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Ticket Summit

June 27, 2011 09:45 ET

Live Entertainment Professionals Gather at Ticket Summit® 2011

July Ticket Conference to Convene Over 600 Ticket Industry Experts

VERNON, CT--(Marketwire - Jun 27, 2011) - Ticket Summit®, the leading conference and trade show for the live entertainment industry, today announced more than 600 ticket industry and live entertainment professionals are expected to gather at its July conference. Scheduled for July 13-15, 2011 at The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino, the conference is expected to host its largest event yet, with an expanded event schedule, and a sold-out trade show hall with more than 30 exhibitors.

Expanding its schedule from previous years, the upcoming Ticket Summit® July conference is set to include a series of pre-conference events on Wednesday, July 13, including a two-part customer service training session, as well as a Point-of-Sale software demonstration hosted by TicketNetwork®. The day will come to a close with its premiere networking event of the conference, the Networking Cocktail Party.

Thursday, July 14 and Friday, July 15 will include a wide range of panel sessions that combine industry specific topics, as well as business development training. Sessions include Rev Up Your Marketing!, The Vegas Box Office, Ticketing Technology (Parts I and II), and On Consumer Expectations. The speaker roster will include representatives from Facebook, eBay, Miami Dolphins, L.A. Dodgers, Tickets.com, among others. In addition to Ticket Summit® events, the conference will also be serving as a meeting destination for concurrent private events, such as the annual NHL Ticketing Workshop, and the Partner Summit for members of TicketNetwork® Direct (TND).

Ticket Summit® will also feature a sold-out trade show with more than 30 exhibitors who will be providing product demonstrations and industry information to conference attendees. Exhibitors include NETS Basketball, Seatwave, Fan Freedom Project, United States Postal Service, The Las Vegas Mob Experience, V Theater, Queue-it, and many others. Sponsors of the conference also include BASE Entertainment, Mondial Assistance, TicketGenie.com, and Boulder Tickets.

"The upcoming Ticket Summit® summer conference is slated to be our largest conference yet," said Dr. Molly A. Martinez, Executive Director, Ticket Summit®. "With over 600 registrants and a sold-out exhibit hall, Ticket Summit® has definitely become the networking destination for live entertainment professionals. We are very much looking forward to welcoming everyone to the event."

About Ticket Summit®
Ticket Summit®
is the world's leading ticket conference and trade show for live entertainment professionals. This event attracts hundreds of global business leaders, entrepreneurs, and entertainment experts in the ticket community. Past attendees and sponsors include: Billboard, Blue Man Group, Broadway.com, eBay, Facebook, Forbes, Goldman Sachs, Google, Live Nation, Madison Square Garden, Mondial Assistance, MLB, NBA, NFL, NHL, PowerPay, StubHub, Ticketmaster, and Yahoo!, among others. The upcoming Ticket Summit® conference and trade show is scheduled for July 13-15, 2011 at The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino in Las Vegas, NV. For information, visit www.TicketSummit.org.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Viveca Woods
    VMW Public Relations
    1-646-418-6934
    Email Contact

    Molly A. Martinez, Ph.D.
    Ticket Summit®
    1-860-870-3400 x132
    Email Contact