IBMA Business Conference

Schedule          Exhibit Hall          Talent Buyer Track          Songwriter Track          CLE Track          Gig Fair


World of Bluegrass Buisness Conference

World of Bluegrass 2017, September 26-30

Detailed information on tickets coming soon. 
IBMA Showcase Applications are now being accepted through February 28, 2017!

The IBMA BUSINESS CONFERENCE is the premier industry event and trade show where top bluegrass professionals—including artists, agents, journalists, merchandisers, record labels, publicists, publishers, talent buyers and more—come to share and discover the latest tools, strategies, technology and sounds.  The 2017 conference with take place September 26-28 at the Raleigh Convention Center in beautiful downtown Raleigh, NC.

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Why Attend

  • Discounted conference registration for first-time attendees.
  • Cutting-edge seminars, panels and workshops on business models, touring, festivals, marketing, radio, copyright, digital media, contract negotiation and more.
  • Focused content tracks for Talent Buyers, Songwriters and CLE Training.
  • Health Fair with FREE vision exams AND EYEWEAR, dental exams and custom ear plug fittings.
  • Special events, including the Gig Fair (like speed dating for artists and talent buyers), DJ Taping Session, and Song Critique Session
  • Sponsored and official Afternoon Showcases in the Raleigh Convention Center
  • Business-to-Business (B2B) Exhibit Hall
  • Town Hall Meeting and Special constituency meetings with fellow professionals in your field.
  • Keynote Address and reception
  • Momentum and Special Awards luncheons
  • Networking receptions




Coming Soon!


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The IBMA Business Conference: Connect. Discover. Grow.

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