Ticket Summit 2018 Set for July at Caesars Palace Las Vegas
Ticket Summit, the leading conference and trade show for ticketing and live entertainment professionals, announced that it will be holding its 2018 edition on July 16-18 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada. This will be the first time for the event at that venue, a AAA Four Diamond... Read more
USMTG Looks to Expand Footprint, Charity Work in 2017
(Photo: Former Nevada State Rep. Wendell Williams presents Allen Shelton, Jr. with the USMTG’s scholarship in Las Vegas, joined by his family) It’s well established that any industry conference is a chance to rub elbows, learn a few things, and maybe generate a little new business. That was one... Read more
NATB Looks Forward as Industry Continues to Expand
The second week in July was a big one in the ticketing business. Basically everyone of consequence in the secondary marketplaces packed up and headed to Las Vegas as a pair of key conferences got underway on the strip. One, the World Ticket Conference (WTC), saw the National Association... Read more
Finding the Sweet Spot of Relevance at Ticket Summit
Any industry conference is going to be a bit “inside” by its very nature. Registration is going to be full of people within a very specific marketplace, and a lot of them are going to know each other. Ticket Summit, which was held last month in Las Vegas, is... Read more
Keynote Takes Ticket Summit Guests Behind Music Industry Curtain
For ticket brokers, the music industry can be the key to much of their success or failure. Knowing the marketplace, with its constantly rotating cast of favorites and ever-changing preferences and styles, can make or break individuals and companies. That’s why it was a packed house for the Thursday... Read more
New Workshops for Entrepreneurs a Hit at Ticket Summit
For its 11th iteration, Ticket Summit brought in a new wrinkle for 2017 – a series of Workshops for Entrepreneuers, spread throughout Wednesday and Thursday’s schedules. Topics and speakers were chosen to bring a small group learning strategy together for conference attendees, and judging by attendance and participation, the... Read more
Lively Discussion Anchors Ticket Summit Industry Keynote
While opportunities for learning and networking abounded at day one of Ticket Summit, the marquee event was the keynote panel, featuring some industry leaders in a lively discussion on the ticketing industry as a whole. Michael Katz of StubHub, Larry Plawsky of Ticketmaster Resale, Curtis Cheng of DTI Management,... Read more
Ticket Summit 2017 Kicks Off With Casual Reception
Ticket Summit 2017 got underway at The Venetian in Las Vegas with a Tuesday evening reception that saw friends, clients, and competitors come together for some casual conversation before the meat of the annual ticketing convention begins Wednesday morning. The event, which is in its 11th year, is expected... Read more
Ticket Summit 2017 This Week in Las Vegas
Ticket Summit, the leading conference and trade show for ticketing and live entertainment executives, will be held this week, Tuesday, July 11 through Thursday, July 13 at The Venetian Las Vegas! The three day conference and trade show will kick off on Tuesday. First up is the Networking Cocktail... Read more
Ticket Summit Speaker Bio: Mike Montalbano, Notre Dame
Mike Montalbano is a seasoned business executive with over three decades of experience in executive leadership/strategy, in addition to marketing and executive development/mentoring. Previous positions ranged from Vice-President, Marketing to CEO for a variety of firms ranging in size from $60M to $10B, as well as a board member... Read more