SOUTH WINDSOR, CT--(Marketwired - May 27, 2014) - Ticket Summit®, the leading conference and trade show for the live entertainment and ticketing industry, recently announced that Oscar B. Goodman, the former Mayor of Las Vegas, will speak at this summer's conference. The event will be held July 16-18, 2014 at ARIA in Las Vegas.
Goodman currently serves as Chairman of the Las Vegas Host Committee and regularly welcomes visitors to Las Vegas. Goodman will welcome Ticket Summit®'s attendees to Las Vegas and kick off the conference as a whole.
Goodman previously served as the "Happiest Mayor in the Universe" for Las Vegas. In April 2007, he received 84% of the vote in his third re-election. He was also recognized by the National Law Journal as one of the "15 Best Trial Lawyers in America". Additionally, he played himself in Casino and recently starred in an episode of CSI: Las Vegas. Goodman was succeeded as mayor of Las Vegas by his wife, Carolyn Goodman.
"Mr. Goodman is a Las Vegas institution," said Amanda Farrish, Corporate Events Manager, Ticket Summit®. "Our attendees will enjoy having him welcome them to fabulous Las Vegas and Ticket Summit®. Having Mr. Goodman start our conference will certainly set the tone of the show, which is both a chance to do business with the ticketing industry and an opportunity to enjoy Las Vegas!"
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.