PRESS RELEASE: “Ticket Summit® Honors Three Industry Leaders
Ticket Summit® Enterprise Awards Given at July Conference in Las Vegas”
South Windsor, CT—Ticket Summit®, the leading conference and trade show for the live entertainment and ticketing industry, recently honored industry leaders at its 2012 Ticket Summit® Enterprise Awards. The awards ceremony was held at the most recent Ticket Summit® conference and trade show, held July 11-13, 2012 at Bellagio in Las Vegas, NV.
Ticket Summit® awarded three Enterprise Awards at the 2012 summer conference: Best Trade Show Exhibitor, Fan Club Service, and Community Service.
The award for Best Trade Show Exhibitor went to Seatwave, which had unique swag items and eye-catching signage at its booth at the Ticket Summit® trade show.
The Ticket Summit® Enterprise Award for Fan Service went to OFC Official Fan Club. OFC was recognized for its extraordinary service for fans of live music. OFC’s primary purpose is to provide fans with a single point-of-access to preferred performers, fan services, and collaboration with other fans. OFC’s CEO, Sally Rosen, was a speaker on the State of the Box Office panel at Ticket Summit®.
The Ticket Summit® Enterprise Award for Community Service went to TIX CITY, a New Jersey-based brokerage owned by Lon and Todd Belvin. TIX CITY was recognized for its work with Youth Consultation Services (YCS), which provides residential care or in-community services to children who have been affected by trauma or who have disabilities. Lon Belvin spoke on the Becoming a Better Broker roundtable discussion at Ticket Summit®.
“We are very pleased to honor these extraordinary organizations,” said Dr. Molly A. Mérez, Executive Director, Ticket Summit®. “The work they do is above and beyond, and certainly deserves to be lauded. We look forward to recognizing the work of other companies at our next conference in July 2013.”
Ticket Summit® is the leading ticket conference and trade show for live entertainment professionals, and is ranked among the Top 25 Fast-Growth Shows by EXPO Magazine. This event attracts hundreds of global business leaders, entrepreneurs, and entertainment experts in the ticket community. Past attendees and sponsors include: Billboard, Blue Man Group, Broadway.com, Devils Arena Entertainment, eBay, Facebook, Forbes, Goldman Sachs, Google, Harlem Globetrotters, Live Nation, Madison Square Garden, MLB, NBA, NFL, NHL, Paciolan, Broadway’s hit show “Rock of Ages,” StubHub, Ticketmaster, and Yahoo!, among others. The upcoming Ticket Summit® conference and trade show will be held July 11-13, 2012 at Bellagio Resort Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, NV. For information, visit www.TicketSummit.org.
Amanda Farrish, Public Relations
Molly A. Mérez, Ph.D., Executive Director