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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 »

IEBA EDUCATIONAL OUTREACH FUND ENDOWS $350,000 IN NEW SCHOLARSHIPS

NASHVILLE, TN (Monday, November 4, 2019) – Through its Educational Outreach Fund, IEBA, the leading trade organization for live entertainment industry professionals, announced $350,000 in new scholarships.   Six new scholarships were established in honor of Rod Essig (CAA), Jay Williams (WME), Kerri Edwards (KP Entertainment), Todd Boltin (Variety Attractions), The Delaware State Fair, and… Read more »

IEBA’s 2019 Industry Award Winners and Hall of Fame Inductees Honored

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Wednesday, October 30, 2019) – IEBA, the leading trade organization for live entertainment industry professionals, concluded its 49th Annual Conference yesterday evening (Oct. 29) with its Honors & Awards Ceremony. The winners of seventeen (17) IEBA Industry Awards, which celebrate those who work tirelessly behind the scenes of the concert business, were announced… Read more »

2019 IEBA Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

We are pleased to announce the IEBA Hall of Fame induction of rock icon Joan Jett. An uncompromising force who refused to be anything but herself, few can claim a life in music as unique and rare. Joan will be inducted alongside longtime manager and producer Kenny Laguna at IEBA’s Honors & Awards Ceremony on… Read more »

IEBA Announces 2019 Industry Award Nominees

Nashville, Tennessee (Tuesday, August 27, 2019) – IEBA has announced the nominees for its 2019 Industry Awards. A full list of nominations is below. Winners will be announced at the Honors & Awards Ceremony of IEBA’s 49th Annual Conference on Tuesday, October 29th, 2019 at 5:30pm.   Club of the Year The Armory – Minneapolis,… Read more »