See Tickets Expands In U.S. With Nashville Office
The global ticketing company See Tickets has announced its expansion throughout the U.S. with a new office in Nashville, Tennessee. Chris Donohue, See Tickets’ Vice President of Business Strategy and Partnerships for North America, will open the Nashville office, spending his time assisting with growth and product development to... Read more
New Ticketmaster System Provides Simpler Process For Disabled Fans
Disabled fans often face difficulties when trying to purchase tickets online, but now, Ticketmaster has introduced a new system to make the process easier. An able-bodied person can simply log onto Ticketmaster and purchase seats, yet a disabled person has to pass through many barriers. They have to provide... Read more
Getting Shocked By Truth – What The Ticket Industry Could Learn From T-Pain
By: Eric Fuller When the truth is found to be lies And all the joy within you dies. Somebody To Love — Jefferson Airplane The complaints keep coming: deceptive pricing, false sellouts, “bad actors”, bots, tickets which magically become non-transferable after they were purchased, manipulated supply, rigged distribution. The $20... Read more
DICE Welcomes Former Eventbrite Partnerships Manager Mike Rogers To The Team
The ticketing platform DICE announced the appointment of former Eventbrite Partnerships Manager Mike Rogers as the new General Manager of Partners for North America. Rogers started his career at the House of Blues as a promoter and moved on to Nederlander. Then, he spent six years at Ticketfly growing... Read more
TicketSocket Appoints Industry Professional Mark Hodgkin As Executive VP Of Product Innovation
The leading innovator in white label ticketing solutions, TicketSocket, has announced the appointment of the industry professional Mark Hodgkin as the new Executive Vice President of Product Innovation amid the company’s continued growth. Hodgkin has more than 10 years of technology and sports experience. In his new role, he... Read more
Concert promoter giant Live Nation just revealed a multi-year exclusive deal with Nashville’s The Basement East. The intimate venue, known as “The Beast,” opened in 2015 and is co-owned by Dave Brown and Mike Grimes. It is the sister venue to The Basement, with a capacity of 400. Live... Read more
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
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