Corporate Entertainer Buyer of the Year

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14 Jan Corporate Entertainer Buyer of the Year

There is an association for everyone and everything and in our business it is IEBA. IEBA stands for International Entertainment Buyers Association and it represents all the people in the entertainment buying industry, whereas corporate entertainment buying is one segment. I have been fortunate to have been nominated the last two years as the Corporate Entertainer Buyer of the Year. Here is hoping third time is the charm. However those of you wondering what entertainment buyers do at a convention take a look at this video:

 

How many conventions have MC Hammer perform a showcase with open bars and plenty of food? We do have meetings to discuss contracts, cancellation clauses and the “green m&m” issues, but mostly we see up and coming artists or very well known acts. At the 2014 Conference established stars Martina McBride, The Doobie Brothers, Chris Young, and Phil Vassar performed but we also got to see Brothers Osborne, The Weeks, Big Smo, Erica Campbell, and more. These are general sessions you don’t mind attending