Fernando Ladeiro-Marques (FR)
Fernando Ladeiro-Marques is the director of the French event “MAMA”, in Paris. Created in 2010, MaMA is a cross-sector platform for the international music industry actors. With live acts, international meetings, conferences, workshops, talks, speed-meetings, thematic lunches, MaMA is a gateway to the French music market. In 2017, for the 8th edition in Paris, the MaMA welcomed, during 3 days, 5 000 festival visitors, 5 600 delegates, 1 915 companies registered from 60 nationalities, 520 journalists, 180 bands in 20 venues, 100 conferences and debates and 450 speakers from 28 nationalities. Fernando Ladeiro-Marques is also the co-director and co-creator of the “MIL” (Lisbon International Music Network), a festival & convention created in 2017 that has emerged in two editions as the most important platform for exchanges between Portuguese-speaking countries and the rest of the world. Located in a central area of Lisbon where all the places used are very close, the MIL offers many activities dedicated to professionals (conferences, debates, workshops, speed meetings …) and multiple concerts open to the public.