IMS Ibiza will carry on with the full backing of The Beatport Group while still being run by its co-founders.
The summit was founded in 2007 by five partners, including Ben Turner, an industry executive, and Pete Tong, MBE, of BBC Radio 1. The three-day event, which will be held for the 14th time this April, will include live seminars, keynote interviews, technology masterclasses, performances, and chances for networking.
By tackling issues like diversity, mental health, and sexual harassment, the IMS also hopes to continue sparking debate and conversation and bringing about improvements within the electronic music sector.
“IMS has emerge as one of the maximum impactful gatherings for the worldwide DJ and dance song industries, and all of us at Beatport are happy to take this emblem to the subsequent level,” stated Beatport CEO Robb McDaniels in a statement. “We sit up for partnering with Pete, Ben, and the whole IMS group to increase the IMS footprint as a first-rate issue of our plan to amplify the Beatport emblem around the sector via community, education, and notion management initiatives.”
The IMS founding partners (Ben Turner, Danny Whittle, Mark Netto, Pete Tong, and Simeon Friend) stated they are “very proud” of what they have got constructed at IMS, adding:
“Aligning with Beatport, who’ve been supporters of IMS from our inception, will permit us to move a lot of our thoughts on a way to keep growing the platform all yr round; to similarly train and mentor the subsequent generation; and to assist cognizance the industry’s interest at the problems that matter.”
IMS Ibiza 2023 will take area at Destino Pacha Ibiza hotel from Wednesday 26 April to Friday 28 April. A restrained range of Early Bird Delegate badges are priced at €320, and discounted badges for complete-time students, below 27s, Ibiza Residents and people deciding on sustainable tours also are available.
The electronic music industry’s value climbed to $6 billion in 2021, it was disclosed at IMS Ibiza.