Ticket Insurance Company Protecht Appoints New Chief Product Officer
Protecht, an award-winning ticketing insurance company, has recently announced Beau Jeppesen as the company’s new chief product officer. In his role, Jeppesen will work with Protecht’s engineering and product teams to ensure continued innovation. He is one of the firm’s first employees since 2016 and previously held management positions... Read more
Sports Events 365 Becomes World’s First Hybrid Website For Sports, Music Events
Secondary ticketing site Sports Events 365 announced that it has become the first hybrid website for sports and music events in the world. Through a new interface, Sports Evens 365’s customers will receive immediate confirmation on 85 percent of the tickets on its site, rather than the current 50... Read more
Vivid Seats Launches New Rewards Program, Redesigned Mobile App
The secondary ticketing company Vivid Seats launched Vivid Seats Rewards today, a loyalty program that will allow fans to earn credit based on how much they buy on the site. Once fans sign into the Vivid Seats mobile app, which has been fully redesigned, they will be automatically enrolled... Read more
StubHub Rolls Out Apple Pay Feature As Accepted Form of Payment
StubHub will now accept Apple Pay for payment on both mobile browsers and iOS devices. Users in the U.S. can already use Apple Pay in the StubHub app for iOS and on the Safari browser for Mac; according to the secondary ticketing company, fans use Apple Pay in about... Read more
Organizers Officially Call-Off Woodstock 50 Anniversary Event
Woodstock 50 organizers officially announced that the anniversary event – which had been struggling with a series of setbacks for months – will no longer take place this August. “We are saddened that a series of unforeseen setbacks has made it impossible to put on the Festival we imagined... Read more
Live Nation Acquires Mexican Promoter OCESA Entertainment
Live Nation is continuing to grow its global market with the acquisition of Mexico’s OCESA Entertainment. OCESA is a leading promoter in Latin America and is the owner of Ticketmsater Mexico from CIE, as well as Grupo Televisa, which is the largest multimedia company within the Spanish-speaking world. Annually,... Read more
T-Mobile Partners With Live Nation To Offer $25 All-In Tickets
Telecommunication company T-Mobile revealed a partnership with Live nation this week, which allows un-carrier customers to get exclusive $25 all-in tickets to hundreds of Live Nation amphitheater shows throughout the summer. The promotional deal is a part of T-Mobile Tuesdays, which offers customers free items and deals every Tuesday.... Read more
Ticketing Solutions Company accesso Appoints New COO To Improve Growth
The technology solutions provider for attractions and venues across the globe, accesso, announced the newly-created position Chief Operating Officer and the appointee. John Guilfoy, a former senior executive at the eCommerce Software-as-a-Solution provider TravelClick, will fill the position as COO. Previously, he has worked as the General Manager of... Read more
SeatGeek Hires New Managing Director For EMEA Entertainment In UK
The mobile-focused ticketing site SeatGeek has hired a new Managing Director for EMEA Entertainment for SeatGeek Enterprise. Charlie Sefi, formerly the GM International of Resy and Managing Director of Ticketscript, will join the SeatGeek team in London. He will take on managing and growing SeatGeek’s primary ticketing business across... Read more
TicketReturn Partners With Hartford Yard Goats To Offer Free Tickets For Vets
TicketReturn has partnered with the Colorado Rockies’ Double-A affiliate baseball team the Hartford Yard Goats for the second consecutive year to offer complimentary tickets to veterans. Through the “TicketReturn Salutes The Troops” program, veterans within the Hartford area will receive free tickets to home games at the Dunkin’ Donuts... Read more