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Ticket Summit

May 06, 2013 09:00 ET

Ticket Summit® Announces Conference Schedule

Schedule Features Industry Sessions, Networking Events, and Concurrent Trade Show

SOUTH WINDSOR, CT--(Marketwired - May 6, 2013) - Ticket Summit®, the leading conference and trade show for the live entertainment and ticketing industry, recently announced its full conference schedule, which includes a variety of industry sessions, networking events, and a concurrent trade show. The upcoming Ticket Summit® conference will be held July 17-19, 2013 at Bellagio in Las Vegas, NV.

Sessions will cover Social Networking and SEO, The Evolution and Value of Mobile Sales Tools, Vegas: Behind-the-Scenes, How to Prevent Online Fraud, Legal Round-up, and much more.

Speakers include Ron Cates (Constant Contact), Chris Grimm (Fan Freedom Project), Sharon Hudson (MarketingProfs), Jill Logsdon (House of Blues), and Trey Swann (ScoreBig), among others. Tony Knopp, CEO and Co-Founder of Spotlight Ticket Management, will lead a Keynote session on Thursday, July 18.

Evening networking events include the Networking Cocktail Party on Wednesday, July 17, and the Closing Gala at The Bank nightclub on Friday, July 19. The concurrent trade show will be held in the Tower Ballroom for the duration of the conference, featuring more than 30 exhibitors.

This year, Ticket Summit® will debut a new session format, with two-hour blocks of individual 20-minute sessions. At previous conferences, sessions took a more traditional, panel format. There will also be Speaker Q&A Roundtables on July 18 and 19, giving attendees the opportunity to network with speakers and ask questions about their sessions.

"Our attendees will enjoy the new session format," said Dr. Molly A. Mérez, Executive Director, Ticket Summit®. "The new format allows more time for individual speakers to provide information on their topic and share their expertise. The sessions will once again help attendees to expand their business and stay up-to-date on the 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. Ticket Summit® Plus is a series of educational webinars hosted by industry experts, and is one of Ticket Summit®'s many year-round events. For information, visit www.TicketSummit.org.

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