Marc Lankreijer (NL)
With a background in radio Marc Lankreijer started in 1991 producing radio shows with (inter)national DJ’s and running dance labels as A&R Manager. In 1999 he founded Amsterdam Music Society, a music and event company based in AMSterdam. As agent and talent buyer he is running AMS Bookings, an agency with DJ's and LIVE acts from Europe and Asia. AMSbookings.ASIA is the Asian department. While touring it’s artist all over Asia since the millenium, Marc Lankreijer discovers talent in an early stage like Jasmine Li from China and NAKADiA from Thailand, today the most booked female techno DJ from the Asian continent having played in 66+ countries so far. AMS ASIA believes that the Asian electronic music industry will grow faster if domestic talent get the chance to develop their career not only in their home country but also in the neighboring countries and overseas. In 2006 Marc Lankreijer started to invite his Asian contacts for Asia focus panels on the yearly Amsterdam Dance Event like Ni Bing, Yang Bing, Max Bureau, Mark Yoo, Spark Lam and many more. In 2016 he invited many Chinese djs for the first China event on ADE of which many returned to ADE in the next years. In 2018 Marc Lankreijer put focus on South Korea with a full conference program at Thursday 18 October in De Balie inviting panelists and key note speakers discussing several hot topics on the Korean music market.