Robert Meijerink, is head of program and booker of ESNS aka Eurosonic Noorderslag, the European conference & showcase platform in Groningen, the Netherlands.
ESNS is the key exchange and network platform for European Music and the one and only 100% showcase event in Europe, focused on emerging acts from Europe. ESNS attracts over 4000 delegates, including more than 400 international festivals and venues.
During four nights, around 400 acts get the chance to present themselves to an international audience of professionals, media and music lovers. By the day, the Conference takes place featuring around 150 panels, keynote speakers, interviews, workshops, dinners, pitches and meetings on the latest developments in the international music, media, production industry.
Robert lives in Nijmegen and besides his work for ESNS, he is also booker at Doornroosje, a venue in Nijmegen. He books venues from 200 cap until 1800 cap and various festivals such as Valkhof Festival.