Attendees at this year’s Ticket Summit®, the leading conference and trade show for the ticketing and live entertainment industry, will be welcomed to Las...

Attendees at this year’s Ticket Summit®, the leading conference and trade show for the ticketing and live entertainment industry, will be welcomed to Las Vegas by former mayor Oscar B. Goodman on the first afternoon of the three-day conference. The welcome address will take place at 1 p.m. on July 16, and will be followed by panel sessions on SEO, sports & venues, and an introduction to the USMTG. A networking cocktail party sponsored by TicketNetwork and Event Tickets Center will conclude the first day of the conference.

Oscar B. Goodman served as mayor of Las Vegas for 12 years, and currently serves as Chairman of the Las Vegas Host Committee. He remains a prominent political figure in the city as an ambassador for tourism in Las Vegas, and welcomes visitors to the city by rallying local residents behind the city’s leading industry.

Ticket Summit® will be held at ARIA in Las Vegas July 16-18, and will be filled with networking opportunities and valuable panel sessions. Panelists include representatives of AEG, Ajax Union, Arizona Coyotes, ALSD, Google, GrouponLive, LivingSocial, Hanapin Marketing, and ScoreBig. Key speakers include Shark Tanks’ Daymond John, and TicketNetwork CEO Don Vaccaro, on a panel discussion on the Evolution of the Secondary Ticketing Market with Ticket City’s Randy Cohen, Marc Matthews of Corporate Sports Incentives, and Harris Rosner of VIP Tickets.

Companies exhibiting at the trade show portion of the conference include American Express Open, Ticket City, TickPick, ScoreBig, Fan Freedom Project, and Broker Genius. Along with these exhibitors, sponsors of Ticket Summit® 2014 include Event Tickets Center, RCN Capital, Mass Mutual, and Transaction Services.

To learn more about Ticket Summit®, visit ticketsummit.org.