Changing Players

Effects of Consolidation within the Live Event Industry

The only constant in the live event industry is change. Twenty-plus years ago the makeup of the industry was very different than it is today, and it continues to be in flux. The market was filled with a range of companies, from small to very large, full service providers to single discipline firms, and a range of niche services. During that timeframe, the industry went through a ‘renaissance period’ of sorts, and flourished under such a diverse composition, causing rapid growth and building the pathway to becoming the multi-billion dollar global industry it is today. […]