Events

THURSDAY
ILMC Production Meeting
GEI (Green Events & Innovations Conference)
Access All Areas
ILMC 'Avengers Assemble' Opening Party


FRIDAY
Crime-fighters' Super Snack
Captain Netherland's Impact Party
The SSE Hydro Super Shindig
The World 'Just-Ace' Texas Hold'em Poker Tourney
The Sidekicks Table Football 'Coupe du Monde'
Access All Areas


SATURDAY

Complimentary Lunch
Feld's Marvel-Ice Cream Break
ITB Showcase
Match of the Year Football
The ILMC 'Night on the Tiles' Gala Dinner & Arthur Awards
Access All Areas
Sonic Boom Karaoke

SUNDAY
Complimentary Lunch
The Nikos Fund Grand Prize Draw
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tragglers' Bar Time


Thursday 5 March 2015

ILMC Production Meeting 
The seventh annual IPM will see production professionals from across the globe converge for a day of panel sessions, discussion and networking. Delegate numbers will again be expanding this year, but with a strict 200-capacity in the room, places are limited and the event is likely to be oversubscribed.

IPM includes a five-star buffet lunch, and closing drinks party as well as tea and coffee breaks and ample networking opportunities. Sponsored by eps, Allgaier, Fly Victor and Megaforce, registration is separate to the main conference but ILMC delegates benefit from a discounted rate.

For a full event description click here.

York Suite, Royal Garden Hotel

10:00-18:00

Hosts: eps, Allgaier, Fly Victor and Megaforce

  

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GEI (Green Events & Innovations Conference)
A Greener Festival and Bucks New University will be presenting the seventh edition of the Green Events & Innovations conference (GEI) at ILMC on Thursday 5 March 2015. GEI remains the UK’s leading conference looking at sustainability at live events, drawing experts from around the country as well as internationally.

For a full event description, click here.


 

Access All Areas
The Access All Areas programme gives delegates a chance to catch some of London’s hottest shows using just their delegate passes. The listings of all available shows is published in the Globetrotters conference guide, and while some venues are quite literally across the street, for others you’ll need to get on the road for the show.

Entry requirements differ, so please check at the Help Desk before heading out. With the whole of London on your doorstep, there’s an abundance of live music to get stuck into and enjoy… 

Various times and locations. Details can be found Access All Areas Shows

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ILMC 'Avengers Assemble' Opening Party
ILMC starts with a ‘Bang!’ (and no doubt the odd ‘Pow!’ and ‘Wham!’) on Thursday 5 March when live music avengers from around the world gather to kick off ILMC 27 in style. With the event now beginning earlier, the new Opening Party is the official start of the conference.

The party is a must-attend event as members reunite to swap 12 months of crimefighting tips, daring tricks and heroic tales from the music universe (and avoid the Friday morning rush by arriving the night before!).

Taking place across the mezzanine of the hotel, hosts Dot Tickets will be laying on some complimentary drinks while in The Phantom Zone (York Suite), the most daring delegates can front their very own rock band and truly kick-ass. A definite diary date for any self-respecting crime-fighter (or super villain)!

The Phantom Zone and AEG’s ‘Heroes & Villains’ Bar, mezzanine floor
20:00 - late

Hosts: Dot Tickets

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Friday 6 March 2015  

Crime-fighters' Super Snack
Back in the old days (well, up until last year anyway…) ILMC started on Friday afternoon, but with our new and improved conference schedule, the day now has more panels and workshops than Superman has broken razors. So the Crime-fighters' Super Snack will keep delegates energised for a full day of conferencing, providing a welcome break from all the action in our ‘chat caves’.

Enjoy two hours of tasty meze and Turkish delights, located right across the 'meze-nine' floor of the hotel. With everything else happening during the first day of ILMC, the Crime-fighters' Super Snack is a chance to rub caped-shoulders with fellow crimefighters before the afternoon sessions begin.

The Phantom Zone and AEG’s ‘Heroes & Villains’ Bar, mezzanine floor
12:30-14:30

Host: Istanbul Entertainment Group 

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Captain Netherland's Impact Party

Music, drinks, presentations, snacks, competitions...Friday night at ILMC would not be complete without a swoop to the annual Dutch meet and greet.
 
This year, Captain Netherland's Impact Party takes place right next door to the Royal Garden Hotel, where there’s a Eurosonic Noorderslag 2016 registration up for grabs, as well as some of the nation's hottest new stars to check out. Bands scheduled to play include: 
Places are limited so be sure to RSVP to the Man in Orange himself, Ruud Berends.

Bodo’s Schloss, 2A Kensington High Street, London W8 4PT  (Next door to the Royal Garden Hotel)
18:00 to 21:30

Hosts: Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Performing Arts Fund.NL, Buma Cultuur and Eurosonic Noorderslag


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The SSE Hydro Super Shindig

ILMC is known for whisking its members off to strange and exotic locations during the conference weekend, and this year is no different. On Friday night, delegates will be transported to the land of the brave for The SSE Hydro Super Shindig, as contemporary Scotland comes to the Royal Garden Hotel. 

With a live ceilidh band, whisky sampling and cocktails, tasty regional treats and a few more surprises besides, this special event takes place from 21:00 onwards, hosted by one of the world’s newest and busiest arenas.

Royal Garden Hotel 

21:00 onwards
Host: The SSE Hydro


The World 'Just-Ace' Texas Hold'em Poker Tourney
With crimefighters from across the universe used to risking their lives, gambling to win a selection of bar tab prizes should pose no real threat at all at The World ‘Just-Ace’ Texas Hold'em Poker Tourney.

The tournament is an annual favourite at ILMC, and a great way to make new friends, lie to their faces and win the capes off their backs. Seats are issued on a first-come, first-served basis.

It costs just £20 to enter, and the showdown raises money for our chosen charities, which this year are Nordoff Robbins Music Therapy and International Committee of the Red Cross.

Sign-up when you register, or if you feel like a gamble, swing by on Friday night and enquire about any last-minute places before the games commence.

Pollstar’s Tech Laboratory (mezzanine level)
Royal Garden Hotel 

21:30 - 00:00
Host: WWE Corp

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The Sidekicks Table Football 'Coupe du Monde'
What’s got four legs, stays up late in the bar and only has one ball? ILMC’s new personalised Bonzini table, of course; a professional standard, customised table that will be making its debut appearance this year with some very recognisable players on the pitch.

With the new table being revealed, anticipation surrounding the annual Coupe du Monde competition will be at fever pitch by Friday night when IQ’s Terry ‘offside’ McNally dons his makeshift umpire’s top and oversees this annual battle for international glory and the world’s smallest cup.

Be in the bar with your chosen team-mate by 10pm to sign-up and then feel like a true superhero as you and your chosen sidekick control 12 tiny football players in your quest for fame and glory.  

AEG's ‘Heroes & Villains’ Bar, Royal Garden Hotel
00:00 - 03:00
Host: AXS

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Access All Areas

The Access All Areas programme gives delegates a chance to catch some of London’s hottest shows using just their delegate pass. The listings of all available shows is published in the Globetrotters conference guide, and while some venues are quite literally across the street, for others you’ll need to get on the road for the show. 

Entry requirements differ, so please check at the Help Desk before heading out. With the whole of London on your doorstep, there’s an abundance of live music to get stuck into and enjoy… 

Various times and locations. Details can be found here.

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Saturday 7 March 2015 

Complimentary Lunch
Saturday and Sunday lunches at ILMC are not to be missed, as the Royal Garden Hotel’s chefs showcase their own superpowers and lay on a buffet menu to remember. With everything from sushi to hot delights on offer and more opportunities to mingle whilst you scoff.

Park Terrace & York Suite, Royal Garden Hotel

12:30 – 14:30

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Feld's Marvel-Ice Cream Break
Even the toughest and roughest heroes and villains need to take a break now and again. Fortunately, our friends at Feld Entertainment are on hand with their Marvel-Ice Creams: some welcome relief after a long night saving the planet or a hard day’s conferencing.

Lower Ground Floor
16:00 – 17:00
Host: Feld Entertainment

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ITB Showcase
A late addition to ILMC’s Saturday night schedule, but a welcome change that promises some fantastic new music. The ITB Showcase will take place at the Notting Hill Arts Club between 17:00 and 21:30. Just a short hop from the Royal Garden Hotel, our friends will be hosting some of the finest new recruits on their agency roster.
 
Doors open at 17:00, with the following line-up:
 
17.30 - 18.00  The Half Earth
18.20 - 18.50  Ward Thomas
19.10 - 19.40  Boy Jumps Ship
20.00 - 20.30  PINS
20.50 - 21.20  The Xcerts

There’s no need to book, just turn up with your ILMC delegate pass to gain entry and enjoy a complimentary beverage or three. A fine way to spend a Saturday night, if ever there was one…


Match of the Year Football
This titanic annual showdown sees the UK take on the Rest of The World in a match of epic proportions, as giants of the world of live industry get together to play the beautiful game.

This year’s match returns to Battersea Park with coaches whisking players both from and to the Royal Garden Hotel. Places are limited and must be booked in advance. Contact [email protected] to get involved.

All Weather Sports Ground, Battersea Park, Albert Bridge Rd, London SW11 4NJ
19:30-21:30

Host: Aiken Promotions 

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The ILMC 'Night on the Tiles' Gala Dinner & Arthur Awards 
If you’re in the contemporary live music business, then there’s one night of the year you shouldn't miss.

The heart of every ILMC and the pinnacle of the live music calendar, The Gala Dinner & Arthur Awards welcomes the great, the good, the heroes and the villains of the international business to meet, dine and celebrate its most super.

The Capital’s finest hotel, The Savoy, will be transformed into the usual hangout of every superhero – the rooftops of London. Guests will be treated to a champagne reception followed by a four-course feast with fine wines, as well as hair-raising entertainment. Then, the climax of the night is The Arthur Awards, when the live music industry’s Oscar equivalents are handed out to those most deserving.

For more information, read the full event description.

Tickets for The ‘Night on the Tiles’ Gala Dinner and Arthur Awards are £160 per person. Dress code is smart.

The Gala Dinner is now SOLD OUT. If you would like to be put on the waiting list for this event, please email [email protected].

The Savoy Hotel
The Lancaster Ballroom, River Entrance on Savoy Place, London WC2R 0BL

19:30-00:00

Hosts: DG Medios, Move Concerts & Rock in Rio

 

 
 
 
 

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Access All Areas 
The Access All Areas programme gives delegates a chance to catch some of London’s hottest shows using just their delegate pass. The listings of all available shows is published in the Globetrotters conference guide, and while some venues are quite literally across the street, for others you’ll need to get on the road for the show. 

Entry requirements differ, so please check at the Help Desk before heading out. With the whole of London on your doorstep, there’s an abundance of live music to get stuck into and enjoy…

Various times and locations. Details can be found here.

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Sonic Boom Karaoke
Saturday night at ILMC has a treat in store for all those delegates with vocal super powers, and all the Watchmen keen to take it in. Hosted by the awesome ID&C, Sonic Boom Karaoke is a late night melting pot for anyone who can attempt a tune, shake a tambourine, or who just fancies a giggle.

Just as crime never sleeps, neither will those unlucky enough to have bedrooms immediately above the Phantom Zone while it all takes place. But with boxes of props and original 90s costumes for inspiration, as well as prizes for the best Backstreet Boys impersonation, this late night zone of bad fashion sense and even worse warbling will keep you amused for hours...

The Phantom Zone (mezzanine level), Royal Garden Hotel

22:30 - late
Host: ID&C

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Sunday 8 March 2015

Complimentary Lunch
Saturday and Sunday lunches at ILMC are not to be missed, as the Royal Garden Hotel’s chefs showcase their own superpowers and lay on a buffet menu to remember. With everything from sushi to hot delights on offer and more opportunities to mingle whilst you scoff.

Park Terrace, Royal Garden Hotel


13:30 – 15:30

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Nikos Fund Grand Prize Draw


The ILMC raises a significant amount of money every year, and in exchange for making a donation from every registration we receive, delegates are entered into the Nikos Fund Prize Draw.

Turn up for a 14:45 start for the chance to win some colossal prizes as our chosen charities Nordoff Robbins Music Therapy and International Committee of the Red Cross benefit. But don’t forget - you must be in the room to win. 

Park Terrace, Royal Garden Hotel

14:45-15:15

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Stragglers' Bar Time

ILMC may have wrapped up for the year, but delegates still have exclusive use of the Royal Garden Hotel's bar. Crimefighters who just can't face the flight home yet, can join the last, stubborn few for a final cheeky tipple (or three) before Monday dawns...

AEG's ‘Heroes & Villains’ Bar, Royal Garden Hotel
18:00 - home

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