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Wolfgang Weyand heads up Musikmesse Business Relations and Entertainment department

Laura  Barnes
Wolfgang Weyand heads up Musikmesse Business Relations and Entertainment department

Messe Frankfurt has announced the appointment of Wolfgang Weyand, who will reinforce the Musikmesse and Prolight + Sound team and take the helm of the Business Relations & Entertainment department.

In this position, he will be in charge of the entire complementary programme of events of Musikmesse and Prolight + Sound – from special information, networking and professional development events for trade visitors to the entertainment programme at the Exhibition Centre and in the city.

Additionally, he will liaise with the trade associations and be responsible for communicating with external cooperation partners.

Weyland will report to Michael Biwer, Group Show Director of the ‘Entertainment Media & Creative Industries’ Business Unit.
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“We are delighted that Wolfgang Weyand is placing his many years of experience in the cultural and creative sector at the disposal of Messe Frankfurt,” said Biwer.

As CEO of Weyand Entertainment Consulting GmbH, Weyand organised the 2016 and 2017 editions of the Musikmesse Festival with a broad spectrum of concerts of all kinds on behalf of Messe Frankfurt. In the preceding years, he organised the Musikbiz Lounge & Congress as partner of Musikmesse.

“The spirit of Musikmesse and Prolight + Sound has always been a source of inspiration for me – as has the vision of creating a great music momentum in Frankfurt, which was achieved with the Musikmesse Festival. I am looking forward to becoming part of this community and working together with exhibitors, trade associations and partners of both fairs,” said Weyand.

For more information visit www.musikmesse.com and www.prolight-sound.com

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