United Kingdom
Carl A H Martin
ESNS: 2024
Initially trained in Architecture, Carl has been involved in design, build and, most importantly, the operation of Arenas, Stadia and various other types of venues and events since joining the SEC complex in Glasgow, in 1984 until today. After the SEC there followed involvement in numerous arenas and other venues throughout the UK, Ireland, France, Germany, Malaysia, Hungary, Croatia, Italy, Turkey, Denmark, Malta and Kuwait. He is presently involved with new projects in Austria and the UK. He has also been sometimes employed as the Site Coordinator for various artistes' tours, such as Sir Paul McCartney, Roger Waters, George Michael, the Ultra Europe Festival, Madonna and others. From 2015 till 2020 he was retained by a leading access control and cashless services provider and was actively and successfully involved in sale and provision of these services to festivals and events throughout Europe and North America. Since 2020 he has been retained on a consultancy basis by a company providing similar services to 30, so far, festivals in the UK in 2023, F1 and numerous other events. He is also regularly retained by KPMG to assess and comment on business plans for future venue developments worldwide. In 2016, with a local promoter, he oversaw the start up and now runs the Event Production Forum East (EPFE), now in its eighth year, in Budapest, Hungary. Alongside all of these activities, although he recently resigned, for the past fifteen years plus, with others, he organised and drove the (IPM) the ILMC Production Meeting. Carl has been actively involved with moderating panels at Eurosonic for more years than he cares to remember, but still enjoys doing so and appreciates the privilege..
Thu 18 JAN - 13:30-14:30 - Oosterpoort - Bovenzaal 2
Thu 18 JAN - 10:30-11:30 - Oosterpoort - Artiestenfoyer