the IRF is the key place where the music radio world comes together to celebrate and showcase some of the best music programmes
Zurich (PRWEB UK) 7 August 2013
In just over a month, some of the world’s best radio talent will descend on the Schloss Sihlberg castle in central Zurich, Switzerland for the 4th edition of the International Radio Festival. Taking place from the 4th – 8th September, the IRF is the key place where the Music Radio world comes together to celebrate and showcase some of the best music programmes, with the B2B Forum being the place to deliberate and collaborate, to network and to discover trends about their Industry.
The B2B Forum, is a must attend for all those with a vested interest in the world’s most consumed medium: Music Radio. The Forum offers a unique platform to break new artists, sell music, and influence consumer habits whilst engaging with both a high qualitative music radio business audience.
This year’s topics for discussion will focus on the “New Breed Broadcasting” and “Social Media Saved the Radio Star”.
Confirmed speakers include; Joe D’Angelo, HD Radio / iBiquty, Paul Noble, Pop-Up Radio, Victor Callabero, LDR Interactive, Scott Cohen, The Orchard, Christian Jones, Radio Express, Robert Kraft, Fox Music, James Cridland, Radio Futurologist, Nikhil Shah, Mixcloud, Cedric Adrover, Radio GRRIF, Julian Schweizer, Swiss Online Publishing, Gogi Gupta, Gupta Media, Scott Fleischer, Tunein, Greg Lloyd, mixlr, Christian Vagli-Giors, Traxx.fm, Olivier de Simone, uturn.com, Clement Charles, All the Content. [More info on the B2B speakers here:
Alongside the B2B forum, the IRF is the FIRST and ONLY international radio festival of its kind featuring a programme of live radio shows from around the world, giving people visiting the festival, their listeners back home, and online around the world, the rare opportunity to “Listen to how the World Sounds”.
This year over 30 Radio stations & their radio jockeys from all corners of the world will attend the IRF to broadcast their shows LIVE On-air including: Radio MPB Rio Brazil; Tangsuan Radio Beijing China; Radio Wave Prague Czech Republic; Medina FM Meknes Morocco; Sonica Ibiza feat. DJ Hell as well as Ibiza Global feat: PACHA Radio Spain; Lounge FM Istanbul and Adidas Originals Radio Istanbul Turkey; Derrick May for BBC 6 Music and BBC Radio One UK; Star FM Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates; Screentracks, SOMA FM San Francisco and WBGU campus radio station of Bowling Green State University in Ohio USA; Red Bull Music Academy Radio Intl and more.
This year for the first time, there will also be a special HD Radio Day in partnership with iBiquity, the leading developer in HD Radio technology which enables broadcasters to offer new HD2/HD3 FM channels through multicasting, crystal-clear sound and data service on both the AM and FM bands – all free, with no subscription fee. Taking place on Sept 2 the HD Radio Day will feature several great US HDRadio programs as a warm-up to the IRF.
“The IRF is excited to be presenting its 4th edition, showcasing the best music radio formats from around the world and discussing the fast evolving radio industry,” said Darryl von Daniken, Co-Founder of the IRF. “The IRF continues to attract both top radio professionals and the general public to “Listen to How the World Sounds” all on one channel!”
The IRF are also excited to announce the winner of the ‘Best US/Canada Campus Radio Contest’. Congratulations to Brody Ramone and her weekly “Dirty Glitters” radio show on WBGU, the campus radio station of Bowling Green State University in Ohio, which showcases new sounds from both local and national artists and bands. WBGU is a student-run radio station, focusing on independent, underground music, and thanks to iBiquity the creators of HD Radio, CMJ.com, and Mixcloud.com, Brody will broadcast her show live on-air at the 4th IRF, this September at the Schloss Silhberg in Zurich. [More Information on the competition here:
The IRF B2B Forum is a must attend for all those with a vested interest in the world’s most consumed medium: Music Radio, plus the unique chance to meet pioneers from the world of radio and social media.
1 Day Passes @ CHF175/day (walk-up cost CHF295.-)
2 Day International Day Pass, Thu & Fri, CHF275.- (walk-up cost CHF425.-)
3 Day Full Pass CHF375.- (walk-up cost CHF550.-)
Your registration includes full access to the booked conference day(s), morning coffee and croissants, a light lunch, and networking drinks to round off the day.
The 4th edition of the International Radio Festival (IRF) will take place from Wednesday, September 4 – Sunday, September 8 and will once again be held at the beautiful Schloss Sihlberg castle in central Zurich, Switzerland.
About the International Radio Festival (IRF):
Founded in 2010, the IRF is a Zurich-based organization and represents the FIRST and ONLY international radio festival of its kind, celebrating the world's most consumed medium -- Music Radio. A must-attend event, the IRF brings together Music Radio Anchors, Radio Programming Heads, Record Labels, Music Managers & Agents, Lifestyle Brands/Services and their Marketing & Advertising Agencies, Media Professionals and Educational Establishments. The IRF is the key place where the Music Radio world comes together to celebrate and showcase some of the best music programmes, to deliberate and collaborate, to network and to discover trends about their Industry. The IRF was chosen as a finalist in the 2011 British Swiss Business Awards, and invited by the Swiss Federal Government to be part of their presence during the 2012 London Olympic Games, and will be present too at the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Rio Olympics.
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