It is a period of transition and upheaval for the festival industry, characterised by turbulence and opportunity in the market. In order to most successfully weather the former and capitalise on the latter, festival producers must now work together to share intelligence and embrace new technology platforms.
If you have an interest in the festival marketplace, you need to be at the 2012 UK Festival Conference, bringing together the leaders in the fields of festival management and production, digital technology and market knowledge. The future of the festival industry starts here at the The Roundhouse, London, on Monday 3rd December. Register your place now.
Unmissable panel sessions will include:
IQ Magazine presents…
THE FESTIVALS EMERGENCY BOARD MEETING
> Tough times, cancellations, financial losses, brutal weather. Where do we go from here?
THE NEW BOTTOM LINE
> The festival economy is reformatting. How to make a lot of money from new and mutating revenue streams.
Robertson Taylor presents…
WHEN LIGHTNING STRIKES
> Bad weather dealt heavy blows this year. How to plan for the worst and limit the fall-out when it happens.
HOW TO CAPTURE AND RETAIN AN AUDIENCE
> The black art of amassing an audience whose loyalties lie with your festival brand over your line-up.
The Association of Independent Festivals Presents…
HOW TO MAINTAIN A POSITIVE EXPERIENCE FOR THE ARTISTS
> Generate value and feel-good factor for your acts without a big budget.
Delegates will also receive:
- The latest exclusive market research insights
- Delegates bag
- Copy of the 2012 UK Festival Report
Top industry panelists will include…
- Stuart Galbraith (Kilimanjaro Live)
- Brian Grew (Live Nation)
- Rob da Bank (Bestival, Radio 1, AIF)
- Andy Redhead (SJM Concerts)
- Ben Challis (Glastonbury, AGF)
- Jo Vidler (Secret Garden Party)
- Jon Drape (Ear To The Ground)
- Paul Glossop (V Festival)
- Jim King (AEG Live, Loud Sound)
- James Scarlett (2000Trees)
- Lee Denny (LeeFest)
- Henry Erskine Crum (Evently)
- Jeremy Paterson (Vision Nine)
- Bradley Thompson (SBH Events)
- Jim Mawdsley (Evolution Festival)
- Tony Scott (Guilfest)
- Patrick Walker (Youtube)
- Jessica Koravos (Eskimo)
- Renaud Visage (EventBrite)
- Paul Pike (Intelligent Venue Solutions)
- Sara Verrall (Universal)
- Prof. Chris Kemp (Bucks New University)
- Suzanne Bull (Attitude Is Everything)
- Tim Roberts (Event Safety Shop)
- Alex Brooke (Peppermint Events)
- Paul Twomey (Robertson Taylor)
- Mark Logan (Showsec)
- Craig Becker (Purple Sky)
- Robbie Naish (Crowd Management)
- Chris McCormick (BluePeg)
- The 2012 UK Festival Market Report: Uncovering he latest market trends and vital business intelligence.
- The Green Festival Alliance: ‘The Power behind Festivals’. Exclusive and invaluable insights for promoters looking to innovate, reduce carbon, and even reduce fuel bills.
- ABLE2UK: Howard Thorpe, founder, addresses today’s key festival accessibility issues from booking to attending.