FIMPRO 2017, May 25-27, Guadalajara

Now in its 3rd Edition, FIMPRO 2017 (Feria Internacional de la Musica Internacional) in Guadalajara, May 25-27, is one of the most important music conferences in Mexico and Latin America. FIMPRO brings together key players in the Mexican and Latin American music industry for dialogue, networking, and showcasing. If you are looking for the latest in Mexican music or just want to expand your network and connections in Mexico, FIMPRO is the place to be. FIMPRO is program of WAA member Cultural UDG at the University of Guadalajara.

FIMPRO is all about creating powerful networking opportunities that link industry professionals in Mexico, the Americas, and around world. FIMPRO’s theme this year is La música nos une or Music unites us, couldn’t be more timely. Additionally, FIMPRO offers live performances from some of the best up and coming new bands in Latin America selected by a team of professional curators. Says Igor Lozada, Secretary for Cultural Linking and Promotion at Cultura UDG, "FIMPRO is here to advance artist discovery, development and promotion for the next generation of festival headliners."

FIMPRO's base is Guadalajara, the second largest city in Mexico, the capital of Jalisco,  and the state where Mariachi and Tequila were born. Guadalajara is one of the most emblematic cities in Mexico, known worldwide for its culture and music scene.

The top 10 countries participating in the 2017 edition of FIMPRO include Mexico, Germany, U.S.A., Canada, Colombia, Chile, Brasil, Argentina, Ecuador and Costa Rica among others. Top professional delegates represented at FIMPRO includes artists, managers, concert promoters, booking agencies, entertainment media, festival curators, public relations agencies, record labels, publishing, venues and thousands of fans attracted to FIMPRO showcases open to the public.

Among the attendees from the United States will be WAA's own Executive Director Tim Wilson.

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FIMPRO is offering a special package price for WAA Presenters! For $280, WAA presenters will receive four hotel nights and a festival pass. Click here to register via PayPal.  

For a taste of FIMPRO, here's the sizzle reel from the 2016 Program: