SOUTH WINDSOR, CT--(Marketwire - Feb 25, 2013) - Ticket Summit®, the leading conference and trade show for the live entertainment and ticketing industry, recently announced that its Executive Director, Dr. Molly A. Mérez, was honored by two national industry magazines. She was named one of Collaborate Magazine's "40 Under 40," and among EXPO Magazine's Elite for 2013.
Collaborate's "40 Under 40" honors industry leaders who are "making their marks early in their careers," according to the magazine. The annual list recognizes leaders who hold a wide variety of roles within the meetings planning industry, including representatives of event management firms, tourism associations, magazines, and more.
The third annual Elite list, compiled by EXPO Magazine, "honors the best of the best in the tradeshow industry," according to the magazine's staff. Other 2013 honorees include representatives of Advanstar, the Consumer Electronics Association, Exponation, Nielsen Expositions, and more. Mérez was previously recognized as one of the EXPO Elite in 2012.
"It is a great honor to be recognized by Collaborate and EXPO," said Mérez. "At Ticket Summit®, we aim to always be on the cutting edge of the meetings industry, from adapting mobile technology to going green. It is a great compliment to have that work honored among such remarkable industry leaders."
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.