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October 2013: Mumbai Women’s International Film Festival

October 2013: Mumbai Women’s International Film Festival

Mumbai Women’s International Film Festival (MWIFF) is a celebration of the art form of ‘Film’, from a women’s perspective. It is to glorify works of women and to present to the world, the …

The U.K. Not So Uppity After All: Eight Amazing UK Festivals You Haven’t Heard Of

The U.K. Not So Uppity After All: Eight Amazing UK Festivals You Haven’t Heard Of

We know that Conference Hounds can be button-it-up or let-it-all-hang-out…It’s all a matter of place, timing and degree. The Hound thinks these U.K.  festivals are guaranteed to add a little spiritual “balance” to your oh-so-serious business side. 


Wellies at the ready: it’s nearly festival season. Whether you fancy a hip happening the Highlands, a DJ set in Wales or niche nighttime fun in Northampton, here are just eight of my favourite lesser-known festivals; and I think some of them may surprise you.

Philly: Summer Food and Drink Festivals in The City of Brotherly Love

Philly: Summer Food and Drink Festivals in The City of Brotherly Love

If you’re heading to Philly for business, don’t forget to make time for some fresh air, music and good food as part of the trip…Learn about what makes Philadelphia tick — outside the Convention Hall. 

The forecast calls for sun and temps in the seventies, which is perfect weather for the wondrous array of outdoor festivals taking place throughout the city and its surrounding suburbs over the …

ComiXology Unveils First Convention-Exclusive Digital Comic

Lots of publishers have special covers or even special issues of comics for conventions, and now comiXology, Red 5 Comics, and the folks who run this weekend’s Emerald City Comic Con have come up with a new spin on the con exclusive: A digital comic that is available to anyone who has a badge—and no [...]

International Bluegrass Music Association Awards… what a mouthful but worth a look!

Well I’m sure you all know about the VMAs and the EMAs and the PQRs and XYZs… the music award industry is quite the alphabet soup.  But what about the IBMAAs?  Well if you’re into bluegrass music then you probably do.  The International Bluegrass Music Association Awards have been going for over quarter of a [...]

Conference Hound-Up: Upcoming Events You Can’t Miss

Conference Hound-Up: Upcoming Events You Can’t Miss

We’ve got an enticing array of events lined up this week, but that’s exactly what you were expecting, right? Nothin’ but the best?  Well then, you’re learning. From the greenest hound to the slickest titan of industry, the Hound-Up is the place to kickoff career-changing networking.  We’ll bring you the week’s most important, most exciting [...]

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@BurningMan 2012: The 8 Best Slideshows and Articles From This Year’s Festival

Did you miss Burning Man this year? Are you still trying to adjust to the normal world again? Wouldn’t be caught dead spending a week in the desert with a bunch of hippies but still want to know what it’s about? Burner or not, we’ve collected the best slideshows and videos for you from this [...]

Conference Hound-Up: Featured Events For The Week

Conference Hound-Up: Featured Events For The Week

It may be a short week for most of y’all, but it sure is a tasty one.  The next seven days are loaded with opportunities for professional enrichment, cultural engagement and personal empowerment.  I picked out some of my favorites and plopped them below, but don’t hesitate to scour our database yourself.  This is just [...]

Detroit International Jazz Festival Celebrates 33 Years of Music History

Detroit International Jazz Festival Celebrates 33 Years of Music History

This Labor Day weekend, the city of Detroit is alive with the sound of music! As melodies of saxophones harmonize in the distance and a crescendo of trumpets echoes throughout the urban streets, this could only mean one thing for Michigan this time of year. Detroit’s 33rd Annual International Jazz Festival has finally arrived, returning [...]

Watch @burningman Live! Webcast here!

Watch @burningman Live! Webcast here!

Couldn’t go to Burning Man this year? Well you can live vicariously through the live burning man webcast! Watch one of the biggest art and music conferences live from the playa, dust storms and all: