special events industry

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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Meet The Musician – Dick Bright, Dick Bright Orchestra

We recently got the opportunity to connect with musician and Band Leader DICK BRIGHT from the Dick Bright Orchestra. An Innovative Entertainment Exclusive Artist, The Dick Bright Orchestra has built a reputation as being San Francisco’s premier social band. They also travel to perform throughout the U.S. for conventions, corporate events, fundraisers, weddings, and private parties. Based on Dick […]

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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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Celebrate Independence Day in San Francisco

The sun is scorching, baseball season is in full swing, and the beach is calling your name, which means it is summer, which means Independence Day is just around the corner. The Fourth of July is one of those holidays that likes to sneak up on us. One minute, it is Memorial Day, then you […]

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Meet Our Team – Gig Xifaras

It’s been said that what makes a great team is not just working together, but respecting, trusting and caring for each other. Each of these three qualities our team has in abundance for Innovative Entertainment’s Director of Operations, Gig Xifaras. When we decided to spotlight Gig this month feedback was unanimous that he works hard, has loads of fun and […]

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The Klipptones Playing At Top Of The Mark

Innovative Entertainment is proud to have The Klipptones performing at the Top of the Mark every Thursday evening through the summer! With an impressive repertoire of jazz, swing, blues, rockabilly, Latin, New Orleans jazz and Postmodern Jukebox-style hits, this San Francisco based band makes the most of every moment of their performances. They’ve played for corporate tech companies to […]

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Red Hot Corporate Entertainment: The Red Hot Band

Great bands are an integral part of event entertainment and Innovative Entertainment’s exclusive artist, The Red Hot Band is one that delivers time and again! As one of the hottest bands in the nation, this Los Angeles based group has played a big part of many special corporate events and celebrity studded engagements across the United States. They bring […]

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Meet Our Team – Peter Berliner

Throughout 2017 we’ll be introducing you to some of the people who make Innovative Entertainment what it is today. It takes a high-performing team to deliver the best in event entertainment, which our worldwide clients expect. Our success thrives on the strengths of a team that deliver innovative and professional services day in and day out. We’re kicking off this ‘Meet […]

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Highlights From The Special Event Conference & Tradeshow 2017

One of the most exciting experiences of 2017 so far has been our team attending The Special Event Conference and Tradeshow (TSE) this past January. It isn’t often that we get the chance to have most of our Innovative Entertainment team attend the same conference (or event), but stars aligned when this year’s conference was held in our backyard, […]

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