World Jazz Conference 2024

Come and join us for this year’s World Jazz Conference. This unique event brings together professionals, partners, musicians and other tastemakers in the global jazz industry to discuss and explore the ideas, opportunities and challenges regarding the World Jazz scene. The World Jazz Conference is held parallel to the Amerfoort World Jazz Festival, combining it with one of the biggest jazz festivals in The Netherlands. Join us for insightful discussions, penals and valuable networking opportunities: a highlight for every jazz enthusiast and industry professional alike. 


Date & Time: August 16, 2024, from 13:00 – 18:00

Location Observant – Stadhuisplein 7 Amersfoort 

Event Highlights:

  • Panels and discussions: Engage in insightful panels hosted by international partners of the World Jazz Network. Gain valuable insights how to expand your music network outside of The Netherlands. 
  • Confirmed delegates: Join over 40 confirmed delegates representing prestigious international jazz festivals, venues, and press. Notable participants include the Sicilia Jazz Festival, Szczecin Jazz, Perth International Jazz Festival, Canary Jazz Festival, and many more.
  • Networking opportunities: Connect with fellow jazz enthusiasts, industry professionals, and artists from around the world. Build meaningful relationships and explore potential collaborations with the attending World Jazz Network Partners. 
  • Registration: Access to the World Jazz Conference is free! Register below to secure your spot and be part of this unique gathering.

We look forward to welcoming you to Amersfoort for an unforgettable experience.

Event Timetable

Schedule public conference Friday 16-08

Timetable Part Location
13:00 - 13:30 Doors open Observant Cafe
13:30 - 15:00 Penal: How to tour outside of the Europe Observant 1st floor
15:00 - 15:30 Small break Observant Cafe
15:30 - 17:00 Presentations World Jazz Network partners & Special Guest (TBA) Observant 1st floor
17:00 - 18:00 Network & drinks Observant Cafe