VERNON, Conn.—March 21, 2007– TicketNetwork, the leading technology solutions provider dedicated to the needs of the live entertainment industry, today announced the conference agenda for Ticket Summit 2007. This year’s speakers will focus their discussions on the dominant forces that are driving the secondary market. Ticket Summit 2007 will take place at the world-class, Venetian Resort Hotel Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada from July 17th to 19th, 2007.
The industry’s premier conference and trade show, Ticket Summit will feature dozens of speakers from within the greater ticket community. They will address a variety of issues relevant to the secondary market, from marketing on the web and relationships with the media, to working with travel-industry partners and exploring ticket security. Speakers represent a range of professionals in media, academia, ticketing and entertainment. The conference is open to interested members of the public and the press.
“Ticket Summit’s speakers have been carefully selected to address the issues at the forefront of a rapidly changing ticket sector. They will discuss strategies for industry professionals to maximize their growth in an increasingly competitive marketplace,” said Stephen Kobelski, Executive Director of Ticket Summit. “Ticket Summit is the premier venue for secondary-market vendors to remain abreast of topics that are continually shaping our industry.”
Ticket Summit 2007 conference topics include:
Valuing Your Company: Determining your company’s market value
Discount Ticketing: High returns for low-cost tickets
Tickets and the Law: What an evolving legal environment means for the secondary market
Media Relations: The changing face of PR in the secondary market and how to make it work for you
Search Engine Marketing: The complex options in SEM and how to effectively utilize them
Emerging Markets: The emergence of secondary markets overseas and opportunities for growth
Travel Package Providers: Operational overview, partnership prospects, and more
Network Security and PCI Compliance: Website security and payment-card-industry regulations
Hard Tickets vs. E-tickets: Convenience, collectibles, fraud, and the future
The Blurring Line: The evolving relationship between primary and secondary ticketing
Customer Service: Managing the customer experience after the sale
Vegas as Broadway: Is Las Vegas becoming the next Broadway?
Reselling Luxury Suites: The next big thing?
The Futures Market: Selling the option to buy big-game tickets
Information on attending Ticket Summit 2007 can be obtained at www.TicketSummit.org or by calling Stephen Kobelski at 860-870-3400 x 219.
TicketNetwork.com 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 to 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 Customer wishing a private Labeled solution. TicketNetwork.com was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Vernon, Connecticut. For more information, visit www.TicketNetwork.com.
Ticket Summit, Steve Kobelski, 860.870.3400 x219, [email protected]
VMW Public Relations, Viveca Woods, 646.418.6934, [email protected]