Getting To Know Your Pollstar Live! Panelists: Michael Betterton

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Pollstar Live!, the world’s largest gathering of live entertainment professionals, returns to the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California, Feb. 21-23. The three-day conference is a flagship event for Pollstar magazine with compelling keynotes, panels, roundtables and the Pollstar Awards, celebrating the best in the business, along with plenty of opportunities to network and engage in insightful discussions.

Pollstar Live! kicks off with Production Live!, the one-day companion conference that features panels on all topics related to staging live events including lighting, video, stage management, sound technique, concert production, video, regulations, security and more.

Click these links for the Production Live! schedule and the Pollstar Live! schedule. Register for Pollstar Live! here.

Getting To Know Your Pollstar Live! Panelists

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Michael Betterton
Senior Vice President at Wasserman Music
Panel: Hello, I Love You — Fostering Community Around Artists & Events
Date/Time: Thursday l Feb. 23 l 11:30 a.m.

Why must everyone go to your panel?
You should come to this panel because it will embrace everything that this conference is about. Building community is something that all of us have in common, whether that be for one show, a weekend festival, a conference, a venue, or an artist …

What may cause tempers to flare?
If tempers are flaring at this panel, we’ve done something wrong …

What was the best part of your 2022?
The best part of 2022 was being back on the road and reconnecting with friends that I hadn’t seen since 2019 and witnessing first-hand how much the fans missed seeing and hearing their favorite artists.

These are answers to a few of the questions. For all others, you’ll have to attend the panel to find out….