and Web3, diversity & inclusion, the impact of ageism in electronic music, music rights management, understanding neurodiversity, the ever-changing dynamic between agents and promoters, an analysis of music journalism, plus the unveiling of the much-anticipated IMS Business Report and its widely quoted annual industry valuation figure, which has become critical to the industry’s positioning and success.
Max Lousada (CEO, Recorded Music, Warner Music Group) will make his debut appearance at IMS Ibiza and reflect on his long and influential career in the music industry in a keynote interview, covering his deep affinity for Ibiza and electronic music and lifting the lid on his vision for the future of WMG’s global recorded music operations.
The summit will include a live recording of the ‘Takin’ Care of Lady Busine$$’ podcast, which will unite Jennifer Justice (Founder/CEO, The Justice Dept.), an entertainment and live experience executive and former attorney to Jay-Z, known for her expertise in building artists’ careers, with TOKiMONSTA (Artist) to discuss the latter’s new venture as Co-Founder of SONA, a Web3-based music protocol putting artists in control of the culture they create.
Other speakers include SHERELLE with Fabio & Grooverider, Ben Mawson(Co-Founder, TaP Music), Fat Tony (Artist), LP Giobbi (Artist), Elijah (Founder, Make The Ting), Cristiana Simon (Artist Manager, Alegria Agency), Tom Schroeder (Executive VP, Wasserman), and David Sinopoli (Founder, iii Points; Co-Owner, Club Space).
IMS Ibiza aims to present opportunities for delegates to explore best practice and innovation in technology, diversity & inclusion, education & wellness, presented in engaging formats discoverable across the sprawling seaside Destino Pacha Resort site. Wellness platform The Art of Areté will once again be fully integrated into the IMS Ibiza experience free of charge to all attendees thanks to the generosity of Pioneer DJ.
Overall, the FACE THE FUTURE summit promises to be an informative and inspirational event for the electronic music industry. It will bring together experts and innovators to address critical business challenges and opportunities, inspire ethical and sustainable growth, and catalyze positive change.
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