XLIVE and The Festival Guy Invite You To Join The Young Executive and Startup Showcase Programs

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The live events space can be a hard industry to break into. Whether you are working to meet new business partners or if you’re working to get your business recognized, it’s can be hard to find the right place to start. That is how I felt as I was developing my brands until I discovered XLIVE Business Conference.

XLIVE brings together over a thousand people in live events space for three days of networking and learning from the top names in the industry. By the end of the conference you will have a rolodex full of contacts that will take your career to the next level and you will have learned important lessons that will help you make more informed decisions for your business.

I am excited to announce the XLIVE and The Festival Guy have partnered to launch two programs designed to help young executives and live event start-ups benefit from everything XLIVE has to offer.

The Young Executive Program
The Young Executive Program is a comprehensive program that is created to bring together passionate individuals who share similar beliefs about hosting of live events and festivals. The purpose is to inform them of new trends in the industry and teach them to know more about the setting of live events and festivals.

  • Benefits of the Program:
    • Recognized during the 2017 XLIVE annual conference
    • Featured in various media outlets, newsletters and publications
    • Full conference accreditation to attend XLIVE
    • Structured time to meet with industry execs and the other participants in the program
    • Access to the keynotes, panels, presentations and exhibit floor

    Criteria for Consideration:

    • What experience the applicant has in the festival industry
    • What do they hope to get out of the program
    • How can they contribute to the dialogue at the conference
    • Why are they passionate about festivals
    • Must currently be working for a live event, festival, event tech company, entity that produces a festival/event or organization affiliated with live entertainment

Click here to apply.

The Startup Showcase is a program is focused on bringing entrepreneurs to XLIVE who have invented a specific product that can make the live event experience a more enjoyable experience. It will be an excellent opportunity for these entrepreneurs to showcase their inventions to meet industry leaders face to face.


  • Company must be less than two years old
  • Company must be doing less than $1.25MM in annual gross sales

Click here to apply

Good luck to all of the entrants. We are excited to meet you and are looking forward to helping you take your career to the next level.

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