International Radio Festival – The Radio Festival like no other on earth.

Major success for the global radio industry, and host city of Milan overwhelmed with the international reach the IRF delivered confirming the unmatched power of radio, and that the future of radio is all about content and the radio hosts who enjoy the ear and trust of their audiences.

Said Darryl von Daniken, founder of the IRF, and Filippo Solibello of Radio RAI 2: “We are absolutely delighted with the success of the IRF Milano edition and how the Italian and global radio industry, and radio listeners around the world, embraced the event, making the world’s largest on-air radio festival also the world’s largest on-location public radio event welcoming over 12’000 visitors”.

The IRF success has prompted enquiries for Abu Dhabi and Shanghai editions, so watch this space for new of future events coming very soon.

International Radio Festival Milano 2016 in Numbers:

· IRF 4 days on air
· 125 radio stations
· 194 radio hosts
· 225 radio shows
· 170 hrs of live-on-air global programming
· 425 industry professionals attending the conferences
· Reaching 100+millions of listeners around the world

View and download photos from this year’s event here:

Next IRF Milano edition confirmed for 6-9 April 2017

About IRF
The IRF is the definitive conference and B2B Forum to debate the business and curation of music radio content, where participants are invited to showcase their formats and productions and broadcast them live on-air to their listeners back home. The IRF B2B Forum is a must attend meet for all those with a vested interest in the business, curation and programming of the world’s most consumed medium and singe largest “discovery platform” of Music Radio Content.

The IRF Radio City Milan edition is the world’s largest on-air and public radio event welcoming over 12’000 visitors and 400+ music radio professionals. The 2016 edition took place in the beautiful UniCredit Pavilion on Milan’s prestigious Piazza Gae Aulenti where national and international radio stations broadcast their radio shows live-on-air to radio professionals and millions of listeners around the world.

For more information and details of this year’s radio showcases please check out

Nikki McNeill | Global Publicity