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David Guetta Keynote Speaker at MidemNet 2011

PARIS, Nov. 26, 2010 -- Internationally-renowned French artist, DJ and producer David Guetta will give a keynote address at the 12th edition of MidemNet, the high-level music industry forum on value creation and content monetisation in the digital era, which takes place on Saturday, 22 January 2011, ahead of MIDEM in Cannes.

David Guetta will share his experience of ground-breaking partnerships in the area of digital and mobile services with MidemNet participants, and will outline the opportunities in the digital space that artists can now exploit to reach their fans. A major presence on social networks, Guetta has a huge following on YouTube and Twitter and to date counts 12 million followers on Facebook.

David Guetta has also forged numerous innovative digital partnerships. In July 2009, he linked up with the French start-upMXP4, a creator of musical applications which enables fans to remix their favourite artists' music, resulting in Guetta's hits being used two million times. He also signed a promotion and marketing agreement this year with karaoke site PureSolo, which allows re-recording of vocals and instruments on his works.

David Guetta is currently developing a solid brand franchise, associating his company, Guetta Events, with EMI Music to transform the brand and event concept "F*** Me I'm Famous," together with its merchandise and music compilations, into a global business based on recreating and exporting the success of the Ibiza nightclub scene.

David Guetta has sold three million albums and 15 million singles worldwide, and has produced records for numerous top musical talents, including Madonna, the Black Eyed Peas, Kylie Minogue, Akon and Rihanna.

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ABOUT REED MIDEM

Founded in 1963, Reed MIDEM is a leading organiser of professional, international tradeshows. Reed MIDEM events have established themselves as key dates in professional diaries. The company hosts MIPTV, MIPDOC, MIPCOM, and MIPJUNIOR for the television and digital content industries, MIDEM for music professionals, MIPIM, MIPIM Asia, MIPIM HORIZONS and MAPIC for the property and retail real estate sectors.

Reed MIDEM is a division of Reed Exhibitions, the world's leading events organiser, with over 440 events in 36 countries. In 2009 Reed brought together over six million active event participants from around the world generating billions of dollars in business. Today Reed events are held throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and Asia Pacific, and organised by 35 fully staffed offices.

Reed organises a wide range of events, including trade and consumer exhibitions, conferences and meetings. Its portfolio of over 440 events serves 44 industry sectors, including:  Aerospace & aviation, automobiles, beauty & cosmetics, broadcasting, building & construction, electronics, energy, oil & gas, engineering & manufacturing, food service & hospitality, gifts, healthcare, interior design, IT & telecoms, jewellery, life science & pharmaceuticals, machinery, marketing, business services & training, medical education, printing & graphics, security & safety, sports & recreation, travel.

Working closely with professional bodies, trade associations and government departments Reed ensures that each and every event is targeted and relevant to industry needs. As a result, many Reed events are market leaders in their field.

SOURCE Reed MIDEM

November 29, 2010 9:06am by David Guetta   Comments (0)

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