How Hard-Hit Ticketing Sites Are Coping With Virus’ Industry Impact
In an era where the live events industry has come to a standstill, ticketing sites are finding themselves in unprecedented territory. Ticketing has been one of the hardest hit industries from the coronavirus pandemic with pro sports leagues on hold indefinitely, Broadway theaters shuttered and hundreds of concerts called... Read more
Liverpool FC Announces Partnership With SeatGeek For Next Season
Liverpool FC has announced an investment in secondary ticketing site SeatGeek’s innovate industry-leading technology to improve ticket distribution. The platform will allow supporters to purchase tickets through their mobile devices and give access to mobile tickets at turnstiles amid the team’s move from paper tickets to e-tickets. A press... Read more
Stoke City Dumps See 360 For SeatGeek Midway Through Season
Halfway through the 2019-2020 season, Stoke City Football Club announced the switch to the ticketing platform SeatGeek, dumping their previous partner, See 360. Stoke City did not comment on why exactly it made the move, however, the switch comes after a snafu this past August. During the club’s opening game... Read more
SeatGeek Open Launches In UK Amid Worldwide Growth
SeatGeek, the U.S.-based secondary ticketing company, has officially launched its SeatGeek Open product in the UK amid its worldwide expansion. The open distribution product allows the company’s clients to sell tickets through a variety of websites and apps. Now that it has launched in the UK, venues and teams... 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
Austin FC To Implement VR Technology To Boost 2021 Sales
Austin FC, the latest Major League Soccer expansion that is set to launch in 2021, is hoping to bring in more ticket sales with virtual reality technology. Through the multi-year partnership with ticketing platform SeatGeek, fans will be able to see a fully-immersive, 360-degree virtual stadium tour to help... Read more
FTC Online Ticket Sales Workshop Schedule Announced
Coming less than two weeks away on June 11, the FTC Online Ticket Sales Workshop – “That’s the Ticket” – will feature three panel discussions and a keynote, according to the schedule the organization released this week detailing the day’s discussions. A who’s who of industry professionals and economic... 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
SeatGeek Introduces Partnership With Google, New Google Pay Feature
Secondary ticketing site SeatGeek has announced their partnership with Google, allowing users the ability to add their tickets directly into Google Pay. SeatGeek users now can add their purchased tickets into their Google Pay app, storing their ticket alongside credit cards and boarding passes. If more than one ticket... Read more
Numerous Businesses at Risk Over NY AG’s Broad Interpretation of Law
The business models of Todaytix.com and practically every other ticket resale business, along with businesses offering hotel rooms and even the dairy farming industry could be in peril, according to the New York Attorney General’s stance regarding selling items before ownership, a source with knowledge of the AG’s thinking... Read more