September 29, 2023

Corporate Profile

JOHN DERLIS is a dynamic business and marketing leader with over 25 years experience in event operations, marketing strategy and brand development. John brings an unparalleled track record of success and wealth of related experience when engaged with your business.

For over a decade (1985-1996), John promoted major live music events, entertaining 500 to 15,000 guests. He was responsible for bringing together numerous city venues and festival grounds, in an effort to promote Central Ontario as a destination place!

As the Director of Marketing at The Docks Entertainment Complex (1996-2004), John helped turn the mega club into Canada’s premier entertainment complex – before venturing into Internet Technology, Database Marketing, and full-service Event Ticketing Solutions.

As the Co-Founder of TicketBreak (2004-2008) eventually being acquired by MappleMusic/Ticketfly/Eventbrite, he is currently focused on growing your event and festival business by demonstrating the compounding power of technology, social media, strategic marketing and over a quarter century of entertainment resources via Impact Live!


SCOTT KNOWLES has worked with Impact Live for over two decades executing concerts, special events and festivals. As the former G.M. from the Roxx Nightclub, and current guest services manager for all BMC events, Scott brings a wealth of control and organization to every show day Impact Live manages!


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