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"Adding Hive Event Consulting was a no brainer for us.  Local market acumen combined with a benchmark operations skill set made our events leadership transition seemless.  With HEC 1+1=3"

- Eric Quiner, Executive Director, Camp Euforia 

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"This may have been the most fun show of my career.  Thanks for kickin' ass"

- Shooter Jennings, River Roots Live Artist 2013


Large scale or small, Hive is here to help with it all.  


From lining up a band to play at your birthday party to assisting with a multi-day music festival, let Hive Event Consulting use our experience and network to help make your event both successful and one to remember. 



> Artist identification

> Offers and contract negotiation

> Manage all Artist Relations including hospitality, production, accommodations & transportation


Day-of-show staff support for events needing local and on-the-ground representation



> Liaison between promoter, artist and production teams



> Help you decide your needs for audio, lighting, staging

> Vendor assistance & contract negotiation 



> Date consultation

> Grounds identification and layout
> Budget formation

> Ticketed capacity
> Beverage sales management

• Licensing

• Insurance

• Product Ordering

• Pricing & Service

> Volunteer coordination

> City and County permitting

> Traffic and Safety plans

  • Security, Police, EMT

  • Street Use & Road Closures

> Camping layout, fees and protocol
> Waste services

• Portable bathrooms
• Garbage and recycling services

> Equipment rentals

• Forklifts, Lulls
• Office trailers

• Generators

> Fencing and barricade needs



     • Web design & maintenance

     • Logos

     • Social media

     • Media buys

     • Press Releases

     • Collateral design & production


about us

Hive Event Consulting, based out of the Quad Cities area, is owned by Kate Dale and Jason Gilliland. Both Kate and Jason have extensive experience in organizing and managing events of all sizes. Kate honed her skills and built relationships with talent agents as the Director of Entertainment for the River Music Experience in Davenport for 13 years, which included talent buying and management of RME’s largest music club, The Redstone Room. As the former Director of Events for the Downtown Davenport Partnership, Jason was responsible for planning and executing Davenport’s major outdoor festival events each year including Alternating Currents (formerly River Roots Live), Street Fest, Icetravaganza and Red, White & Boom, the Quad Cities annual Independence Day celebration. 

Now both full-time with Hive, Kate and Jason can apply their industry knowledge and relationships to helping your event succeed.  

Check out our Portfolio page for a list of events and partners we've worked with!

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