The Futures Forum schedule is now live...
Futures Forum takes place across multiple rooms in the Royal Garden Hotel in Kensington. The day features a mixture of progressive panel discussions, quickfire presentations of new ideas and initiatives, and game-changing technology; workshops on a range of industry topics; and dedicated mentoring sessions with industry leaders.
The schedule below is provisional and may be subject to change.
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Arrival & Networking
The Networking Lounge features complimentary tea and coffee to kick off the first Futures Forum.
Following a brief welcome by the ILMC team, the day’s first panel sees some of the industry’s fastest-rising young execs discuss their myriad routes to the top.
United Talent Agency
The MJR Group
Coda Agency/KID Talks
Industry leaders, including major players from the agency, touring and venue worlds, impart their knowledge to the next generation of professionals.
Delegates can retire to the Networking Lounge for a short break before the next slate of programming begins.
The next round of mentoring sessions will see a number of senior industry figures impart their knowledge to the next generation of professionals.
Having managed AIF's 'Safer Spaces at Festivals' campaign, Renae Brown is joined by Safe Gigs For Women's Tracey Wise to talk about their important work at live events.
Safe Gigs for Women
A Greener Festival co-founder Claire O'Neill takes things back a step and provides her top ten tips for living a more eco-friendly life
A Greener Festival
In this session, Mark Davyd will ask Steve Lamacq about his experiences and the places that inspired him to play a vital role in developing new artists and new music.
Music Venue Trust
BBC Radio 6 Music
The opportunity to catch up with friends, old and new, over a complimentary buffet lunch courtesy of the Royal Garden Hotel’s five-star chefs.
A third and final opportunity to come face-to-face with some of the most successful individuals in live music, and a chance to get tailored advice about any aspect of your career or business.
Fresh from their Amsterdam summit in February, top speakers from FastForward will explore the future of the joined-up music business.
Media Insight Consulting
Live Nation UK
Sex, drugs and rock n roll is all very well, but is music making us sick? A panel of experts advises on how to survive and thrive in the modern industry.
Association For Electronic Music (AFEM)
Live Nation Entertainment
Music Managers Forum
Academy Music Group (AMG) - the UK’s leading owner and operator of nationwide live music and club venues - host the afternoon networking breaks. Enjoy complimentary tea and coffee, and a chance to relax and recharge before the conference sessions that follow.
AMG will be making a special announcement during the break - be in Room 2 for more.
How will creators be building careers and incomes over the next few years, and how can the industry further maximise the value of its creators?
ATC Live / ATC Management
Futures Forum & ILMC Closing Drinks
Dugi & Dua Lipa's interview will be immediately followed by a drinks reception hosted by Live Nation Entertainment to celebrate International Women's Day. All delegates are invited to the Royal Garden Hotel’s well-stocked bar for two-and-a-half hours of merriment and conversation. It’s a springboard to Friday night in London and the grand finale of the ILMC week.