27 years ago Schleswig-Holstein native Thomas Jensen and some friends from Wacken decided to organize their own hard rock and heavy metal festival. The Wacken Open Air festival was born in 1990 with 800 fans attending. Fast forward to today, and it’s the biggest heavy metal festival in the world with over 80,000 attendees.
We’re delighted to welcome Thomas as a keynote speaker at #waterkant17 to share some entrepreneurial rock and roll about developing both Wacken Open Air, and ICS GmbH, the parent company that leads an ecosystem of related enterprises for organising events, ticket sales, merchandise, touring, music publishing, band management and much more…
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