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FastForward – the future-focused international music business conference curated by Media Insight Consulting – is returning to Amsterdam for their flagship event on Thursday 15 & Friday 16 February 2018. The third edition of the 150 capacity two-day conference will offer a combination of keynote speeches, rapid-fire FastFifteen sessions and interactive panel discussions, including Streaming […]

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FastForward – the future-focused international music business conference – has announced their final speaker lineup for the new event. Taking place on Friday 15 September at the British Library in London’s Kings Cross, FastForward: London marks the beginning of a new, satellite conference series expansion for the company. The one-day conference in London will offer a combination of keynote speeches, interactive panel […]

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FastForward – the future-focused international music business conference – has announced their second addition to the speaker lineup for their new event. Taking place on Friday 15 September at the British Library in London’s Kings Cross, FastForward: London marks the beginning of a new, satellite conference series expansion for the company. The one-day conference in London will offer a combination of keynote […]

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FastForward announce London conference expansion for September 2017, supported by Ticketmaster, Vevo, Sherry Design and Media Insight Consulting Industry veteran Merck Mercuriadis to give artist management keynote alongside Deezer, DHP Family and AEI Media London, 27 June 2017    FastForward – the future-focused international music business conference – is launching a new event. Taking place on […]

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The second edition of a sold-out FastForward went down with a bang, thanks to a host of positive and enlightening conversations about the future of the music industry, and an inclusive and friendly atmosphere amongst those who’ll be leading it. The impact of Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality on media consumption opened day one of […]

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As Director of Amsterdam venue The Paradiso (1,500 capacity) and its sister club Paradiso Noord (550 cap.), Mark Minkman is an expert on what makes the Netherlands live music scene tick. Around 560k music fans attend 1.1k Paradiso concerts a year and Minkman is responsible for all activities that the brand undertakes and its future […]

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FastForward release event schedule with additional sponsors & 40+ speakers confirmed Devi Kolli, CEO of AiSolve, to give VR & AI Keynote, plus new speakers from Kilimanjaro Live, Mixcloud, The O2, GAME, and BBC Radio 1 Only 50 Passes remaining for the 2017 event; ticket prices to increase on Monday 23 January   London, 17th […]

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International marketing expert Zena White, Managing Director of label and artist services company The Other Hand, is one of a host of speakers who’ll be sharing knowledge at FastForward 2017 in Amsterdam this February. Before we touch down in Amsterdam, we caught up with White to get her top tips on how artists and managers […]

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Mike Smith, incoming Managing Director of Warner/Chappell Music UK and winner of the inaugural Sir George Martin A&R Award to give Keynote on “The Future of A&R”. 10 further speakers added, including Warner Music, Deloitte and Communion Music, and AIM, EarPeace and Help Musicians UK join as event partners.

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Following a sold out debut, the innovative conference returns with partners 7digital and Media Insight Consulting. 19 industry speakers are already confirmed with a further 21 to be announced in the coming months.

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