IMS has partnered up with digital retailer / platform Beatport, for a special industry delegate badge aimed at independent record labels. IMS and Beatport are offering a 50% discount for labels for the first badge, in a move to support the label sector which IMS states is at the heart of the eco-system of the electronic world. Labels wanting to take up the discount should contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
IMS partner Ben Turner states: “The record labels are the lifeblood of our entire genre. IMS has not done enough to focus on the challenges facing the recorded industry which continue to A&R our scene forward. IMS is keen to encourage and support labels from all over the world to experience the IMS platform and also to start the summer with their peers in the magical setting of Ibiza. We feel the label community will appreciate this opportunity suggested by IMS and made possible with Beatport.”
"Throughout its 10-year history, Beatport has made investing in label relationships a top priority. IMS provides a unique opportunity to gather these key partners inside one of the legendary capitals of dance music to discuss the trends we’re seeing in the market, share strategies for increasing sales and exposure on Beatport, and take feedback during one-on-one face time with Beatport’s executive team. All this while taking advantage of IMS’ well-curated panels, networking opportunities, and fabulous beaches in one easy-to-access location." Terry Weerasinghe, VP Music Services.