Young Executives


For the third year XLIVE will be accepting applications for up and coming live event and festival professionals to participate in a mentorship program aimed at grooming future live event leaders. The goal of the Young Executive Program is to cultivate young talent and afford them an opportunity to learn, meet with and be exposed to industry executives with decades of experience. Additionally, selected professionals will have dedicated time to meet with one another and share ideas about existing events and ideas for the future. 10 young professionals will be selected to attend the 2018 XLIVE program in Las Vegas.

Benefits of the Program:

  • Recognized during the 2018 XLIVE annual conference
  • Featured in various media outlets, newsletters and publications
  • Full conference accreditation to attend XLIVE
  • Structured time to meet with industry execs and the other participants in the program
  • Access to the keynotes, panels, presentations and exhibit floor

Criteria for Consideration:

  • What experience the applicant has in the festival industry
  • What do they hope to get out of the program
  • How can they contribute to the dialogue at the conference
  • Why are they passionate about festivals
  • Must currently be working for a live event, festival, event tech company, entity that produces a festival/event or organization affiliated with live entertainment


To apply for the Young Executive Program fill out the form below. Applications will be reviewed by the XLIVE program director, Advisory Board and Visionary Executive Commitee. Applications will be open until November 2nd, 2018 and applicants will be notified by November 9th, 2018.