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Dance industry convention line up announced

By | Published on Monday 23 February 2009

Details of the second ever International Music Summit have been announced. As previously reported, the Ibiza-based IMS aims to bring together leading names from across the dance music industry to share, network and debate.

The 2009 Summit will take place from 27-29 May at the White Isle’s Gran Hotel, and among the industry types set to participate this year are artist managers Marc Marot and David Enthoven, Bestival chief Rob da Bank, Wall Of Sound boss Mark Jones and Radio 1’s Pete Tong, who is actively involved in the development of the event.

Elsewhere, Richie Hawtin will take part in a one-to-one interview with IMS co-creator Ben Turner. Confirming his involvement, Hawtin told CMU: “I heard great reports about the first IMS, and as this is a critical time for the industry and the world at large, this intimate gathering feels more important now than ever before. I am excited to share my experiences and vision for the future with the leaders of the genre”.

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