November 2015 Conferences

Organizers and promoters from around the world are converging to explore emerging technologies, best practices, and rising challenges affecting the live event landscape at upcoming event industry conferences. Planning to take your event to the next level with RFID? Come meet with the Intellitix Team at the following November conferences and learn how to best leverage RFID technology at your next event with Access ControlExperiential and Cashless Payment solutions.

WEST: Wearable Entertainment & Sports Toronto
November 3, 2015 in Toronto, ON
Now in its second year, WEST: Wearable Entertainment & Sports Toronto is North America’s only one-day event dedicated to exploring how wearable tech is changing the game of sports and how we make and experience entertainment. Last year’s event saw over 400 attendees, 30 speakers and 20 exhibitors including ADIDAS, US Olympics, Catapult Sports, Toronto FC, Intel, CFC, Golden State Warriors and more. The audience was comprised of investors, publishers, telcos, OEMs, advertisers and marketers, tech startups, designers, developers and media. Intellitix’s Chief Revenue Officer, Eric Janssen, will be speaking on the panel “Wearables and the Connected Fan Experience” from 2:40pm to 3:15pm, hosted at the MaRS Centre in downtown Toronto.

Festival Congress
November 5-6, 2015 in Cardiff, UK
The Association of Independent Festivals (AIF) is hosting their second annual Festival Congress, a two-day conference and celebration of the independent festival industry. Last year’s event sold out with over 400 delegates and speakers in attendance. Festival Congress will feature a series of quick fire talks, presentations and roundtable discussions with inspiring leaders from the independent festival industry, exploring key issues facing the sector.

Nouvelle Prague
November 6-7, 2015 in Prague, Czech Republic
Nouvelle Prague is the first-ever showcase festival and music conference in the Czech Republic primarily focused on overseas artists and was awarded the “Best New Showcase” Award at the Yearly Music Convention Awards (YMCA) in the UK. Intellitix is proud to be Nouvelle Prague’s “Exclusive RFID Partner”, sponsoring the second annual conference taking place at the Staropramen Brewery in the heart of Prague. Intellitix’s Chief Executive Officer and Head Pilot, Serge Grimaux, will be presenting on the panel “Ticketing and Cashless Solutions” on Saturday, November 7 from 3:10pm to 4:30pm.

Congrès des Festivals, Événements et Attractions Touristiques
November 9-11, 2015 in Lévis, Québec
The 40th annual edition of the conference features practical training workshops focused on logistics and planning, ticketing and access control, integrating new technology, the latest trends and creative event ideas. Be sure to stop by Intellitix’s booth at “Le Salon de l’Organisateur”, the exhibitor hall featuring over 80 event suppliers in the city on November 10.

Event Tech Live
November 11, 2015 in London, UK
Ensuring event professionals stay at the forefront of new developments, Event Tech Live is a leading conference and exhibition dedicated to event technologies. The Event Technology Awards will be hosted later that evening, celebrating the achievements and innovative deployments of technology at events.

Billboard Touring Conference
November 18-19, 2015 in New York City, NY
The 12th annual edition of the Billboard Touring Conference features programming that informs, educates, and provides a forum for over 800 attendees focused on the current opportunities and challenges of the live entertainment industry. Speaker sessions are presented by the most respected and visionary names in live music, including heads of booking agencies, the world’s most active and innovative promoters, and managers of the busiest touring artists in the world.

November 22-25, 2015 in Santa Barbara, CA
FestForward is a three-day interactive industry conference and networking event for music, film, food + wine + beer festival organizers. This year’s programming content addresses cutting-edge technology, sustainability, innovation, safety and collaboration. Leading players in the live event space include Coachella, Bonnaroo, TomorrowWorld, Outside Lands, SXSW, and more. The conference will conclude with a festival award ceremony recognizing North America’s best festivals in game-changing categories.

UK Festival Awards and Conference
November 26, 2015 in London, UK
The 12th edition of the UK Festival Conference brings over a thousand industry insiders together for a day of debates, networking opportunities and information sharing on session topics covering pertinent issues facing festivals and new developments and achievements of the year. The highly anticipated UK Festival Awards night celebrates the nation’s best live events with award winners decided through a combination of online fan votes and music industry experts. Over half a million votes were cast last year, making it a highly coveted prize for organizers.

IAFE Annual Convention & Trade Show
November 29-December 2 in Las Vegas, NV
IAFE’s Annual Convention and Trade Show is the largest event serving fairs, shows, exhibitions and expos. The convention features four intensive days of workshops, special seminars, round table discussions and social events including topics on cashless technology, online ticketing, sponsorship and more.


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