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IMS Ibiza International Music Summit 2011

Edition 4 of Ibiza's annual music conference, the International Music Summit or IMS, to be held 25th to 27th May 2011

First check out our video from 2010's Grand Finale at Dalt Vila:

Here's 2011 press release:

We're delighted to announce the first speakers for this year's International Music Summit (IMS: 2011). The scene is set for what promises to be the most exciting, informative and inspirational IMS yet. With Ibiza's leading 5* Ibiza Gran Hotel once again the location for the daytime conferences, the IMS have upped the ante in the evenings with an expanded Dalt Villa experience and a first ever IMS Opening Party at Pacha on Wednesday 25th May. With last year's amazing open-air Dalt Vila event including DJ sets from Pete Tong, Mark Ronson, Sasha, Skream and live sets from Buraka Som Sistema and David E Sugar, you can expect even more music and mayhem than before. First speakers for IMS:2011 include representatives from: Nokia, National Geographic, BBC Radio One, William Morris Endeavour, Mute, Electric Daisy Carnival, kaZantip, Top Spin Media, KCRW, Windish Agency and Julie's Bicycle.

To retain intimacy ONLY 500 DELEGATES badges are available

Click here to register for EarlyBird tickets (until 7th Feb) and to book Accommodation

TEN REASONS TO EMBRACE IMS 2011

- IMS to reveal Electronic Music Industry Power Players list at forthcoming event
- IMS Legends Dinner at IMS Ibiza. A celebration of one person's milestone
- Speed Networking with all IMS speakers outside of main delegation room
- Speed Pitching with BBC Radio 1's Head of Music - George Ergatoudis
- Booking United summit meeting to take place during IMS Ibiza
- First ever IMS Opening Party at Pacha on Wed May 25
- Expansion of IMS events at Dalt Vila - World Heritage Site
- First official IMS pool party to take place at Ibiza Town hotel
- Introduction of 'Question Time' format. Panel of experts debate the scene
- Wider range of hotel packages available. More hotels, more choice

ELEVEN TOPICS FOR IMS 2011

1. Records. Meet Team Swedish House Mafia
2. Labels. Survival of the Fittest: Labels of Love
3. Publishers: They're Just a Bunch of *ankers, aren't they?
4. Festivals. Kazentip - A New Dance Music Republic
5. Social Media. The Twittering Classes: Social Media Etiquette
6. Global. Las Vegas: The first real Ibiza Alternative?
7. Global. Brasil: The New North America?
8. Genres. Changing of the Guard: The New Techno Glitteratti
9. Genres. Dubstep Breaks America
10. Agents. Booking United: Berlin agent association revealed
11. Charts. IMS: The DJ Index

FIRST SPEAKERS FOR IMS 2011

Keynote Interview - Daniel Miller (Mute, Label, chairman / founder). Interviewed by Richie Hawtin
Keynote Interview - George Ergatoudis (BBC Radio 1, Head of Music)
Keynote Interview - Emmanuel du Buretel (Because, Label; founder)
Keynote Interview - David Levy (Willam Morris Endeavour, agent)
Everything's Gone Green: Richie Hawtin (M-nus, artist)
Who The Fuck Is... Paul Kalkbrenner? (artist)
Sasha (artist)
Jamie Jones (Hot Natured / Crosstown Rebels, artist)
Nervo (artists)
Theo Gupta (Nokia, Global Music Partnerships Manager, brands)
Jeffrey B. Clyburn (National Geographic Music, Vice President)
Liz Gallacher (Velvet-Ears, music supervisor)
Jason Alexander (Hit The Ground Running / Curators, music supervisor)
Rudy Chung (Hit The Ground Running / Curators, music supervisor)
Amy Thomson (CMO Management, manager; Swedish House Mafia)
Alison Tickell (Julie's Bicycle, climate change coalition, director)
Mark Gillespie (Three Six Zero Group, manager)
Jho Oakley (Jho Management, manager; Pendulum & Chase & Status)
Shamal Ranasinghe (Top Spin Media, digital marketing, co-founder)
Nikita Marshunok (kaZantip, festival Ukrain, promoter)
Ted Cohen (TAG Strategic, digital, founder)
Jason Bentley (KCRW, broadcaster / DJ)
Gary Richards (Hard / Hardfest, festival Los Angeles, promoter)
Katrin Schlotfeldt (Clonk, agent)
Kim Benjamin (Kimco Entertainment, agent)
Tom Windish (Windish Agency, agent, founder)
Tom Kiel (Universal Germany, label, A&R)

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