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Friday, March 20 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Fest Forward: The Future of Music Festivals

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There’s a renaissance underway in the music festival space. From wearables to mobile ticketing technology and beyond, high tech has enabled today’s music festivals to be virtually boundless. Music festivals around the world are seeing significant new commercial and experiential booms, and there’s more interest in attending communal music experiences than ever. Hear a new analysis of all social media conversation on music festivals in 2014, the drivers behind the boom, and what lies ahead.

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Art Gimbel

Co-Founder, Fest300
As co-founder of Fest300, Art knows a thing or two about festivals. He created the World Festival Guide - a leading travel app, has been to over a hundred festivals, 80 countries, and attended over 35 festivals in 2014 alone. A visual storyteller, his work has been featured in National... Read More →
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Hugh McIntyre

Forbes Music Writer, Forbes
Hugh McIntyre is a freelance journalist who writes about everything from tech innovations in music to popstars to social media and more.

Tom Russell

Founder, Governor's Ball Music Festival
Inspired by the rabid New Orleans festival culture, I joined local New Orleans’ promoters Superfly Productions in 2004 and remained apart of their family until December 2010. During my six year tenure with Superfly, I grew from the National Promotions Director position to the Director... Read More →

Martina Wang

Head of Music & Ent, Eventbrite

Friday March 20, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm
ACC Room 17A Austin Convention Center

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