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Reeperbahn Festival Looks To Diversify

HAMBURG, Germany (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — Reeperbahn Festival 2013 is fast approaching and this year, festival organizers are looking to broaden the scope of the event to create a cross-industry business platform in Europe that is ready to compete with events like the immensely popular South by Southwest Festival (SXSW) in Austin, Texas.

This year's Reeperbahn Festival will address the three Ts – International Talent, Trends and Trade with an underlying theme of 'Get the balance right' and will diversify its conference programming to focus on on other sectors of the digital creative industries.

Presenters for this year's event include: American investor Shaun Abrahmson, French internet pioneer Catherine Barba (Founder and CEO, CB GROUP, France), Philip Ginthör (CEO Sony Music Entertainment GSA, Germany), and Eurythmics mastermind and multimedia entrepreneur Dave Stewart (UK).

Other confirmed speakers include: Sat Bisla (Founder, A&R Worldwide / MUSEXPO L.A., USA), Paul Hitchman (Managing Director, Kobalt Label Services, UK), Nicholas Lovell (Founder, Gamesbrief, UK), AneYe Novak (Vice President, Fojo Media Ins,tute, Sweden), Stephen O’Reilly (Director, Topspin, UK), and Kristina Rothe (Game Development Evangelist, Microsoj Germany, Germany).

The festival is set to take place in Hamburg, Germany, from Sept 25-28th. For more information, or to register, check them out online at – CelebrityAccess Staff Writers