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ILMC aims to maintain ‘peace and harmony’ in live music

Live Nation, Ticketmaster and CTS Eventim are among the firms supporting the International Live Music Conference’s (ILMC’s) 30th anniversary edition.

The invitation-only conference will see move than 1,000 industry executives from more than 60 countries head to London for the four-day event on the business of live music.

“With its ongoing mission to maintain peace and harmony among the live music worlds, ILMC 30 will feature more meetings, events, networking and out of body experiences than ever,” conference head Greg Parmley said.

Other companies supporting the conference include EAG, Showsec, Malaysia Major Events, AirX, Eventbrite, United Talent Agency, WME Entertainment, eps, Emporium Presents, Feld Entertainment, Green Copper and Buma Cultuur.

Mark Yovich, president of Ticketmaster International, said: “ILMC’s support of the leaders and decision-makers within the world of live entertainment is vital to ensuring continued success for the industry as a whole. Ticketmaster is looking forward to our continued partnership with the leading conference for live entertainment.”

Chairman and chief executive of CTS Eventim, Klaus-Peter Schulenberg, said: “It’s great to have a conference that’s as inspiring and forward-thinking as the live entertainment industry as a whole.”

Delegates at ILMC include booking agents, promoters, festival organisers, venue operators and related professionals.

ILMC will take place from March 6-9 at the Royal Garden HQ space base in Kensington.

The prestigious live music industry’s Arthur Awards will be presented during a Gala Dinner at 8 Northumberland Avenue on Thursday March 8.

ILMC returns to its new midweek format in 2018 and plans to celebrate its milestone edition with a UFO-themed blast-off party on March 6.