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January 11, 2010 08:30 ET

Ticket Summit Positioned as Top Networking Event in Ticketing & Entertainment

Ticketmaster, Yahoo!, Pro Sports leagues, Marketing Agencies, and Promoters Scheduled to Attend

VERNON, CT--(Marketwire - January 11, 2010) - Ticket Summit, the leading conference and trade show for ticketing and entertainment executives, is positioned to be the top networking event for ticketing and entertainment professionals. The Ticket Summit January conference -- a three-day event scheduled January 13-15, 2010 at The Waldorf=Astoria in New York City -- boasts attendees from Ticketmaster, Yahoo!, StubHub, NHL, NBA, NFL, TicketNetwork, and many more.

The conference will launch with a Networking Cocktail Party on Wednesday, January 13 where the cast of the Broadway hit musical Rock of Ages will perform as part of the evening's entertainment. On the roster for January 14 are a wide variety of panel sessions ranging from brand-building and event promotion, to legal trends in ticketing and the Broadway box office. The Friday panels will touch upon additional dimensions of the ticketing industry, including ticket pricing strategies, customer service, sports and entertainment, and other industry topics. Each day will feature a Keynote session -- on Thursday, January 14 a panel of ticketing research experts will address trends in ticketing as part of the current shifting economy; Friday's Keynote session will boast a powerful panel of the top CEOs in the primary ticketing realms, including Sean Moriarty (former CEO, Ticketmaster), Larry Witherspoon (CEO,, Jeff Kline (CEO, Veritix), with Ben Mogil (Research Analyst, Thomas Weisel Partners) as moderator.

Also present at the Ticket Summit conference will be a wide range of exhibitors showcasing their products and services, including: Acronym Media, Celebrity Access, Marketwire, New Jersey Nets, NHL, SeatGeek, and TicketNetwork. Sponsors such as Billboard, Mondial, StubHub, and Yahoo! will also have an active presence at the show.

"From venue managers and event promoters, to ticketing agents and marketing strategists, the Ticket Summit conference has become the networking destination for professionals in the ticketing and entertainment industries," said Dr. Molly A. Martinez, Executive Director, Ticket Summit. "With a unique variety of panel sessions and networking opportunities, the event offerings scheduled for this upcoming Ticket Summit conference are simply unparalleled."

More than five-hundred attendees from around the country and the world are expected to attend the upcoming conference, including ticketing agents, event promoters, venue managers, and box office executives.

About Ticket Summit

Ticket Summit is the world's leading conference and trade show for ticketing and entertainment. This event attracts hundreds of global business leaders, entrepreneurs, and entertainment experts in the ticket community. Past attendees and sponsors include: Billboard, eBay, Forbes, Google, Live Nation, NBA, NFL, NHL, StubHub, Ticketmaster, Yahoo!, among others. Ticket Summit was founded in 2006 by host company TicketNetwork, Inc. The upcoming Ticket Summit conference and trade show is scheduled to take place at The Waldorf=Astoria in New York, NY, January 13-15. For information, visit

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    Molly A. Martinez, Ph.D.
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