• Saturday | October 2, 2021 •
6pm
Registration & Credential Desk opens
Omni Nashville, Level 2

• Sunday | October 3, 2021 •
10am
Registration & Credential Desk opens
Omni Nashville, Level 2

1pm
Award Winners Power Panel
Sponsored by Choctaw Casino & Resort – Durant
Omni Nashville, Level 2, Main Stage in Legends Ballroom
  • Deana Baker, Choctaw Casino Resorts
  • Darin Lashinsky, NS2
  • Casey Sparks, Moody Center
  • Rick Whetsel, G7 Entertainment Marketing

2pm
Keynote Q & A:

Smokey Robinson & Alice Cooper

Omni Nashville, Level 2, Main Stage in Legends Ballroom

3pm
Better Together: Community & Movement Building When We Need Each Other Most
Keynote Presentation by Jesse Israel
Omni Nashville, Level 2, Main Stage in Legends Ballroom

6pm
Shuttle Service to Cannery Ballroom begins

6pm
Opening Reception
Sponsored by TaxSlayer Center
Cannery Ballroom
with open bar & local fare

7-11pm
Live Performances by Frank Ray, Ian Munsick, Presley & Taylor, THE FRONTMEN OF COUNTRY featuring Larry Stewart of Restless Heart, Tim Rushlow formerly of Little Texas & Richie McDonald formerly of Lonestar, Robyn Ottolini, Rodney Atkins, The War and Treaty, and Chingy
Cannery Ballroom

• Monday | October 4, 2021 •
9am
Registration & Credential Desk opens
Omni Nashville, Level 2

9am
Breakfast for Attendees
Sponsored by Country Fest
Omni Nashville, Level 2, Legends Ballroom

10:05am
Breathwork & Guided Meditation
with Ryan Washington, Foresight Fitness
Omni Nashville, Level 2, Legends Ballroom

10:30am
Breakout Sessions

Omni Nashville, Level 2

Returning to the People Business Part I: Back to Work

Broadway H
  • Todd Dyer, CAPS Payroll
  • Ann Jackson, Oak View Group
  • Elizabeth Porter, Entertainment Health Services
  • Zito, Production Manager

Getting Back to Thinking Bigger: Opportunities in Small Cap Venues

Sponsored by Bang Productions

Broadway J
  • Joy Truly Brown, Orpheum Theatre Group (Memphis)
  • Chris Cobb, Exit/In
  • Chrissy Hall, Ryman Auditorium
  • Erika Hansen, Omaha Performing Arts
  • Ed Warm, Joe’s Bar, Bub City, Joe’s Live, Windy City Smokeout, Carol’s Pub, The Rave

What’s Ahead for Fair & Festival Season?

Broadway K
  • Sarah Smith Pancheri, Summerfest
  • Jessica Underberg, Erie County Fair
  • Troy Vollhoffer, Country Thunder Music Festivals
  • Scott Zolke, Loeb & Loeb

12pm
Conference Connect: Chat ‘N Chew Luncheon
Sponsored by College Park Center & Texas Hall Performing Arts Center
Omni Nashville, Level 2, Legends Ballroom
An RSVP is required to attend. Instructions will be emailed to registered conference attendees on September 1st.

2pm
Breakout Sessions

Omni Nashville, Level 2

Returning to the People Business Part II: Engaging Fans

Broadway H
  • Ebony Hattix, FedEx Forum
  • Michael Marion, Simmons Bank Arena
  • Angela Miles-Powell, Ticketmaster
  • Jacqueline Morse, ASM Global (Grand Rapids)
  • Joyce Szudzik, Oak View Group / Coachella Valley Arena

New Strategies for Casino Entertainment

Broadway J

Sponsored by Houston Productions

  • Billy Brill, Billy Alan Productions
  • Candace Davis-Martin, Station Casinos
  • Ryan Frohberg, Casino Del Sol
  • Monica Reeves, Agua Caliente Casino
  • Seth Shomes, Day After Day Productions

Moderated by Kell Houston, Houston Productions


SVOG Briefing

Broadway K

with Nina Ozlu Tunceli, Americans for the Arts Action Fund


3:30pm
Breakout Sessions

Omni Nashville, Level 2

Special Session for Independent Promoters and Tertiary Markets

Broadway H

Sponsored by Prism

  • Russell Doussan, Doussan Music Group
  • Emily Dunham, Spectacor Events & Entertainment
  • Billy Hardison, Production Simple Concerts & Events
  • Monty Jones, OVG Savannah
  • Tammy Koolbeck, Iowa State Center

The Digital Frontier: The New Live Experience

Broadway J

Sponsored by Mandolin

  • Leigh Andrzejewski, UTA
  • Bryan Frasher, Red Light Management
  • Mary Kay Huse, Mandolin
  • Victoria Mason, Warner Music Nashville
  • Matt Smolin, Hang

Being the Best You: Prioritizing Mental Health

Broadway K

with Miles Adcox, Onsite


5-8pm
Free Time / Dinner Break

7pm
Shuttle Service to Cannery Ballroom begins

7pm
The Corporate 360 Cocktail Gathering
Mercy Lounge

8-11pm
Live Performances by Broadway’s Rock of Ages Band, Pryor & Lee, Texas Hill, We Three, La Mafia, Derek Jones, and The Powell Brothers
Cannery Ballroom

• Tuesday | October 5, 2021 •
9am
Registration & Credential Desk opens
Omni Nashville, Level 2

9am
Breakfast for Attendees
Sponsored by Moody Center
Omni Nashville, Level 2, Legends Ballroom

9:45am
IEBA Annual Membership Meeting
Omni Nashville, Level 2, Main Stage in Legends Ballroom

10am
Agents Power Panel
Sponsored by NS2 & FPC LIVE
Omni Nashville, Level 2, Main Stage in Legends Ballroom
  • Rod Essig, CAA
  • Jeffrey Hasson, UTA
  • Adam Kornfeld, AGI
  • Nate Towne, WME

Moderated by Tim Epstein, Duggan Bertsch, LLC.


11am
Agents Alley
Sponsored by Toyota Arena
Omni Nashville, Level 2, Broadway Ballroom
IEBA’s Agents Alley is a trade show like no other. In two short hours, buyers have the opportunity to meet with hundreds of agents who represent virtually every artist touring nationally in the upcoming season. IEBA’s Agents Alley is a concentrated marketplace for entertainment professionals who buy, book, and sell talent. The buying starts here.

1pm
Lunch for Attendees
Sponsored by BTE, Inc.
Omni Nashville, Level 2, Legends Ballroom

2:30pm
Ones to Watch Power Panel with Breland, Brittney Spencer, and Alana Springsteen

Moderated by Shannon Sanders, BMI

Omni Nashville, Level 2, Main Stage in Legends Ballroom

3:30pm
Closing Remarks
Omni Nashville, Level 2, Main Stage in Legends Ballroom