NATB Applauds FTC Workshop on Ticketing; Slams Ticketmaster “Anticompetitive Practices”
The National Association of Ticket Brokers (NATB) issued a statement applauding the recent announcement that the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) would be holding a “workshop” in the spring of 2019 to examine the ticketing marketplace. In his statement, Gary Adler, Executive Director and Counsel of the NATB, calls it... Read more
NATB Accuses Vegas Golden Knights of Backdoor Secondary Sales
A representative of the National Association of Ticket Brokers has accused the Las Vegas Golden Knights of seizing tickets from fans to sell them at inflated prices. Gary Adler, the NATB’s executive director and counsel, levied the charges in a statement provided to LVSportsBiz.com following numerous stories of the... Read more
Consumers, Brokers Wait in Lurch Following RazorGator Implosion
It appears that rumors of RazorGator’s demise were not exaggerated, even a little bit, as the ticket marketplace has entered what is being referred to as a “formal insolvency process” and has closed up shop. Where that leaves consumers who have purchased tickets to events from RazorGator that have... Read more
Reports: RazorGator Ceases Payments to Brokers, Shuts Doors
RazorGator has reportedly been missing payments to brokers for tickets sold on its marketplace, and may have suddenly ceased operations, according to Dave Brooks of Amplify and Billboard. Brooks tweeted on Tuesday afternoon that he stopped by the company’s southern California headquarters, only to be informed that they were... Read more
NATB, USMTG Join to Support Growth of Minority-Owned Ticket Businesses
Washington – The National Association of Ticket Brokers (NATB) and the U.S. Minority Ticketing Group (USMTG) today announced a formal affiliation between the organizations where NATB will provide support and other resources to USMTG and its members. This relationship aims specifically on issues of common interest, including advocacy, developing... Read more
NATB Looks Forward as Industry Continues to Expand
The second week in July was a big one in the ticketing business. Basically everyone of consequence in the secondary marketplaces packed up and headed to Las Vegas as a pair of key conferences got underway on the strip. One, the World Ticket Conference (WTC), saw the National Association... Read more
NATB Honors Exemplary Members at Annual Awards
Amid the networking and learning at the World Ticket Conference at Aria in Las Vegas, the National Association of Ticket Brokers took time to honor individuals within its membership with its annual awards. Given during the lunch program on Friday afternoon, the awards covered a range of topics and... Read more