Derry Girls for Edinburgh

The Edinburgh International TV Festival takes place in the Scottish city next week and over the coming days, we will be looking at some of the highlights to look forward to. Channel 4's production of Derry Girls took the TV world by storm this year, smashing all...

Theatre at The Picnic

Collaboration is familiar in the creative process and we are pleased to see a growing sense of its importance in the business side of the entertainment sector. Mindfield at Electric Picnic in a little over a week's time has brought in the Dublin Theatre Festival to...

Pope in a Skoda

Ireland was a very different place when the Pope last visited in 1979 and so too was the world of Sponsorship. Skoda Ireland today announced that it will be the official car partner to the World Meeting of Families 2018 and the Papal visit. As part of the...

Roses in Bloom for RTÉ

It's one of our national 'guilty secrets' but for all those who scoff there will be far more who will tune it at some point to next week's Rose of Tralee International Festival. All 57 hopeful Roses caught up with Dáithí Ó Sé today in the gardens of the Royal Hospital...

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Derry Girls for Edinburgh

The Edinburgh International TV Festival takes place in the Scottish city next week and over the coming days, we will be looking at some of the highlights to look forward to. Channel 4's production of Derry Girls took the TV world by storm this year, smashing all...

Theatre at The Picnic

Collaboration is familiar in the creative process and we are pleased to see a growing sense of its importance in the business side of the entertainment sector. Mindfield at Electric Picnic in a little over a week's time has brought in the Dublin Theatre Festival to...

Pope in a Skoda

Ireland was a very different place when the Pope last visited in 1979 and so too was the world of Sponsorship. Skoda Ireland today announced that it will be the official car partner to the World Meeting of Families 2018 and the Papal visit. As part of the...

Roses in Bloom for RTÉ

It's one of our national 'guilty secrets' but for all those who scoff there will be far more who will tune it at some point to next week's Rose of Tralee International Festival. All 57 hopeful Roses caught up with Dáithí Ó Sé today in the gardens of the Royal Hospital...

Reputation Logic Behind Seatwave Closure

Ticketmaster's decision to close down Seatwave and other secondary ticket websites in Ireland and Europe has made news around the world. The company announced the decision as being part of a long-term evolution and has trailed that it will launch a fan to fan exchange...

Hozier Live in Dublin

He has been off the radar for a while but Hozier will return with a bang this Friday as tickets go on sale for three intimate 'rehearsal' concerts at Dublin's Academy. The tickets will be priced at only €30 and all proceeds will be divided between three charities the...

RTÉ Readying for Launch

The rumour mill and leaks of what is or will be part of RTÉ's new season launch this Thursday have been gaining traction over recent days and hours. Ryan Tubridy has promised a major shakeup of the Late Late Show and Daniel O'Donnell revealed in his fan club magazine...

Strictly Aims for Youth

It's an ever evolving world of entertainment but it was still something of a surprise when the BBC's Strictly Come Dancing announced this morning that YouTuber Joe Sugg would be one of the celebrities on this year's show which will hit the screens next month. The show...

Now That’s a Guest Appearance…

There are many different ways for businesses to create a memorable impression. We witnessed a classic on Wednesday night when US Insurance Giant Allstate hosted their annual Circle of Champions Gala at the 3Arena. It is a rewards programme highlight for US insurance...

Getting to Know Sharon McCrea

Sharon McCrea who looks after event bookings and development at the SSE Arena in Belfast is one of the most influential women working in the events space in Ireland. She appeared this week in the Backstage Starts feature on Live UK and we got to know plenty more about...

Bringing Back B*Witched

It has been a summer of nostalgia but Electric Ireland have been ahead of that game for a number of years via their 'Throwback' stage at Electric Picnic. This year is the 20th anniversary of B*witched topping the charts with C'est la Vie so what better reason than to...

So You Want to Be on TV…

RTE are providing a glimpse into the world of media buying with two major opportunities to buy advertising being publicly offered through its Media Sales division. The ability to ‘own’ RTE’s coverage of the Ploughing Championships over three days in September will...

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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