IEBA (International Entertainment Buyers Association) has added to the eclectic lineup of the IEBA 40th Anniversary Conference scheduled for October 3-5, at the Hilton Suites in downtown Nashville. On Monday Oct. 4, attendees will be treated to a performance by Kevin Costner and his band Modern West at 10:45 am in the main ballroom of the Hilton, to be immediately followed by a Q&A session hosted by GAC’s Suzanne Alexander.
“We are thrilled to have such a renowned entertainer as Kevin Costner not only perform, but spend time with our attendees in an intimate setting. It is a rare, but very special gift to our members, and it will be a top highlight of our 40th anniversary,” says IEBA Executive Director Tiffany Davis.
Also on Monday, Oct. 4, Rockhouse Partners has sponsored an educational panel called “12 Ways To Sponsorship Success: Innovative & Integrated Ways To Create, Sell, and Measure Sponsorships” featuring the Rockhouse executive team of Tawn Albright, Joe Kustelski and Chrysty Fort. Later that evening at 7:15 pm, Buddy Lee Attractions will host its annual showcase in the Hilton ballroom, featuring performances by Bush Hog, The McClymonts, Here Come The Mummies, and Colt Ford.
Previously announced performers for IEBA’s 40th year include Gloria Gaynor, Amy Grant, Michael W. Smith, Danny Gokey, Tonic, Edwin McCain, and Adam Brand. Morey Management’s Jim Morey will deliver the event’s keynote address Monday, October 4, and panel topics include “How The Power Players Continue Making Money,” “Country Music In Corporate America,” and “Behind The Curtain At Today’s Record Label.”