By Catarina Ramalho
The International Festival Forum (IFF) has announced Glastonbury festival founder Michael Eavis as keynote speaker for the conference's third edition later this year.
The session will take place at Proud Camden at 11.30am on Thursday, September 29.
Eavis (pictured) will follow in the footsteps of the Isle Of Wight Festival’s John Giddings, and Rock am Ring founder Marek Lieberberg in being interviewed at the invitation-only event, which is aimed at festivals and booking agents.
Agency Partners include CAA, Coda, WME Entertainment, Primary Talent, X-ray Touring, United Talent Agency, ITB, ATC Live and Pitch & Smith, while festival associations supporting IFF include Yourope, De Concert! and the International Jazz Festivals Organisation (IJFO).
This year’s IFF will be held across two London venues - Proud Camden and Dingwalls - from September 26-28.
The morning conference features panels and workshops, while the afternoon and evening is dedicated to agency showcases and networking. Further information on this year’s showcases, conferences and workshops yet to be announced.