Industry Testimony Against Connecticut Ticket Protections Riddled With Inconsistencies
In January of 2018, residents of Connecticut will be the beneficiaries of new consumer protections related to their right to re-sell tickets purchased for events in the state, as well as rights related to tickets purchased on the secondary market. In a measure supported by a coalition of bipartisan... Read more
Unsettling but Powerful, “1984” Has Strong Early Reactions on Broadway
Though George Orwell’s novel “1984” was originally published in 1949, and the version that just launched on Broadway began its life in London several years ago, the production appears uniquely suited for this year in politics in the western world. The production by Robert Icke and Duncan Macmillan, which... Read more
Ticket Summit Exhibitor Spotlight: AutoProcessor
Ticket Summit 2017 will feature AutoProcessor as an exhibitor and sponsor. AutoProcessor is a comprehensive, flexible, and intuitive inventory distribution software solution and was launched in 2011. Initially developed by Dominic Laico to deliver efficiency in an otherwise inefficient ticketing industry, AutoProcessor has continually grown and evolved over the... Read more
George Orwell’s 1984 Set for Timely Broadway Debut
A dystopian novel penned in 1949, George Orwell’s 1984 is set to make its debut on Broadway this week. The work stars Tom Sturridge as protagonist Winston Smith and Olivia Wilde – in her first Broadway turn – as his forbidden lover. The story, for those who never read... Read more
New at Ticket Summit: Workshops for Entrepreneuers
Wondering how to value your business? Curious about contracts, insurance, and strategic planning? Ticket Summit has your answer! This year, Ticket Summit will host a series of Workshops for Entrepreneurs as part of its conference schedule.  These workshops are hands-on, interactive sessions that will arm you with the tools... Read more
Consumers Win Several Victories in Legislative Battles Over Ticket Rights
If there’s one unyielding reality in the world of consumer rights, it’s that every legislative session is filled with challenges to the ability of ticket holders to sell what they’ve legally purchased on the secondary market. Pressure from the primary market (and lobbyists representing it) push an agenda designed... Read more
Mayweather vs. McGregor Set for August in Las Vegas
A fight that has been in the works for months is finally locked in – unbeaten Floyd Mayweather and UFC star Conor McGregor announced that they will square off on August 26th in Las Vegas. Yahoo Sports reports that UFC boss Dana White has said the fight will be... Read more
NFL Market Action Heats Up as 2017 Season Looms on Horizon
Temperatures are heating up across the country, and summer is (officially, at least) just days away, which means it’s just about time to start getting pumped up for the upcoming fall and NFL action once again gracing our stadiums and televisions across the United States. With ticket sales underway... Read more
Industry Insights Q&A – AudienceView VP of Customer Success Karen Hogg
An entertainment industry leader in e-commerce and intelligent ticketing, content management and more, Toronto-based AudienceView recently announced the hiring of Karen Hogg as Vice President of Customer Success. Her role, which is new to the company, is designed to help AudienceView continue to grow its investment in its customers... Read more
Opinion: Celebrate Champion Warriors, But Not Their Ownership
Yes, the Golden State Warriors are champions of the National Basketball Association, riding the nigh-unstoppable tandem of Kevin Durant and Stephen Curry to a 4-1 trouncing of LeBron James and the Cavaliers – the second championship the team has won in three seasons, playing in the finals each time. But... Read more