SOUTH WINDSOR, CT–(Marketwired – Jan 13, 2015) – Technology and ticketing company TicketNetwork is pleased to announce that Joe Torre will give the keynote at its annual conference, Ticket Summit, July 15-17, 2015 at The Venetian Las Vegas.
A legendary manager, Joe Torre was recently named Chief Baseball Officer for Major League Baseball, overseeing major league operations, on-field operations, on-field discipline, and umpiring. After a 17-year playing career, Torre made his managerial debut with the New York Mets in May 1977. After leaving the Mets and stints with Atlanta Braves and St. Louis Cardinals, he spent twelve seasons as the manager of the New York Yankees from 1996 to 2007, guiding them to six World Series appearances and four World Championships.
Torre ranks fifth in all-time managerial wins, with 2,326 over his career. He is also the author of three books and the co-founder of the Joe Torre Safe At Home Foundation, which he launched with his wife Ali in 2002.
Torre will give Ticket Summit’s main keynote on Friday, July 17 and attend the conference’s closing party to meet attendees. Torre will also speak at a private dinner for TicketNetwork’s best clients on the evening of Thursday, July 16.
Torre’s keynote comes at the end of a three-day conference schedule of informative sessions, panels, networking opportunities, and a trade show. Ticket Summit helps ticket brokers and others in the industry learn, connect, and expand their business.
“Our attendees are going to love hearing from Joe Torre,” said Don Vaccaro, CEO, TicketNetwork. “Just as he’s inspired his teams and generations of fans, Mr. Torre will give Ticket Summit’s attendees the encouragement they need to continue their success and build their business. His appearance will make Ticket Summit the place to be for everyone in the ticketing industry this summer.”
TicketNetwork is the leading online ticket exchange for events and innovative technology solutions provider for both ticket buyers and sellers. With a comprehensive selection of more than $3 billion in real-time ticket inventory, TicketNetwork’s extensive ticket marketplace provides much sought-after tickets to concert, sporting, and theater events worldwide. The company’s signature retail website www.TicketNetwork.com is both Payment Card Industry (PCI) and EVSSL-certified and offers a 125% guarantee to all its customers, making it the leading secure site for tickets in the secondary market.
Those interested in Ticket Summit can contact Amanda Farrish, the manager of the event at 860.415.5767 or [email protected]