The U.S. Department of Justice Anti-Trust division is more concerned with preserving competition within consumer markets than bailing out specific competitors, one of the division’s 350 lawyers said Thursday, a fact that could help to explain one of the reasons why the recent acquisition of TicketsNow by Ticketmaster was... Read more
Building on the success of the annual Ticket Summit in Las Vegas, organizers of the three-year-old event Wednesday announced plans to launch a new conference for the secondary ticket market in 2009. There will now be two Ticket Summit conferences next year, the first from January 6-8 at the... Read more
Ticket Summit 2008, the leading trade show and conference for the secondary ticket industry, kicks off Wednesday at the Venetian Resort Hotel Casino in Las Vegas, NV and organizers are expecting the attendance to exceed 700 ticket brokers and other ticketing executives. This year’s conference marks the third annual... Read more
Veteran comedian George Wallace, known for his timely and often provocative routines, will be the special guest performer at Ticket Summit 2008, the largest trade show and convention covering the secondary ticket market, held July 23-25 at the Venetian Resort Hotel Casino in Las Vegas. Wallace, who has become... Read more
Since its launch in 2006, Ticket Summit has grown to become the largest tradeshow on the secondary ticket market. One of the advantages that Ticket Summit provides is the chance to discover the latest improvements and most accurate information from the industry through different panel sessions that are scheduled... Read more
For fans, a concert or sports event can be an experience that can last a lifetime. Not only do you have the chance to see your favorite artist or team in person but you get to experience it with fellow fans who share your, creating a sense of community... Read more
The Houston Rockets are among the elite franchises in the NBA, winning world championships in 1994 and 1995; and in 2003 the team moved into one of the premier venues in sports, the Toyota Center. The Rockets senior director of ticket operations Josh Logan has been with franchise since... Read more
Lowe’s Motor Speedway, home of a 1.5 mile track that plays host to three NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races each year, will be among the multiple venues that will be attending the 2008 Ticket Summit conference in Las Vegas. This will be the first year at Ticket Summit for... Read more
Avery W. Gardiner, Counsel to the Assistant Attorney General in the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, will be the keynote speaker at Ticket Summit 2008. The event, which is the largest gathering of ticket industry professionals, is scheduled for July 23-25 at The Venetian Resort Hotel... Read more
For Joe Cohen, the founder of UK-based secondary ticket company Seatwave.com, one of the fastest growing ticket brokerages in Europe, it all comes down to the fans and making their event experience a good one. “We have more than 500,000 tickets for sale on our site, which represents the... Read more