Latest Speakers

As Futures Forum draws closer, more speakers are joining the lineup of insightful panels and engaging debates.

With topics including alternative business models, emerging artists and genres, and developing TikTok talent for the live stage, this year’s agenda addresses timely topics for rising industry leaders.

Creative Artists Agency’s co-head Emma Banks and agent Bilge Morden are set to trade perspectives on the industry during OK, Boomer: Closing the Generation Gap, Part II. The senior and junior executives will appear alongside Metropolis Music’s Raye Cosbert and Alexandra Ampofo and moderator Debbie McWilliams (OVO Hydro).

Seny Kassaye from FORT Agency joins Meet the New Bosses: Class of 2023, during which IQ Magazine’s New Bosses will share their vision of the industry. Kassaye joins Södra Teatern’s Stella ScoccoSönke Schal of Karsten Jahnke Konzertdirektion, UTA’s Zoe Williamson and moderator Sally Dunstone from Primary Talent International.

On Live After TikTok, Deviate Digital’s Sammy Andrews joins Nastassja Roberts from Dreamhaus, Ross Patel from Whole Entertainment, Nikoline Skaarup from Down The Drain and One Fiinix Live’s Emma Davis to discuss developing online talent.

Meanwhile, FORT Agency’s Mira Silvers joins The Young Entrepreneur to reveal how the next generation is making their own way in the business, alongside panel chair Caroline Reason (MATA Agency), Paul Bonham (Music Manager Forum), and Will Holdoway (Method Events).

Kirstie Loveridge from AEG Europe is set to chair True Sustainability, discussing a holistic approach to sustainability with Jordan Hallpike from WME/Black Music Summit, Runway Artists’s Dotun Bolaji and Flo Noseda from Wasserman Music.

Bringing together an essential compilation of the music styles set to dominate 2023, Now That’s What I Call 2023 welcomes Lizzie Ford of CAA, joining Takk’s Théo Quiblier.

More speakers and a show-stopping keynote interview are yet to be added to the bumper agenda. As we inch closer to Futures Forum on Friday 3 March. Click here to see the agenda or here to register and secure your place.