TicketNetwork CEO Launches Custom Mask Frame Manufacturing Business
With the live events and ticketing at a virtual standstill due to the COVID-19 pandemic, TicketNetwork CEO Don Vaccaro has launched a new – and drastically different – company. The longtime secondary ticketing leader and entrepreneur recently launched Connecticut Biotech, which licenses and manufactures custom 3D printed Secure Fit... Read more
Darren Rovell, Industry Leaders Announced for NATB Virtual Ticketing Forum
Sports business reporter and analyst Darren Rovell and a slew of ticket industry thought leaders have been announced as participants in the National Association of Ticket Brokers (NATB) Virtual Ticketing Forum, taking place July 14 and 15th. The event replaces the World Ticket Conference, which was cancelled due to... Read more
Don Vaccaro: Working Together to Weather the Covid Crisis
When things go bad, people like to look for a villain. Ticketing professionals are competitors in a very competitive marketplace. Most people know of my opposition to a lot of Live Nation policies, because I am very vocal about it. However, we should give them credit for their integrity... Read more
TicketNetwork’s Don Vaccaro Offers Advice, Tools to Ticket Brokers
TicketNetwork CEO Don Vaccaro sent ticket broker clients of the company an email this week, outlining several ways they could adjust their operations to help weather the storm facing secondary ticketing with the hard stop that the Covid-19 pandemic has hit American live and live events with. The secondary... Read more
“Legends Panel” Announced for Ticket Summit Opener
A slate of ticketing industry legends will converge on Ticket Summit’s opening panel, announced by the trade show earlier today. Jimmy Holtzman (Ace Ticket), Max Waisvisz (Gold Coast), Barry Clark Rudin (Barry’s Tickets), Harris Rosner (VIP Tickets) and Randy Cohen (Ticket City) will take the stage on Tuesday, July... Read more
Ticket Summit Speaker Bio: Don Vaccaro, TicketNetwork
Don Vaccaro is the founder and Chairman of the Board of TicketNetwork, Inc., one of the leading online ticket exchanges in the country. Vaccaro has more than 30 years of experience in the secondary ticket market, including 10 years in industry-related software development, pioneering the creation of the company’s... Read more
Live Nation admits up to 90% of tickets may never reach the general public
“‘Everybody in the industry knows that most of the best tickets for most of the shows are never sold to the public,’ said Don Vaccaro, CEO of TicketNetwork…. (Former Ticketmaster CEO Nathan) Hubbard put it this way: ‘The on-sale process is like a mysteriously devastating airplane farter: tickets leak out... Read more