The future of the music industry starts here.
23-24 February 2017 • Muziekgebouw aan't IJ • Amsterdam, NL

FastForward is returning to the Muziekgebouw, for two jam-packed days of music industry insight, and tight-knit networking opportunities. In 2016, we had over 140 Delegates attend from 16 different countries, all with their eyes on building a different future to the past we've had - in 2017, we're going bigger & better.

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Speaker Lineup
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Mike Smith

Incoming Managing Director, Warner/Chappell Music UK

Mike Smith is set to become Managing Director of Warner/Chappell Music UK later this month. He will be joining the company after serving as President of Music at Virgin EMI.

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Anna Pancaldi

Anna Pancaldi


Influenced by the likes of Joni Mitchell, Jeff Buckley and Carol King, Anna’s haunting, deep and mature vocals alongside her thought provoking and raw music promise to leave audiences as someone to remember.

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Bosun Adu

CEO, Winscom Mundo Media (NG)

Bosun Adu has a combined 12 years experience in Broadcast Media, Marketing, Brand Management, Business Development and Entertainment, and has worked for some of the largest Marketing Communications companies in Africa.

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Claire Mas

Head of Digital, Communion Music

Claire is the Head of Digital at Communion Music Group, the respected independent music company that includes Communion Records, Communion Publishing, and live promoter arm Communion Presents.

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Cherie Hu

Cherie Hu

Media & Entertainment Contributor, Forbes (US)

Cherie is a music-tech thinker, researcher and writer, passionate about combining a data-driven business acumen with superior storytelling skills to propel innovation in the music industry.

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Chris Carey, Media Insight Consulting

Chris Carey

CEO, Media Insight Consulting

Chris is Founder and CEO of boutique research company, Media Insight Consulting, specializing in Consumer Insight and Big Data Analytics, with a focus on the music industry.

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