LONDON (CelebrityAccess) – Some of the leading figures in the live touring industry will be making the scene at this year's LIVE UK Summit in London on 16 October.
This year's LIVE UK Summit will be held at the Radisson Blu Portman Hotel in London’s West End, followed by the Live Music Business Awards.
The list of speakers at this year's event includes:
Solo Agency’s John Giddings, founder of the Isle of Wight Festival and European agent for widely recognized artists ch the Rolling Stones, Madonna, U2 and David Bowie; Former AEG Live president of international Rob Hallett who has worked with acts such as Beyoncé, Justin Timberlake and Prince, and persuaded Leonard Cohen to tour again; and The Agency Group’s Geoff Meall, whose clients include Muse and Paramore, who are among the headliners on the Masters of the Universe panel.
Other speakers will include the Rebecca Kane, general manager of The O2 in London, Wembley Stadium’s Jim Freyling, Primary Talent International MD Peter Elliot, MPs Sharon Hodgson and Mike Weatherley. live music campaigner Lord Tim Clement Jones and MTV’s Anna Karatziva.
Conference panels at this year's Summit include The Dynamic Ticket, Backing the B(r)and, The Festival Forum and Tech Talk, with other sessions covering media partnerships, the expansion of digital and mobile promotion and artiste development.