First quarter year-to-date rankings for 2018 are in. Pollstar reports that Premier Productions is the No. 6 concert promoter in the world and No. 4 in the U.S., based on ticket sales. At 431,512 in ticket sales, this puts Premier Productions – a Christian promotions and production company – behind five other secular companies – Live Nation, OSECA / CIE (Mexico), AEG Presents, Feld Entertainment and T4F – Time for Fun (South America).
Pollstar Magazine ranks Premier Productions as the largest producer of live Christian events both nationally and internationally. Over 18 million people have attended a Premier event in over 4,000 concerts worldwide. Premier promotes Tours for Hillsong UNITED, Hillsong Worship, Young & Free, Kari Jobe, Jesus Culture, Lecrae, Lauren Daigle, Gaither Homecoming, Sadie Robertson, The Newsboys, comedian John Crist, Rend Collective, as well as their annual Winter Jam Tour Spectacular and OUTCRY Tours. The company is on par to promote more than 500 events this year.
Their sister company, Premier Festivals, promotes 10 of the largest Christian festivals in the U.S, and over 80,000 guests have sailed on cruises and gone on excursions through the vacation experience company, Premier Experience. Premier Foundation is the charitable arm of the company. The foundation is an international Christian non-profit organization committed to being a voice for the disadvantaged. It exists to love and serve the impoverished by meeting their physical, spiritual, educational, social and emotional needs; thus, empowering them to be agents of change in their own communities.
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