THE INAUGURAL SUMMIT
ONE MONTH AND COUNTING…
Less than a month away, IMS China has announced the theme that celebrates the spirit of its host country. “Awakening the Dragon” is a poignant metaphor for what IMS China hopes to achieve by opening the doors to the wide landscape of China’s electronic music theme. Countless opportunities to experience and contribute to the growing electronic industry of China await – it’s not too late to become a delegate for IMS China 2015!
– SPEAKER ANNOUNCEMNET IMMINENT –
IMS BUSINESS REPORT: CHINA SPECIAL
Before diving into conversations and keynote speeches, IMS presents the leading industry study released each year that provides vital and telling statistics of how the industry has grown and expanded in 365 days. For the first time, IMS is launching a new Chinese edition that focuses specifically on the country’s market to cater to both visitors and locals interested in truly understanding China’s electronic industry.
AFEM – ASSOCIATION FOR ELECTRONIC MUSIC PRESENTS: GETTING IT RIGHT FIRST TIME
One of the primary goals of IMS China is to provide a platform for connection between China and the greater global industry. In the “AFEM: Getting It Right” panel, we invite top industry professionals from the UK, Europe and China to discuss with China’s own to learn and exchange ideas. Recognized speakers from outstanding artist management teams and achieving labels join together from both all junctions of the world to discuss the unique opportunities that are possible.
THE GREAT FIREWALL OF CHINA
A hot topic that cannot be ignored at IMS China is the Great Firewall of China. With over 642 million people actively connected to the web in China, there is much to be learned about harnessing the enormous potential of the massive Chinese population and overcoming this enigmatic and often problematic issue. In this important panel, several knowledgable business industry professionals from Spinning Records, Beatport, Pulse Radio, and more join for a vital discussion about the ins, outs, and possible opportunities of the Great Firewall of China.
EVENTS IN CHINA: PROMOTER PANEL
Exploring a young market requires research and tips from those who know it best. Local promoters of the Asia region explain the market, risks, obstacles, and most importantly, the possible potential for those interested in soon jumping into the Chinese electronic market.
BRANDS IN CHINA
Though electronic music in China is still in its beginning stages, there is growing sponsor and partnership opportunity for leading brands in the region to reach the massive youth population. Continuing with the theme, IMS China unites both the Western and Chinese perspectives to explore and discover where the most effective collaborations can be made.
IMS CHINA: ARTIST PANEL
Last, but definitely not least is the anticipated Artist Panel of IMS China. In partnership with Budweiser STORM Festival, IMS has invited premier international electronic music talent and places them alongside major Chinese artists. The West will learn from their Chinese counterparts about their market and the West will finally open the door to the once-mysterious landscape of China. This is a panel you can’t miss.