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
Festicket Announces New Chairman, Senior Advisor
The leading festival experience platform Festicket has appointed a new Chairman and Senior Advisor amid the company’s continued growth. Ian McCaig, the former CEO of ex-lastminute.com, is now a Chairman of the Board. Previously, he joined the founders and the board of lastminute.com when it was a public company... Read more
Live Nation Names Two New Sports Ticketing Executives
Los Angeles, CA —Ticketmaster announced today that industry veterans Clay Luter and Kurt Schwartzkopf will run the global ticketing leader’s sports division in North America. In these newly expanded roles, Luter, who has been with Ticketmaster for more than 30 years, and Schwartzkopf, will both serve as Executive Vice Presidents and Co-Head of Sports for Ticketmaster North America. Together,... Read more
Festicket Launches Pay With Friends, Allowing Split Payments
When tickets go on sale, usually one person is responsible for fronting their credit card. However, now, the music festival platform Festicket is launching a new feature that allows music fans to purchase tickets as a group. The new feature, “Pay with Friends,” allows the group to reserve tickets... Read more
Dynasty Sports and Entertainment Acquires The Ticket Group
Dynasty Sports and Entertainment announced its acquisition of the yield management and distribution platform The Ticket Group. According to a press release, The Ticket Group president Eric van de Zilver will remain with Dynasty, as well as all company employees. Through the acquisition, The Ticket Group will be able... Read more
Paciolan Announces Contactless Ticketing with Google Pay
Paciolan, the leading ticketing, marketing and fundraising solution provider for college athletics, has announced that fans will be able to use Google Pay to simply “Tap and Go” to enter fall 2019 football games at participating universities. The first schools to offer contactless ticketing with Google Pay will include... Read more
Sports Events 365, Atletico Madrid Help Fans Receive Game-Day Perks
The international sports and music tickets provider, Sports Events 365, has expanded its existing ticket agreement with the leading club Atletico Madrid for the upcoming 2019/2020 season. As a part of the expansion, fans will be able to participate in some unique opportunities, like arriving before the match to... Read more
SeatGeek Partners With Arrive To Help Reduce Traffic, Event Parking Issues
Secondary ticketing site SeatGeek has announced a partnership with Arrive, the powered parking company, to help ease traffic at live events. Eventgoers will now have the ability to find and purchase parking ahead of an event to help them reach their seats on time and alleviate massive amounts of... Read more
StubHub Appoints Dan Jones As Vice President of International
StubHub revealed that Dan Jones, the former Senior Vice President at Ancestry, will fill the role as Vice President of International. Jones will be based in Madrid and oversee EMEA, Latin America, and Asia Pacific regions. In his previous role at the genealogy website, he also served as General... Read more
Live Nation/TM Partner with Hertz in Australia, New Zealand Markets
Live Nation and Ticketmaster Australasia, both Live Nation Entertainment companies, has announced an exclusive multi-year partnership with Hertz to become the exclusive car rental brand partner across Australia and New Zealand. Ticketmaster and Live Nation fans in both countries will be provided with special Hertz offers. In addition, Hertz... Read more