Ticketmaster Partners With Vet Tix For Free, Discounted Veteran Tickets
Ticketmaster, the global market leader in ticketing, announced it is partnering with Veteran Tickets Foundation, also known as Vet Tix, to provide a real-time feed of live event tickets to their 780,000 veterans of all eras, current servicemembers including Guard and Reserves, immediate family members of those killed in action, and caretakers of VetTixers.... Read more
Ticketmaster Barcodes Fail At Foo Fighters Show, Fans Left Outside Venue
Foo Fighters fans were left outside Tuesday night at Manchester’s Etihad Stadium after their tickets were rejected at the barcode reading turnstiles due to a ‘human error.’ For hours, fans crowded outside, waiting for Ticketmaster UK to rectify the situation. Some fans were allowed into the venue at 6:20... Read more
Introducing Ticket Summit Sponsors For Event Next Month
This summer’s Ticket Summit conference is shaping up to be the place to be for anyone in the ticketing industry this summer. Ticket Summit is presented by TicketNetwork and DTI Management, two key leaders in the secondary ticket market. Numerous companies from around the ticketing industry will participate in... 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
Hertha Berlin Superfan Wins A Lifetime Season Ticket As A Tattoo
Ticketing companies have been coming up with very creative ways to allow entry into shows; tickets have become digital and Ticketmaster is even investing in facial recognition. However, the soccer club Hertha Berlin had a new idea that could top everything else – a bar code embedded in a tattoo.... Read more
Google Pay Wallet Can Now Store Tickets Via Ticketmaster Integration
Google Pay, who have integrated with Ticketmaster, will now be able to store concert tickets, allowing customers to save tickets directly to their phone with the touch of a button. Earlier this year, Google Pay announced that it would combine Google Wallet and Android Pay under the brand name... Read more
Nine Inch Nails Return With Tour, ‘Physical World’ Tickets Only
Industrial band Nine Inch Nails are back after four years with a new record on the horizon and a packed, 26-date North American tour this fall. However, there’s a catch – in order to get tickets, fans must purchase them in-person. In an attempt to curb scalpers, NIN will... Read more
Australian ‘Ticket Cops’ Mobilized to Patrol Events Stopping Unauthorized Resale
In Victoria, Australia, it is illegal to make profit off of resale tickets, and to put an end to this act, the state is authorizing “ticket cops” to patrol major events before shows and on ticketing websites. According to the 2009 act, which was renamed as Major Events Acts... Read more
SMG Europe Hands UK Ticketing Contract Back to Ticketmaster
The UK’s largest arena venue manager, SMG Europe, has announced that it will once again make Ticketmaster, a Live Nation Entertainment company, their official ticketing partner. SMG Europe is a wholly owned subsidiary of SMG and owns multiple arenas and theaters across the country. These include well-known venues like... Read more
Eventim UK Are The Winners Of Best Ticket Company At The Music Week Awards 2018
London, 27 April 2018: Eventim UK are thrilled to be crowned the winner of the Music Week Awards 2018 for Best Ticket Company. The awards took place at Grosvenor House Hotel in London yesterday. Hosted by Lauren Laverne, the event was attended by well over 1,200 guests, celebrating the... Read more