Why should YOU join IEBA? Only Members can register for our Annual Conference. Members also have access to key business leaders through the IEBA Membership Directory (updated monthly), get exclusive looks at acts available to book for the upcoming season, have voting privileges for the Annual IEBA Industry Awards, and are invited to all IEBA events throughout the year.

Discounted membership rates are available for Young Professionals (under 30 years old) and College Students & Educators.

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IEBA's Annual Conference stands alone in the entertainment industry by showcasing a diverse and uniquely-crafted lineup of live entertainment and by providing top-tier informative sessions with the entertainment business's leading decision-makers. Make connections as you network with other live entertainment professionals over three full days of programming.

IEBA 2020 has been cancelled.

IEBA 2021 is confirmed for October 3-5, 2021.


IEBA Cancels 2020 Conference; Announces 2021 Dates at Omni Nashville

IEBA, the leading trade organization for live entertainment industry professionals, is canceling its 50th Annual Conference that was scheduled for October in Nashville, Tenn. “This was not an easy decision. However, due to the massive impact of COVID-19, we feel it is best to press pause this year and return stronger than ever in the… Read more »

IEBA Educational Outreach Fund Donates $25,000 to W.E.B. DuBois Memorial Scholarship Fund; Pledges Additional $25,000 to Creation of New Scholarship at Fisk University

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Tuesday, June 2, 2020) – IEBA, the leading trade organization for live entertainment industry professionals, has announced a donation of $25,000 from its Educational Outreach Fund to the W.E.B. DuBois Memorial Scholarship Fund at Fisk University. IEBA has also pledged an additional $25,000 towards the creation of a new permanently-endowed scholarship at Fisk…. Read more »

IEBA Interviews – Force Majeure with ASM Global’s Bob Cavalieri

With the volume of show cancellations facing our industry, everyone is poring over their force majeure clauses to see what their options are. In this IEBA Interview, industry veteran Bob Cavalieri demystifies the provision and explains the legal doctrines of impossibility, impracticability, frustration of purpose, and more.   Click here to watch more.   NOTE:… Read more »