(CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — The executive committee of the International Entertainment Buyers Association (IEBA) has announced the award recipients of their 35th Annual Conference, iebaLIVE! 2005, scheduled for October 2-5 at the Hilton Suites in Nashville. This year’s Lifetime Achievement Award goes to Cheap Trick, the Industry Achievement Award to Doc McGhee, CEO of McGhee Entertainment Inc.; the Humanitarian Award to Vince Gill; the Founders Award to Joe Guercio; and the Living Legend Award to The Oak Ridge Boys.
“The award recipients are chosen by the committee based on their contribution to the growth of the entertainment industry,” says iebaLIVE executive director Patti Burgart.
Bill Engvall will host the 2005 Founders Award Dinner during iebaLIVE!, where McGhee, Cheap Trick, Gill, Guercio, and The Oak Ridge Boys will be honored. — Bob Grossweiner and Jane Cohen