In its 20th year, 175 acts and 165,000 fans took to Miami for three days of EDM heavyweights on some of the most jaw-dropping Mountain stages in Miami’s Bayfront Park. Ultra Music Festival is everything a festival should be. Read more
Event Recap: 33rd Annual Hoist School & Staging School
Mountain Productions’ 33rd Annual Hoist School and our annual Staging School kicked off last Monday morning with a class full of the next industry professionals. Dozens of students from three continents came together for a legendary week of hands-on training, education and fun. Read more
The NAMM Show Continues Leading Industry After 117 Years
The 2018 NAMM Show brought thousands of professionals in the music, sound and event technology industries together for a crossroads of innovations in sound, stage and lighting technology mixed with the latest industry news and educational opportunities.
NAMM, or the National Association of Music Merchants, was established in 1901 with a mission to strengthen the music products industry and promote the pleasures and benefits of creating music. As a leading trade association for the international music products industry, NAMM brings thousands together in a thriving community of industry-leading companies and experts. Read more
LDI 2017: Big City. Big Conference. Big Announcements.
Once again, Mountain Productions made the annual pilgrimage to Las Vegas for the live event and entertainment industry’s premier conference and tradeshow – LDI 2017.
Just off the Las Vegas strip, the LDI Conference and Tradeshow welcomed thousands of entertainment production professionals to the Las Vegas Convention Center from November 13th through November 19th. Read more
Pollstar’s 2017 Mid-Year Report: World’s Best Venues and Tours
Pollstar Magazine’s 2017 Mid-Year report has been released, announcing to the world which events and venues are leading the pack. While this year has seen record-breaking success in number of tickets sold and gross earnings, the cost of tickets has decreased – good news for fans everywhere. Read more
From Wilkes-Barre to Tokyo: International Relations through the Generations
Mountain Productions stands as a global leader in event production largely by virtue of great business relationships and loyal friends, like those at Shimizu Group in Japan. Ron Rose, Director of International Development, recently visited the Shimizu Group headquarters. While there, he had the opportunity to tour their facilities and discuss the long-standing relationship between the two organizations and the bright future both companies see ahead. Read more
Ultimate Venues: 10 Iconic Spaces that Steal the Show
Warmer weather is making its way across the states in time to bust out the band tees and festival-wear and head to the country’s most legendary summer concerts and festivals. Here are ten of our favorite outdoor amphitheaters across the states that have fans flocking to see the celebrated venues almost as much as the performers, themselves.
6 Blogs You Should Be Following
With the industry’s top experts and organizations spread across the world, an active blog can be a great way to stay on top of expert opinions, innovations, big projects and the resources you might need to reach your full potential. Here are six of our favorites to follow for all things event production. Please comment and share with us the blogs and publications that you count on.
Mountain Productions Set to Stand Out at Pollstar Live! 2017
Mountain Productions is set to stand out among the largest gathering of concert industry professionals in the world at the 2017 Pollstar Live! Conference in Los Angeles.
From January 31 until February 2, our team of dedicated experts will join hundreds of their friends and colleagues in Southern California for three days of catching up with the industry’s veterans and getting to know future friends. The Mountain crew will be set up at Booth 108 and are eager to discuss your next project and the variety of expertise Mountain Productions is prepared to provide.
5 Event Production Leaders You Should Be Following on Twitter
Social media is a great platform to start conversations about the topics that mean the most to you and get opinions of friends and colleagues all in one place. We all know by now the power of Twitter and how much can be said in just 140 characters. Twitter is most people’s source of news every day, so being visible and engaging on the channel is a perfect way to stay up to date on the latest industry conversations. It is also a place where we can get a glimpse into the everyday life of some of our most important influencers—who knows, you may have more in common with your fellow colleagues than you think!