XLIVE is part of the Informa Markets Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

XLIVE Interview Series - Tim Bookout - Event Architecture

XLIVE Interview Series – Tim Bookout – Event Architecture (EA)

    This week on the XLIVE Interview Series, we sat down with Tim Bookout, Director of Sales for Event Architecture (EA).  EA began when one of North America’s top custom trade show houses, The Trade Group (TTG), discovered unique European-designed indoor/outdoor event structures.   TTG decided to bring them to the US market and formed […]

Read more
XLIVE Interview Series - Aivar Laan - Festivality

XLIVE Interview Series – Aivar Laan – Festivality

  This week on the XLIVE Interview Series, we sat down with Aivar Laan, Founder and CEO of Festivality.  Festivality provides a technology platform and full-service support to bring live events to mobile.  We asked Aivar a number of questions from the opportunity he saw when founding Festivality, we spoke about the importance of capturing […]

Read more
Leveraging Social Media to Boost Live Event Attendance 1

Leveraging Social Media to Boost Live Event Attendance

  For over a decade social media has been connecting people online through their screens. According to the Smart Insights Global Digital Report 2018, there are 3.196 billion social media users worldwide, up 13% from last year. With more people than ever online, it is important to understand how to properly leverage social media to […]

Read more
The Changing Landscape of Live Event Design 1

The Changing Landscape of Live Event Design

  From festivals to corporate events, live events are getting bigger and better every year. This is due in part to growing budgets allowing for more funding to be spent on production. Through invention and ease of access, all aspects of live events have been enhanced. Grander stage designs, brighter and more elaborate lights, advanced […]

Read more
Complying with the FCC When Using RFID 1

Complying with the FCC When Using RFID

  Radio frequency identification (RFID) technology has revolutionized the way festival operations are handled. Adding this technology to guests wristbands or name badges has allowed for more efficient processes to be implemented. Check in has been sped up, cashless payments have allowed for quicker purchases, exchanging contact information has been made effortless, determining ROI for […]

Read more

XLIVE Interview Series – Mark Miller – TicketSocket

  This week on the XLIVE Interview Series we sat down with Mark Miller, co-founder and CEO of TicketSocket, a true white-label ticketing and registration solution. We spoke to Mark about a number of topics from the opportunities he and his co-founder saw when creating TicketSocket, to how TicketSocket differentiates itself from other ticketing service […]

Read more
Cleaning Up Summer Camping Festivals - Photo by John Such on Unsplash

Cleaning Up Summer Camping Festivals

  #Festivalseason. For many music-lovers, it’s an escape for a weekend filled with celebrating music, dancing to good tunes, and a care-free state-of-mind. Unfortunately, thousands of people camping or day-tripping is a recipe for massive amounts of trash. It is a common scene to see campsites and venues abandoned at the end of a weekend […]

Read more
Are Cashless Payments Right For Your Live Event

Are Cashless Payments Right For Your Live Event?

  This past weekend Music Midtown took place in Piedmont Park in Atlanta, Georgia. In partnership with Bank of America the festival offered cashless payments through guests wristbands. All weekend long attendees could purchase merchandise, food, and beverage with just a simple flick of the wrist. Bank of America cardholders could also enjoy an exclusive […]

Read more
XLIVE Interview Series - Alex Hertel - Xperiel

XLIVE Interview Series – Alex Hertel, CEO of Xperiel

  This week on the XLIVE Interview Series, we sat down with Alex Hertel, CEO and co-founder of Xperiel. Xperiel merges augmented reality and IoT to combine the digital and physical world together into what the company calls the “Real World Web.” We spoke to Alex about a number of topics, including the opportunity he […]

Read more
7 Tools & Technologies that Today's Live Events Need - XLIVE Live Event Blog

7 Tools & Technologies that Today’s Live Events Need

  The first major wave of event technology took place in the early 2000s when online ticketing and registration leaped onto the internet. Not only can technology be used to engage attendees but it can also be used to help plan, enhance, and measure events more than ever before. The life of an event is […]

Read more
XLIVE Interview Series - Jameson Rader - CUE Audio

XLIVE Interview Series – Jameson Rader, CUE Audio

  This week on the XLIVE Interview Series we sat down with Jameson Rader, founder of CUE Audio. CUE Audio is known for their white label, ultrasonic synchronization technology that creates experiences for fans and companies by sending data with ultrasonic audio. We spoke to Jameson about a number of topics from the opportunity he […]

Read more