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Spotify CEO & Avicii's Manager To Launch The European Version Of SXSW

In Europe, the city of Stockholm, Sweden continues to innovate and contribute to the evolution of the music industry through its movers and shakers like the founders of Spotify. The CEO of the popular streaming platform, Daniel Ek, has partnered with Ash Pournouri, manager of Avicii and Cazzette under his At Night Management company. Recognizing Stockholm's potential, the two have teamed up to launch a SXSW-inspired conference in the city this summer. 

Called the Stockholm Symposium, the conference will run June 8-13, 2015, with the follow-up technology and music conference Brilliant Minds Conference on June 11-12, 2015. Notable executives participating include ABBA founding member Bjorn Ulvaeus and Skype co-founder Niklas Zennström. The Avicii Fest will also occur this week, where Swedish producer plans to premiere brand new music. 

Watch the Stockholm Symposium overview video below:

[H/T: Billboard]

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