A View From My Seat Reveals Fan-Driven Seating Charts
The ticketing platform A View From My Seats launched a fan-driven seating chart this week, allowing concertgoers to see real photos of their view before purchasing seats. Rather than blindly choosing seats off of a seating chart, A View From My Seats wanted to step things up a notch... Read more
TicketSwap Welcomes Chris Carey as Head of International Marketing
The Amsterdam-based ticketing marketplace TicketSwap announced the appointment of Chris Carey as the company’s new Head of International Marketing this week. Carey, the founder and CEO of Media Insight Consulting in London, previously worked as the Global Insight Director at EMI Music and Universal Records. He’s also achieved success... Read more
Former Eventbrite Music Account Director Joins Festicket
The music festival experience platform Festicket announced the appointment of Ed Walsh as the Strategic Commercial Director this week. Walsh, who was known as the former Music Account Director at Eventbrite for the past two years, will help provide industry insight in his new role. While at Eventbrite, Walsh... Read more
TicketSocket Announces Multi-Year Partnership With Spartan
TicketSocket revealed that it had partnered with the largest obstacle race and endurance brand Spartan to accommodate for for more than one million registrants among 40 countries. The TicketSocket platform, an innovator in white label ticketing solutions, will handle the complexities of Spartan’s business and offer its customizable framework... Read more
Sports Events 365 Signs With Travel Operators Amid Global Growth
During their appearance at the recent World Travel Market in London earlier this month, the ticket provider Sports Events 365 signed agreements with several travel operators – representing 20 different countries. These incoming travel operators represent countries across Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, and North Africa including Brazil,... Read more
Ticket Vision Integrates With Ticket Utils, Skybox, POSNext
The cloud-based broker pricing tool, Ticket Vision, has announced integrations with POS Systems Ticket Utils and Skkybox, as well as the previously-announced integration with TicketNetwork’s POSNext. Now, with the integrations, Ticket Vision can serve over 85 percent of the industry. Since this year’s Ticket Summit conference, the company has... Read more
Live Nation Execs To Join Music Forward Foundation Board
Two Ticketmaster/Live Nation executives have been elected to The House of Blues Music Forward Foundation’s board of directors. Today, the foundation revealed that the Senior Vice President of Talent for Live Nation U.S. Concerts, Emily Simonitsch, and the chairman of Ticketmaster Canada and Executive Vice President of Venues and... Read more
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
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