Olaf Furniss

Managing Director

Olaf Furniss is the founder and director Wide Events, which hosts the award-winning Wide Days convention in Edinburgh every April (rescheduled virtually to 23-25 July), the Born To Be Wide seminar/social evenings and Off The Record youth events.
He is also behind the Music Tourist consultancy which he founded in 2016 to host the world’s first music tourism summit and has worked with a range of public agencies in both Europe and Australia. Moreover, in 2018/19 he collaborated with Newcastle University on a study exploring how to foster closer ties between the music and tourism sectors.

Nationality: Scottish
Company: Music Tourist / Wide Events