Sponsors & Partners

Presenting Sponsor:

Eventbrite is the world’s largest ticketing and event technology platform, powering two-million events around the world each year. From large-scale music festivals to intimate concerts, marathons and conferences, we help hundreds of thousands of organizers promote and manage their event, sell more tickets, and deliver experiences that enrich people’s lives.

Thuzi is a worldwide leader in technology that blends events, mobile applications and digital campaigns that are truly Social by Design. Events powered by the award winning Thuzi Event Pass Platform leverage Thuzi’s extensive social media experience and game changing technology. These capabilities help our clients turn “live” events into “life” events shared across social media to achieve unparalleled brand immersion and monetization. Thuzi’s event & mobile platforms power events of any size from single photo activations for one brand to many activations across multiple brands, using one powerful registration credential. Come see why leading agencies and brands such as UFC, MillerCoors, Honda, Microsoft and Oprah are choosing the award-winning Thuzi Event Pass Platform to power their events.

Premier Sponsor:

Vendini is an all-in-one festival solution that helps festival and live event organizers sell more tickets, engage fans with kickass marketing, simplify on-site operations, collect data and look damn good while you do it with custom RFID wristbands so you can deliver what your fans came for — a first class, unforgettable experience.

Supporting Sponsor:

From finding and engaging new digital audiences to boosting registrations and sponsorships, Feathr brings all of your digital efforts under one roof.

Feathr’s event marketing cloud is a suite of digital marketing and monetization tools specifically designed for the needs of event organizers. From boosting registrations to enhancing sponsor packages to engaging attendees throughout the year, Feathr helps live events fully leverage their online reach.

What is klik by PixMob? The klik platform paired with an interactive wearable device allows users to seamlessly connect with each other and event content, through the click of a button. The platform is simple to use and easy to navigate. It allows you to organize your event, stimulate attendee engagement and measure your event’s success. Our smart wearables enable your guests to engage with each other, participate actively and get back to real human connections.
ShowClix is the platform built by people who love live events to help organizers grow their businesses. Our experts provide event technology, intelligent systems, and professional services that support our partners through the entire event lifecycle. Iconic brands like New York Comic Con, MoMA, The Daily Show, and Lego KidsFest choose ShowClix to power their events.
At Umbel we empower some of the most recognizable names in sports, media, entertainment and nonprofit to acquire and unify your customer data so that you can deliver highly personalized campaigns with incredible speed to increase engagement, revenue and loyalty.

Creative Partners:

AMPLIFY
Amplify Media is the fastest growing news outlet for the Venues and Live Events industry.
Canadian Music Week is recognized as one of the premier entertainment events in North America focusing on the business of music. The 2017 edition of the Canadian Music Week festival spans 4 nights from April 18-22 with over 800 showcasing bands at more than 40 music venues in downtown Toronto.
The Confluence PR
The Confluence is a full-service media agency that delivers best-in-class publicity, branding and content strategy to many of the world’s most influential brands, festivals, and artists. We help our clients make the biggest impact possible through our proprietary processes and the distribution of compelling content. We live for analytics and die for aesthetics.
Since it was created in 2011, EDMbiz has been the ultimate destination for dance music professionals worldwide looking to make their mark on the culture. From informative keynote conversations to diverse panels covering the biggest issues facing our community, the conference unites all facets of our business into a memorable event where ideas are exchanged, deals are done, and long-lasting friendships are made.
Event Safety Alliance
The Event Safety Alliance (ESA) is dedicated to promoting “life safety first” throughout all phases of event production and execution. We strive to eliminate the knowledge barrier that often contributes to unsafe conditions and behaviors through the promotion and teaching of good practices and the development of training and planning resources.
Whether you are an event coordinator, developer, media, fan, or simply curious about game industry events, Events For Gamers has the latest event updates for you in one easy to peruse location. Not only is the site an information resource, but also a vibrant community across multiple social networks.
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Everfest puts your festival in front of millions of passionate, adventure-hungry festival fans each month. Attendees of XLIVE receive two free weeks of promotion to help grow your festival and an early invite to our premium FestClub rewards program. Email festivalgrowth@everfest.com to get started today.

HardPin’s founders spent 2012 helping drive home the narrative behind President Obama’s re-election. We honed our skills on Air Force One. We edited and uploaded in speeding motorcades. We cast pop-up live streams that drew hundreds of thousands of viewers and broke YouTube records along the way. Now, HardPin brings new strategy, tactics and on-the-ground production experience to companies, causes and events worldwide.
The Music Business Association is a non-profit membership organization that advances and promotes music commerce across all delivery models.
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Welcome to Music Festival Wizard. We’re a small crew of dedicated festival fans rambling the country and writing about the experience. In our spare time, we’re building the largest database of music festivals on the Internet.
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eSports & Casino Resorts presented by Naruscope is a two-day event in Las Vegas that will provide commercial gambling operators with a playbook for near-term integration of eSports while providing eSports stakeholders with a path to the unique opportunities offered by the casino resort environment.
SF MusicTech Summit
The SF MusicTech Summit brings together visionaries in the evolving music/business/technology ecosystem, along with the best and brightest developers, entrepreneurs, investors, service providers, journalists, musicians, and organizations who work with them at the convergence of culture and commerce. We meet to do business and discuss, in a proactive, conducive to dealmaking environment.
SportTechie has become the world’s leading resource devoted to the burgeoning intersection of sports technology. We cover the latest technological innovations, ideas, and products that impact the fan experience, player performance, and sports industry as a whole. You will never find the latest player news or scores on SportTechie. Instead, we report the cutting-edge developments with in-depth analysis and exclusive interviews to educate fans and industry experts alike. We exist to analyze and illuminate the growing numbers of ways technology is evolving the sports we all love so much.