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February 15, 2010 08:30 ET

Ticket Summit Top Networking Event in Ticketing & Entertainment

Box Office Managers, Promoters, Pro Sports Leagues and More in Attendance

VERNON, CT--(Marketwire - February 15, 2010) - Ticket Summit, the leading conference and trade show for ticketing and entertainment professionals, recently concluded its January conference boasting a wide range of prominent executives from Ticketmaster, Yahoo!, StubHub, NHL, NBA, TicketNetwork, and many more. The Ticket Summit east coast event took place January 13-15, 2010 at The Waldorf=Astoria in New York City.

The conference launched with a Networking Cocktail Party on Wednesday, January 13 where the cast of the Broadway hit musical Rock of Ages performed at the opening event. On Thursday, January 14 and Friday, January 15 a wide variety of panel sessions were held ranging from brand-building and event promotion, to legal trends in ticketing and the Broadway box office. The conference also hosted two Keynote sessions -- the first on trends in ticketing in a recession economy; the latter on the primary ticket market. Speakers included Sean Moriarty (former CEO, Ticketmaster), Larry Witherspoon (CEO, Tickets.com), Jeff Kline (CEO, Veritix), and Ben Mogil (Research Analyst, Thomas Weisel Partners) as moderator.

Also present at the Ticket Summit conference were a large number 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! also had an active presence at the show.

"This recent Ticket Summit conference has been the most successful yet with more than five-hundred executives and ticketing professionals, including ticketing agents, event promoters, venue managers, and box office executives," said Dr. Molly A. Martinez, Executive Director, Ticket Summit. "There is no doubt that Ticket Summit has become the networking destination for professionals in the ticketing and entertainment industries."

The next Ticket Summit conference and trade show is scheduled for July 14-16, 2010 at The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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, and 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 Venetian Resort Hotel Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, July 14-16, 2010. For information, visit www.TicketSummit.org

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Viveca Woods
    VMW Public Relations
    1-646-418-6934
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    Molly A. Martinez, Ph.D.
    Ticket Summit
    1-860-870-3400 x132
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