IEBA 2010 Wrap-Up


NASHVILLE, TN (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — Country music legend Charlie Daniels delivered the final keynote address, bringing to close a record-breaking year for the International Entertainment Buyers Association’s (IEBA) 40th Anniversary Conference in Nashville, Tennessee.

Showcases on the conference's final day included Richard Green, Georgette Jones, the youthful energy of the group Allstar Weekend, hit-maker Edwin McCain, Arista recording artist Adam Brand, as well as Blue Oyster Cult, Foghat and The Runaways' Cherie Currie.

"This year's conference exceeded our wildest expectations not only in attendance, but in talent and educational content. We are thrilled so many of our members turned out to celebrate this tremendous milestone in IEBA's history. We look forward to seeing everyone again next year." IEBA Executive Director Tiffany Davis said.

In addition to the numerous agency showcases, seminars and special events during the conference, the following where honored this year by IEBA.

Entertainment Buyer of the Year
Fran Romeo – Romeo Entertainment Group

Promoter of the Year
Live Nation

Talent Agent of the Year
Kevin Neal – Buddy Lee Attractions (BLA)

Venue of the Year
Bridgestone Arena – Nashville, Tenn.

Event of the Year
CMA Music Festival – Nashville, Tenn

Industry Achievement Award
Jim Morey – Morey Management Group

Chairman's Award
Todd Boltin – Variety Attractions
Fran Romeo – Romeo Entertainment Group

-CelebrityAccess Staff Writers