Founder & Director of Jukebox PR
Breaking In: How To Get Your Start In The Electronic Music Industry
Tuesday, March 26th
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Alex Jukes is the founder and director of Jukebox PR, a press company that has grown from humble beginnings in Leeds to become a globally respected business. Working in the music, tech, leisure and nightlife sectors, the ever expanding company now has its headquarters in London, New York, Bangkok and Shanghai and deals with high end clients, international festivals like Kappa Futur Festival, Epizode and Movement, and world renowned DJs like Solomon and Carl Cox, as well as bars, restaurants and tech brands. Most recently it has launched a management arm to deal with music syncing, music law, artist and label management and the emerging Chinese market.
All this is down to Alex’s peerless network of contacts and connections, ability to deliver great results on each and every project and reputation for professionalism. As well as this, he helped to set up SXM Festival, a festival in the Caribbean that in its first year got rave reviews from the likes of Mixmag, and boasts the best DJs from around the planet. With his finger firmly on the pulse of emerging markets and the latest social media trends, he is able to connect directly with the right media outlets and the right audience in the most engaging and fruitful ways. All of this has made him one of the most respected and influential PR experts in the industry.