Headquartered in California, Staff Pro has branches in Colorado, Washington state, and Texas, with additional operations in Alabama, Florida, New York and Tennessee. Conceived by Cory Meredith over twenty years ago while he was providing security services with his college football teammates, the company shares a philosophy which seems strongly influenced by Meredith’s experience in team sport, with core values of self-respect, teamwork, relationship-building, and good communication. Staff Pro’s Web site notes customer service as paramount among its goals, and the company prides itself on exceeding industry expectations.
With approximately 2,000 employees, Staff Pro has provided services for thousands of events across the U.S., including such prominent shows as the Academy Awards and American Idol, and including venues like the MGM Grand Garden Arena, Qualcomm Stadium and the Queen Mary. The company also offers event consulting services, having worked with such clients as Sun Microsystems and Microsoft as well as the Auditorio Nacional in Mexico City, Mexico and the Palau Jorde Olympic Arena in Barcelona, Spain.
Currently in its fourth year, Ticket Summit began in 2006 as an annual event, but now offers a biannual conference for industry professionals, meeting in New York City each January and in Las Vegas in July.
Developed and hosted by TicketNetwork, Ticket Summit is the preeminent trade show and conference for the secondary ticketing industry. At each Summit, leaders in ticketing and its related industries provide workshops, seminars and lectures which assist ticket brokers and other professionals in building their businesses. The conference also provides multiple opportunities for making and building strong business connections with professionals in the various industries.