The International Entertainment Buyers Association saw a record registration tally of more than 450 for its 2006 event October 15-17 at Nashville’s Hilton Suites.
A weekend of artist showcases, panel discussions and a keynote by The Future of Music’s David Kusek highlighted the annual iebaLIVE! – and a golf tournament and Harley ride helped attendees keep busy during down time.
Panel topics included the online music business, “independence unplugged,” the future of the concert promoter, corporate buying, marketing and sponsorships, fairs and festivals, casino buyers, and facilities/IAAM.
In addition to the show-closing awards party, special events and awards were part of each day of the conference.
IEBA also presented the Founders award to Nick Dorr of
Brian O’Connell of Live Nation won talent buyer of the year;