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Ticket Summit

July 11, 2011 08:30 ET

Ticket Summit® Prepares to Host Networking Event of the Summer

Entertainment Conference Serves as Networking Resource for Industry Professionals

VERNON, CT--(Marketwire - Jul 11, 2011) - Ticket Summit®, the leading conference and trade show for the live entertainment industry, today announced special features to its Las Vegas conference schedule. Slated for July 13-15, 2011 at The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino in Las Vegas, NV, the conference will include special events, such as a private sales training session led by Bill Guertin (CEO, The 800-Pound Gorilla®); a book-signing event with Dean Budnick (Relix) and Josh Baron (Relix), co-authors of "Ticket Masters: The Rise of the Concert Industry and How the Public Got Scalped"; a private Ticketing Workshop for NHL executives; as well as the 3rd Annual Enterprise Awards.

In addition to these special events, the conference will include a wide range of panel sessions, such as Rev Up Your Marketing!, The Vegas Box Office, Sports & Entertainment, and Ticketing Technology(Parts I and II). The speaker roster includes representatives from Detroit Pistons, eBay, Facebook, L.A. Dodgers, Miami Dolphins, V Theater, Seatwave,, among many others. Concurrent with the panels, the conference will also feature a sold-out trade show with more than 30 exhibitors who will conduct product demonstrations and provide industry information to conference attendees.

With over 600 registrants, the Ticket Summit® conference has gained global momentum, drawing attendees from around the world, including Australia, Canada, Denmark, Israel, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom, and many others. The conference will come to a close on Friday, July 15 with its signature Closing Gala at TAO nightclub.

"The Ticket Summit® conference is set to be our largest event yet, drawing industry executives not just from the continental U.S., but from around the world," said Dr. Molly A. Martinez, Executive Director, Ticket Summit®. "We are taking the conference to new heights with an even bigger combination of industry panel sessions, product demonstrations, and special events for attendees to enjoy. For any ticketing and live entertainment executive, Ticket Summit® will really be the networking destination of the summer."

About Ticket Summit®
Ticket Summit®
is the leading ticket conference and trade show for live entertainment professionals. 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,, eBay, Facebook, Forbes, Goldman Sachs, Google, Live Nation, Madison Square Garden, Mondial Assistance, MLB, NBA, NFL, NHL, PowerPay, StubHub, Ticketmaster, and Yahoo!, among others. The upcoming Ticket Summit® conference and trade show is scheduled for July 13-15, 2011 at The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino in Las Vegas, NV. For information, visit

Contact Information

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    Viveca Woods
    VMW Public Relations
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    Molly A. Martinez, Ph.D.
    Ticket Summit®
    1-860-870-3400 x132
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