Ticket Industry News
After attending this year’s Ticket Summit and NATB’s World Ticket Conference, I am inclined to address a question that many brokers posed to me:
“Why is the term ““Point of Sale”” (POS) thrown around so loosely today?”
You can buy almost anything on Groupon. Food, fitness classes, spa services, and Aerosmith tickets?
In a press conference Wednesday, July 23, Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance announced that seven members of an international cybercrime ring have been arrested for their involvement in ticket selling fraud on StubHub (NASDAQ:EBAY). These men laundered more than 1.6 milion dollars after hacking into 1,600 customer accounts.
Over 1,000 StubHub (NASDAQ:EBAY) customer accounts were hacked by cyber thieves, who fraudulently bought tickets on the website with stolen financial information.
Ticket Summit, the foremost tradeshow for the event industry, is about to kick off in Las Vegas on July 16th. Attendees can enjoy the glamour of Las Vegas while attending the conference in the luxurious ARIA Resort and Casino. The first Ticket Summit occurred in 2006 with one goal in mind: Bring the entire event supply chain together.
Following a recent announcement that the company will lay off 100 of their 700 employees, StubHub (NASDAQ: EBAY) has confirmed that starting on July 15, it will reduce the seller fee for all NHL, NBA, NCAA Football and NCAA Basketball events from 15% to 10%, while raising fees for customers.
Ticket Club and TicketNetwork representatives recently attended the 10th annual Heroes4Hire Career Fair in East Hartford, CT. The career fair is hosted every year by the Connecticut Department of Labor. The main goal is to help military veterans find suitable jobs and careers, as many of them transfer back into civilian life.
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