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XLIVE Featured in Everything Experiential Business World

Previously known by two separate entities, International Music Festival Conference (IMFCON) and International Film Festival Summit (IFFS), XLIVE 2016 will host 140+ guest speakers, 80+ exhibitors and 40+ interactive sessions for participants to transform their perspective and understanding about the latest approaches to elevate live event execution and attendee experience to newer heights. XLIVE CEO […]

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The Do LaB: Kevin Rowell

As the co-founder of Natural Builders, a cutting-edge green building and contracting company, Kevin Rowell traveled around the world building large scale art installations before joining The Do LaB team in 2014 as their Director of Operations. Since coming on board with The Do LaB, Kevin has been involved in every aspect of the on-site […]

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Just about everything Seth Sheck does can be summed up with two words: passion and innovation. A Reno, Nevada native, Seth set his sights on the music industry in 1989. Juggling a band management gig with waiting tables, Seth found his inspiration through a customer’s casual conversation about making concert passes, and soon worked his […]

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How Dominant Are Music Festivals?

The rise of the music mega-fest has become a worldwide phenomenon, with these massive celebrations becoming almost synonymous the word “festival”. But there are so many other types of festivals out there – can they keep up? Looking at data from a sample of 500,000 festival interactions by Everfest members (who skew heavily millennial), we […]

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As the music sponsorship marketplace gets flooded with new names each season, the relationship between brands and music fans at festivals has evolved well beyond traditional advertising campaigns. Music festivals are huge events in the cultural calendar, and with that platform, they’ve began extending their reach globally, attracting wider audiences, inclusive of non-festival goers via […]

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Craft beer festivals are popping up all over the country, and we aren’t questioning it. With the rise of craft breweries, which have seen double-digit growth in eight of the last ten years, beer festivals show no signs of slowing. According to Brewers Association, in 2015, craft brewers produced 24.5 million barrels, saw a 13% […]

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XLIVE PRESS RELEASE: XLIVE 2016: Industry Leaders to Share Latest in Festival Music, Food, Culture, “Live Event” Tech, Production, and Beyond

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — XLIVE- Las Vegas, NV – The glimmering strip of Las Vegas will set the stage this December 5th – 7th forXLIVE 2016: the unrivaled festival + live event convention & expo and largest of its kind in the world. Having already revealed exciting new expansions for the 2016 endeavor to […]

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The Unexpected Group Responsible for Food & Wine Festival Industry Growth

Who’s responsible for what seems to be the inevitable climb in industry growth for food and wine festivals? Not to our surprise, statistics show that Millennials are carrying the weight in the Food and Wine arena as the  driving force behind the industries  projected over 200% annual growth in the industry. From 2013-2014 alone Eventbrite saw […]

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Have You Seen What Anheuser-Busch is Doing with Fest. and eSports

Similar to music festivals, eSports events are translating their passion into an opportunity for brands who are looking to communicate with an audience by creating engaging activations to create added value in the live event experience. With the youthful market driving the industry, both live events offer growth and opportunity in the realm of marketing, […]

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XLIVE 2016 Featured in PRNewswire, Inc.

LAS VEGAS, Sept. 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — XLIVE – The vast, veritably uncharted territory of eSports is set to take center stage at XLIVE 2016, the world-renowned preeminent conference & expo focused on festivals and live events taking place in Las Vegas this December 5-7. As this rising niche business of gaming gains exposure in the […]

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Event Management 101 with New York City Wine and Food Festival’s John Trumble

Our friends over at Lennd  are at it again! They sat down with Managing Director of NYCFF (New York City Wine and Food Festival), John Trumble to get behind the scenes of the event. With a background in production at MTV and Gilt, they gathered some of his personal insights on event management. When you […]

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