PRESS RELEASE: “Ticket Summit® Receives WebAward Honor: Web Marketing Association Honors Ticketing Conference for Website Development”
South Windsor, CT — Ticket Summit®, the leading conference and trade show for the live entertainment and ticketing industry, recently received a 2012 WebAward for Outstanding Achievement in Web Development. The award was granted in recognition of the website that previewed the 2012 summer conference, held July 11-13, 2012 at Bellagio in Las Vegas, NV.
The WebAwards are presented annually by the Web Marketing Association. The competition sets “the standard of excellence for website development,” according to its website. The WebAwards recognize excellence in 96 categories, ranging from advertising and arts to business, technology, and more. Other 2012 winners include the BBC College of Journalism, Cinncinati.com, and the ESPN Career website, among others. UrbanDaddy’s site for the Herradura Mixology Battle Royale received Best of Show for 2012.
The Ticket Summit® website provided information about the 2012 summer conference. The site included the schedule, speaker profiles, information for exhibitors and sponsors, and a comprehensive Media Hub. The website also enhanced the attendee experience, by anticipating the atmosphere of the conference, and by providing suggestions of things to do and see in Las Vegas on its Explore page.
“We are honored to have our website receive a WebAward,” said Dr. Molly A. Mérez, Executive Director, Ticket Summit®. “Relevant and informative content, as well as innovative design, are integral components of a comprehensive conference website. We are thrilled to have our efforts recognized alongside such outstanding websites.”
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. Ticket Summit® Plus is a series of educational webinars hosted by industry experts, and is one Ticket Summit®‘s many year-round events. For information, visit www.TicketSummit.org.
Amanda Farrish, Public Relations
Molly A. Mérez, Ph.D., Executive Director