IEBA Has Record Breaking Attendance For 40th Anniversary Conference
October 12, 2010 at 7:08 AM (PT)
The INTERNATIONAL ENTERTAINMENT BUYERS ASSOCIATION’S 40th Anniversary Conference in NASHVILLE, which took place OCTOBER 3rd through 5th, hosted a record-breaking attendance of over 600 registrants. Industry awards were announced throughout the three-day conference. BLUE HAT RECORDS artist CHARLIE DANIELS delivered the closing keynote and was officially inducted into the IEBA Hall of Fame.
In addition to the agency showcases, seminars and special events during the conference, the following where honored this year by IEBA.
Entertainment Buyer of the Year: FRAN ROMEO - ROMEO ENTERTAINMENT GROUP
Promoter of the Year: LIVE NATION
Talent Agent of the Year: KEVIN NEAL - BUDDY LEE ATTRACTIONS (BLA)
Venue of the Year: BRIDGESTONE ARENA - NASHVILLE, TN
Event of the Year: CMA MUSIC FESTIVAL - NASHVILLE, TN
Industry Achievement Award: JIM MOREY - MOREY MANAGEMENT GROUP
Chairman's Award: TODD BOLTIN - VARIETY ATTRACTIONS, FRAN ROMEO - ROMEO ENTERTAINMENT GROUP
IEBA Executive Director, TIFFANY DAVIS said: "This year's conference exceeded our wildest expectations not only in attendance, but in talent and educational content. We are thrilled so many of our members turned out to celebrate this tremendous milestone in IEBA's history. We look forward to seeing everyone again next year!"
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