David Jones, Global CEO, Havas Worldwide& Global CEO, Euro RSCG Worldwide, to Give Keynote at MIDEM 2010

Jan 19, 2010, 17:51 ET from Reed MIDEM

PARIS, Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- David Jones, Global CEO of Havas Worldwide and Global CEO of Euro RSCG Worldwide, joins a prestigious line-up of conference speakers delivering a keynote at MidemNet, the international forum dedicated to the music business in the digital age, in Cannes.

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During his keynote on Sunday January 24, David Jones, who heads one of the world's largest communication groups and the first-ever major advertising network to acquire a record label – The Hours - will demonstrate how to monetise music content at best in a brand context, from advertising on digital music platforms, to developing innovative 360° partnerships between the music industry and consumer brands.

At MIDEM 2010, David Jones boosts a great line-up of conference speakers, including Edgar Berger (Sony Music Entertainment GSA), Gina Bianchini (Ning), Daniel Ek (Spotify), Peter Gelb (The Metropolitan Opera), Michael Gudinski (Mushroom Group of Companies), Jeffrey Hayzlett (Eastman Kodak Company), Jonathan Klein (Getty Images), Marek Lieberberg (Marek Lieberberg Konzertagentur), Masao Morita (Sony Music Entertainment Japan), David Renzer (Universal Music Publishing Group), Mika Salmi (Sulake/Habbo), Owen Van Natta (MySpace), Patrick Walker (YouTube), Peter Wentz (Musician, Entrepreneur, Activist) and Pharrell Williams (Artist & Producer)

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New this year:

  • MidemNet for free! - Access to the cutting-edge digital business conference included in MIDEM registration.
  • MidemNet Lab - Discover the latest digital innovations through the selection of 15 promising start-ups, chosen by a jury of successful entrepreneurs.
  • MIDEM+ - Innovative networking solutions and one-on-one expert guidance to boost business efficiency.
  • Redesigned exhibition zone - Networking, knowledge and open meeting places right at the heart of the market.
  • The Fringe - A friendly and efficient manner to showcase artists to the world.

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