Sports Events 365 To Demonstrate New Supplier Interface For Ticket Vendors
The global ticketing site, Sports Events 365, is ready to share a new supplier interface to major ticket vendors at the World Trade Market in London this November. The interface, which was introduced this past summer, has allowed travel agencies, tour operators, and other travel customers to receive immediate... Read more
Influenced by Ticketmaster, Michigan State Senate Picking Winners
Updated 1:43PM Friday October 25 A pair of bills currently under consideration by the Michigan legislature go a long way towards correcting some antiquated code in the state. Unfortunately, lobbying efforts by some of the largest entertainment corporations in the world look to be pushing the language into places... Read more
Eventbrite Clients Express Anger Over Friday Outage
Eventbrite (NYSE: EB) saw a lengthy outage in service on Friday, impacting many clients and their ability to sell tickets, according to multiple outlets. The outage was caused by a malfunction of a feed that populates events on sale in the Eventbrite system to individual venue websites, according to... Read more
The Lack of Foresight Behind Attempted Ticket Resale Endgame
by Eric Fuller Battle lines being drawn Nobody’s right if everybody’s wrong -For What It’s Worth by Buffalo Springfield Sometimes, in the search for incremental profit, entire businesses are destroyed. Some people call this stepping over dollars to pick up dimes. Some call it simple greed. Others, perhaps with... Read more
Nationals Fans Struggle To Buy World Series Presale Tickets
The virtual waiting room strikes again. Fans have been facing difficulties purchasing presale tickets during Ticketmaster’s virtual waiting rooms; fans typically receive a code and wait in a virtual queue, but never make it to checkout. We’ve seen it with Taylor Swift’s Lover Fests presale and Billie Eilish’s presale... Read more
Primavera Sound Partners With Ticketing Platform DICE
Spain’s Primavera Sound has partnered with the ticketing platform DICE to exclusively sell tickets for its festivals across Europe. From now on, all tickets for Primavera Sound events, including Primavera Sound Barcelona, NOS Primavera Sound Porto, Primavera Tours, and Nitsa club nights in Barcelona, will be powered by DICE.... Read more
Eventbrite Partners With YouTube in NZ, Australia
The biggest streaming service in Australia, YouTube, has officially teamed up with the live event ticket platform Eventbrite. Last year, the pair partnered in the U.S. and already 500 venues have sold tickets through the integration, Eventbrite noted in a blog post. Through the partnership, fans can see tickets... Read more
The Shubert Organization To Use IBM Blockchain on Broadway
The Shubert Organization, Broadway’s largest ticket operator, has announced a partnership with the Boston-based startup True Tickets to power IBM blockchain technology. The partnership between the powerhouse Broadway business and startup was announced Wednesday; the startup was one of the two companies selected to take part in this summer’s... Read more
USMTG Welcomes Ticket Snatchers’ Ameerah Ahmad To The Team
The US Minority Ticketing Group (USMTG) is proud to welcome Ameerah Ahmad to the organization. Ahmad is the founder and owner of Ticket Snatchers, a new and upcoming ticket resale marketplace. Ahmad may be new to the ticketing industry after founding Ticket Snatchers in January 2019, but her wealth... Read more
2019: The Year Fans Became Collateral Damage In The Fight For Profits
By: Katy Roxburgh | UK Fans Trust The UK Fans Trust was originally born out of a frustration with how difficult it was to get tickets to big gigs and sports events, and a feeling that with the right credit card or connections the whole process would be a... Read more