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Ticket Summit

July 20, 2015 09:00 ET

Ticket Summit 2015 Draws Hundreds of Ticketing Representatives

Annual Ticketing Conference Brings Together More Than 600 Attendees

SOUTH WINDSOR, CT--(Marketwired - Jul 20, 2015) - Ticket Summit, the leading conference and trade show for ticketing and live entertainment professionals, recently hosted its annual 2015 conference July 15-17 at The Venetian Las Vegas. More than 600 attendees attended the three-day event.

Attendees included representatives of organizations from across the ticketing industry, including venues, producers, promoters, sports teams and leagues, the primary market, and secondary market ticket brokers.

A highlight of the conference schedule was the keynote, A Conversation With Joe Torre. On Friday, July 17, Chris Maathuis of KLAS-TV interviewed baseball legend Joe Torre about his life, his storied career, and his tips for success both on and off the field. Torre also took questions from the audience and took photos with attendees at the Closing Cocktail Party.

The conference's other keynote, The Future of the Industry, was held Thursday, July 16 at 2 PM. The keynote panel featured Russ D'Souza of SeatGeek, Randy Cohen of TicketCity, Paul Martens of Ticketmaster, and Don Vaccaro of TicketNetwork. These industry leaders discussed the future of ticketing and current trends affecting the business.

The conference schedule also included a wide variety of panel sessions, including Inside Sports & Venues, Improve Your PPC Strategy, Focus Your SEO Strategy, Strategies to Reduce Fraud, and more. On Wednesday, July 15, DTI Management CEO Curtis Cheng presented Consolidation. Panelists included representatives of Arizona Coyotes, Event Tickets Center, Gametime, Harlem Globetrotters, LA Dodgers, NCAA, and many more.

The concurrent trade show featured more than 30 exhibitors, including 1ticket.com, ATBS, AutoBooks, AutoProcessor.com, Chargebacks911, Contender.com, Elite Ticket Time Saver, Fan Freedom, Rukkus, ScoreBig, SeatSmart, ShopperApproved, Stage Front Consignment, TickPick, Transaction Services, ZeroHero, and more.

Conference sponsors included Allianz Global Assistance, ABC Tickets, ATBS, AutoProcessor.com, Broker Genius, Chargebacks911, Event Tickets Center, Stage Front Consignment, and Transaction Services.

Ticket Summit will next be held July 13-15, 2015 at The Venetian Las Vegas.

 "This year's Ticket Summit was our best yet," said Amanda Farrish, Corporate Events Manager, Ticket Summit. "We were honored to have Joe Torre join us at the conference. Our attendees were very pleased to have the unique experience of learning from him and all of our speakers. Like this year, next year's Ticket Summit will be a can't miss event for the ticketing industry."

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. 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, MLB, NBA, NFL, NHL, Paciolan, Broadway's hit show Rock of Ages, StubHub, Ticketmaster, and Yahoo!, among others. For information, visit www.TicketSummit.org.

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