ILMC Fellowship Program and ASM Global Significantly Expand Efforts to Foster Next Generation of Young Executive Talent

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ASM Global, the world’s leading producer of entertainment experiences, venue management and event strategy, and the International Live Music Conference (ILMC) today announced a new partnership to significantly expand the scholarship program Alia Dann Swift of the Music Industry Conference, which promotes and nurtures the next generation of talented young executives.

This new partnership with ILMC is supported by ASM Global’s corporate social responsibility platform, ASM Global Acts, which was launched in October 2021 to protect the environment, invest in people and strengthen communities around the world.

The scholarship scheme will see 30 young executives awarded a place at this year’s ILMC, the world’s leading live music conference, to be held in London from 26-29 April 2022. The invitation-only event was the main meeting place for live music professionals. around the world for more than 30 years and welcomes 2,000 top professionals throughout the week. Through the scholarship program, selected young executives will also have a dedicated industry mentor and additional networking opportunities at ILMC, through the ASM Global family, a chance to share knowledge, ideas and make new friends. industry contacts.

Chris Bray, Executive Vice President, Europe at ASM Global, said: “After two difficult years for live events, it is exciting to look to the future and support young executives as the industry recovers from the pandemic. At ASM Global, we are committed to investing in people and strengthening communities everywhere. Through the company’s ASM Global Acts platform, we are able to take action and create real opportunities for the next generation of industry leaders; We are therefore delighted to partner with ILMC on the Alia Dann Swift Fellowship Program and look forward to meeting the chosen delegates at this year’s event.

ILMC chief Greg Parmley said: “ASM’s shared passion for supporting and developing the next generation of business leaders allows us to boost the scholarship program this year. At a crucial time for the global live music industry, developing a new and diverse range of executive talent is a vital step for both its recovery and future success.

Founded in 2018, the scholarship program is named after the late Alia Dann Swift, a longtime ILMC producer who was instrumental in both bringing talent to the industry and supporting and l encouraging new members of the ILMC.

To apply, candidates must already work in the live music industry and not have previously participated in an ILMC. Full details of the scholarship program and an application form are available here. The deadline for submitting applications is Friday, April 1, 2022. The program is open to international applicants.

ASM Global Acts is an extension of ASM Global’s longstanding commitments to create a better workplace, a more diverse workforce, to serve the communities where it operates, and to contribute to a healthier environment and planet. . These programs are activated at both the corporate and local levels, creating value at scale within communities. ASM Global is the company responsible for the management and operations of major venues including AO Arena (Manchester), OVO Arena Wembley, Avicii Arena (Stockholm), Tele2 Arena (Stockholm), P&J Live (Aberdeen) and First Direct Arena (Leeds) ).

For more information on the ILMC Alia Dann Swift Bursary Program, please visit

About the ILMC

Attracting 2,000 of the world’s top live music professionals from more than 40 countries each year, the International Live Music Conference has been the premier meeting place for live music professionals from around the world for over 30 years. In addition to the invitation-only main conference, ILMC Week also includes the ILMC Production Meeting (IPM); the Green Events & Innovations (GEI) Conference; and the live music industry’s Oscar equivalents, the Arthur Awards.

Full conference information, including schedule, events and partners, is available at

About ASM Global

ASM Global is the world’s leading producer of entertainment experiences. It is the global leader in venue and event strategy and management, providing locally tailored solutions and cutting-edge technologies to achieve optimal results for venue owners. The company’s elite venue network spans five continents, with a portfolio of more than 325 of the world’s most prestigious arenas, stadiums, convention and exhibition centers and performance venues.

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