Tech Stack: Merchandise, arena technology and more…

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Our weekly tech round-up from the world of ticketing and associated industries…


Amazon Music has revealed a new merchandise integration with concert discovery platform, Bandsintown. Fans will be able to shop merch items from their favourite artists while browsing the artist profile pages on the Bandsintown website and app. The integration also means that the 590,000 registered artists will be able to utilise Bandsintown for artists to leverage its suite of free marketing tools to promote their merch and music. 

Planning ahead Arena has appointed UK-based event and venue planning software company, OnePlan, to help host over 230 events annually. The Los Angeles Arena is home to the Los Angeles Lakers, Los Angeles Clippers, LA Kings, Los Angeles Sparks, the GRAMMY Awards, concerts and more. OnePlan’s Venue Twin technology has helped to produce a 3D digital twin of the arena, meaning the production team can customise the arena for every event and produce comprehensive event plans.

Eventfrog leaps with AI

Swiss event and ticketing platform Eventfrog has launched Eventfrog AI, a new artificial intelligence (AI) feature. Event organisers will benefit from the new AI-based feature, making it easier to create events online and improve their online presence. The first feature is a further element of the automatic event marketing offered by Eventfrog. 

A new website for Roundhouse

Camden’s Roundhouse has recently launched a new website to help improve the purchase path for speed during busy on-sales. The venue’s new platform was designed and developed with After Digital, a full-service digital agency. Roundhouse’s new website has been built mobile-first, which is how 70% of users currently engage with the site.

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