Marcus Rüssel has been a concert and festival organizer, artist consultant, manager and closely networked with various bands and DJs as well as agencies and organizers since 2001. Since the end of 2009 Marcus Rüssel has been intensively involved in business start-ups and financing in the creative industries. In 2012 he founded the booking portal gigmit and has been its managing director ever since. Together with various showcase-festivals throughout Europe he founded the Innovation Network of European Showcases (INES) in 2017. The INES project funded by the European Union supports artists* and professionals from the music industry in developing their careers on an international level.WebsiteOn tour in foreign countries – Can I do that too?