NASHVILLE, TN (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — The International Entertainment Buyers Association (IEBA) will host its 40th anniversary conference October 3rd to 5th.
Entertainment manager and promoter, Jim Morey, will deliver the opening keynote speech on Monday, October 4th to an audience of over 500 of the industry’s top entertainment buyers, promoters, agents and managers at the 40th annual IEBA conference at the Hilton Downtown Nashville, according to the press release.
In the early 1970s, Morey was instrumental in developing and promoting big name entertainment on college campuses throughout America. Morey was known as a pioneer of the college entertainment explosion during the height of the Vietnam War when colleges and universities were looking for entertainment to settle campus unrest.
Morey and his former partner Sandy Gallin, developed a successful personal management company in the 1980’s, Gallin Morey & Associates. Morey and Gallin headed the career management of such artists as Michael Jackson, Neil Diamond, America, Mariah Carey, Dolly Parton, Clint Black, Whoopi Goldberg, Cher, Joan Rivers, The Osmond Family, The Pointer Sisters, Mac Davis, and Luther Vandross.
Morey has broken box office records around the world with acts such as Michael Jackson’s Dangerous and HIStory Tours, Mariah Carey’s Butterfly World Tour, numerous Neil Diamond tours and the record breaking Hannah Montana/Miley Cyrus tours, according to the press release.
In 1999, Morey formed a new company, Morey Management Group, of which he is the Chairman.
In 2007, Morey Management Group joined forces with veteran manager Irving Azoff and partnered under the umbrella of Front Line Management, now part of Live Nation Entertainment. Morey Management Group continues to represent many prominent artists. –by CelebrityAccess Staff Writers