Top European festivals to share insights at Talkfest

Portugal Music business conference Talkfest has confirmed the line-up for it’s 2014 edition in Lisbon, including 35 speakers and moderators, including six from the best European festivals.

The conference’s third edition runs 13-15 March at ISEG – School of Economics and Management and the University of Lisbon Rectory (Salão Nobre, Aula Magna).

Festival Awards Ltd, the organisers of the UK Festival Conference, and the UK Festival Awards and European Festival Awards, is working with Talkfest to produce an international day, featuring insight from festivals across Europe.

Speakers at the international day include: Ben Robinson (Kendal Calling Festival director ), Fiona Stewart (Green Man Festival director), James Drury (Festival Awards, Ltd. Director ), Martin Elbourne (Glastonbury Festival Agent, Booker).

The full programme can be seen at

Talkfest is the only event exclusively dedicated to music festivals in Portugal, composed of five areas: Conferences, Concerts, Professional Presentations, Documentaries and Seminars.

Tickets are €60-125, available from