Ticket Summit NYC, the nation’s largest ticket industry conference and trade show, has added several more speakers to its already impressive roster of experts participating in panel discussions. The three-day conference is scheduled for January 6-8 in New York City at the Waldorf=Astoria.
Jeff Kline, President of the ticketing solutions company Veritix, will join keynote panel entitled “Who’s On First? The New Paradigm in the Ticket Marketplace,” which will take an overall look at the constantly evolving ticket industry. From the panel description: “Primary, Secondary and Future markets have fueled a New Paradigm of continuous change in the industry. Leaders in the industry will discuss these changes and the continual evolution of the market.”
In addition to Kline, the other participants on the panel are Greg Bettinelli, Executive Vice President, Business Development and Strategy for Live Nation; Derek Palmer, Chief Commercial Officer at Tickets.com; Mark Wienkes, CFA and CPA at Goldman Sachs; Chuck LaValle, head of Music Business Development at StubHub; and Don Vaccaro, CEO and Founder of TicketNetwork, which created and hosts Ticket Summit.
The other new speakers are Peter Glaeser, Founder of the European mobile marketing and ticketing company Mobile Space Ltd., will join the Getting Global: Ticketing & International Expansion panel, and Frederick Vallaeys, Adwords Evangelist at Google will be the featured speaker of the “Be Googled” best-practice session.
Ticket Summit NYC is one of two conferences TicketNetwork will host in 2009; the second is Ticket Summit Las Vegas, scheduled for July 15-17 at the Venetian Resort Hotel Casino.