DUTCH MUSIC EXPORT
Bas is programme and production coordinator of the ESNS conference. ESNS (Eurosonic Noorderslag) is a non-profit, European artists only, 100% showcase festival and music conference. As the primary meeting place for European music industry professionals, ESNS has a proven track record for helping new acts break into the international music scene.
He also works for the Dutch Music Export office, promoting and supporting Dutch acts with international ambitions, and works for Buma Cultuur on various projects, being involved in events like Buma Music in Motion, InJazz Festival and Amsterdam Dance Event.
Bas studied Cultural and Social Development, having a great interset in the social role of culture (especially music) in societies, and is passionate about philosophy, sociology and psychology.