XLIVE Interview Series: THE CONFLUENCE

Innovators in digital strategy, publicity and content creation, — creative agency The Confluence has been helping clients share their stories with the world since 2009. Since its inception, The Confluence has provided full–service publicity, brand strategy and content creation to dozens of worlds leading brands, artists and festivals all around the globe, with an expansive […]

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XLIVE Interview Series: HomeAway

In October 2016, Jeff Hurst, was promoted to chief commercial officer at HomeAway, the world leader in vacation rentals with sites representing more than 1.2 million paid listings of vacation rental homes in 190 countries. He oversees the global growth of the company’s vacation rental marketplace where owners and property managers offer an extensive selection of […]

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Designing The Forrest: ATOMIC

Designing The Forest Electronic music, jam bands, art, elephants, crazy costumes and more…you’ll find all this at Electric Forest Festival. ATOMIC, a creative company providing design and production services, set construction and rental solutions for the live event industry, has designed and built multiple stages for the Electric Forest Festival over the past four years. […]

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XLIVE Interview Series: Sit Down with Ety Rybak of CAA

A highly entrepreneurial business builder and strategist, Ety Rybak, while in his 20’s, leveraged a new vision and approach to the packaging and sale of sports and entertainment tickets, ultimately building one of the largest companies in the industry. He was successful in reshaping the traditional “ticketing” industry and helping to drive today’s trend toward […]

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XLIVE Press Release via The Confluence

  XLIVE, an annual conference held in Las Vegas, NV this Dec 5-7, 2016 brings all things entertainment into the entertainment capital of the world. In between festivals, music, culinary, technology, film, and more, the conference boasts one of the most high-end curated programs and speakers in the world. XLIVE(formerly known as IMFCON and IFFS), will […]

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XLIVE Interview Series: Access Event Solutions CEO, Seth Sheck

Welcome to round two of our interview series with Access Event Solutions CEO Seth Sheck. Just about everything Seth 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 […]

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XLIVE Interview Series: The State Of Ticket Management

A major area within the industry that is undergoing tremendous change not being discussed at great length in the live event community is the state of ticket management. From processing secure payments to streamlining customer relations support, ticket management software systems offer live event organizers piece of mind in a constantly evolving live entertainment market. […]

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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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ONE ON ONE: ACCESS EVENT SOLUTIONS

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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