Talent Buyer Focus

The Talent Buyer Track is Back! Designed to make real connections between talent buyers, agents and artists, this focused track is a part of IBMA’s World of Bluegrass 2015 that you don't want to miss.

The Talent Buyer Track will take place Tuesday, September 29 through Thursday, October 1 during the IBMA Business Conference, with focused events offered to ensure that productive networking and business opportunities are available for all participants.

Attend and experience why the World of Bluegrass is an indispensable event for professional development and new business generation.  Talent buyers from festivals, fairs, theaters, clubs, colleges and universities, municipalities, arts councils, and concert series alike will rave about their gains from this year's track. Be sure to be one of them!


Agent Pitch Session
B2Business Conference Expo (Exhibit Hall)
Gig Fair
Networking Events
Educational Seminars
Afternoon Sponsored Showcases
Bluegrass Ramble Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday Evenings

Sponsored by


The Talent Buyer Track provides access to all activities highlighted above, as well as all other IBMA Business Conference and World of Bluegrass events, with the exception of the Awards Show Thursday night (buy tickets) and the Wide Open Bluegrass festival on Friday and Saturday (buy tickets). 


First-Time Talent Buyer Discount

First-time Talent Buyer attendees can register for $200, a $40 discount off the IBMA Member price for full conference registration. Whether you're entrenched in the bluegrass community or are a newcomer, if you are a Talent Buyer, event producer or promoter and this is your first time attending World of Bluegrass, we would like to welcome you with this special offer.

When registering, simply select the "First-Time Talent Buyer” option on the Etix registration page, click "Add tickets," and enter the following passcode under "Member" in your shopping cart:


Schedule of Events

Coming Soon!