World Ticket Conference Ready for Big Crowd as 2022 Event Approaches
The ticketing world is just over one month away from its annual sojourn to Las Vegas, with the World Ticket Conference in the final stage of preparations before its return to The Venetian on July 13-15. WTC, which is combined for 2022 with Ticket Summit, is expected to draw... Read more
ESPN’s Holly Rowe to Present World Ticket Conference Keynote
Longtime ESPN commentator and cancer survivor, research and prevention advocate Holly Rowe will serve as the keynote speaker at the World Ticket Conference (WTC) in Las Vegas this summer, announced last week by the NATB. Rowe has spent more than 20 years as one of ESPN’s go-to reporters at... Read more
NATB to Appear at Ticket Summit; Share Details on Protecting Ticket Rights
A late addition to the already packed schedule of Ticket Summit, the National Association of Ticket Brokers announced they would be leading a discussion about the ongoing fight to protect consumer ticket rights at the event, which takes place August 15-17 at Aria Resort & Casino in Las Vegas.... Read more
Bills to Allow Fans for Playoffs – With Ticket Rules That Violate NY Law
For the first time this season, Buffalo Bills fans will be allowed to watch their team in person. New York’s government has authorized just over 6,000 attendance for playoff games taking place in the Western New York city. The rights of those fans to use, gift, or resell those... 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
Adler: Black Keys Fiasco Reveals Depths of Ticketmaster Monopoly Moves
High-demand events generate a lot of passion when it comes to accessing tickets and the price of those tickets. Fortunately, a variety of ticket sources, including online marketplaces, offer a safe place for consumers to shop for resale tickets even if a show is sold out. The secondary resale... Read more
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