A lot of news in the different sections of the event (during the day) is being announced, for an event that intends to provide a great and relevant offer (conferences, presentations, seminars and documentaries) to the public. Nine new speakers have been secured for the conferences of the 6th edition of Talkfest'17: Miguel Oliveira (Int. Label Manager Sony Music Portugal); João Ataíde (President Figueira da Foz Municipality); Pedro Valente (founder Azáfama); Vasco Cornélio da Silva (director Campo Pequeno); Gonçalo Morais Leitão (Resp. advertising RTP / Filho da Pub); Jorge Figueiredo (CEO Digitalframe); Sofia Teixeira (owner Blog Bran Morrighan) and the artists Margarida Pinto and O Martim. In the professional presentations, there will be a cultural platform and the presentation of the 3rd edition of a festival: Coolture - Web Platform, in Market Place format, for the promotion and dissemination of cultural and entertainment events, by: João Perdigão and Filipe Magalhães (partners) and Rodellus - a festival for those who are not afraid of the countryside, by: Maria Manuel (producer) and Jorge Dias (director). In the scientific presentations that have been gaining momentum in the event itself by the study and monitoring of useful data for Portuguese festivals, two new features were added: Brand behavior and influence of sponsorships in the attitude of purchase – Case study of EDP Cool Jazz (2016, Margarida Rigueira, UCoimbra) and The Importance of the Consumer Based Brand Equity of an event for the Branding of the destiny (2016, Vítor Roque, UCoimbra). The seminars, which are expository and practical workshops in small groups, we invited specialists of areas we feel important to train and equip the public: First Aid - what to do if something happens to the person next to me while watching a concert, by: Márcio Coutinho and Nuno Guerreiro (AFSS); The secret to a perfect photography, by: Nélson D'Aires (photographer) and What is the recipe for a successful booking / management? At the right time, creative and profitable! By: Joana Souza Dias (RedMojo). Currently 60 program points are confirmed in the different sections that make up Talkfest, and there are still many speakers to be announced.
CONFIRMATIONS (until now) Conferences (9 and 10th march) 1.International Speaker Thomas Jensen (diretor Wacken Open Air) 2.Moderators José Carlos Araújo (journalist TVI) Marcos Pinto (journalist TVI) Ricardo Borges de Carvalho (journalist Sic Notícias) Rui Pedro Reis (journalist SIC) Sandra Rodrigues dos Santos (journalist Correio da Manhã) Tiago Ribeiro (Radio Host Antena 3) 3. Speakers André Rebelo (director Brunch Electronik Lisboa) Bruno Brito (manager APAV - Associação Portuguesa de Apoio à Vítima) Carla Simões (Management & Booking director Universal Music Portugal) Carlos Carmo (coordinator Festival Med) Carlos Silva (artist Karetus) Diogo Marques (partner Dot Global / Producer Vilar de Mouros) Fábio Lopes (director Buzz TV / Instagrammer and YouTuber) Filipe Pathé Duarte (professor / researcher Int. Relations & Security - consultant Visionware) Gonçalo Morais Leitão (resp. advertising RTP / Filho da Pub) Hélvio Braga (director Festival Maré de Agosto) Inês Magalhães (director MagaSessions & MagaFest) João Ataíde (president Figueira da Foz Municipality) Jorge Figueiredo (CEO Digitalframe) Luís Araújo (president Turismo Portugal) Luís Mendes Alves (manager Porto Lazer) Luís Salgado (producer Vagos Metal Fest / Amazing Vanilla Events) Márcio Laranjeira (founder Milhões de Festa / Lovers & Lollypops) Mariana Couto (booker We Are Music) Miguel Guerra (sponsorship & events manager Meo) Miguel Oliveira (Int. Label Manager Sony Music Portugal) Miguel Miranda (president IPMA - Instituto Português Mar e Atmosfera) O Martim (artist) Pedro Carvalho (responsible Transform-Arte / Zna Gathering) Pedro Cluny (sound technician) Pedro Pires (president Clube Criativos de Portugal / responsible Festival Iminente) Pedro Valente (founder Azáfama) Sofia Teixeira (owner Blog Bran Morrighan) Vasco Cornélio da Silva (diretor Campo Pequeno) Von di Carlo (music producer / artist) Professional Presentations (9 and 10th march) a) Ticketea - the new role of ticketing companies: not providers, but partners. By: Ismael Garcia (CMO) b) Ecofestes - reusable cups have become mandatory for festivals? By: Hugo Moreira (director) c) Sofar Sounds Lisbon – new solutions of music supply. By: Inês Pires (City leader) and João Alvarez (City Manager) d) Go For Music - one flight, discover a festival, enjoy Portugal. By: Ana Luísa Costa (founder) e) Polishows - technological evolution and light quality, sound and visual component by António Ponte (director) f) Cordas - World Music Festival (win trip to Portugal's highest mountain) by Terry Costa (artistic diretor) g) Marginal Voluntariado- the evolution of the area of volunteering in the next two years? by Miguel Lopes (director). h) Coolture - Web Platform, in Market Place format, for the promotion and dissemination of cultural and entertainment events, by: João Perdigão i) Rodellus - a festival for those who are not afraid of the countryside, by: Maria Manuel (producer) and Jorge Dias (director) Scientific Presentations (9 and 10th march) a) The experience in music festivals (2014, Filipa Queirós, UAveiro) b) The influence of experiential marketing in building brand awareness – Nos Primavera Sound case study (2016, Tânia Cerqueira, IPAM) c) Portuguese festival goer profile and social environment in festivals (Aporfest, 4th edition, 2016) d) From the stage to the public: the protagonists of the communication of music festivals in Portugal and Spain (2016, Marco Silva, UMinho) e) Brand behavior and influence of sponsorships in the attitude of purchase – Case study of EDP Cool Jazz (2016, Margarida Rigueira, UCoimbra) f) The Importance of the Consumer Based Brand Equity of an event for the Branding of the destiny (2016, Vítor Roque, UCoimbra) Seminars (9 and 10th march) a) How activate effectively? 360º Perspective - promoter, brand and public. By Manuel Roque (CEO Pitch) b) First Aid - what to do if something happens to the person next to me while watching a concert. By: Márcio Coutinho and Nuno Guerreiro (AFSS) c) The secret to a perfect photography, by: Nélson D'Aires (photographer) d) What is the recipe for a successful booking / management? At the right time, creative and profitable! By: Joana Souza Dias (RedMojo). Documentaries (9 and 10th march) Benjamim: auto-rádio (2016, PT, 90'') O Dia em Que a Música Morreu (2016, PT, 25'') Mahala (2015, PT, 37'') Concerts (10 march, Musicbox) Throes + The Shine (dj set) Maze Ditch Days
The 6th edition of Talkfest - International Music Festivals Forum will happen in Lisbon (9 and 10th March) at the Museum of Communications (Museu das Comunicações) and in Barcelona (Macba, 16thMarch). This year Talkfest will have many professional activities such as Conferences (main section); Presentations (Scientific and Professional); Seminars; Job fair and Documentaries. One of the goals for this edition is to create more technical tools for professionals and enhance their networking as well as to create more convenience to visitors. Talkfest is considered an event of cultural interest by the Portuguese Government. See the aftermovie of 2016 edition HERE.
Only 3 days left to vote for Iberian Festival Awards
The 2nd edition of the event will take place in Barcelona on the night of March 16 at the legendary MACBA - Museum of Contemporary Art. A gala (with musical performances and awards ceremony) will take place in the largest auditorium of the space, preceded by a dinner in the Restaurant En Ville. See the nominees HERE and vote HERE or in the FestivAll App (valid for only one response per electronic device). Until January 22nd you can choose the 10 finalists of the categories decided by the public. See the aftermovie of the event HERE. Iberian Festival Awards are a partnership with the UK & European Festival Awards, promoted by Festival Awards, Ltd.
APORFEST - Portuguese Music Festivals Association is the organizer of both events. Aporfest Associates (professionals/ companies) have free access to Talkfest and the Iberian Festival Awards ceremony. All info: www.talkfest.eu or www.aporfest.pt Tickets: Live Event Ticketing (www.liveeventticketing.com), Ticketline e Ticketea Contacts: firstname.lastname@example.org | (+351) 217904720