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
NFL Digital Ticketing Transition Expected to Take Two Seasons
As the kickoff for the National Football League looms, the league and its fans prepare for what is currently planned to be the final year of any sort of non-digital ticketing, according to the latest edition of Sports Business Journal. 2018 will be a transition year, with about half... Read more
StubHub Partners with SeatGeek to Offer New Orleans Pelicans Tickets
StubHub and SeatGeek have signed a multi-year agreement to serve as official distribution platforms for the New Orleans Pelicans, according to press releases issued on Tuesday. The deal makes StubHub an “Authentic Ticket Partner of the New Orleans Pelicans,” joining SeatGeek in servicing the NBA franchise. SeatGeek signed on... Read more
SeatGeek Expands Global Reach By Hiring International General Manager
James McClure joins SeatGeek having previously grown Airbnb and Google in new markets  SeatGeek today announced the hiring of James McClure as the  company’s first ever General Manager International. In this new role, James will lead and grow the  business across Europe, while based out of SeatGeek’s London office.... Read more
SeatGeek continues European growth with addition of Norwegian National Opera and Ballet
SeatGeek Enterprise – SeatGeek’s primary ticketing software – will power all performances at the  award-winning Oslo Opera House  SeatGeek today announced a multi-year partnership with the  Norwegian National Opera and Ballet (“​Den Norske Opera & Ballett”) – Norway’s largest  performing arts institution – to give opera and ballet attendees... Read more
Snapchat Enters Ticketing World Through SeatGeek Integration
Not content with cornering the market on interactive face filters, Snapchat has dipped a toe into ticketing, integrating with SeatGeek for in-app purchases. The e-commerce functionality launched with a snapchat story and snapcode on its website for the May 26 match between the Los Angeles Football Club and D.C.... Read more
SeatGeek Lands Leicester Tigers Rugby Ticketing Contract
While Rugby may not draw crowds here in the United States, it’s a much different story in the UK, where the Leicester Tigers ply their trade in front of home crowds averaging over 20,000. Those fans will see a new ticketing experience, as the successful rugby union club has... Read more