XLIVE Interview Series -- Ryan Kruger

XLIVE Interview Series – Ryan Kruger, The RKET Group

  This week on the XLIVE interview series, we sat down with Ryan Kruger, president of the RKET Group.  We wanted to discuss an upcoming event Ryan is producing, the Vujaday Music Festival.  Vujaday is a collaboration between a group of veteran Toronto based event producers, and will hold the inaugural festival April 4-8 in […]

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John Petrocelli - XLIVE Interview Series

XLIVE Interview Series – John Petrocelli, Bulldog DM

  This week we sat down with John Petrocelli, CEO of Bulldog DM to talk all things live streaming and how it’s changing the live event landscape.  John has a deep understanding of digital music, having created Prince’s digital strategy that earned Prince a Webby Award, a Webby Lifetime Achievement Award, and a Billboard Award […]

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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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