Arne Dee

Arne Dee

Consultant

Arne Dee from Amsterdam (NL) is the survey coordinator for Live DMA, the main network of live music venues and festivals in Europe. He also works for the Association of Dutch Music Venues and Festivals (VNPF) for well over 13 years. Since 2001 Arne has worked for different music venues such as EKKO (Utrecht) and Melkweg (Amsterdam) in 2012. He founded Nordic Delight Festival and Dee Music: a festival and small booking agency focussed on presenting upcoming Nordic music talents live in the Netherlands.

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In his work for Live DMA and VNPF the main focus is collecting, analyzing and presenting data of music venues and festivals. Statistics about performances, visits, employment, and finance are of enormous importance for representation, awareness and political influence, and therefore subsidies, rules, and regulation. This can work on a local, regional, national and European level.
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