Picture This On Top of The World

You have to admire the ambition, as well as the view. Picture This will launch their second album MDRN LV on Friday from the top of the Empire State Building in New York. It's a big statement and one which echoes the success the band has achieved since launching their...

Vicar Street Plans Hit by Objections

Plans to develop a new hotel with a Rock and Stay feel at Vicar Street have been hit by two appeals lodged against the development at Bord Pleanala today. One of the appeals has come from People Before Profit TD Bríd Smith and Councillor Tina McVeigh who expressed...

Thrive Festival to Test Food Popularity

For some Food is the new Rock and Roll and there is a new Food and Wellbeing Festival being staged in Dublin next month that aims to tap into that vibe. Thrive Festival is a brand-new bespoke food, fitness and wellness event being brought to life by Equinox Events,...

The Power of Collaboration

We attended a briefing for ad agency and media folk this morning looking at the success of a very collaborative approach to radio advertising. It was a fitting day to praise the medium as this was World Radio Day. Choose Radio was established a couple of years back to...

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Picture This On Top of The World

You have to admire the ambition, as well as the view. Picture This will launch their second album MDRN LV on Friday from the top of the Empire State Building in New York. It's a big statement and one which echoes the success the band has achieved since launching their...

Vicar Street Plans Hit by Objections

Plans to develop a new hotel with a Rock and Stay feel at Vicar Street have been hit by two appeals lodged against the development at Bord Pleanala today. One of the appeals has come from People Before Profit TD Bríd Smith and Councillor Tina McVeigh who expressed...

Thrive Festival to Test Food Popularity

For some Food is the new Rock and Roll and there is a new Food and Wellbeing Festival being staged in Dublin next month that aims to tap into that vibe. Thrive Festival is a brand-new bespoke food, fitness and wellness event being brought to life by Equinox Events,...

The Power of Collaboration

We attended a briefing for ad agency and media folk this morning looking at the success of a very collaborative approach to radio advertising. It was a fitting day to praise the medium as this was World Radio Day. Choose Radio was established a couple of years back to...

St Patrick’s Festival programme Launched

The 2019 National St. Patrick’s Festival will celebrate Ireland’s rich heritage of Storytelling. The Festival will feature family experiences, large scale events, diverse and challenging newly commissioned performances, a myriad of musical performances, the National...

The Power of Experiential Marketing

There’s no denying the power of broadcast when it comes to reach. Despite the advent of streaming TV services, podcasts and online video, there are still very few channels that can deliver the kind of mass exposure for brands that broadcast offers. But smart marketers...

Tesco Getting Ready for St Patrick

The St Patrick's Festival for 2019 will be launched in Dublin tonight and plans are expected to include an expansion from the current five-day celebration into a month-long party. If you are sceptical then you may well have been when the original reach beyond the 24...

Cork Music Fans in for Hot Summer

Liam Gallagher and Lauryn Hill have been added to what is lining up to be one of the hottest tickets of the summer at Irish Independent Park in Cork. The venue has not been known as a major venue but MCD have stepped in to book six consecutive nights of heavyweight...

BAI Announces Funding for Industry Learning

Women on Air, Learning Waves, Animation Ireland and thirteen other media learning and development groups will share €342,850 in funding to be spent in 2019 as part of Broadcasting Authority of Ireland funding initiatives announced on Monday. This is the main tranche...

Radio Nation

The latest JNLR/Ipsos MRBI report into radio listening was published today with pretty much every station climing them as a vctory. Today's figures cover the 12-month period from January to December 2018 and the figures are incredibly strong. More than 3.17 million...

Rising Stars 2019

Entertainment for Business is on the lookout for rising stars within the business of entertainment in Ireland. It's not a search for new singing, acting or performing talent.  We are looking to identify those who work in the world of entertainment behind the scenes,...

Getting the Most from your Festival Social

Entertainment for Business hosted our first major event of the year last Thursday, taking over the Loft at Verve's HQ in Dublin to welcome leaders from across the industry. Three, KBC Bank and Diageo were among the sponsors with senior agency personnel, venues...

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Entertainment for Business connects the people who matter in the commercial world of entertainment like never before.

We have done this in sport through Sport for Business which has grown over five years to become a powerful force in the commercial world of Irish sport.

We are using the same tried and tested blend of publishing news and analysis on a daily basis, creating events that help people understand the entertainment business from the outside and delivering innovation in how sponsors, funders, agencies, festivals, media, service providers, venues and promoters can grow commercially stronger.

Our world is your world covering every aspect of entertainment from Festivals to Media, Theatre to Music, Movies to Venues; and focusing on how they can each be relevant to business partners.

Read about the Founders Richard Tierney and Rob Hartnett