President of Billboard and Hollywood Reporter to Keynote the International Music Festival Conference

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John Amato, president of Billboard and Hollywood Reporter, will be keynoting the International Music Festival Conference (IMFCON) - the premier conference addressing the issues facing the music festival and film festival industry.

I’m really looking forward to sharing my thoughts and experiences and hearing from other industry leaders.

With the launch of Billboard’s first festival, Hot 100 Music Festival, John Amato has successfully brought Billboard into the festival space and increased Billboard’s live event footprint. Amato will bring his insight and knowledge on how he broke records and increased revenue and unique visits for both Billboard and Hollywood Reporter to the IMFCON-IFFS audience.

"I am thrilled to be a keynote speaker at this year’s IMFCON” says John Amato. “Not only do Billboard and the Hollywood Reporter play active roles in both the music and film festival industries respectively, but this past summer Billboard successfully launched the first ever Billboard Hot 100 Music Festival at Jones Beach in NY. I’m really looking forward to sharing my thoughts and experiences and hearing from other industry leaders.”

Attendees will benefit from the talent and wisdom of other executives, like Amato, from organizations such as: South by Southwest, Insomniac, SFX, AEG and more. To view the full agenda and array of topics and panelist, visit Imfcon.com.

Registration for IMFCON and IFFS 2015 is now open. Visit http://www.imfcon.com to learn more about the conference and registering.

About International Music Festival Conference

The International Music Festival Conference is the only conference addressing the issues facing the music and film festival industry. The IMFCON mission is to promote and strengthen the global music festival industry through education, networking, dissemination of information, and the cultivation of high standards for the industry. The IMFCON was founded in 2007 and the IFFS in 2002; providing the only annual conference and symposium for music and film festival professionals and entertainment executives to network, learn from one another, establish partnerships, and understand the latest trends in festivals, music and film.

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