Live entertainment industry professionals from all over the world gathered in Nashville this week (Oct. 9-11) for the 52nd annual IEBA Conference.
The 3-day event included panel discussions that ranged from contract terms and conditions, to crowd management and event safety, to how live entertainment impacts small and midsize markets, and what we can learn from Gen Z.
Attendees were also treated to over 30 live performances from acts including Lily Rose, Tenille Arts, Niko Moon, Shaun Johnson’s Big Band Experience, Tag Team, Switchfoot, and The Travelin’ McCourys.
The conference concluded with IEBA’s Honors & Awards ceremony. 17 industry leaders were recognized for their outstanding achievements in 2022. The full list of winners is below.
IEBA’s 53rd annual conference will be held in Nashville from Oct. 8-11, 2023.
2022 IEBA Industry Award Winners:
Club of the Year
The Basement East
Casino of the Year
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood
Theater of the Year
Fox Theatre – Atlanta
Arena of the Year
Amphitheater of the Year
Red Rocks Amphitheatre
Fair/Expo of the Year
Minnesota State Fair
Festival of the Year
Austin City Limits Music Festival
Club Buyer of the Year
Casino Buyer of the Year
Corporate Buyer of the Year
East Coast Entertainment
International Buyer of the Year
Fair/Expo Buyer of the Year
Festival Buyer of the Year
Venue Executive of the Year
Music & Entertainment Industry Educator of the Year
Agent of the Year
Promoter of the Year
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