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Danny O’Bryen Joins Parnelli Board of Advisors

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March 6, 2020

LAS VEGAS – Concert video pioneer and 2016 Parnelli Visionary honoree Danny O’Bryen has joined the Parnelli Board of Advisors. The Board advises and consults on Parnelli-related business, including who receives future lifetime achievement awards. “I am delighted that Danny is joining our board,” says Parnelli Board Chairman Marshall Bissett, of the Screenworks co-founder and […]


NAMM Oral History Project Shines Light on Parnelli Awards Honorees

February 24, 2020

ANAHEIM, CA – NAMM’s Oral History Project, led for 20 years by association historian Dan Del Fiorentino, passed the 3,000 interview mark in 2016 and earlier this year added PLSN publisher and Parnelli Awards executive producer Terry Lowe to the list. NAMM is now also including Parnelli Awards career achievers in its lens, including Mark […]


19th Annual Parnelli Awards – Photo Gallery

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February 24, 2020

View photos from the 19th Annual Parnelli Awards!


19th Annual Parnelli Awards – Reception and Aftershow Party Video

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January 27, 2020

Enjoy a recap video from the 19th Annual Parnelli Awards reception and after show parties!


Garth Brooks Joins Record Crowd Honoring Parnelli Winners

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January 19, 2020

ANAHEIM, CA — The 19th Annual Parnelli Awards, the “Grammys” of the live event Industry, was well on its way to be a record-breaking, talent-heavy, memorable event — and then Garth Brooks showed up, surprising the more than 750 people who packed the Anaheim Hilton’s Pacific Ballroom during the NAMM show on Jan. 17. The […]


Parnelli Awards Announce NextGen Nominees

December 12, 2019

For the 19th Annual Parnelli Awards, the Board of Advisors decided to add an award – The Parnelli NextGen. “We set out to feature individuals in the live event business, who while they haven’t been in the industry more than half their life, have already made a mark,” explains PLSN Editor Nook Schoenfeld. “These nominees […]


John Waite to Host 19th Annual Parnelli Awards

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October 2, 2019

Through the Babys, Bad English, and his Extensive Solo Success, His Prodigious Career Has Included Touring the World The Parnelli Awards Board of Advisors announces that prolific songwriter and one of rock’s greatest singers, John Waite, will be the host for the 19th Annual Parnelli Awards held at the Hilton Anaheim on Friday, Jan. 17, 2020. Waite […]


Early Parnelli Sponsors Have 2020 Vision

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July 22, 2019

LAS VEGAS – The team at Timeless Communications is already busy planning the next Parnelli Awards, set for Jan. 17, 2020 at the Anaheim Hilton during Winter NAMM. You know who else is planning for it? An impressive, growing number of forward-thinking companies with a keen eye to the future who have already committed to […]


Karrie Keyes to Receive Parnelli Audio Innovator Award

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July 1, 2019

LAS VEGAS – The Parnelli Board of Advisors has announced that Karrie Keyes, longtime monitor engineer for Pearl Jam and co-founder of SoundGirls, a nonprofit dedicated to the empowerment of the next generation of women in audio, will receive the Parnelli Audio Innovator Award at the 19th annual ceremony on Jan. 17, 2020. “Karrie has […]


Bandit Lite’s Michael T. Strickland to Receive Parnelli Visionary Award

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June 24, 2019

LAS VEGAS – The Parnelli Board of Advisors has announced that Michael T. Strickland will receive the Parnelli Visionary Award at the 19th annual ceremony on Jan. 17, 2020. Getting his start with “borrowed” gear as a 12-year-old, Strickland’s company now has more than 400 employees based in multiple locations in the U.S., Europe and […]