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Forum Updates

  • Introducing our first speakers for 2019
    Sukhinder Singh Cassidy, President, StubHub Karen Pepper, Head of the UK & Ireland, Amazon Pay Isabelle Chevalier, Executive VP Europe, Weezevent Gareth Deakin, Head Honcho, OA Consulting Paul Deason, CEO, MotorSport Live Steve Elworthy, Managing Director, ICC Cricket ...
    Date: 13 Dec 2018
    6 days ago
  • Speaker update: 50 and counting
    Ahead of January’s full programme release for the 2019 Forum, we’re delighted to reveal some of the 50+ speakers already confirmed for our biggest, most informative programme line-up ever. Taking to the stage next year, we’d like to give our thanks in advance with a shout out to: Sukhinder Singh ...
    Date: 13 Dec 2018
    6 days ago
  • First preview of 2019 Programme released
    Six months out, TheTicketingBusiness team releases our first preview of the 2019 Forum programme. The 16 page PDF details: The first 25 speakers to be confirmed; A sampling of the 30+ sessions over the two days – covering everything from event discovery, payment, pricing and much, much more; An attendance ...
    Date: 23 Oct 2018
    2 months ago
  • Awards Winners Announced
    17 April 2018 (Manchester) – The winners of TheTicketingBusiness Awards 2018 were announced on the evening of 17 April 2018 during a private ceremony at Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester. Now in their third year, TheTicketingBusiness Awards (previously Ticketing Technology Awards) are the only awards to recognise a whole spectrum of ...
    Date: 18 Apr 2018
    8 months ago
  • Attendance Update – Who was in Manchester?
    We are proud to have become Europe’s biggest B2B ticketing meeting, hosting a senior audience from the largest (and smallest) ticketing organisations, the world’s sport and live entertainment venues, and the industry’s up and coming disruptors – from more than 42 countries across 5 continents. If you want to be ...
    Date: 31 Mar 2018
    9 months ago
  • Adventures in Blockchain
    With any new technology, concerns are rightfully raised around its real-world applications: how easy to use is it, how effective will it be, and (most importantly) how will it benefit users? At Artos, the real-world challenge we’re turning our attention to are the problems faced by the ticketing industry: specifically, ...
    Date: 28 Mar 2018
    9 months ago
  • Three weeks to go!
    It’s the final countdown (cue mental singalong) to TheTicketingBusiness Forum on 17-18 April… here’s the gossip: Our Biggest Attendance Ever: All the decision makers are coming along including Disney, Facebook, Eventbrite, SeatGeek, The R&A, Nimax Theatres, Ticketmaster, Liverpool FC, Red Bull and many, many more; Awards: Our expert Judging Panel ...
    Date: 27 Mar 2018
    9 months ago
  • 10 Million Tickets a Month… and Rising!
    We’ve all set for our best speaker line-up for our 6th birthday edition of TheTicketingBusiness Forum. And we will deliver. Introducing our opening keynote speaker – Anil Makhija, Head of Service Delivery, Bigtree Entertainment / BookMyShow, India There are big opportunities across the ticketing landscape and they don’t come much ...
    Date: 23 Mar 2018
    9 months ago
  • Panel: Consumer Issues – Legal Matters
    We’ve all set for our best speaker line-up for our 6th birthday edition of TheTicketingBusiness Forum. And we will deliver. The power of the consumer has never been greater and the issues around ticketing never more public. Are we seeing the rise of effective legislation to tackle the sector’s or ...
    Date: 23 Mar 2018
    9 months ago
  • Panel Preview: Adventures in Blockchain
    We’ve all set for our best speaker line-up for our 6th birthday edition of TheTicketingBusiness Forum. And we will deliver. Blockchain promises key improvements, efficiencies and more security in how we sell, distribute and utilise tickets. Everyone is very positive about the rise of blockchain. But, are we possibly blinkered ...
    Date: 23 Mar 2018
    9 months ago
  • Forum Debate: The (Multi)Channel Tunnel – A road to nowhere?
    We’ve all set for our best speaker line-up for our 6th birthday edition of TheTicketingBusiness Forum. And we will deliver. Many rightsholders are moving away from exclusive, single distributor deals and embracing the multi-channel route to retailing tickets. We’ve seen Major League Soccer embrace an API-based model where the league’s ...
    Date: 23 Mar 2018
    9 months ago
  • Driving Sales – The Move to Mobile
    We’ve all set for our best speaker line-up for our 6th birthday edition of TheTicketingBusiness Forum. And we will deliver. Mobile ticketing to tackle touts and improving the fan experience Ditching Tout-Friendly Paper and Moving it all to the Mobile – with Refunds! Islington Assembly Hall – an 800 capacity ...
    Date: 23 Mar 2018
    9 months ago
  • Tickets on Request Only
    With four weeks still to go until ticketing’s leading business meeting, we are excited to be hosting our biggest attendance of senior figures ever recorded. As a result (and with very limited passes left to join) registrations can now only be made via request. If you haven’t registered yet to ...
    Date: 19 Mar 2018
    9 months ago
  • Meet the decision makers in Manchester
    The sixth annual TheTicketingBusiness Forum (17-18 April, Manchester) is set to host an outstanding audience of senior figures from the world of entertainment ticketing, alongside the industry’s finest and most innovative product and service suppliers. We are delighted to present below our full delegate list to date for the Forum ...
    Date: 14 Mar 2018
    9 months ago
  • SPONSORED: Ticket Insurance – a great opportunity, but tread carefully!
    In our latest discussion paper, we hear from #TBF18 sponsors TicketPlan about treading carefully when it comes to ticket protection and insurance. The Opportunity An added value service for your customers, an incremental revenue opportunity, a means of encouraging more advance bookings and a solution for customer “no shows”. All ...
    Date: 08 Mar 2018
    10 months ago
  • Are you on the ticketing map?
    TheTicketingBusiness Forum has grown to be the ticketing sector’s leading business gathering, drawing in some of the biggest names in sports and live entertainment ticketing from all corners of the world. We are committed to delivering the most important audience in ticketing, and are therefore over the moon to see ...
    Date: 26 Feb 2018
    10 months ago
  • 50 passes left!
    With some of the ticketing sectors most influential people signed up to join the sixth annual Forum, it’s going to be the most important meeting of the year. With less than two months until ticketing leaders gather in Manchester, we release just 50 passes before we declare a complete sell ...
    Date: 23 Feb 2018
    10 months ago
  • Programme Update!
    Our latest Programme Preview for TheTicketingBusiness Forum 2018 (17-18 April, Manchester) is now available (and it’s even bigger and better than before)! Here’s your exclusive preview of the ticketing sector’s leading event. Download your free programme preview Your exclusive 20 page (4Mb) PDF includes details of all speakers and sessions ...
    Date: 15 Feb 2018
    10 months ago
  • TheTicketingBusiness Awards – Judging Panel
    We are thrilled to announce seven ticketing business leaders who will make up our international Judging Panel for the 2018 edition of TheTicketingBusiness Awards so far. Months of deliberation has secured a superb lineup of the industry’s key figures, a fitting panel to consider, discuss and decide our 2018 Winners. ...
    Date: 08 Feb 2018
    10 months ago
  • The Gender Agenda: 100 years on
    Today (6 February) marks 100 years since the first women won the right to vote in the UK. The landmark moment steered us onto the path to equality, but – even with 100 years of progress under our belts – we’ve still a long way to go. This year, TheTicketingBusiness ...
    Date: 06 Feb 2018
    11 months ago
  • Awards voting is open!
    Public voting for TheTicketingBusiness Awards 2018 is open until Friday 2 March – have you supported your industry favourites yet? Last week we announced an outstanding shortlist of finalists and in four of our categories, the winner will be decided by an online ballot of the ticketing industry. That’s where ...
    Date: 30 Jan 2018
    11 months ago
  • TheTicketingBusiness Awards 2018 Shortlists Announced
    TheTicketingBusiness are delighted to announce the finalists for TheTicketingBusiness Awards 2018 and open public voting in four categories. With nominations flooding in from around the world, we would like to sincerely congratulate all of our finalists for making the shortlists – we will be in touch shortly to advise the ...
    Date: 24 Jan 2018
    11 months ago
  • Ticketing Business of the Year Award 2018 – Vote Now
    Ticketing Business of the Year Award TheTicketingBusiness of the Year award will go to the best ticketing business in the business – whether that be a ticketing platform, service supplier, box office, venue, team, promoter, visitor destination, festival or rightsholder. Which organisation has really taken its ticketing to a new ...
    Date: 24 Jan 2018
    11 months ago
  • Campaign of the Year Award 2018 – Vote now
    CAMPAIGN OF THE YEAR AWARD The Campaign of the Year award will go to the most effective ticket sales & marketing campaign – with emphasis on the innovative use of technology and digital channels. TheTicketingBusiness Awards are delighted to introduce our 2018 Campaign of the Year finalists. We urge everyone ...
    Date: 24 Jan 2018
    11 months ago
  • Disruptor Award 2018 – Vote Now
    DISRUPTOR AWARD TheTicketingBusiness Disruptor of the Year award will go to the new business set to disrupt – or that has already destabilised – the established ticketing order. Disruptors share a common purpose: create businesses, products and services that are better — less expensive and more creative, useful and impactful ...
    Date: 24 Jan 2018
    11 months ago
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