VERNON, Conn.—February 28, 2007– TicketNetwork, the leading technology solutions provider dedicated to addressing the needs of the live entertainment industry, today announced the confirmed speakers for its second annual Ticket Summit, being held at the world-class, Venetian Hotel and Conference Center in Las Vegas, Nevada from July 17-19th, 2007.

Ticket Summit is the leading ticket industry conference and trade show, featuring experts and leaders within the ticket community, with a focus on the issues pertaining to the secondary ticket market. The event will attract a range of industry professionals including ticket brokers, ticket wholesalers, software vendors, venture capital firms, search engine marketing firms, event promoters, agents and managers.

“With the numerous developments in the ticket industry over the past year, it is critical for industry insiders to understand these changes and the overall impact these changes will have on the ticket business,” said Stephen Kobelski, Executive Director of Ticket Summit. “Ticket Summit is designed to shed light on topical issues affecting the ticket sector and provide expertise on strategies to expand one’s presence in the multi-billion dollar secondary ticket market,” added Kobelski.

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Confirmed speakers at Ticket Summit represent leading organizations that are knowledgeable about issues affecting the ticket industry. As of February 28th, the following experts are booked to speak at Ticket Summit 2007, with additional speakers to be announced at a future date:

* Greg Bettinelli, Director of Tickets, ebay
* Jim McCarthy, CEO, Gold Star Events
* Gretchen Shugart, CEO, Theatermania
* Nick Eve, VP Business Development, TicketNetwork
* John Whelan, VP Customer Service, Stubhub
* Aaron Biddar, President, ControlScan
* Viveca Woods, Principal, VMW Public Relations
* Jack Christin, Senior Counsel, ebay
* Robert Tuchman, CEO, TSE Sports & Entertainment
* Jeff Scheman, VP Business Development, TicketNetwork
* Jason Gastwirth, Director of Entertainment, Venetian Resort Hotel Casino
* Eric Johnson, EVP, Wolfgang’s Vault

Information on attending Ticket Summit 2007 can be obtained at or by calling Steve Kobelski at 860-870-3400 x 219.

About provides leading-edge software that powers the world’s largest ticket exchange system. TicketNetwork Point-of-Sale(TM) software provides brokers with comprehensive online tools to manage and grow their businesses. TicketNetwork Exchange(TM) is a powerful ticketing tool that enables brokers to access the world’s largest aggregate ticket-distribution channel. TicketNetwork Web Services(TM) creates customized e-commerce websites in both hosted and plug-in formats for customers wishing a private Labeled solution. was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Vernon, Connecticut. For more information, visit

Ticket Summit, Steve Kobelski, 860.870.3400 x 219, [email protected]
VMW Public Relations, Viveca Woods, 646.418.6934, [email protected]

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