Additional speakers announced for AIM's Indie-Con 2017

Additional speakers announced for AIM's Indie-Con 2017

AIM has announced additional speakers and sessions for Indie-Con 2017.

The one-day conference, which covers all areas of independent label business, will take place at London’s Glaziers Hall on February 1. The event will take an in-depth look at all the key areas essential for running a successful independent music business, offering unrivalled networking and learning opportunities.

Amongst the new additions to the event line-up is a keynote interview with Ben Lovett (pictured), of Mumford & Sons, label and promoter Communion and London venue Omeara. An official Indie-Con afterparty will take place at Omeara from 5.30-7.30pm on the day, with all delegates receiving a complimentary drink at the bar.

Other new speakers confirmed include:

  • Stephen King, UK MD, Believe Digital
  • Zoe Stainsby, Head of Fuse, Fuse
  • Alison Wenham, Chairman & CEO, WIN
  • Austin Daboh, Senior editor, Spotify UK
  • Hattie Collins, Features director,  i-D, author This Is Grime
  • Kevin Douch, Founder, Big Scary Monsters
  • Michelle Kambasha, UK publicist, Secretly Group
  • Paul Pacifico, CEO, AIM
  • Caroline Simionescu-Marin, A&R manager, XL Recordings/Editor, GRM Daily
  • Rachel Campbell, Founder, Wired PR
  • Rhodri Evans, Brand marketing manager, Levi Strauss & Co.
  • Merida Sussex, Stolen Recordings
  • Mark Kitcatt, Everlasting Records
  • Anna Neville, Senior business affairs manager, Beggars Group
  • Oliver Restucci, IMI Chile /Discos Rio Bueno
  • Claire Southwick, Manager - Spring King, Primitive Management
  • Mike Hemsley, Campaign manager, PledgeMusic
  • Sofia Genders, Co-founder End of the Road Festival and Bookshop Records
  • Chris Bye, Relationship manager, music, Arts Council England
  • Emily Scoggins, Head of marketing, The O2
  • David Riley, Founder, Plan In Music
  • Annabella Coldrick, CEO, MMF

Final sessions and speakers will be announced in January. 

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