Iberian Festival Awards 2017

Iberian Awards Program 2017

We have more good news to share this month. We have been nominated for the Iberian Awards! These awards serve to recognize, support and reward: music festivals; cultural festivals (e.g. cinema, theater, gastronomy); media partners; artists and companies that have served or advertised in festivals throughout 2017. Glownet has been nominated for the Best Use of Technology category.

The third edition of the Iberian Festival Awards will happen on the 15th of March 2018 at Fórum Lisboa in Lisbon, Portugal, as part of Talkfest – International Music Festivals Forum. The gala award show will celebrate all the 2017 successes of the music festival industry in Portugal and Spain!

There are 22 categories in the competition, plus the Excellence Award, in a gala that will be broadcast live (for the first time).

Iberian Festival Awards are the only Iberian recognition dedicated to festivals, being an important reference in the evolution of the sector. This event is dedicated to promoting, valuing and celebrating all professionals, partners and artists responsible for its development, growth and improvement. Take part and enjoy a gala that besides the awards will have musical performances, open bar and an afterparty, enabling Networking!

What is the Talkfest?

Talkfest – International Music Festivals Forum – is the only discussion forum in Portugal dedicated to music festivals with a specific programme focused on these events. In all of it’s six editions Talkfest had more than 6105 attendees, 336 speakers (31 international), 80 partners, media partners and sponsors and 28 concerts.

Who is going to te Talkfest?

Music Festivals · Agents · Promoters · Musicians · Photographers · Sponsors · Companies · Audiences & Fans · Municipalities · Researchers · Buyers · Service Providers · Media


Talkfest mission is to create the opportunity of reflection and debate between all players and to promote sustainable development of the music festivals industry.


  • To promote a reliable and neutral discussion about music festivals;
  • To promote a technical, scientific debate and knowledge sharing about the music festivals industry;
  • To develop synergies between attendees and agents enrolled in the music festivals scene;
  • To promote networking and business to business (B2B) within the industry;
  • To promote new ideas, projects and trends;
  • To support, receive and promote the debate between international speakers connected to European music festivals.


Our category will be decided by the jury not the public, so sit tight and well let you know if this happens!