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** DEADLINE EXTENDED TO APRIL 13TH **

IMS AND MIXMAG PRESENT

VISIONARIES CONTEST

A GLOBAL SEARCH FOR THE NEXT GENERATION OF INNOVATORS

Do you live and breathe electronic music?
Do you have an innovative idea that can progress and push our industry forward?

IMS is seeking the young, inspired industry leaders of the next generation that are ready to step up to a global platform and share their voice to a room full of electronic music’s most powerful individuals. Be the next Visionaries Contest winner and take your first step to becoming tomorrow’s industry innovator.

One determined individual will win the opportunity to become a keynote speaker in front of a room full of the industry’s greatest and an all-inclusive trip to either IMS Engage or IMS Ibiza. It’s time to make your mark on the global electronic music industry!

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WIN THESE 7 PRIZES!

  • DELIVER KEYNOTE SPEECH AT IMS AND ATTEND AS A DELEGATE
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    DELIVER KEYNOTE SPEECH AT IMS AND ATTEND AS A DELEGATE

    One global winner will be invited to the IMS stage as a keynote speaker to present his or her ideas to an audience of the industry’s most important leaders. Along with a badge to the entire Summit, the Visionaries winner will be awarded the unique opportunity to have his or her innovative ideas be heard.

    * Winner based in North America will receive an all-inclusive trip and opportunity to speak at IMS Engage. Winner based in Europe will receive an all-inclusive trip and opportunity to speak at IMS Ibiza. Winner based elsewhere may choose which Summit they would like to attend, but flights will only be covered from a North American or European city.

    ONE ROUNDTRIP TICKET TO EITHER LOS ANGELES OR IBIZA
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    ONE ROUNDTRIP TICKET TO EITHER LOS ANGELES OR IBIZA

    One global winner will receive a roundtrip ticket to either Los Angeles or Ibiza.

    * Winner based in North America will receive an all-inclusive trip and opportunity to speak at IMS Engage. Winner based in Europe will receive an all-inclusive trip and opportunity to speak at IMS Ibiza. Winner based elsewhere may choose which Summit they would like to attend, but flights will only be covered from a North American or European city.

    LODGING AT EITHER
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    LODGING AT EITHER
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    In addition to a roundtrip flight, the 2016 Visionaries winner will receive lodging at either the W Hotel Hollywood (IMS Engage) or Hard Rock Hotel Ibiza (IMS Ibiza).

    * Winner based in North America will receive an all-inclusive trip and opportunity to speak at IMS Engage. Winner based in Europe will receive an all-inclusive trip and opportunity to speak at IMS Ibiza. Winner based elsewhere may choose which Summit they would like to attend, but flights will only be covered from a North American or European city.

    SIX-MONTH MENTORSHIP PROGRAM CURATED AND LEAD BY ANDREEA MAGDALINA, FOUNDER OF SHESAID.SO
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    SIX-MONTH MENTORSHIP PROGRAM CURATED AND LEAD BY ANDREEA MAGDALINA, FOUNDER OF SHESAID.SO

    One global winner will win a six-month mentorship program curated and lead by Andreea Magdalina, founder of shesaid.so.

    The winner will benefit from two one-hour sessions each month; one with Andreea and a second one with a rotating guest mentor. Each selected guest mentor comes from a different area of the industry and is an expert in their field. With this program we hope to give a 360 view of what the music business has to offer.

    MENTORSHIP LEAD
    Andreea Magdalina (Founder, shesaid.so, USA/UK)

    GUEST MENTORS
    Tiffany Yu (VP of Digital Marketing & Innovation, Three Six Zero, USA)
    Olivia Nunn (Head of Marketing, Island Records, UK)
    Georgia Taglietti (Head of Communications, Sonar Festival, Spain)
    Erin O’brien (Head of Brand Partnerships, WME, LA)
    Hisham Dahud (Digital Strategy Director, Fame House, USA)
    Matt Colon (Co-Founder, Deckstar, USA)

    ACCESS TO ALL OFFICIAL PARTIES
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    ACCESS TO ALL OFFICIAL PARTIES

    After IMS, the Visionaries winner will also receive access to all official IMS parties.

    OPPORTUNITIES TO INTERVIEW FOR AN INTERNSHIP AT 3 LEADING INDUSTRY COMPANIES
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    OPPORTUNITIES TO INTERVIEW FOR AN INTERNSHIP AT 3 LEADING INDUSTRY COMPANIES

    The Visionaries winner will receive the unique opportunity to interview with three leading industry companies following their keynote at IMS.

    1. LISTEN UP PR
    With offices in London and Los Angeles, Listen Up is a renowned PR company within dance music, working with clients such as Avicii, Pacha, Zedd, Tiesto and many more. They provide 360 promotional service offering radio, club, online and print campaigns worldwide, consistently delivering results to clients in a diverse range of musical genres.

    2. THE BULLIT AGENCY
    The Bullitt Agency is one of the preeminent agencies representing some the world’s leading music producers and DJ’s. With offices in Los Angeles, Washington, DC, and Barcelona The Bullitt Agency has established itself as a staple in the electronic music industry by maintaining a distinct level of excellence only associated with the Bullitt brand.

    3. IMS
    IMS is the premier thought leadership platform for electronic music, a global movement created to unite and connect the industry. Three summits taking place in Ibiza, Los Angeles and Shanghai invite everyone – from seasoned masters to young visionaries – to come together and inspire the future of our industry.

    *The interview does not guarantee a job placement at the given company.

  • BUSINESS START-UP ADVICE SESSION WITH TRANSMIT STARTUPS
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    BUSINESS START-UP ADVICE SESSION WITH TRANSMIT STARTUPS

    Transmit Start-Ups Ltd is based in Gateshead in the North East of England. It launched in 2013 as an off-shoot of Transmit Consulting, founded in 2006.

    Transmit Start-Ups Ltd was set up with sole purpose of delivering the Government’s Start Up Loans programme. We provide finance, support and mentoring to new and existing entrepreneurs aged 18 and over. We are one of only three National Delivery Partners covering all of England and Scotland.

    We work with hundreds of fantastic entrepreneurs every year and receive up to 600 applications every month for this popular startup programme. The three directors have run their own companies over the last 25 years – some successes and some failures – and understand the challenges of starting and growing a business!

    The whole team at Transmit Start-Ups pride themselves on delivering a friendly, efficient, customer-focussed service. We are here to help and advise you so please do not hesitate to pick up the phone if you need some assistance.


HOW TO ENTER

1. Create a 5 to 10 minute video.
2. Upload it to YouTube as a public video.
3. Submit it with the entry form below.

THE PROMPT

HOW CAN WE GROW AND INNOVATE THE ELECTRONIC MUSIC INDUSTRY IN THE FUTURE?

– Allow your ideas to challenge the status quo of the industry. Your submission can discuss any aspect of the electronic music industry – there are no limits! Think evolution and innovation.

– Help inspire the industry’s current and next generations to progress to the next level.

ENTER NOW!

ELIGIBILITY

– Participants must be 25 or younger to enter.
– Submissions will be accepted from participants from all over the world. However, only flights from North America or European cities will be covered.
– Submission Deadline: April 13th, 2016

ONE GLOBAL VISIONARIES WINNER
One winner will be chosen to attend the summit that is geographically closest to their hometown.
(IMS Engage in Los Angeles on April 21st or IMS Ibiza from May 25th to 27th.)

THE DEADLINE
April 13, 2016


PARTNERS

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    MIXMAG

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    Pioneer

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    LISTEN UP PR

    Listen Up is offering the Visionaries Contest winner the opportunity to interview for an internship and either their London or Los Angeles offices.

    Listen Up provides a bespoke 360 promotional service offering radio, club, online and print campaigns worldwide, consistently delivering results to clients in a diverse range of musical genres.

    Using our expertise across National and Specialist radio, we have developed long-standing relationships with the key Heads of Music, producers and DJs who will help break your record over the airwaves, and our regular contact with the biggest international touring club DJs means we are ideally placed to get your records played at festivals and nightclubs and heard live by music fans across the world.

    With in-depth knowledge of the difficult to navigate and constantly evolving world of press we ensure targeted solutions and the delivery of maximum exposure across all channels, both digital and physical. Our experience, credentials and long-standing relationships with the world’s largest and most influential publications and online portals mean that whether it is an artist, record label, event or festival, we can provide a campaign tailored to your needs.

    We place our clients directly in the spotlight with the experience and ideas to fit your needs and maximise your music’s potential.

    We’re listening, are you?

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    SHESAID.SO

    shesaid.so is a carefully selected network of women with active roles in the music industry. Our vision is to create an environment that supports collaboration, creativity and positive values.

    Established in September 2014, shesaid.so has grown to over 800 members worldwide in less than a year. Our members are a balanced mix of medium to high profile industry women across all sectors of the industry from PR to management to music tech to record labels. With the majority of our members hailing from London and LA, we’re continuing to grow our community across other key music cities including NYC, Chicago, Montreal and other European cities.

    Since its beginnings in London shesaid.so has become a place where members can openly ask for advice, share jobs and events and announce new projects. There are currently close to 1000 members worldwide.

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    THE BULLITT AGENCY

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    Young Guns Network

    YGN – Connecting Young Media Professionals

    The professional network produced by and for young people in the media industry.

    We connect young media professionals through inspiration, insight and opportunities.

    Young Guns Network was created by 18 – 30s in the music industry to connect with like-minded professionals through exclusive and inspirational events.

    Our network are entrepreneurs, executives and ambitious young people working in media with a ‘positive hustle’ mindset.

    They are seeking access to the latest information & opportunities from leading brands and employers.