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  THE AUDIO RENAISSANCE - A FUTURESOURCE EVENT
 

The Audio Renaissance

Exploring the Business Opportunities within the Music and Audio Arena

Date: 23/10/2014
Start Time: 13:30
Cocktail Reception: 17:30
Price Per Person: £79

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KEY THEMES INCLUDE:

AUDIO HARDWARE & CONTENT MARKETS IN PERSPECTIVE
  • Products driving growth - wireless speakers, sound bars and headphones?
  • The future of multi-room
  • From ownership to access – which service providers and delivery platforms will capture consumers' interest?
QUALITY Vs CONVENIENCE & LIFESTYLE:
DO CONSUMERS WANT BETTER QUALITY SOUND, GREATER CONVENIENCE OR BOTH?
  • What do different customer segments want?
  • Does packaged audio have a future?
  • Wi-fi versus Bluetooth – what are the trends?
  • Will new propositions like high resolution audio hit the mark and find a niche?
  • What is the role of smartphones and tablets in the new audio environment?
THE FUTURE OF RADIO
  • Does DAB have a future?
  • Broadcast versus IP
  • Beyond the music – the role of chat and books
  • The importance of radio in content discovery
THE RETAIL PERSPECTIVE:
OPPORTUNITIES FOR RETAILERS IN AUDIO HARDWARE & MUSIC SERVICE PROVISION
  • The role of hardware in driving additional accessory sales
  • Creating an engaging and immersive retail experience
  • Challenges in-store selling wireless and multiroom solutions, interoperability issues
  • The future for retailers as service providers 
IF STREAMING SERVICES ARE THE FUTURE, HOW CAN THEY BE MONETISED & DIFFERENTIATED?
  • Sustainable music models
  • Who benefits beyond the consumer?
  • The growth of premium services
  • The importance of search, discovery and social networking in enhancing the service proposition

CONFIRMED SPEAKERS:

Pascal de Mul
Global Head of Hardware Partnerships
Spotify
Mark Bennett
Managing Director
Blinkbox
Pete Downton
Director of Cloud Services
7 Digital
Piet Coelewij
MD Europe
Sonos



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