Thank You to Our 2020 Sponsors



eTix Founded in 2000, Etix is an international web-based ticketing service provider for the entertainment, travel and sports industries, processing over 50 million tickets per year in 40 countries. As the largest independent ticketing company in North America, Etix provides flexible and secure online and box office ticketing solutions, patron management, RFID & cashless solutions, integrated digital marketing services and robust e-commerce fulfillment to over 4,100 venues, theaters, arenas, festivals, fairs, performing arts centers and multi-use facilities.

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IMG IMG Artists is a global leader of performing arts, social media, and festival and events management. For more than thirty years, the company has set the standard for excellence across fields of artist and celebrity management, touring, dance and attractions, festival and event management and cultural consulting. Our specialists in offices across three continents offer unparalleled international reach and depth of experience to the company’s artists, clients and partners. With our newest digital, social media and technology ventures, IMGA remains the vanguard of the industry.

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Opus3 Opus 3 Artists LLC is a leading company managing the careers and touring activities of many of the world's most distinguished performing artists and ensembles. This talented and respected team of managers is led by President and CEO David V. Foster. The company also includes a dedicated staff of booking representatives and program and travel, marketing and tour production specialists, all sharing a common passion for artistic excellence, who strive not only to respond to the needs of the artists, but also to exceed the expectations of presenting organizations, symphony orchestras and opera companies of every size throughout the world. Learn more about Opus 3 Artists.

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The Canada Council for the Arts is Canada’s national, arm’s-length arts funding agency.

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Columbia Creativity, innovation, integrity, and a passion for excellence have been driving our success since the company was founded in 1930. Dedication to these founding principles has burnished the reputation of Columbia Artists as the worldwide trusted industry leader in the performing arts, serving an unsurpassed roster of top instrumentalists, conductors, opera singers and other vocalists, orchestras, theatrical and musical attractions, and dance ensembles of all kinds. Columbia Artists, in close collaboration with its clientele, shapes individual careers and develops national and international touring and performance strategies. Columbia Artists continues to honor its history even as it looks boldly to the future.

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ICM A leader in music and comedy, ICM Partners' concerts and live appearances department represents artists in all musical genres, including pop, rock, R&B, hip-hop, indie, adult contemporary, as well as the world's most recognizable comedians. The department arranges global engagements and tours in a wide variety of settings and venues for the most popular performers and recording artists working today, whether in top arenas; London's O2 or music festivals including Bonnaroo, Coachella, Lollapalooza, SXSW, Sasquatch, and Summerfest. The concerts department works with our Global Branded Entertainment division to secure tour sponsors for many of our domestic and international tours.

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Kosson Kosson Talent is dedicated to matching exceptional talent with exceptional venues. Roster includes hit sensation Black Violin, legendary singer/songwriter, Jimmy Webb, Latin pop songstress Gina Chavez, The Klezmatics, Steinway Artist Robin Spielberg, Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom starring Peter Gros, theatrical productions from Pushcart Players and Jeremy Kendall, Dala, Danielle Johnson, Velvet Caravan, Tartan Terrors, Sons of Mystro & Tiempo Libre.

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Arts Consulting Group is the leading provider of hands-on interim management, executive search, revenue enhancement, strategic planning & community engagement, and facilities & program planning services for the arts and culture industry. ACG is a full-service firm that effectively works with a wide range of nonprofit organizations, universities, government agencies, and for-profit entities that operate in the creative industries. ACG senior team members have leadership experience in every type of artistic and cultural discipline and are embedded in communities throughout North America to invigorate clients so they can achieve the delicate balance between cultural impacts and business sustainability.

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Cream rises to the top. So does exceptional talent. So, too, do exceptional agents who create and negotiate artful deals that put talent into venues. As one of the fastest-growing entertainment agencies in the industry, BiCoastal Productions prides ourselves on our eye for talent AND on the integrity, respect and professionalism with which we match the right talent to the right venue. Whether it’s one of our exclusive roster artists, an emerging artist or a major marquee name, when you are booking with us, you are doing business with the crème de la crème. That is BiCoastal Productions. Entertainment Rising.

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China Arts and Entertainment Group Ltd. (CAEG) was founded in April 2004, and its two major subsidiaries China Performing Arts Agency (CPAA) and China International Exhibition Agency (CIEA) were respectively established in 1957 and 1950. CAEG has developed a nationwide market network of international performing arts, art exhibitions, culture & tourism and theater operation, and set up branches in major cities of China and in abroad. As the largest Chinese importer and exporter of international performances and exhibitions, CAEG stages on average over 4,000 different kinds of performances, exhibitions and other cultural activities in over 200 cities, attracting over 10 million attendees every year.

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CAMI Music

Merging the worlds of live event production and artist management, Columbia Artists Music LLC (CAMI Music) has swiftly become an international leader in the performing arts. CAMI Music specializes in the general management and touring of prominent musicians and performing artists, as well as providing production and consultation services for large-scale events and festivals worldwide. Recognizing the global stature of the performing arts, CAMI Music has allied many of its Artists and Events with distinguished global brands through endorsement and sponsorship opportunities.

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Founded in 2005 by Corey Ross, Starvox Entertainment has ranked on Profit Magazine’s list of Canada’s top growth companies for four years running. Mr. Ross, a producer on the Canadian production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s CATS produces an annual tour of Evil Dead – The Musical, the touring hit show Potted Potter: The Unauthorized Harry Experience, Trey Parker’s Cannibal! The Musical and Faulty Towers Live! The Dining Experience.

Starvox has presented two productions written and directed by Woody Harrelson, presented John Malkovich in Giacomo Variations, and nationally-broadcast concerts for the Stephen Lewis Foundation featuring Alicia Keys and Annie Lennox. Starvox recently produced the Las Vegas revue Jubilee, with Beyoncé’s creative team, WOW – The Vegas Spectacular, and The Art of Banksy exhibit.

This season Starvox is producing Bend It Like Beckham: The Musical, among many other presentations.

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Sage Learn more about Sage Artists.