The 29th International Live Music Conference (ILMC) will take the theme of a murder mystery, as the event puts the industry’s biggest topics under the magnifying glass for four days of investigation.

The conference will take place at the Royal Garden Hotel in London from 7-10 March 2017, after visitor polls showed overwhelming support for a move to a mid-week format.

More than 1,000 delegates are expected, comprised of booking agents, promoters, festival organisers, venue operators and other related professionals. The Arthur Awards will also be presented at a gala dinner at 8 Northumberland on 8 March.

Other events orbit the main conference, including the ILMC Production Meeting and Green Events & Innovations Conference, both taking place on 7 March.

Event partners include Live Nation, Ticketmaster, Eventim, Amazon Tickets, Universe, Intellitix, Malaysia Major Events, Feld Entertainment, Showsec, .Tickets and Buma Cultuur.