SOURCE: Ticket Summit

Ticket Summit

July 15, 2013 12:00 ET

Ticket Summit® to Launch Major Executive Conference on 7/17

Google, eBay, House of Blues, TicketNetwork®, and Hundreds of Other Companies in Attendance

SOUTH WINDSOR, CT--(Marketwired - Jul 15, 2013) - Ticket Summit®, the leading conference and trade show for the live entertainment and ticketing industry, recently announced its schedule of sessions, Keynote, roundtable discussions, concurrent trade show, and networking events for its 2013 summer conference. The conference will be held July 17-19, 2013 at Bellagio in Las Vegas, NV.

Ticket Summit® will continue its long-standing tradition of providing ticketing executives with sessions that pertain to both the industry as well as general business development. Sessions will include: How to Prevent Online Fraud, Ticketing Legislation and the Fans, Go Mobile with Google!, The Future of Live Music Promotion, Legal Round-up, Optimize Your Broker Business, and How to Boost Your Ticket Sales, among others.

Among the speakers on the roster are Jonathan Leone (ThrillCall), Jill Logsdon (House of Blues), Patrick O'Brien (Ticket Scalpr), Rafael Ortiz (Ticketbis), Cresta Pillsbury (Trust Guard), Dan Pullium (TicketNetwork®), Eric Sachs (Ticket Platform), and many others.

Scheduled for Thursday, July 18, the Keynote session will feature Tony Knopp, CEO and co-founder of Spotlight Ticket Management. The After Dark schedule includes numerous networking events, such as the Networking Cocktail Party, Game Night, and the Closing Gala at The Bank to give entertainment executives a wide range of networking opportunities beyond the daytime sessions. 

The concurrent trade show features exhibitors such as PrimeTix®, ScoreBig, Symbioticks, Ticket Evolution, Ticket Platform, Ticket Scalpr, Ticket Utils, TicketCity, TicketNetwork®, TicketNetwork® Private Label, TickPick, Transaction Services, Trust Guard, and USPS, among others. Among the participating sponsors are ATBS, Broker Genius, Mobile Ticket App, Ticketbis, TickTechPros, and more.

"This year's sessions, Keynote, and trade show will provide invaluable business development resources and tools to our attendees," said Dr. Molly A. Mérez, Executive Director, Ticket Summit®. "For ticketing and live entertainment executives, Ticket Summit® is a one-of-a-kind educational and networking event, which provides unique opportunities for personal and business growth."

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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