2019 IEBA Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

We are pleased to announce the IEBA Hall of Fame induction of rock icon Joan Jett. An uncompromising force who refused to be anything but herself, few can claim a life in music as unique and rare. Joan will be inducted alongside longtime manager and producer Kenny Laguna at IEBA’s Honors & Awards Ceremony on… Read more »

IEBA Announces 2019 Industry Award Nominees

Nashville, Tennessee (Tuesday, August 27, 2019) – IEBA has announced the nominees for its 2019 Industry Awards. A full list of nominations is below. Winners will be announced at the Honors & Awards Ceremony of IEBA’s 49th Annual Conference on Tuesday, October 29th, 2019 at 5:30pm.   Club of the Year The Armory – Minneapolis,… Read more »

IEBA Executive Director Pam Matthews Honored with VenuesNow 2019 Women of Influence Award

CHICAGO, Ill. (Wednesday, July 24, 2019) – Entertainment industry publication VenuesNow presented IEBA Executive Director Pam Matthews with a Women of Influence Award at a private reception held yesterday during IAVM’s VenueConnect conference in Chicago. The honor is given in recognition of extraordinary achievement in the live entertainment industry. Other honorees were Maureen Anderson (International… Read more »

IEBA Announces Summer Internship Scholarship Recipients

Fifteen scholarships were awarded to students interning this summer in seven states across the country. Each student received $2,000. IEBA will award approximately $62,500 in scholarships this year. IEBA awards no less than twenty scholarships annually. These include permanently-endowed scholarships at universities across the U.S., cash scholarships for summer internships, and Achievement in Campus Programming… Read more »

#IEBA2018 concludes with Honors & Awards Ceremony

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Wednesday, October 3, 2018) IEBA, the leading trade organization for live entertainment industry professionals, concluded its 48th Annual Conference last evening (Oct. 2) with its Honors & Awards Ceremony. The winners of seventeen (17) IEBA Industry Awards, which celebrate those who work tirelessly behind the scenes of the concert business, were announced during… Read more »

#IEBA2018 Keynote Spotlight – Gary Gersh, AEG Presents

Sunday, September 30th | 2pm | View the #IEBA2018 schedule Add Gary Gersh to the list of executives who started out in the mail room. Gersh was only 19 when he worked briefly in the Capitol Tower mail room, but this wasn’t his intro into the music biz. Fibbing about his age, he got his first… Read more »