NASHVILLE (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — The International Entertainment Buyers' Association (ieba) will honor Arny Granat and Jerry Mickelson of Jam Productions Styx with Career Lifetime Achievement Awards at the 37th Annual iebaLIVE! Awards Banquet on October 16. The ceremony salutes local and national industry leaders and is the culminating event of the iebaLIVE! Conference each year.
The conference will be held at the Hilton Suites Downtown Nashville from October 14-16.
LeAnn Rimes will get the Humanitarian Award and Rob Beckham, senior vice president of the William Morris Agency, the Industry Impact Award. Barbara Mandrell will present the Founders Award to longtime ieba member, Wayne McCary, president and CEO of the Eastern States Exposition.
Additional categories yet to be announced include Entertainment Buyer of the Year, Agent of the Year, Concert Promoter of the Year, Venue of the Year and many more.
–Bob Grossweiner and Jane Cohen