Video Platform TikTok Tests Ticket-Selling Feature In Thailand
TikTok, the rising short-video mobile sharing platform, is testing a new music-related feature in Thailand that allows concertgoers to buy tickets in the app. According to parent company Music:)ally, TikTok has partnered with a handful of local companies like the concert promoter BEC Tero, Neon Festivals, the ticketing firm... Read more
Harry Potter Fans Demand Refunds For Non-Magical ‘Scam’ Event
When an adults-only Harry Potter-themed event was coming to Montreal, Potter Heads were quick to buy $50 tickets. However, the event, which promised a magical night filled with music, photo ops, and themed-cocktails, was nothing like fans expected. Ahead of the event, LIVEMTL ran a story, noting that the... Read more
Ticket Vision Integrates With Ticket Utils, Skybox, POSNext
The cloud-based broker pricing tool, Ticket Vision, has announced integrations with POS Systems Ticket Utils and Skkybox, as well as the previously-announced integration with TicketNetwork’s POSNext. Now, with the integrations, Ticket Vision can serve over 85 percent of the industry. Since this year’s Ticket Summit conference, the company has... Read more
Live Nation Execs To Join Music Forward Foundation Board
Two Ticketmaster/Live Nation executives have been elected to The House of Blues Music Forward Foundation’s board of directors. Today, the foundation revealed that the Senior Vice President of Talent for Live Nation U.S. Concerts, Emily Simonitsch, and the chairman of Ticketmaster Canada and Executive Vice President of Venues and... Read more
TicketSmarter to Donate $1 of Every Sale Through September 2020 to St. Jude
Overland Park, KS – Event Ticket Reseller, TicketSmarter, has partnered with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® and will donate $1 from every ticket transaction made on their website. The partnership is thru September 2020 and the ticket company has committed to donating $250,000 St. Jude. Jeff Goodman, CEO of... Read more
TickPick Announces Appointment of Michele Rusnak as CFO
Secondary event ticket marketplace, TickPick, announced late last week that it has hired Michele Rusnak as its chief financial officer. Rusnak will oversee TickPick’s business and administrative operations and lead efforts to bolster the infrastructure of the company. Additionally, she will use her diverse experience in rapidly growing technology... Read more
BravoCon Fans Kicked-Out Of Events Due To Max Capacity
BravoCon took place in New York City this past weekend, honoring the celebrities behind some of the hottest TV shows on Bravo. However, a handful of fans didn’t get in on the fun after they were kicked-out of events due to max-capacity. Events took place across New York City,... Read more
‘Verified Fan’ Fails Harry Styles Fans During ‘Love On Tour’ Presale
The former One Direction member and heartthrob Harry Styles is heading out on tour in 2020, and just like the presale for his one-off show at The Forum earlier this month, fans faced difficulties during the presale this morning. Styles announced Love On Tour dates last week, and tickets... Read more
Rentalcars.com Co-Founder Joins TickX As Chairman To Further Company’s Growth
The Rentalcars.com founder, Laurence Marlor, is joining the ticket search engine company TickX as a new Chairman and Non-Executive Director. In his new role, Marlor hopes to bring his experience working with a handful of companies to TickX. Through his time with RentalCars.com, Laurence helped build the company into the... Read more
Ticket Rescue Aims To Shake-Up Industry With Fan-Friendly Ticketing
Ticket Rescue, one of the rising ticket platforms in the industry, has big plans for success. In an interview with TicketNews, Liam Ainsworth explained that his college friend Bryce Wilson, now Ticket Rescue’s CEO, got involved with ticketing in college. During his senior year, Wilson would get his friends... Read more