IMS IBIZA

WHAT IS IMS?

The Ibiza International Music Summit (IMS) presented by dance music legend Pete Tong, is now revered as one of the world’s most important music industry gatherings in the world. IMS signals the beginning of the Ibiza season. It is both a high level music industry conference attended by the global industry leaders in the dance music scene, alongside a week of the most aspirational dance parties on the island – the official launch of the Ibiza season

  •  A captive audience of the global dance music industry’s most important decision makers
  • A platform for labels, agents, managers and brands to debate, announce and explain new initiatives and strategies music to the industry
  • A forum for music technology collaboration and creation – where the biggest minds in music come together to create new dance music apps, exclusive remixes, and music technology trials
  • A live music showcasing opportunity for the newest breakthrough artists and record labels

The official “consumer” opening of the Ibiza Season with the 2 night IMS Gran Finale at Dalt Vila – a UNESCO world heritage site. Featuring the biggest global talent in the world, pushing the envelope for DJ and live performances.

 

IMS 2014: THE SCHEDULE REVEALED
Hosted by the IMS Partners
All events are free to IMS Delegates unless stated
Expect to be asked for Delegate’s Badge and wristband on entry.

Tuesday May 20
20.00-00.00
ïU MAG BY USHUAIA: LAUNCH PARTY
Ushuaia Tower, Playa d’en Bossa (Sky Bar)
Sarah Main and special guest

22.00-03.00
IBIZA RESIDENTS PARTY
Dunes Ibiza, Avda. Pere Matutes Noguera, 14, Playa d’en Bossa
Tato (DC10)
Manu Gonzalez (Sankeys)
2 Vilas (ISGUD)

Wednesday May 21
13.00-13.05
INTRODUCTION BY IMS PARTNERS

13.05-13.20
IMS BUSINESS REPORT 2014
Presented by Kevin Watson for IMS

13.20-13.35
KEYNOTE ADDRESS: STATE OF THE NATION – LOHAN PRESCENCER (MINISTRY OF SOUND)

13.35-13.45
KEYNOTE ADDRESS: INTRODUCING THE CEO of AFEM: ASSOCIATION FOR ELECTRONIC MUSIC

13.45-14.30
AFEM: ASSOCIATION FOR ELECTRONIC MUSIC PRESENTS EDUCATION EDUCATION EDUCATION
DJ White Shadow (Artist, W Hotels & burn DJ Lab Mentor)
Glenn Kalison (Relativity Education, President)
Mehdi Benkirane (SAE Technology Group, Industry & Public Relations Manager)
Michaelangelo L’Acqua (W Hotels, Global Music Director)
Rob Cowan (Point Blank, Founder)
Stephen Webber (Berklee Valencia, Director of Music Technology Innovation)
Moderated by Bobby Simms (Popshop Agency / AFEM Board Member)

14.35-15.00
KEYNOTE INTERVIEW: BLAISE BELLVILLE (BOILER ROOM)
Interviewed by Ben Turner (Graphite / IMS Partner)

15.05-15.40
KEYNOTE INTERVIEW: MILES LEONARD (PARLOPHONE / WARNER BROS.)
Interviewed by Pete Tong (BBC Radio 1 / IMS Partner)

15.45-16.25
BRICS COUNTRIES: DEVELOPING MARKETS FOR ELECTRONIC MUSIC
Brazil represented by Pedro Nonato (Rio Music Conference)
Russia represented by Kirill Lupinos (Effective Records / Open Gate, Head of A&R)
India represented by Jaideep Singh ( Viacom18 Media, Senior VP)
China representative TBC
Africa represented by Duncan Ringrose (Shadoworks)
Moderated by Grego O’Halloran (Ibiza Spotlight)

16.30-16.55
KEYNOTE INTERVIEW: JAMAL EDWARDS (SBTV)
Interviewed by Nick Decosemo (Mixmag)

17.00-17.30
KEYNOTE INTERVIEW: SETH TROXLER (ARTIST)
Interviewed by Pete Tong (BBC Radio 1)

17.35-18.00
NEW FESTIVAL ANNOUNCEMENT BY CORONA, BEATPORT, SFX ENTERTAINMENT
Chris Stephenson (SFX)
Jake Kirsch (Corona)
Matthew Adell (Beatport)
Hosted by Nick Decosemo (Mixmag)
OFFICIAL EVENTS / PARTIES

18.00.21.00
CORONA SUNSETS COCKTAIL EVENT
Hard Rock Hotel, Playa d’en Bossa
Green Velvet
TICKETED ONLY EVENT – SOLD OUT

21.00-00.00
IMS LEGENDS DINNER: CELEBRATING NILE RODGERS
Hosted by Pete Tong (BBC Radio 1 / IMS Partner)

18.00-LATE
SANKEYS – OPENING PARTY PART 1: TRIBAL SESSIONS
Sankeys, Playa D’en Bossa. Free to delegates before 1.30am
Danny Tenaglia, Recondite – live, Shlomi Aber, Darius Syrossian, Dave Rosario, East End Dubs, Enzo Siragusa, Greg Vickers, Jozef K

00.00-06.00
PROTOCOL RECORDINGS IBIZA REBOOT
Pacha, Ibiza Town. Free to delegates before 1.30am
Nicky Romero, Don Diablo, Merk & Kremont, Stadiumx, Dazzla
Thursday May 22

11.00-11.30
KEYNOTE INTERVIEW: ANDREW SCHEPS (ARTIST)
Interviewed by Declan McGlynn (Point Blank)

11.35-12.30
THE NATURAL SELECTION OF NIGHTLIFE IN IBIZA
Andy Dean (Emerging Ibiza)
David Vincent (Sankeys)
Seth Troxler (Artist)
Steve Hulme (Pacha)
Yann Pissenem (Ushuaia / Hard Rock Ibiza)
Moderated by Grego O’Halloran (Ibiza Spotlight)

12.35-13.15
MEET TEAM AVICII
Ash Pournouri (At Night Management, Founder & Manager of Avicii)
Carl Vernersson (At Night Management, Business Relations)
Panos Ayassotelis (Paragon BA, Agent of Avicii)
Moderated by Kerri Mason

13.20-14.00
KEYNOTE INTERVIEW: PAUL MCGUINNESS (PRINCIPLE MANAGEMENT / MANAGER, U2)
Interviewed by Pete Tong (BBC Radio 1 / IMS)

14.05-14.20
KEYNOTE ADDRESS: ALISON WENHAM (AIM: Association of Independent Music, CEO)

14.20-15.00
INDEPENDENT LABEL DEBATE: STATE OF INDEPENDENTS
Eelko van Kooten (Spinnin Records, CEO)
James Grant (Anjunabeats / Anjunadeep, Managing Director)
Mark Brown (CR2 Records, Founder)
Sophie Hall (MTA Records, Label Manager)
Steffen Harning (Milk & Sugar Recordings, Founder)
Moderated by Lloyd Starr (Beatport, COO)

15.05-15.35
KEYNOTE INTERVIEW: HORST WEIDENMUELLER (!K7 RECORDS, FOUNDER)
Interviewed by Heiko Hoffmann (Groove Magazine, Editor-in-Chief)
CONFERENCE ROOM 2 – NEXT TO THE IMS HELP DESK

15.00-15.45
BUILD YOUR OWN APP WITH MOBILE ROADIE

15.40-16.10
KEYNOTE INTERVIEW: ANNIE MAC (BBC RADIO 1)
Interviewed by Pete Tong (BBC Radio 1 / IMS Partner)

16.15-16.45
IMS ANTHEM 2014 – THE MAKING OF…
Produced and deconstructed by Pretty Lights
Interviewed by Declan McGlynn (Point Blank)
Panel hosted by Point Blank: Music School

16.50-17.30
YOUNG GUNS NETWORK
Charlie Wedd (Eton Messy, Co-Founder)
Halina Wielogorska (Boiler Room, Director of Legals & Business Affairs)
Luke Hood (UKF, Founder)
Moderated by Sam Wolfson (Noisey / Vice)

17.35-18.10
KEYNOTE INTERVIEW: ALFREDO (ARTIST)
Interviewed by Ben Turner (Graphite / IMS)

18.15-19.00
KEYNOTE INTERVIEW: STEVE ANGELLO (ARTIST)
Interviewed by Pete Tong (BBC Radio 1 / IMS Partner)
OFFICIAL EVENTS / PARTIES

18.00-20.00
ULTRA IBIZA: ULTRA RECORDS POOL PARTY
Bakermat b2b with Alle Farben
Presented by Ultra Music / Sony Music

18.00-00.00
IMS DALT VILA 2014
A UNESCO World Heritage Site
18.00-18.50 T.A.T. (W Hotel & burn DJ Lab)
18.50-19.45 Manu Gonzalez
19.45-20.05 Rage on Gold (Live)
20:05-21.05 A Tribute to Frankie Knuckles: David Morales / Hector Romero / Pete Tong
21.05-22.00 Pretty Lights
22.00-23.00 Annie Mac
23.00-00.00 Steve Angello

22.00-LATE
SANKEYS OPENING PARTY – PART 2
Sankeys, Playa D’en Bossa. Free to delegates before 1.30am
Steve Lawler, Duke Dumont, Hot Since 82, Andrea Oliva

22.00-03.00
REVERSE MADRID & MAGNUM BOOKINGS SHOWCASE
Dunes Ibiza, Avda. Pere Matutes Noguera, 14, Playa d’en Bossa
Christian Varela, Mendo, Javi Green, Dosem plus very special guest

00.00-06.00
GOODBYE WINTER HELLO SUMMER
Pacha, Ibiza Town. Free to delegates before 1.30am
Groove Armada, Aeroplane, Richard Grey, Mambo Brothers, Graham Sahara

Friday May 23
11.00-11.40
OFF THE WALL: 20 YEARS OF WALL OF SOUND
Boy George (Artist)
Danny Donnelly (Pure Music & Movie Media / Suburban Base Records, Founder)
Mark Jones (Wall of Sound, Founder)
Mike & Claire (Manumission, Co-Founders)
Stephen Kempner (Sheridans: Music and Brands, Partner)
Moderated by Nick Decosemo (Mixmag, Editor)

11.45-12.40
YOU TUBE PRESENTATION: INTRODUCING THE ELECTRONIC MUSIC GUIDE
TOP STRATEGIES FOR A GENRE
Presented by You Tube & AFEM: Association for Electronic Music
Eelko van Kooten (Spinnin Records, CEO)
James Cator (Mixmag Media Sales Network, COO)
Jamie Searle (Base 79, Global Head of Music Partnerships)
Kieran Doyle (You Tube, Partner Operations)
Matias Lort (You Tube, Strategic Partner Manager)

12.45-13.25
THE SPANISH UNDERGROUND MOVEMENT
El Row / The Arnau Family And the Spanish Underground Movement
Enric Palau (Sonar)
Juan Arnau Duran (Enter Group: Monegros Desert Festival / elrow / Ker Club / Florida 135, Creator)
Juan Arnau Lasierra (Enter Group, General Director)
Paco Osuna (Artist)
Uner (Artist)
Moderated by Grego O’Halloran (Ibiza Spotlight)

13.30-13.45
KEYNOTE ADDRESS: MICHAEL FIEBACH (FAME HOUSE)
The Nexus of Technology and Music Marketing: How Electronic Music Can Pave the Way for the Future

13.45-13.50
THE IMS VOTE: HELP SHAPE THE FUTURE OF ELECTRONIC MUSIC
Hosted by Ben Turner and Danny Whittle (IMS Partners)

13.50-14.30
TICKETING TO SUCCESS
Barak Schurr (Wantickets, CEO)
Liam Negus (The Physical Network, Director)
Limvirak Chea (Eventbrite, VP of Business Development)
Mike Hollingberry (Boz Boz, Owner)
Saoirse Ryan (Resident Advisor, Head of Tickets)
Reshad Hossenally (Ticket Arena, MD)
Moderated by Grego O’Halloran (Ibiza Spotlight)

14.35-15.05
IMS ANTHEM 2014 – THE MAKING OF…
Produced and deconstructed by MK aka Marc Kinchen
Interviewed by Declan McGlynn (Point Blank)
Panel hosted by Point Blank: Music School

15.10-15.50
AFEM: ASSOCIATION FOR ELECTRONIC MUSIC PRESENTS EDUCATION EDUCATION EDUCATION
DJ White Shadow (Artist, W Hotels & burn DJ Lab Mentor)
Glenn Kalison (Relativity Education, President)
Mehdi Benkirane (SAE Technology Group, Industry & Public Relations Manager)
Rob Cowan (Point Blank, Founder)
Stephen Webber (Berklee Valencia, Director of Music Technology Innovation)
Moderated by Bobby Simms (Popshop Agency / AFEM Board Member)
Introduction by Michaelangelo L’Acqua (W Hotels, Global Music Director)

15.55-16.25
KEYNOTE INTERVIEW: STEFFEN CHARLES (TIMEWARP FESTIVAL)
Steffen Charles (TimeWarp Festival / Cosmopop, Founder)
Interviewed by Heiko Hoffmann (Groove Magazine, Editor-in-Chief)

16.30-17.10
KEYNOTE INTERVIEW: NATIVE INSTRUMENTS
Daniel Haver (Native Instruments, Co-Founder)
Mate Galic (Native Instruments, Co-Founder)
Interviewed by Heiko Hoffmann (Groove Magazine, Editor-in-Chief)

17.15-18.00
KEYNOTE INTERVIEW: GEORGE CLINTON
Interviewed by Craig Mclean
OFFICIAL EVENTS / PARTIES

18.00-21.00
W HOTELS WORLDWIDE PRESENTS DJ LAB EP RELEASE VIP PARTY
Lips, Porreres 1, Playa d’en Bossa (short walk from Hard Rock Hotel)
Parvenu, T.A.T., Sezer Uysal, Share, Vonda7, Wendy Bailey
Space is limited, arrive early to avoid disappointment

18.00-00.00
IMS DALT VILA 2014
A UNESCO World Heritage Site
6.00-7.00 Marino Canal
7.00-8.00 George Fitzgerald
8.00-8.45 Bob Moses (Live)
8.45-9.45 Eats Everything
9-45-10.45 Seth Troxler
10.45-11.00 Anabel Englund (Live)
11.00-12.00 Jamie Jones

23.00-LATE
MINDSHAKE RECORDS & OFFICIAL IMS DALT VILA AFTER-PARTY
Sankeys, Playa D’en Bossa. Free to delegates before 1.30am
Paco Osuna, Barem, Lorenzo Bartotelli, Fer BR Live

00.00-07.00
INSANE OPENING PARTY
Pacha, Ibiza Town. Free to delegates before 1.30am
John Digweed, MK, Dennis Ferrer, Tensnake, Angel Linde

Saturday May 24
OFFICIAL EVENTS / PARTIES
14.00-Late. Delegates free before 4pm only
USHUAIA OPENING PARTY
Ushuaia, Playa d’en Bossa
Paul Kalkbrenner, Sasha, Nic Fanciulli, Deetron, Andrea Oliva, Uner, Tapesh, Los Suruba

00.00-06.00
PURE PACHA OPENING – PARIS BY NIGHT
Pacha, Ibiza Town. Free to delegates before 1.30am
Bob Sinclar, John Martin live, The Shapeshifters, MYNC, John Jacobsen

Sunday May 25
OFFICIAL EVENTS / PARTIES
16.00-Late. Delegates free before 6pm only
SPACE OPENING FIESTA
Space, Playa d’en Bossa
The Chemical Brothers, Deep Dish, Basement Jaxx, Nina Kraviz, Sharam, James Zabiela, DJ Bl3nd, Sound London Ordnance, Jon Rundell, Edu Imbernon, Remo, Jonathan Ulysses

00.00-06.00
SOLOMUN + 1 OPENING PARTY
Pacha, Ibiza Town. Free to delegates before 1.30am
Solomun, DJ Koze, El Cielo, Mariano Grande, Graham Sahara

 

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