Stand Out From The Crowd

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Here you can find some of the various ways that you can promote yourself and get the most exposure from your time at Classical:NEXT.

Find an overview of how to stand out from the crowd in this handy PDF brochure. To book your ad, please use our online booking form.


Advertise With Us

  • Online
    You can present your banner here at at any time of year to bring your artist, company or event to the attention of the classical music community.
  • In the Classical:NEXT Guide
    A valuable source of information for the international classical music industry, the Classical:NEXT Guide is not only used on site but all year round. It contains schedules, programme details and contacts of all delegates and companies attending.
  • In the Classical:NEXT Pocket Schedule
    Used to consult all showcase and conference schedules, the compact Pocket Schedule is carried 24/7 by all delegates during Classical:NEXT. A limited number of exclusive advertising spots are available, offering the ideal opportunity to get your feature noticed.
  • Bag inserts
    Inserting your promotional material in the Classical:NEXT bag is a great way to gain exposure. Your CD, flyer or magazine (or anything else!f) will be placed directly in the hands of all Classical:NEXT delegates on arrival.
  • Exclusive advertisements
    Maximise your visibility by securing an exclusive advertisement on one of our most indispensable items – the Classical:NEXT wristband or lanyard (both of which are worn at all times by delegates during the event) and the delegate bag.
  • Book any of these options using our online booking form now!



C:N NET is the online professionals' forum for classical and art music – a year-round database and virtual trade fair. All registered delegates of Classical:NEXT will get a C:N NET account for one year for free. Your C:N NET account allows you to present your company, your team and your projects online to the Classical:NEXT network of classical music key players in various different ways. To find out more, see our information page, or why not just get started with C:N NET right now?


Presenting Yourself On-Site at Classical:NEXT

As well as advertising, a great way to get noticed at Classical:NEXT events is to present yourself on-site. From exhibiting at the Expo (see our Book a Stand page), being part of the Classical:NEXT programme with an off C:N Showcase or Presentation, to hiring a private reception space, there are many ways to promote your business or music with us. See our handy PDF brochure for more information, and email


Book Our Official Photographer Eric van Nieuwland

Photo by Ron Beenen

Our talented and accomplished Classical:NEXT photographer, Eric van Nieuwland, is always on hand at the event to capture all the highlights: exchanges at the Expo; enthralling showcase performances; lively conference sessions; and more. Eric has been an official Classical:NEXT and WOMEX photographer for the past either years.

His work will be posted daily on his website, and selection of the photos will also be made available on the Classical:NEXT Flickr page. The pictures on Flickr are covered under a CC-BY creative commons license, which allows you to distribute these photos free of charge, as long as you credit the photographer for the original creation with “at Classical:NEXT, by Eric van Nieuwland”.

If you want to book a photographer to make personalised photographs for yourself and your team or business, contact him directly to discuss terms:, +31 610 934 495.