LONDON (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — Musexpo, which many music industry leaders and influencers have called the most important, relevant and inspiring music, media and technology conference in the world, returns with Musexpo Europe on June 29 – July 1, 2009 at The Cumberland Hotel in the heart of London.
Already confirmed for this year’s event are Guy Moot, President, EMI Music Publishing UK & President of European Creative; Steve Schnur, Worldwide Head of Music & Marketing, EA Games; Jason Flom, President, Lava Records/UMG; George Ergatoudis, Head of Music Policy, BBC Radio 1; Rakesh Sanghvi, Managing Director, Sony/ATV Music Publishing (UK); Korda Marshall, President, Infectious Records; Barry Dickins, co-Founder & Managing Director, Int’l Talent Booking; Jim Chancellor, Managing Director, Fiction Records & Rockford Management Ltd.; Jeff Smith, Head of Music, BBC Radio 2; Darcus Beese, co-President, Island Records (UK); Mike Doernberg, CEO, ReverbNation; Caroline Elleray, Head of A&R, Universal Music Publishing Group; Kevin Arnold, Founder/CEO, IODA; James Sandom, Supervision Management (The Kaiser Chiefs, White Lies, Howling Bells); Paul Brown, Managing Director, Spotify (UK); Fredrik Eklander, CEO, Bonnier Amigo Music Group (Scandinavia); Ben Drury, CEO, 7 Digital; Ted Cohen, Managing Partner, Tag Strategic; Cassandra Gracey, Managing Director, Massive Management (Gabriella Cilmi); Deville Schober, CEO, Brainstorm (Germany); Jimmy Steal, VP Programming, Emmis (Hot 97 New York and Power 106 Los Angeles); Sammy Jacob, Managing Director, NME Radio (UK); Jens-Markus Wegener, Managing Director, AMV Talpa Music Publishing, Germany; Mike Walsh, Head of Music, Xfm Radio Network; Phil Chadwick, MD, TRC Management (Elbow); Vince Bannon, Vice President Music & Entertainment, Getty Images; Adam Zammit, CEO, Peer Group (Australia); Stephen Knill, President Music & Entertainment, The Radiate Group; Ajax Scott, Managing Director, Woodshed Media and returning as this year’s MC is the intellectually efficient Andrew Phillips, Media Consultant. In addition, MUSEXPO Europe will formally announce many other key global influencers who will inspire attendees and speak publicly in the UK and Europe for the very first time at MUSEXPO Europe.
In addition, A&R Worldwide will be hosting a few executive networking events at this year’s MUSEXPO Europe for registered delegates and speakers at the event. The A&R Worldwide networking events have become a must-attend for proactive music innovators who are looking to build new relationships and secure new creative and business solutions in a constantly evolving music industry. The intimate networking dinners were started back in 2001 in Los Angeles by A&R Worldwide founder Sat Bisla and Coldplay’s worldwide manager Dave Holmes along with a handful of other friends.
–by CelebrityAccess Staff Writers