Armin van Buuren To Make IMS Asia-Pacific Debut
One of the world’s biggest DJs and producers Armin van Buuren takes to the stage at IMS Asia-Pacific 2015 at W Singapore – Sentosa Cove
On Dec 11, the five-time number one DJ Armin van Buuren will join the international panel of esteemed speakers at the International Music Summit [IMS] Asia-Pacific 2015. The Grammy-nominated Dutch DJ and producer, who has recently released his sixth studio album, Embrace, will be a highlight in a Keynote Interview alongside American DJ Kaskade, one of the biggest names in the global music circuit who has shaped the EDM scene in North America.
Van Buuren, who is also performing at ZoukOut festival [Dec 12] at Siloso Beach, Sentosa, is set to bring his wealth of experience and knowledge in the global music industry to the summit’s Keynote Interview having accumulated a vast amount of success in the last two decades. His body of work includes A State of Trance – the longest dance music weekly radio show with 36 million listeners tuning in more than 100 radio stations The radio show propelled him to stardom and helped cultivate an interest in trance music around the world. In the United States, he holds the record for most entries on the Billboard Dance/Electronic Albums chart.
IMS AP 2015 TOPICS
The IMS speakers will come together in distinct panels to spark thoughtful conversations, and tackle vital and current topics that impact the region. With some 30 artists and industry players expected at IMS AP 2015, the event serves as a perfect opportunity to unite the industry, as well as to educate the wider world about the opportunities, challenges and current successes of the region.
The topics are:
Saving Sydney – Hear about how their scene has been decimated and how to stop it from happening to yours.
Protect The Dancefloor – Deeper discussion about the entire-region and the scene’s challenges to operate.
East Meets West – Artists from both side of the planet discuss Asia and how they approach conquering the region.
Developing The Eco-System – AFEM reviews how the Asia-Pacific eco-system is evolving and how to unblock key pathways to success.
Keynote Interviews – Armin van Buuren and Kaskade under the spotlight.
In Conversation – Sharam of Deep Dish fame with the Head of Beatport Asia, Richie McNeill New Horizons – Presentations on key new initiatives in the region from ID&T, Pacha Macau and others.
When: Dec 11, 2015 [Friday]
Venue: W Singapore – Sentosa Cove, Singapore
Summit timings: 10am – 5pm
Cocktail party at WOOBAR: 5pm – 7pm
Lunch: 1pm – 2pm