MoviePass has hired tech entrepreneur Khalid Itum as vice-president of business development and former Preferred Content vice president Zac Bright as director of business development.
Itum spent thre... Tags: Bright, Business Development, Itum, MoviePass, New Hires, Technology
Amazon’s latest ticketing move involves offering Prime members early movie tickets to the new film Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, in a bid to lure new subscribers.
Prime members are able to buy up... Tags: Amazon, Amazon Prime, atom tickets, Jumanji, Movie Tickets
CTS Eventim could appeal Germany’s competition regulator’s decision to prohibit its acquisition of Four Artists.
It was announced last week that the Federal Cartel Office (Bundeskartellamt) had d... Tags: CTS Eventim, Eventim, Four Artists, Germany, M&A
NHL ice hockey franchise Los Angeles Kings has linked up with ticketing solutions provider Pogoseat to enhance the fan experience at its Staples Center home. Pogoseat is an enterprise solution for ... Tags: AEG, AXS, Flash Seats, Ice Hockey, LA Kings, Los Angeles, NHL, Pogoseat, Staples Center, text
Ontario lawmakers that proposed changes to consumer legislation have opted to drop a controversial transparency clause following pressure from artists and the ticketing industry.
Under the bill, the ... Tags: Alberta, Bill, Bots, Canada, Legislation, Ontario, Secondary Ticketing, Ticket Sales Act, Transparency
Amazon Alexa users will soon be able to order and pay for tickets via voice commands.
Developers and businesses making skills for the personal assistant gadget will soon be able to accept Amazon Pay ... Tags: Alexa, Amazon, Amazon Alexa, Chat, Chatbot, Payments, StubHub, Technology
More than 740,000 tickets for the 2018 Fifa World Cup in Russia have been sold in the first phase of sales before Friday’s finals draw. Russian fans accounted for 47 per cent of the 742,760 tic... Tags: Fifa World Cup, International Applications, moscow, Russia 2018, Sales, Sales Phase
Amazon Tickets has signed a deal with golf’s R&A, making the 2018 Open Championship at Carnoustie its first ticketing partnership in sports.
Under the agreement, official tickets and hospitalit... Tags: Amazon, Amazon Tickets, Carnoustie, Golf, r&A, sports, The Open, UK
Event and ticketing technology firm VBO Tickets has unveiled its new SeatSocket seat-selection feature designed to enhance customer experience.
SeatSocket provides a live, real-time seat map update b... Tags: Customer Experience, Real-Time, Seating, SeatSocket, Technology, VBO Tickets
Critics of the UK secondary ticketing market have welcomed the Competition and Markets Authority’s (CMA) move to take enforcement action against resale sites suspected of breaking consumer protectio... Tags: Anti-Touting, CMA, Consumer Protection, Enforcement, Fanfair Alliance, Law, Resale Market, Secondary Ticketing, Speculative Selling
Live Nation is reportedly putting itself forward as one of the firms bidding on the largest facility management firm in North America, SMG.
If the Live Nation bid was to be accepted, it would add 200... Tags: AEG Facilities, Arenas, Live Nation, M&A, Manchester Arena, OVG, SMG, Spectra, US Bank Stadium