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December 15, 2009 12:32 ET's Rapid Growth Surpasses Major Competitors

Independent Research Finds Is Quickly Becoming the Top Choice for Ticket Buying Consumers

VERNON, CT--(Marketwire - December 15, 2009) -, a leading source for global event ticket inventory, announced today that the number of visitors to has grown more than 135% during 2009, surpassing industry giant and prime competitor Stubhub by 110% (source: Sales grew over fifty percent in Q4 alone proving strong interest among sports, concert and theatre ticket shoppers.

"Over the past several months we have invested numerous resources into transforming our retail store into a clean, simple, and effective shopping experience that is free of gimmicks," said Don Vaccaro, CEO, "Our loyal customers, and those who were previously loyal to our competitors, have expressed interest in these features and can find assurance in our 100% guarantee and secure shopping experience," added Vaccaro.

TicketNetwork's team works diligently to offer hard-to-find tickets on the day they go on-sale, to the point when its competitors list inventory as "sold out." According to Vaccaro, TicketNetwork prides itself on its robust, global ticket selection to major live events such as:

-- College bowl games including match-ups that feature the Alabama Crimson Tide

-- Theater performances such as Wicked, the Lion King, and Jersey Boys

-- Concerts featuring Taylor Swift, Bon Jovi, and Lady Gaga

-- Other major sporting events including, but not limited to, the NBA and NFL

In January, TicketNetwork plans to launch additional customer focused enhancements that will further differentiate from competing online ticket sales marketplaces.

About TicketNetwork

TicketNetwork is the leading source for event tickets and innovative technology solutions for both ticket buyers and sellers. With over $1B in real-time ticket inventory, TicketNetwork's global ticket marketplace provides sought-after tickets to concerts, sports, theater and live events worldwide. The company's retail website,, is the most secure site for purchasing tickets in the secondary market as it complies with the credit card industry's highest security standards. offers ticket buyers with a user friendly interface for a seamless shopping experience with several shipping options. PCI Compliance, PA Security Standards, and EVSSL certifications are in place during every ticket purchase and sale.

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