Daily Schedule

Sunday, December 4 – Opening Night

2:00-8:00 PMXLIVE Sunday Registration at Trinidad Pavilion in the Tropicana

10:00 PM-2:00 AM – Sunday Night Party at Hakkasan


Monday, December 5 – Day One

8:00 AM – Registration Opens

9:00 AM – 12:30 PMPre-Conference Workshops

12:00-2:00 PM – Exhibit Floor Opens  

The conference sessions are what makes XLIVE a special event, but it’s the quality of our networking opportunities that truly sets us apart as the premier conference for live event organizers. At the heart of it all is an exhibit hall that you won’t want to miss:

Best in Show – With over 100 of the most innovative companies in the live event industry all in one place, the XLIVE exhibit hall puts you face-to-face with the game changers that are providing festival organizers with the latest tools and services to take their operations, marketing, and fan engagement strategies to the next level.     

Innovation/Startup Showcase – At XLIVE we pride ourselves on providing a forum for the next generation of companies building products for live events to demo their solutions for senior decision makers in the industry. Spend some time with these growing companies and offer your feedback as they showcase their innovations on the exhibit hall floor.

Gateway to Giveaways: Not only will you have an opportunity to kick it with the most innovative companies in event tech but you’ll also have a chance to win amazing prizes from a variety of exhibitors.

Live Lounge: Sync up your playlists and share your favorite music with longtime and new friends in our lounge area. It’s the perfect opportunity to network in a relaxed environment complete with charging stations for laptops and mobile devices.

VR/AR Lab: Everyone is talking about how events can be augmented and enhanced with virtual reality and augmented reality. The VR/AR Lab will enable you to experience the latest in this technology and understand how your festival can utilize these tools. Plus, it’s just cool to play with!

Refreshment Row: Recharge or relax with your favorite beverages in a comfortable setting. A great place to get caught up on emails or to get away from it all. The choice is yours!

1:00 PM – 1:45 PM – The Superfan Summit – 2016 in review with the festival fans that saw it all

2:15 PM – 2:30 PM – Opening Remarks from Advisory Board

2:30 PM – 3:20 PM Exploratory Sessions

3:30 PM – 4:10 PMExploratory Sessions

4:15 PM – 4:45 PMBreak on the Exhibit Floor

4:45 PM – 5:20 PM – Opening Keynote with Airbnb’s Chip Conley

5:30 PM – 5:45 PM – Young Festival Entrepreneur Program Announcement

5:45 PM – 6:30 PMExploratory Sessions 

6:30 PM – 7:30 PMOpening Cocktail Reception on the Exhibit Floor – Presented by Best Beverage Catering, Fastbar & Playing For Change Foundation





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8:00 PM – 10:00 PM – Welcome Reception at Sake Rok – Presented by MGM Resorts International


10:30 PM – 2:30 AM – Monday Night Party at JEWEL Nightclub 


Tuesday, December 6 – Day Two

9:00 AMRegistration Opens

9:30 AM – 10:00 AM – Morning Coffee and Networking

10:00 AM – 10:45 AM Exploratory Sessions 

10:50-11:20 AM – Keynote Presentation with Oak View Group’s Tim Leiweke

11:25 AM – 12:10 PMBreakout Tracks

12:20 PM – 1:10 PM Breakout Tracks

1:00 PM – 3:00 PM – XLIVE Startup Showcase – First Group

1:00 PM – 3:00 PMLunch Break & Exhibit Floor is Open

3:00 PM – 3:50 PM Breakout Tracks

4:00 PM – 4:50 PM Breakout Tracks

5:00 PM – 5:30 PM – XLIVE Startup Showcase – Second Group

5:00 PM – 5:50 PM Breakout Tracks

6:00 PM – 6:30 PM Keynote Presentation with Eventbrite’s Julia Hartz

6:45 PM – 7:45 PM Cocktail Reception on the Exhibit Floor presented by Curadora

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10:30 PM – 2:30 AM – Tuesday Night Party at OMNIA


Wednesday, December 7 – Day Three

9:00 AM Registration Opens

10:00 AM – 10:30 AMMorning Networking

10:30 AM – 11:20 AM – Breakout Tracks

11:30 AM – 12:20 PM – Breakout Tracks

12:00 PM – 2:00 PMLunch Break & Exhibits Open  

1:00 PM – 1:30 PMUnleash Your Legend

2:00 PM – 2:50 PM – Exploratory Tracks

3:00 PM – 4:00 PMClosing Keynote with HTC’s Rikard Steiber