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July 06, 2015 11:54 ET

Ticket Summit Conference to Be Held July 15-17

Ticketing Professionals to Gather in Las Vegas for Networking Event

SOUTH WINDSOR, CT--(Marketwired - Jul 6, 2015) - Ticket Summit, the leading conference and trade show for ticketing and live entertainment professionals, is proud to host its annual conference July 15-17 at The Venetian Las Vegas. The three-day conference includes a variety of educational panel sessions, networking opportunities, a concurrent trade show, and a keynote featuring baseball legend Joe Torre.

The keynote, A Conversation With Joe Torre, will be a highlight of the conference. On Friday, July 17 at 12 PM, Chris Maathuis, KLAS-TV, will interview Torre about his career and his tips and tricks for success both on and off the field. Torre will also take questions from the audience. Immediately following the keynote, Torre will attend the Closing Cocktail Party, where he'll take photos with attendees.

The keynote comes at the end of a three-day schedule of panel sessions covering topics such as Financing Options for Ticket Brokers, Consolidation: The Future of Ticketing, Inside Sports & Venues, Using Third-Party Tools, and much more. Panelists include representatives of 1ticket.com, Arizona Coyotes, DTI Management, Elite SEM, Elite Ticket Time Saver, Event Tickets Center, Harlem Globetrotters, LA Dodgers, NCAA, and many others.

On Thursday, July 16 at 2 PM, representatives of TicketCity, Ticketmaster, TicketNetwork, and SeatGeek will discuss the Future of the Industry in a second keynote.

The concurrent trade show features nearly 35 exhibitors, including 1ticket.com, ATBS, AutoProcessor.com, Chargebacks911, Fan Freedom, Matrix Payment Systems, Stage Front Consignment, TickPick, and many others. Sponsors include ABC Tickets, Allianz Global Assistance, ATBS, Broker Genius, Event Tickets Center, and more.

"This year's Ticket Summit is shaping up to be our biggest and best yet," said Amanda Farrish, Corporate Events Manager, Ticket Summit. "Our attendees are going to love getting the chance to meet Joe Torre and learn from his expertise. If you work in the ticketing industry, this will be one Ticket Summit you won't want to miss!"

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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