Matt Blake, CAA’s Head of Comedy Touring, discusses the comedy boom and shares success stories of Jo Koy, Gabriel Iglesias, Trevor Noah, and more. Live comedy, from clubs to arenas, is enjoying a banner season. What is contributing to this boom? “Technology has been helping to drive the growth of the comedy business. Comedians… Read more »
***CLICK HERE FOR #IEBA2017 SESSION RECAPS*** Our Members tell us that IEBA is the conference where they get the most business done. We know that your busy schedule may not have permitted you to attend all of our panels and Q&A sessions, so we are providing recaps of our featured programming. More recaps will be… Read more »
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Wednesday, October 18, 2017) IEBA, the leading trade organization for live entertainment industry professionals, concluded its 47th Annual Conference last evening with a spectacular awards ceremony honoring those who work tirelessly behind the scenes (full list of winners below). The ceremony also featured the IEBA Hall of Fame induction of iconic artist Kenny Rogers… Read more »
Nashville, Tennessee (Thursday, September 7, 2017) – IEBA has announced the nominees for its 2017 Industry Awards. A full list of nominations is below. Winners will be announced at the conclusion of IEBA’s 47th Annual Conference on Tuesday, October 17th, 2017 at 8pm. Club of the Year • 9:30 Club – Washington, DC • Brooklyn Bowl… Read more »
IEBA Takes Belmont University Students on Educational Trip to NYC Nashville, Tenn. (Thursday, June 1, 2017) – IEBA Executive Director Pam Matthews and Assistant Professor of Entertainment Industry Studies Dr. Sarita Stewart took a group of eleven Belmont University students to New York City on a special Maymester experience.The Talent Buying & Concert Promotion Strategies class spent… Read more »
THANK YOU to all who came to our Los Angeles Membership mixer at the Sofitel Los Angeles! We had a fantastic crowd, wonderful food, and a lovely evening. Please click here to view photos from the event.
#IEBA2017 will feature a keynote address from Ice-T and the Hall of Fame induction of Kenny Rogers. More details to follow. Register by 3/31 for our best rates!
IEBA will host a Membership Mixer in Los Angeles on Monday, May 8th. More details to follow via emails to Members.
Again this year, IEBA will award more than 20 scholarships to students at universities across the country. In addition to the permanently-endowed scholarships at New Mexico State University, John Brown University, Murray State University, Belmont University, and Middle Tennessee State University, IEBA will distribute Achievement in Campus Programming Scholarships and Summer Internship Scholarships. These scholarships… Read more »
#IEBA2017 registration is now OPEN. Come join us in Nashville OCT 15-17, 2017. Early Bird rates are available through March 31st. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER! More information on the Conference