Thomas Heher, born in 1974, since 1996 in the cultural sector active, is co-founder of pop culture magazines The Gap and TBA and the literature magazine Volltext. He used to run the viennese record label P.A.M. Records and collected lots of experience when promoting concerts, readings and film screenings. Currently he works as festival director of Waves Vienna Music Festival & Conference which he founded in 2011. WAVES VIENNA is the first club and showcase festival in Vienna. The first two editions 2011 and 2012 not only managed to appeal to the national audience but also to attract visitors from the UK, Czech Republic, Germany, Switzerland, Slovakia, Hungary, Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia, Romania and France.
The extremely remarkable attendance of 517 international delegates and journalists from 27 countries at the WAVES MUSIC CONFERENCE 2012 proves the huge interest in the conference’s subject “East Meets West” and hence positions Vienna on the European map for music conferences.
In the course of 4 days, WAVES VIENNA 2012 presented more than 130 acts from 24 countries on 14 stages in Vienna. Between Thursday andSunday, more than 10,800 people visited the festival.