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Report Online

To officially wrap up the 2020 edition of ILMC, the full conference report is now online here

The report features summaries of all the conference sessions and events that took place, thousands of photos, media reviews, delegate feedback, and all those whose achievements were recognised in the form of an Arthur Award.

To find out who's officially the Second Least Offensive Agent; who took home the tiniest world cup in the table football tournament; or what Peter Rudge revealed during The (Late) Breakfast Meeting... it’s all online here.
A condensed report will also be published in the next issue of IQ Magazine, which will hit your desks within the next month.

If you have any feedback, or there’s any way that ILMC or IQ can continue to support the business during the weeks and months ahead, please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Coronavirus and ILMC: UPDATED

Updated 28 Feb:
ILMC 32 takes place next week in London.

We are keeping updated with UK Government advice regarding the Coronavirus on a daily basis, and are also in frequent contact with the Royal Garden Hotel.

There will be hand sanitisers available throughout the conference, and the hotel’s cleaning staff will be focussing on ‘high touch’ areas including hard surfaces, lift buttons, door handles, handrails and banisters.

Additional hygiene protocols will be in place, as well as measures in the event that anyone does become unwell.

If you have travelled from or through an affected area on the way to ILMC and have any symptoms of the virus (cough, fever or shortness of breath), please be sensible about attending the conference.

The latest UK Government guidance on the virus is here


Who's coming to ILMC update

There are just two weeks to go until the doors open for ILMC 32 and just a handful of passes left for the world’s favourite live music gathering.  With 1,200 delegates from 60 markets worldwide, companies attending include…  
And, of course, almost all of the major international agencies are attending en masse…  
See who else is in the room here.

The full conference agenda can be viewed here.

Futures Forum backs the new bosses

The final day of ILMC runs as Futures Forum with an additional 200 young executives joining ILMC delegates for a day of future-focussed sessions, workshops, mentoring and presentations.  

Do you have younger members of your team that would benefit from the day? We’re encouraging all ILMC members to consider sending their younger team members. In order to make it accessible for all, a heavily subsidised day ticket is available for younger executives (suggested age 30 and under).  

Futures Forum includes a keynote with Team Mumford & Sons, workshops on digital marketingticketingassertiveness, and life after your star act. Session topics include mental healthmeet the new bosses, and a multi-generational session comparing older and younger executives from three companies. Additionally, popular mentor sessions with senior industry executives run throughout the day.  

The full schedule is here. To register click here. Or to bring multiple delegates, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for information about group deals.

IPM & GEI shape up

The day before ILMC kicks off, Tuesday 3 March, both the ILMC Production Meeting (IPM) and Green Events & Innovations Conference (GEI) take place.

For anyone with an interest in either tour/event production or sustainability around touring and festivals, there’s a feast of topics, speakers and world-class networking to be had.

Topics slated for discussion at IPM include working in expanding marketsstage production & designgrass-roots venues, and show cancellations. To see the full programme click here.

Meanwhile, GEI's topics include sustainable truckingcateringgreening festivalsPR greenwash & brandinginnovation presentations and a keynote interview with Extinction Rebellion's Sebastian Sandys. To see the full programme click here.

And to ensure delegates of both events get more environmentally friendly bang for their buck, IPM and GEI also share numerous breakout sessions, which this year include topics such as accessibilityMartyn’s Law, and even a yoga and wellbeing session, so delegates can find a moment of Zen between panels.