MUNICH, Germany (VIP NEWS) — 170 members and guests celebrated the Federal German Association for the Promoters and Event Business (bdv) 30th anniversary with a congress and a Gala Dinner.
As Part of the agenda were panels with top speakers like the managing directors of Facebook and Google and the presentation of Germanys first research of the economic value of all sectors of the music industry edited by eight of the most important associations of the music branch.
Another top agenda item was the election of a new bdv-board. The day ended with the traditional bdv-Dinner and a speech of the Lord Mayor of Hamburg, Mr. Olaf Scholz, most valued in the music business due to Hamburgs outstanding activities in favor of the music industry. Amongst the many guests were CTS Chairman Klaus-Peter Schulenberg and DEAG chairman Peter Schwenkow.
Jens Michow was reelected as President and executive Manager for the next three years, the elections for the bdv board led to the following result (alphabetical order): Christian Doll (C2-Concerts), Felix Hansen (Landstreicher Booking), Daniel Rothammer (DEAG), Ulrike Schirrmacher (Berliner Kabarett-Theater „Die Wühlmäuse“), Stephan Thanscheidt (FKP Scorpio), Klaus Wollny (Hanseatische Konzertdirektion).