BBC Radio 1's George Ergatoudis To Be Honored By Global Music Industry At MUSEXPO 2015
August 27, 2014 at 11:47 AM (PT)
MUSEXPO LOS ANGELES will present its “INTERNATIONAL MUSIC PERSON OF THE YEAR AWARD” to GEORGE ERGATOUDIS, Head of Music, BBC RADIO 1 & 1XTRA at MUSEXPO 2015. The 11th annual convention, APRIL 26th-29th, 2015, will take place at the HOLLYWOOD ROOSEVELT HOTEL. The confab has helped generate new ideas, business innovation, and the birth of other “internationally focused” music events, with its act local/ think global approach.
With over 20 years of experience in the radio industry, GEORGE was nominated for a prestigious SONY RADIO MUSIC PROGRAMMING AWARD in 2009, was positioned at No.7 in THE GUARDIAN’s Music Power 100 list published in MAY 2011 and was named in the 2014 SUNDAY TIMES-DEBRETTS list of the 500 most influential people in the U.K. He was responsible for championing key U.K. talent such as DIZZEE RASCAL and MS. DYNAMITE.
"Every year, our entire team sets a new industry standard to ensure we continue to make each MUSEXPO better than the last," said Founder/A&R WORLDWIDE SAT BISLA, who, with COLDPLAY manager DAVE HOLMES, hosted the original networking dinner back in the spring of 2001 that evolved into MUSEXPO. “We are determined to make 2015 our best MUSEXPO ever, and look forward to hosting the 6th annual, highly-successful A&R WORLDWIDE GLOBAL SYNCH SUMMIT and the fifth annual WORLDWIDE RADIO SUMMIT with our partners, ALLACCESS.COM.”