What the UK Festival Awards Teaches the Live Event Industry About Longevity

Launched in 2004, the UK Festival Awards has been dedicated to recognizing and celebrating the collective accomplishments of what it calls “the nation’s most beloved industry” for nearly 14 years.That...

5 Things We Absolutely Loved About Atlanta’s Dragon Con

-- By Ross Gardiner, Contributor -- Now in its 31st year, Dragon Con in Atlanta is one of the premiere geek, sci-fi and fantasy culture cons in the world. With a focus...
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The 10 Best Comic Con in North America

If there’s one thing that the explosion of Comic Conventions all over the world has proved, it’s that any industry with an active and engaged audience of fans is a great...

7 Niche Food Festivals That Have Cornered Their Market

 The recent trend of boutique music festivals popping up all over North America may be taking the headlines, but in the world of food and drinks festivals, boutique has been the...

UK Music Industry Sees 12% Rise in Audiences at Live Events

A new report from UK Music reveals that the UK live event industry is thriving with audiences for concerts and festivals at 30.9 million in 2016, up from 27.7 million the...
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London’s Wireless Festival Steps Up Security Due to Recent Terror Attacks

BY: BROCK MARTIN, Sales Development RepWireless Festival organizers have increased security at the advice of police, who are on high alert following recent terror attacks in London.“With the backdrop of the...
Festival Promoters Take Note: Millennials Like Events With a “Stronger Moral Compass”

Live Event Promoters Take Note: Millennials Like Events With a “Stronger Moral Compass”

BY: ROSS GARDINER, Intellitix ContributorThe intense political climate in the United States is affecting every single area of life, and it would seem that the millennial generation is more wrapped up...

4 Ways That Boutique Festivals are Bringing Innovation to the Industry

BY: BROCK MARTIN, Sales Development RepThe last few years have seen a dramatic shift away from going bigger, brighter, and louder at all costs, to scaling down, retaining intimacy, and prioritizing...

Food, Wine, and Beer Festivals Drive Leisure Travel

BY: ARON BURTON, Sales Development RepWith 50% of Millennials describing themselves as “foodies,” it’s no surprise that the popularity of food, wine, and beer festivals is on the rise.But according to...

5 Things Every Festival Could Learn From EDC Las Vegas

BY: ROSS GARDINER, Intellitix ContributorAnyone that has ever come through the tunnel and onto the Las Vegas Speedway during Electric Daisy Carnival will attest, there’s no festival in the world that...

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The Evolution of The Live Event Budget in 2018

Any event producer will tell you that exacting a live event budget is a headache. Doing it well is so important to your success...

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