SOURCE: Ticket Summit

Ticket Summit

January 17, 2011 08:30 ET

Ticket Summit® Produces Top Entertainment Networking Conference

Hundreds of Professionals Gathered at Business Development Event in New York City

VERNON, CT--(Marketwire - January 17, 2011) - Ticket Summit®, the leading conference and trade show for the live entertainment industry, recently hosted its winter conference. Over 500 professionals registered for the three-day event, January 12-14, 2011 at The Waldorf=Astoria in New York, NY. The conference included two Keynote sessions, an industry trade show, and a series of evening networking activities. On January 14, the biannual event concluded with a Closing Gala at Nikki Beach, a nightclub in Midtown Manhattan.

Established in 2006, Ticket Summit® hosts two events per year, in New York and Las Vegas. The recent networking conference featured nine industry panel sessions, with topics ranging from Technology Innovations, Marketing on a Dime, Future of the Box Office, and other business development subjects. Expert panelists and moderators included Ingrid Chung (Goldman Sachs), Susan Cohig (NHL), Jonathan Lesser (StubHub), Brian Jemison (New Jersey Nets), Dave Johnson (Best & Flanagan, LLP), John Nittolo (JNP Concerts), John Walker (Tickets.com), Jeremiah "Ice" Younossi (A-List Agency), and other industry executives.

At the trade show portion of the event, the sold-out exhibit hall featured Epic Inventory Management, FanXchange, PowerPay, RocketPoster, TicketNetwork, and other companies. Vendors showcased their products and services, including financial resources, marketing support, and ticketing software. The schedule also encompassed a Networking Cocktail Party, a Pub Crawl, and evening social networking events.

"Our New York Ticket Summit® conference and trade show was a huge success! Sports executives, marketing specialists, box office experts, ticket sellers, software gurus -- essentially, anyone and everyone in ticketing and entertainment was here," said Dr. Molly A. Martinez, Executive Director, Ticket Summit®. "We are thrilled with the outcome, and now we are just gearing up for our upcoming show scheduled for July 13-15, 2011 at The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada."

About Ticket Summit®
Ticket Summit®
is the world's 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, Broadway.com, eBay, Forbes, Goldman Sachs, Google, Live Nation, Madison Square Garden, Mondial Assistance, MLB, NBA, NFL, NHL, PowerPay, StubHub, Ticketmaster, Travel Guard, 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 www.TicketSummit.org.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Viveca Woods
    VMW Public Relations
    1-646-418-6934
    Email Contact

    Molly A. Martinez, Ph.D.
    Ticket Summit®
    1-860-870-3400 x132
    Email Contact