Rockies Lose Series But Win Ticket Sales Battle By Stacey Willets Colorado spends a second and final week as king of the mountain. At the close of the World Series the Rockies stand atop the summit of the Top Events rankings, though after being swept in four games by... Read more
By Alfred Branch, Jr. Another day, another ticketing server crash. Following the debacle last week with hacked servers selling Colorado Rockies World Series tickets, the servers offering tickets to the Beijing Olympics crash earlier today, the first day tickets became available. Officials for the Beijing Organizing Committee for the... Read more
By Carol-Ann Rudy More sports marketing partnerships have been popping up these past few weeks for the National Football League. Among them: Bridgestone Firestone North American Tires, based in Nashville TN, now has a multi-year partnership agreement to support the league and will be featured as the NFL’s “Official... Read more
Maybe they can afford to pay A-Rod after all. Major League Baseball’s sales will surpass $6 billion for the first time this year, double the amount from 2000, and putting the sport closer to passing the NFL, according to CNN Money. When it comes to sales, the National Football... Read more
By Stacey Willets TicketNews announces its exclusive weekly Top 10s and analysis for the week of 10/01/07 – 10/07/07. OVERALL TOP 10 EVENTS Event This Week Last Week Hannah Montana 1 1 Wicked 2 4 Bruce Springsteen 3 2 Dallas Cowboys 4 6 Lion King 5 n/a Colorado Rockies... Read more
By Carol-Ann Rudy When it comes to the college football and its ticket market, a different type of fan base has to be considered in comparison to its pro football companion. David Brown, Associate Athletics Director, at The Ohio State University, said this week, “The Buckeyes are sold out... Read more
By Carol-Ann Rudy Whether attending the game live at the stadium or watching on television, Pepsi, Visa, Coors, Burger King, and Campbell’s Soup are there, cheering the players and fans on and looking for even more marketing opportunities. According to Peter Murray, senior vice president of corporate marketing and... Read more
By Alfred Branch, Jr. While it may sting to be a New York Mets fan these days following the team’s epic collapse down the stretch this season, it sure doesn’t hurt to be the Wilpon family, owners of the underachieving franchise. The team, and all of Major League Baseball,... Read more
ShowTimeTickets.com and affiliate TicketCity.com were offering tickets to the opening and closing ceremonies of the 2010 Vancouver, B.C. Olympic Winter Games this week, despite the fact the tickets had not yet been printed, according to CBCNews. The tickets were taken down from both sites by Saturday morning, Sept. 22.... Read more
By Alfred Branch, Jr. With a couple weeks of the new NFL season in the books, secondary ticketing giant StubHub! is already claiming a victory of sorts in the “ticket wars” with rival Ticketmaster. Based on data provided by StubHub!, the company said it is routinely offering fans better... Read more