KEYNOTE ADDRESS – GREG CONSIGLIO (PRESIDENT, SFX ENTERTAINMENT)
“Electronic music culture is expressed through live events, festivals, clubs, and parties, but it lives everyday online.” – voiced SFX Entertainment President, Greg Consiglio in the opening Keynote Address at IMS Ibiza. He delivered insight into SFX as a whole and the vision for Beatport to become the home of electronic music.
AFEM PRESENTS: CAN YOU BUY SUCCESS IN ELECTRONIC MUSIC?
The potential for quick gain can be attractive for some labels and artists with and raising pressure to buy likes / fans / followers / plays. Mark Lawrence (Association for Electronic Music), set the scene for this important topic and was joined by Clark Warner (Beatport), Eelko Van Kooten (Spinnin Records), Martin Carvell (DJ Magazine), Nick Matthews (CODA Agency), and Ralf Kollmann (Mobilee Records).
“What is the reason to betray yourself? .. and how embarrassing if you get caught.” – Ralf Kollmann (Co-Founder / Managing Director, Mobilee Records, Germany)
“A fake career is a quick career.” – Mark Lawrence (CEO, Association for Electronic Music, UK)