UK/USA: The annual MUSEXPO conference, a music business conference leading up to the World Wide Radio Summit, have confirmed a number of BBC executives will be part of the programme in Los Angeles next year. – BBC Radio has been a global icon and influencer for fifty years, says MUSEXPO founder Sat Bisla.
MUSEXPO Los Angeles has confirmed participation from some of the BBC Radio executive team’s most influential and forward-thinking radio and music minds for its 2018 global music business program, which takes place April 29 – May 2 at the W Hotel Hollywood.
The conference has invited Bob Shannon, director of radio at the BBC, to talk about the 50th anniversary of Radio 1 and Radio 2 being formed as successors to the BBC Light Programme.
Shennan currently maintains daily oversight of terrestrial analogue and digital stations, as well as the BBC Performing Groups, the BBC Proms, BBC Music and radio production, which impacts tens of millions of daily listeners and consumers across the UK and around the world.
MUSEXPO Founder Sat Bisla stated:
– We are extremely honored and humbled to have Bob Shennan join us for our 20th global edition of MUSEXPO next year in Los Angeles. BBC Radio has been a global icon and influencer unlike any other radio group for the past fifty years and having Bob participate in a very rare keynote interview at MUSEXPO will an incredible and inspiring moment for the global music industry and our attendees at next year’s event.
Shennan will be joined in Los Angeles by BBC Radio 1, 1Xtra and Asian Network’s Controller, Ben Cooper, as well as the Head of Music for BBC Radio 1 and 1Xtra, Chris Price who will participate across the event’s programming.