Annual ticketing conference to draw hundreds of attendees from across the ticketing industry
SOUTH WINDSOR, Conn., July 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Ticket Summit, the leading conference and trade show for ticketing and live entertainment professionals, starts today at its new home of Caesars Palace Las Vegas and will continue through Wednesday, July 18. Ticket Summit is presented by TicketNetwork and DTI Management. The featured sponsor is Broker Genius.
The conference begins today at 4 PM Pacific with the Networking Cocktail Party, presented by Event Tickets Center.
Tomorrow, July 17, the conference schedule continues with panels on numerous topics, including Online Marketing: Improve Your Brand, Managing Your Inventory, The Future of the Secondary Market: A Broker’s Perspective, presented by Broker Genius, and Inside College Sports. The schedule also includes the Workshops for Entrepreneurs, covering topics such as insurance, legal concerns, marketplace data and analytics, strategic planning, and mergers & acquisitions.
The centerpiece of Tuesday’s schedule is the keynote panel Worldwide Trends in Live Events, featuring leadership from AXS, Elevate Sports Ventures, Legends, and Ticketmaster.
On Wednesday, July 18, panels include Legislative Issues in the Ticketing Industry, featuring a call from Congressman Bill Pascrell, NJ-9th, Managing a Growing Brokerage, and Ticketmaster’s Innovative Technology & Tools: Engineered to Help You Succeed in a Digital Ticketing World. Wednesday’s workshops include an executive coaching session and another session on legal concerns for small business owners. Mike Lorenc, Head of Industry—Ticketing, Sports, and Live Events at Google, will also discuss The Google Approach to Ticketing.
The conference schedule will wrap up on Wednesday at 3:30 PM with the keynote panel The Ticketing Industry, featuring Curtis Cheng of DTI Management, Russ D’Souza of SeatGeek, Michael Katz of StubHub, Larry Plawsky of Ticketmaster, and Don Vaccaro of TicketNetwork.
The event will conclude with the Closing Gala at OMNIA from 7 PM to 10 PM on Wednesday, July 18.
Ticket Summit also includes a large trade show featuring exhibitors such as AIG Travel, Broker Genius, EasyPoint, FanXchange, Kount, Mileage Broker, Seat Scouts, Stage Front, SuperStar.com, Ticket Utils, TicketFire, TicketFlipping, Ticketmaster Resale, TicketNetwork, Token, WorldPay US, Inc., Z-Merchant Services, and more. Sponsors include Allianz Global Assistance, Insomniac Browser, International Ticketing Yearbook, Seatics, Worldwide Tickets, and more.
Registration for Ticket Summit is $899 and is available online or at the Ticket Summit Registration Desk.
About Ticket Summit
Ticket Summit is the leading ticket conference and trade show for live entertainment professionals, and is ranked among the Top 25 Fast-Growth Shows by EXPO Magazine. This event attracts hundreds of global business leaders, entrepreneurs, and entertainment experts in the ticket community. Previous keynote speakers include Marcus Lemonis, host of CNBC’s hit show The Profit, legendary baseball manager Joe Torre, and Shark Tank’s Daymond John. Past attendees and sponsors include: Billboard, Blue Man Group, Broadway.com, Devils Arena Entertainment, eBay, Facebook, Forbes, Goldman Sachs, Google, Harlem Globetrotters, Live Nation, Madison Square Garden, Microsoft, MLB, NBA, NFL, NHL, PayPal, StubHub, Ticketmaster, and Yahoo!, among others. For information, visit www.TicketSummit.org.
Amanda Farrish, Director—Corporate Events
TicketNetwork & Ticket Summit