Independent Spanish promoter Last Tour, which recently became Europe’s first festival promoter to attain the highly sought after B Corp accreditation, has announced the full schedule for the second edition of its music industry conference and artist showcase event BIME Bogota.

Following its debut Colombian edition in 2022, BIME will return to Bogota on May 3 for five days of workshops, presentations, masterclasses, concerts and cultural activities.

Taking place in the city’s San Felipe creative district, BIME will host performances by 50 artists from 11 countries including Chile, Canada, France and Mexico.

The second edition of BIME in Bogota will tie into the Open San Felipe festival that on 6-7 May will see entertainment in venues across the city including concerts in Parque La Araña.

The conference will see contributions from 130 industry professionals at companies including Amazon, Billboard, Bizarro Live, Loud and Live, Ocesa, Páramo Presents, Pitchfork, TBA Agency, Tik Tok, Warner, WiZink Center, and YouTube. Participants will include journalists, venue directors, booking agents and festival promoters. The sessions will be available to stream online.

Among the topics to be discussed at the BIME conference, which has been held in Bilbao, Spain, since 2013, are Web 3.0 and artificial intelligence, ticket sales challenges, and key initiatives in developments around music in key cities.

BIME Bilboa will be held on 25-28 October.