live events industry

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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CHICAGO, LOS ANGELES, DENVER: LIVE MUSIC VENUES WE LOVE

Choosing a small list of favorite live music venues in America is a tough task. Here on our blog we will feature some of our favorite live music venues from across the world. The Roxy, Los Angeles, CA The Roxy in LA is known for producing consistent, high-quality concerts in Los Angeles. It attracts up-and-coming pop and rap […]

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Gotta Know What Happened At the VMAs?

Everybody loves a good celebration, especially when it comes to our favorite celebs. Every year, the MTV Video Music Awards garner thousands of views from fans all over the world. Couldn’t catch the VMAs? We’ve got you covered with the highs, the lows, and who wore what best. Read on for your highlights from the […]

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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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New York to Los Angeles: Live Music Venues We Love

There are many factors that go into creating an amazing live music performance. From hours of practice to a well-stocked bar and kitchen, each aspect plays an important role in making it special. One aspect that ties everything together is the venue. Seeing live music at the perfect venue can really create a magical experience. […]

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Four Favorite San Francisco Comedy Venues

Some of the most courageous and iconic comedians began their legendary careers right here in San Francisco. Comics like the brash Lenny Bruce, the animated Robin Williams, and the irreverent Margaret Cho cut their teeth in clubs here, and The City‘s still a foggy home to hilarious comics who are thirsty to make you chuckle…especially on National Tell A Joke […]

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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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