IWB is a network that represents and promotes artists, festivals, agencies, cultural and commercial Italian professionals at major international music fairs as such as Babel Med Music / Marseille (FR), Womex / Katowice (PL) Atlantic Music Expo / Praia (CAPE VERDE).
Italia World Beat is a concept developed by Fabio Scopino, whose activities in the music sectors of jazz and world music in the last 20 years span from founding live music club (Bourbon Street – Noir – Mamamu), to artist managing, from and booking agent, event manager to artistic director (Summer Platz, NA – Polo Jazz Village, EE – (A)ghost Festival Notes, NA – Tout Le Monde, PT – Arsianus Jazz, PT – FOOL Camp, PT).
Participation to Music trade fairs.
Purchasing advertising spaces in leading magazines.
Catalogues, brochures, flyers, posters, roll-ups, e-cards, cd samplers, merchandising, etc.
Submitting requests to participate in showcases and purchasing showcase dedicated spaces when needed.
On request artistic productions will be selected according to criteria that as required by the international music market and assigned to the categories briefly summarized below:
Italian World Beat provides the visibility of its partners in the jazz and world music markets with dedicated representative stands, taking care of the preparation and ensuring native speaker hosting delivering all requested information and distributing the promotional material specially prepared for the occasion.
Setting up an in-booth dedicated multi-media corner, equipped for listening and watching the audiovisual material of artistic productions and represent cultural and commercial operators.
Booths will also feature spotlight tasting events of typical national products in order to increase the turnout and favor the stationing of potential stakeholders, facilitating opportunities for exchange and knowledge, favoring productive working relationship.
A virtual exhibition stand will always be available online on the website www.italianworldbeat.com; every artistic production and/or cultural and commercial operator will be represented through a personalized web page and updated directly. The page will contain all the information, contacts and media materials useful for an immediate, constant and continuous updated promotional campaign. Visitors will be able to access and draw upon information, data sheets, promotional media and make contacts independently.