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Ticket Summit

September 20, 2010 08:30 ET

Sports, Technology, and Legal Experts to Speak at Ticket Summit®

2011 Ticket Conference Features Industry Panel Speakers and Networking Events

VERNON, CT--(Marketwire - September 20, 2010) -  Ticket Summit®, the leading conference and trade show for the live entertainment industry, today announced its conference schedule, which features a roster of experts covering a broad area of industry topics ranging from legal trends and technology, to sports and entertainment. The winter event -- scheduled to take place January 12-14, 2011 at The Waldorf=Astoria in New York, NY -- will host ten industry panel sessions, with speakers including:

Speaker   Panel Topic
Dustin Brighton (eBay)   Legal Issues & Ticketing Trends
Brandon Crum (ATBS)   Technology Innovations
Frank DePizzo (New Orleans Hornets)   Sports & Entertainment
Brian Jemison (New Jersey Nets)   Sports & Entertainment

In addition to business development opportunities, there will be two keynote sessions, a concurrent trade show, and evening networking events as part of Ticket Summit's® After Dark highlights. Events include a Networking Cocktail Party, the conference's signature Closing Gala, and a Manhattan pub crawl with stops at Connolly's Pub, Hop Devil Grill, Barcelona-Style Shot Bar, Hogs & Heifers Saloon, and other New York City bars.

"At every show, Ticket Summit® provides innovative ways for attendees to network and expand their circle of business contacts," said Dr. Molly A. Martinez, Executive Director, Ticket Summit®. "Attendees can spend the day learning from expert panelists, and explore the best of New York nightlife after dark. It's the perfect mix of business and pleasure, ensuring that every attendee will walk away with growth opportunities, new contacts, and an experience to remember."

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,, eBay, Forbes, Google, Live Nation, MLB, NBA, NFL, NHL, PowerPay, StubHub, Ticketmaster, and Yahoo!, among others. The upcoming Ticket Summit® conference and trade show is scheduled for January 12-14, 2011 at The Waldorf=Astoria in New York, NY. For information, visit

Contact Information

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    Viveca Woods
    VMW Public Relations
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    Molly A. Martinez, Ph.D.
    Ticket Summit®
    1-860-870-3400 x132
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