International Music Summit (IMS), the premier platform for business, culture and education in global electronic music returns to Ibiza in 2020 for the thirteenth edition, uniting the entire ecosystem of the genre from over fifty countries across three days of conversation, connection and celebration. Since its inception, IMS has pledged to identify areas in which positive transformation can occur, encouraging debate and proactively working towards change, with a continued focus on sustainability, wellness & self-care, diversity and equality in electronic music.
The beginning of a new decade will witness a transformed summit located at a new luxurious venue, Destino Pacha Resort owned by the Pacha Group. For the first time in IMS history, the summit will privatize the entire resort for attending delegates to create an intimate, immersive setting for networking and presenting the summit agenda. Located at the top of a cliff in the exclusive Cap Martinet area of the island, the premium resort overlooks the Mediterranean Sea with stunning views to Formentera and is conveniently located for Ibiza Town and the airport. IMS is again hosted with the team from SheSaid.So, who is also the summit’s partner in Diversity & Inclusion.
Recognizing that affordability and accessibility for all is of paramount importance, IMS Ibiza has introduced a new Payment Plan allowing delegates to spread the cost of badge purchases over four installments, in addition, standard hotel rooms at Destino are available at the Early Bird Rate of €171 per night from now until January 15, 2020.
Badges are available to purchase now via the IMS website or Skiddle, the UK’s busiest ticketing platform and what’s on the guide. A limited release of Early Bird Delegate badges priced at €280 are on sale now, once sold out badges will be €295 and will increase in price on the first of each month, book before January 15, 2020, and secure a three-night hotel package from €808. Student badges are once again priced at €99 with a new Under 27 badge priced at €150, both providing the same access as a regular Delegate Badge.
In 2020 IMS will offer the ARETÉ experience to all summit guests by introducing and integrating the ARETÉ Villa on-site at Destino. The villa will offer guests a moment of solitude accompanied by calming and restorative psychoacoustic soundscapes. Grab a complimentary juice or a free wellness consultation with one of the expert resident practitioners, participate in group breathwork or yoga workshops, and even book a massage or acupuncture treatment.
IMS co-founder Ben Turner states: “Upon the thought of entering a new decade with IMS, we had to ask ourselves, ‘What is our purpose?’ In doing so, we questioned our whole existence, our home, our vision, its a moment to Reset & Refocus. IMS remains committed to providing a platform for debate that can inspire change, and by moving to Destino Pacha Resort, we hope we’ve finally found a location exclusively for our delegates to immerse and connect in an inspirational setting.
If you are a person, an artist, a company, or in fact our entire genre, we all need to be true to ourselves and Find our Purpose. That is what the all-new IMS is about. We’ve also tried to make it as affordable and appealing to the next generation as possible by making this venue move, acknowledging that Ibiza is never a cheap experience. Hope you will join us.”
During IMS Week delegates will experience a carefully curated three-day summit of inspiring keynotes and discussions, speed dating business opportunities, industry networking sessions, entry to many Ibiza opening parties, the IMS Legends Award dinner, access to IMS wellness platform ARETÉ, daily yoga, breathwork and the annual legendary IMS Dalt Vila celebration in Ibiza Old Town is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.