ChipConley FestX Awards

Inaugural FestX Awards Honor Festival Industry’s Best at XLIVE 2017

  As the festival industry’s most prolific players convened in Las Vegas this week for the annual XLIVE Conference, their events vied for the first annual FestX Awards presented by Everfest and XLIVE. The ceremony, hosted by festival guru Chip Conley, took place at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino on Tuesday, December 12, highlighting the best established and up-and-coming worldwide festivals. […]

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XLIVE Interview Series: Dennis Vigo, Choose 2 Rent

We had some time to catch up with Dennis Vigo, president & founder of Choose 2 Rent. We chatted about how emerging technologies are impacting the live event market, their newest product – Evosk and his affinity for singing Rihanna with his sister. Tell us a little about Choose 2 Rent, your role, and some […]

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XLIVE Interview Series: Seth Sheck, Access Event Solutions

We had the opportunity to speak with Seth Sheck, CEO of Access Event Solutions. He shared with us some of lesson learned, the unique offerings and capabilities of Access Event Solutions, and the many brands and properties they have worked with over the years. Seth, tell us a little about Access Event Solutions and some […]

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XLIVE Interview Series: Brandon Frankel, Paradigm Talent Agency

We had the opportunity to sit down with one of our keynote guest, Brandon Frankel, SVP of Partnerships and Creators Initiative at Paradigm Talent Agency. Brandon has lead the charge at Paradigm in creating unique sponsorship and branding opportunities for some of it’s amazing talent. Tell us a little about your role at Paradigm Talent […]

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FestX Awards

XLIVE Las Vegas 2017 Unveils Final Programming with ESPN, Essence Festival, CMA, Merry Jane — plus the FestX Awards Nominees are in!

  Leading live event and festival conference, XLIVE returns to its homebase of Las Vegas next week, taking place across three days at the Mandalay Bay. Just ahead of the annual conference, the directors of XLIVE announce its final stages of programming replete featuring expertly-curated keynotes, examinations of on-trend issues such as cannabis, security, and […]

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Kelly Markus

XLIVE Interview Series: Kelly Markus, Refinery29

The next stop on the XLIVE Interview Series is with Refinery29’s Vice President of Experiential Marketing, Kelly Markus. Refinery29’s 29Rooms is an otherworldly combination of art, culture, music, brand and celebrities to create bold and unique, large-scale exhibitions that completely redefine the interactive experience. After hosting 29Rooms for three successful years in New York, Refinery29 […]

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XLIVE Festival White Paper

North American Festivals: Routes to Success in an Evolving Market

  XLIVE is excited to announce the release of a new festival white paper: North American Festivals: Routes to Success in an Evolving Market   Produced in partnership with AMR International, the leader in strategy consulting for the events industry, this festival white paper fills an important knowledge gap. Investors and event organizers have for […]

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Vince Kadlubek

XLIVE Interview Series: Vince Kadlubek, Meow Wolf

The next stop on the XLIVE Interview Series is with one of our XLIVE 2017 Keynote Speakers, Vince Kadlubek the Co-Founder & CEO of Meow Wolf, a collective of artists combining art and music to create a fully immersive and interactive experience, located just outside Santa Fe, NM. Vince shared with us some thoughts about […]

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XLIVE 2017 convenes with US Dept. of Homeland Security, Las Vegas Police Dept, Intellitix + more to address Live Event Security at Festivals in Las Vegas

As live events and festivals are more prevalent than ever across the globe, the ability to keep attendees, creators and artists safe at these events remains the highest priority. Confronting potential security issues head on and offering up solutions to event producers, the directors of leading live event and festival conference XLIVE have gathered the top experts […]

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XLIVE Conference

XLIVE’s Esports and Sports Schedule plus 2017 Keynotes feat. Paradigm Talent Agency, Viacom Global Entertainment Group, Meow Wolf + more

December 2017 – Only a handful of weeks stand before the leading live event and festival conference XLIVE touches down at its flagship city of Las Vegas for the 14th annual conference this December 10th – 13th. Today, XLIVE is highlighting the intersection of the rapidly expanding esports market with traditional Sports, and how to […]

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Louise Glasgow

XLIVE Interview Series: Louise Glasgow, Maker Faire

XLIVE caught up with Louise Glasgow, Executive Producer of Maker Faire. Maker Faire coins itself as “the Greatest Show (and Tell) on Earth”, by creating a family-friendly festival of invention, creativity and resourcefulness, and a celebration of the Maker movement. Tell us a little about Maker Faire and some of your latest initiatives. Maker Faire has […]

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