Our Team

CALIFORNIA MISSIONS: AN UNEXPECTED VENUE

Most people aren’t aware that they can book private events at some of the most beautiful and historical locations in California. California Missions, including the ones in San Juan Capistrano, Santa Barbara, San Buenaventura, and Santa Ines, are popular travel destinations because of their charm, rich history, and religious significance. Locals, stateside dwellers, and international […]

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Meet Our Team – Eddie Kertel

With over 30 years of theatrical experience, including 20 years in the events industry with Associated Entertainment Consultants and Innovative Entertainment, IE’s Director of Sales EDDIE KERTEL brings a ‘director’s eye’ to every event no matter how large or small. Over the span of his career Eddie has booked and /or produced over 150 headliners for both Fortune […]

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How to Make Millennials Want to Work for You: 3 (VERY) Simple Tips

If you look at the news, there’s an endless stream of people writing about how millennials are the most difficult generation to work with. This, despite the numbers that say they’re one of the hardest working generations. They are the future, though, and as older generations retire, millennials are making up a bigger portion of […]

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Building Community: Choosing Group Activities That Give Back

As an employer, it can be difficult to help your employees work together. One amazing way to combat competition between coworkers and instead build a sense of unity and cooperation is engaging in group activities that reach out to the community. This type of activity will have enormous positive impact not only on your business but […]

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Meet Our Team – Brad Wilson

Innovative Entertainment’s newest team member, Executive Producer BRAD WILSON knows first-hand what goes into performing AND producing entertainment for events. Over the span of his career he has contributed to thousands of events as a performer, an entertainment producer and sometimes even as the MC. You may or may not have had the opportunity to […]

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Four Awesome Airport Hacks for the Never-Ending Traveler

Here at Innovative Entertainment we travel. A LOT. In any given week, we have employees all over the globe. Traveling by plane can be tedious. Not only do you have to sit for hours next to someone you do not know, you have to go through a huge amount of hassle before you even board […]

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The Dick Bright Orchestra and The Three Waiters Rocked the ILEA-NCC Gala!

Thank you to those of you that attended the ILEA Northern California Chapter Gala! We had the honor of being a Gold Level Sponsor and working with the Gala Committee to create an unforgettable night for our industry friends. The night started in Africa with festive cocktails and the silent auction items. Then we moved […]

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Tips for Managing the Work/Life Balance in Business

We’re all trying to do our best for our families and our businesses. When it comes down to it, we just want to be successful. Should it really be so hard? Maintaining a solid work/life balance is a challenge, even without the extra stressors of being in the event industry. In an industry where time […]

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What A DMC Is, And Why You Should Work With One

Whether you’re new to the game or an old pro, you know that there’s a lot of hard work and thousands of details that go into planning any event. Even if your event is in an area that you know well or have worked before, having a local industry professional on your side can help […]

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