Iceland Airwaves Conference

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November 2-3 2023

Iceland Airwaves is a globally recognised brand with an outstanding reputation for shining light on new music talent.

This year’s conference welcomes music industry delegates and press from all over the world with great speakers and opportunities for networking.

The conference is held in collaboration with Iceland Music, Reykjavík Music City and Business Iceland.

Read the first speaker announcement here:

Registration is open.

A conference pass gives you access to the following:

  • IA Conference and Festival pass

    Iceland Airwaves Festival Nov 2-4 and Conference Nov 2&3

  • Numerous networking opportunities

    Access to and placement on the delegate list

  • Invitation to invite-only events

    Iceland Airwaves welcome party, happy hour on Friday and Airwaves Plus Awards ceremony

  • Food and drink

    Networking breakfast both days included, networking lunch both days can be booked separately.

  • Airwaves Plus

    + all the benefits of Airwaves Plus including priority access to official Airwaves venues, discounts and more.

Press and photographers should visit the press page here.

Please note, we reserve the right to make changes in rates and schedule. The industry pass does not guarantee access to potential invite only events, other limited-capacity workshops and networking events or concerts after the capacity is filled. Some of the networking sessions may require enrollment.

The conference hosts a dynamic array of:


Parties + Mixers



Who attends?

The Airwaves Conference welcomes everyone from musicians to music executives, and everything in-between.

Booking Agents, Composers, Culture Funds, DSPs, Export Bureaus, Festival Programmers, Funding Bodies, Media, Music Managers, Music Publishers, Music Supervisors, Musicians, Public Relations companies, Radio stations and programmers, Record Labels, Tour Promoters + more.


Previous delegates

ATC Live, ATC Management, AWAL, BBC6 Music News, Big Dipper Management, By:Larm Festival, Brooklyn Vegan, Coda Agency, Disney/Freeform, Domino Music Publishing, Eurosonic Nooderslag, Flow Festival, KEXP, Keychange/PRS, Kobalt Music, Les Inrockuptibles, MIT, Netflix, NME, Paradigm Agency, Pitch and Smith,  Reeperbahn Festival, Roskilde Festival, Sony Music, Spotify, Stereogum, The Current, The Line of Best Fit, The Orchard, United Talent Agency, Universal Music,  William Morris Endeavour + more.

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