World Cup Fever Hits the Ticket Industry
It is Game one of the World Series between the Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees and all of America is yearning for a ticket to the game. Fans want to stand by their city – bask in the highs and lows, the glory of each home run... Read more
Strong Earnings for Live Nation in Concert Season
Summary by TicketNews Staff Live Nation Entertainment, the world’s largest concert promoter, has reported high earnings for its second quarter due to this summer being one of the best in years for the concert business. The ticketing company, which owns Ticketmaster, reported $1.7 billion in revenue which is up... Read more
Ticketbis Raises $4.5 Million in its Fourth Round of Funding
PRESS RELEASE: Ticketbis Raises $4.5 Million In Its Fourth Round of Funding July 31, 2013– Ticketbis.net, the platform where fans can buy or sell tickets for events in Europe and South America has announced the injection of a new round of funding of $4.5 million. Previous investors in the... Read more
Ticketbud Offers Free Services To All Cancer Fundraisers
PRESS RELEASE: Ticketbud Offers Free Service To All Cancer Fundraisers AUSTIN, TX – TICKETBUD, the online ticketing solution, announces all cancer fundraisers have completely free access to the Ticketbud platform. To date, through the use of Ticketbud approximately $180,000 has been raised by cancer fundraising organizations. More information on... Read more
AEG and eBay Inc. announce global ticketing partnership
The dominance of ticketing giant Ticketmaster was dealt a blow on Monday, November 12, 2012, with the official announcement that AEG and eBay, the owner of secondary ticketing titan StubHub, will be teaming up to sell tickets to AEG’s more than 100 worldwide venues. One of the world’s premiere... Read more
Ticketmaster taking heat for paperless ticketing
Ticketmaster’s paperless ticketing policy for Radiohead’s upcoming concerts in Manchester and London, England is causing a stir among concert goers who are finding it nearly impossible to transfer their tickets. The paperless ticketing system, which was first implemented in England earlier in 2012 at the behest of concert organizers,... Read more
PRESS RELEASE: “Ticketek announces support for Apple’s Passbook” SYDNEY, Australia, September 20, 2012 — Ticketek, Australia’s leading ticketing service provider, announced today its support for Passbook, which will allow customers to organise their mobile tickets in one convenient place on their iPhone or iPod touch. Ticketek is one of... Read more
FanXchange integration turns Sportsnet.ca into one-stop sports destination
FanXchange, Canada’s online ticket marketplace, announced a partnership that will allow consumers to search for and purchase live event tickets directly on Sportsnet.ca, one of the leading sports websites in Canada. Sportsnet.ca, which is owned by Rogers Communications, Canada’s largest communications company, has a very loyal following. Corey Koffler,... Read more
Eventbrite helps organizers earn $1 billion in sales
Eventbrite, an online service where users create, share, and sell tickets for all types of events, announced June 18 that they have issued tickets and registrations equaling $1 billion in sales for its clients. Eventbrite users have issued over 60 million tickets worldwide to date. According to CEO and... Read more
Viagogo, Europe’s largest online resale ticket marketplace, announced two new partnerships this past week, collaborations with the Spanish Olympic Committee and Aristeia Corporate Hospitality, a leading European hospitality provider. Viagogo is one of the fastest growing Internet companies in Europe, and by partnering up with these organizations they aim... Read more