TALKFEST’20 | Final wave of speakers for the various programme points

The 9th edition of Talkfest - International Music Festivals Forum will take place mainly in Lisboa, in parallel and in partnership with BTL – Bolsa de Turismo de Lisboa, between March 11 and 15, 2020. The Iberian Festival Awards gala, included in its programme will take place in the Grande Auditório FIL on March 14.


Talkfest will feature a programme with more than 100 speakers (mostly from Portugal and Spain) from 8am to 8pm, continuously and simultaneously in 6 meeting rooms and auditoriums at the Centro de Reuniões FIL on March 13rd.

The final set of news in the programme consists in:

  • Conferences (speaker) | Francisco Madelino (President Fundação Inatel/Ciclo Mundos)

  • Conferences (speaker) | Joaquim Diogo (President CM Crato/Festival do Crato)

  • Conferences (speaker)) | Luís Salgado (Founder Amazing Events/Vagos Metal Fest)

  • Conferences (speaker) | Nuno Gomes (CEO Braver Media Group/Rfm Somnii)

  • Conferences (speaker) | Tiago Fonseca (Head of Sales & BizDev See Tickets)

  • Conferences (moderator) | Ana Martins (Journalist Rádio Comercial)

  • Conferences (moderator)| Catarina Figueiredo (Host RFM)

  • Pitchstage | New legal framework for the use of music in public spaces by PassMúsica – Silvia Sá

  • Workshop | Influencers and bloggers – new type of communication at the disposal of events by Naughty Boys – João Belo

  • Scientific Presentations | Sponsorship in the consumer engagement and attitudes: Somersby Out Jazz case-study by Margarida Rangel (ESCS-IPL)

  • Scientific Presentations | The impact of perceived quality on costumer satisfaction at music festivals by Joana Gonçalves (ISEG)

  • Scientific Presentations |Artístic practices in rural context - culture for the development of the rural territories by Rute Sousa (ESAD.CR)

  • Scientific Presentations | Exploring Drivers of Consumer Well-being in Music Festivals: A Relationship Marketing Approach por Sara Duarte (ISCTE-IUL)

See on the official website all the speakers that are part of the programme for the next edition. All the conferences themes, schedule and parallel activities will be announced later this week.


All the finalists (Top 10) from Portugal and Spain are already known about the 24 categories in the competition. The gala already has limited tickets.


Portugal Festivals Guide (promote your festival, brand or service in this guide > HERE)

BTL Festivals (new activation area at BTL and which is almost sold out in terms of stands, talks and showcases) > HERE)

Sponsor one of the categories to competition at the Iberian Festival Awards > HERE)

Be part of the event with your organization, see the sponsors and entities present > HERE

Do your private meetings in the Meeting Room 1-to-1 Meetings > HERE

APORFEST – Associação Portuguesa Festivais Música provides again free access to its members (all modalities, with a valid share in the event) to the event.

Tickets are in Phase 3 and are available on the official website and See Tickets. General access guarantees free admission on concert nights. Be part of it!

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