Acquisition Creates Largest Collegiate Travel and Hospitality Company in North America CHICAGO, IL (Chicago dBusiness News) April 7, 2008 – North America Sports Media, Inc. (NASM), one of the nation’s leading sports marketing, travel and hospitality companies, announced the addition of Dodds Athletic Tours, the leading full service official... Read more
As the economy slows, ticket sales to some high profile events are beginning to take a hit as well. From Broadway musicals to sporting events such as NASCAR and Major League Baseball, slumping ticket sales have promoters questioning whether or not fears of a recession are putting the kibosh... Read more
Social networking goliath Myspace.com is aiming to take on Ticketmaster and Live Nation under a new plan to begin selling concert tickets. The website, which boasts millions of users, is reportedly looking for ways of improving sales figures beyond their main revenue generator of advertising. According to Bloomberg, besides... Read more
Mobile ticking continues to grow in North America. Rogers Wireless, Canada’s top cell phone company, recently announced an exclusive partnership with Live Nation to bring mobile ticketing to concerts in Canada. Rogers Wireless allows users with cell phones that support WAP 2.0 browsers to enter credit card information and... Read more
LONDON, ENGLAND (viagogo.com) April 2, 2008 – Following the sell-out, many fans will turn to the resale market to get their tickets on websites such as eBay. But unless they choose where to buy carefully, they run the risk of being defrauded. Not only could they lose their money,but... Read more
PITTSBURGH, PA – April 1, 2008 – ShowClix (www.showclix.com), a Pittsburgh-based live music search engine and online ticketing company, today released the latest version of its online ticketing solution, which now includes an innovative mobile ticketing service. ShowClix will officially debut the new mobile ticketing service at a concert... Read more
“Area’s Leading Web Site Sponsors Live Concerts: cleveland.com announces three year partnership with Live Nation.” Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) April 1, 2008 – The next 36 months promise to be exciting for concert goers in Northeast Ohio. As a result of a unique partnership between cleveland.com and Live Nation, the... Read more
SAN FRANCISCO, CA–(Marketwire – March 31, 2008) – StubHub, the world’s largest ticket marketplace, has announced the grand opening of The 19th Hole – StubHub Hospitality Clubhouse for the 2008 Masters Tournament in Augusta, GA, April 7 – 13. Golf fans looking for an alternative to the typical high... Read more
“Durham Performing Arts Center Chooses Ticketmaster To Provide Ticketing Services for Research Triangle’s New Cultural Venue” DURHAM, NC & WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA (PRNewswire) Mon, Mar 31st 2008 – The Durham Performing Arts Center has chosen Ticketmaster, the world’s leading live entertainment ticketing and marketing company, as its exclusive ticketing... Read more
“U2 to Join Live Nation Artists” Los Angeles, CA (PR Newswire) Mon, Mar 31st 2008 Live Nation President and Chief Executive Officer Michael Rapino announced today that the company has reached an agreement in principle to enter into a 12-year global contractual relationship with U2, who will join the... Read more