Popkomm

  1. Popkomm & Reeperbahn Festivals May Help Invigorate Germany's Declining Music Markets

    August 26, 2011 5:25 PM EDT The Reeperbahn Festival in Hamburg, Germany. Two music trade festivals coming to Germany in September may help invigorate the country's declining music market: Popkomm in Berlin and the Reeperbahn Festival in Hamburg. Both fairs are being sup ...

  2. Popkomm: The Industry Reaction

    September 13, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Popkomm received mixed reviews from the biz after drawing to a close on Friday (Sept. 10) evening. The organizers put out some attendance figures and said it had been a success, following the year off in 2009. The majors were only represented with ...

  3. Popkomm 2010 Dates Confirmed

    December 07, 2009 12:00 AM EST The German music trade fair Popkomm will take place in Berlin next year from Sept. 8 to 10, in the former airport Berlin Tempelhof. The plan from organizers Messe Berlin surprised the music business today (Dec. 7) because the association of the mu ...

  4. New Venue, Dates For Popkomm 2009

    January 19, 2009 12:00 AM EST Berlin-based music trade exhibition and conference, Popkomm will move locations in 2009 to Station-Berlin. The event will also be held earlier than the previous year's event, Sept. 16 to 18. The change of date forced organizers to reconsider ...

  5. Popkomm Numbers Down

    October 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Popkomm will revert to a September timeslot in 2009 after attendance at this year's trade fair fell. Preliminary figures show that around 14,000 trade delegates attended this year's confab, down around 9% on the 15,420 who went through t ...

  6. Popkomm 2007 Opens Its Doors

    September 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The annual Popkomm music trade fair has kicked off in Berlin. A panel of German political heavyweights inaugurated the Oct. 19-21 conference, which this year carries the strap-line "plug into success." One of the buzz topics currently do ...

  7. Popkomm Busts Out

    April 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Despite a decline in record sales in recent years, the German music industry can boast one significant success story-the development of the Popkomm music fair since it moved to Berlin in 2004. According to the IFPI, retail sales of all recorded mu ...