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  • Winners of TheTicketingBusiness Awards 2022 are announced
    The winners of TheTicketingBusiness Awards 2022 were announced tonight at Emirates Old Trafford in Manchester, UK. TheTicketingBusiness Awards (previously the Ticketing Technology Awards) are the only awards to recognise a whole spectrum of achievements from across the global entertainment ticketing industry. The awards ceremony took place during the 10th edition ...
    Date: 07 Jul 2022
    1 month ago
  • #TBF22 Guest Spotlight: Venue Cymru
    TheTicketingBusiness Forum is set to take place next week at Emirates Old Trafford in Manchester on Thursday and Friday, and in the build-up we have been highlighting some of our VIP guests that will be joining us.  Antony Parry is the box office and Porth Eirias operations manager at Venue ...
    Date: 29 Jun 2022
    1 month ago
  • #TBF22 Guest Spotlight: Feyenoord
    With less than two weeks to go until TheTicketingBusiness Forum, we are highlighting some of the VIP guests that will be joining us in Manchester. We spoke to Feyenoord’s chief information officer Edwin Suk.  Suk has been with Dutch Eredivisie club Feyenoord and Feyenoord Stadion in Rotterdam for over eight ...
    Date: 22 Jun 2022
    2 months ago
  • #TBF22 preview: FEVO – Put some heart in your Cart!
    How do you bring a human touch to e-commerce transactions? How do you make every purchase a memorable occasion? We are thrilled to welcome Joe Rugo, EVP – Partner Development at FEVO – creators of The Social Cart to our speaker line up for #TBF22. By way of intro, FEVO ...
    Date: 21 Jun 2022
    2 months ago
  • #TBF22 preview: PWA – Learning to pass on.
    Rebellions are built on hope…Is PWA the answer for you? What happens if you combine an app with a website? You get the best of both worlds, right? Yes, and#TBF22 is the place to be to find out more. We are honoured to have Thomas Torjusen join our expert panel ...
    Date: 20 Jun 2022
    2 months ago
  • #TBF22 Preview: More than just hot air – AI-powered Dynamic Pricing
    In a unique double-header at #TBF22 we’ll be exploring the success of dynamic pricing for visitor attractions – and the transferable lessons to other leisure, sports and entertainment offers. We welcome Damien Fulbert, Managing Director, Swiss Vapour Parc (Switzerland’s world-famous railway steam park) alongside Alexandre Martin, CEO & Co-Founder at ...
    Date: 15 Jun 2022
    2 months ago
  • #TBF22 Preview: Dynamic Pricing: Let Your Fans Decide
    The TicketingBusiness is delighted to welcome Sean Kelly, Founder of Vatic to its expert speaker line-up for the 10th edition of the Forum. For over a decade Sean was Head of Marketing at performing arts organisations large, and small across the USA. During this time he gained a deep ...
    Date: 14 Jun 2022
    2 months ago
  • #TBF22 Preview: Nimax Re-opening: 400 days on
    TheTicketingBusiness team is honoured to welcome back Laurence Miller, Commercial Director for Nimax Group who will present a special session on both looking back, and looking forward entitled: Re-opening Post Pandemic 400 days on. This year’s #TBF22 will mark just over 400 days since Nimax re-opened their six theatres following ...
    Date: 14 Jun 2022
    2 months ago
  • #TBF22 Preview: Immersing your customers in the experience
    We are pleased to welcome back Francis Casado, Co-founder and Head of International Business Development at 3D Digital Venue as one of our guest speakers at The TicketingBusiness Forum next month. Prior to founding 3D Digital Venue, that revolutionized Interactive Digital Venue Management for Sports and Entertainment Venue Industry, Francis ...
    Date: 13 Jun 2022
    2 months ago
  • #TBF22 Guest Spotlight: Rugby League World Cup 2021
    Ahead of TheTicketingBusiness Forum, we’re highlighting some of the VIP guests that will be joining us in Manchester for #TBF22. Not only is this week’s interviewee an attendee, but he is also speaking at the event. Shah-Zieb Ahmed is the head of ticketing for the Rugby League World Cup 2021, ...
    Date: 08 Jun 2022
    2 months ago
  • Who will you be networking with at #TBF22?
    We are seriously excited to share with you some of the huge names and big organisations already confirmed for our 10th birthday edition of the world’s no.1 entertainment biz meeting – TheTicketingBusiness Forum (#TBF22) – just five weeks away on 7-8 July in Manchester. Here’s 20 random picks as a taster: Head of ...
    Date: 31 May 2022
    2 months ago
  • #TBA22 AWARDS: FINALISTS UNVEILED
    TheTicketingBusiness is delighted to unveil the finalists for the ticketing sector’s 2022 Awards. Our congratulations to all of our finalists for making the TheTicketingBusiness Awards 2022 (#TBA22) shortlists. We will be in touch shortly to advise the next steps of your nomination. Meanwhile, the full dossier (and supporting evidence) is ...
    Date: 26 May 2022
    3 months ago
  • #TBF22 Guest Spotlight: Hartshorn-Hook Enterprises
    In the countdown to #TBF22, we’re highlighting some of the VIP guests that will be joining us in Manchester for TheTicketingBusiness Forum in July. This time around, we spoke to Thom Sellwood, head of sales and ticketing at Hartshorn-Hook Enterprises. Sellwood joined Hartshorn-Hook Enterprises in December 2020, where he took ...
    Date: 18 May 2022
    3 months ago
  • #TBF22 Guest Spotlight: Burnley Football Club
    In the countdown to #TBF22, we’re highlighting some of the VIP guests that will be joining us in Manchester for TheTicketingBusiness Forum in July. This time around, we spoke to Chris Parkinson, ticketing manager for Premier League football club, Burnley.  Parkinson took on a new role as the ticketing manager ...
    Date: 27 Apr 2022
    4 months ago
  • #TBF22 Guest Spotlight: Royal Opera House
    In the countdown to #TBF22, we’re highlighting some of the VIP guests that will be joining us in Manchester for this year’s TheTicketingBusiness Forum. This week, we spoke to Neil Jones, head of ticketing at London’s Royal Opera House. Jones has been the head of ticketing at the Royal Opera ...
    Date: 13 Apr 2022
    4 months ago
  • #TBF22 GUESTLIST: Rightsholder. Venues. Promoters… Who will you meet?
    Our 10th birthday party guestlist is taking shape – with more venues and rightsholders than ever joining us in July as we explore together the future of entertainment’s ticketing eCommerce ecosystem. In the past week, for example, we’ve confirmed senior decision-makers from organisations as diverse as Ascot and AsiaWorld-Expo, through ...
    Date: 04 Apr 2022
    4 months ago
  • #TBA22: Nominations Open
    Calling all innovators, pioneers and visionaries! Nominations for TheTicketingBusiness Awards 2022 open today. For the 7th edition of the industry’s most prestigious Awards, entries are invited across nine open categories – covering operations, sustainability, marketing, venue tech and more. For full details see the Awards section. Or, if you are ...
    Date: 31 Mar 2022
    4 months ago
  • #TBA22: Awards judging panel unveiled
    With nominations set to open later this week, we are delighted to unveil the Judging Panel for TheTicketingBusiness Awards 2022 (#TBA22). Our sincere thanks to these fantastic, industry leaders who will be casting their votes to determine this year’s – the 13th annual – Awards winners (left-right): Mark Davyd, ...
    Date: 29 Mar 2022
    5 months ago
  • #TBF22 Guest Spotlight: Birmingham City Football Club 
    In the countdown to #TBF22, we’re highlighting some of the VIP guests who will be joining us in Manchester. This week we spoke to Aamir Javaid, head of ticketing for English Championship club Birmingham City FC. Javaid has worked in numerous positions across Birmingham during his almost nine years at ...
    Date: 25 Mar 2022
    5 months ago
  • #TBF22 Guest Spotlight: Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club
    In the countdown to #TBF22, we’re highlighting some of the VIP guests who will be joining us in Manchester. This week, we spoke to Joel Spicer, ticket operations manager for Premier League club Brighton & Hove Albion.  Spicer has been with Brighton for almost seven years, having started in 2015 ...
    Date: 11 Mar 2022
    5 months ago
  • #TBF22 Guest Spotlight: Theatre Tokens 
    In the countdown to #TBF22, we’re highlighting some of the VIP guests who will be joining us in Manchester. This week we spoke to Nathan Naylor, head of Theatre Tokens, on how ticketing will change for theatres and the arts. Theatre Tokens is a gift voucher scheme run by not-for-profit Society of ...
    Date: 04 Mar 2022
    5 months ago
  • Guest Spotlight
    In the build up to The Ticketing Business Forum in July this year, Florian Hartmann, director of constituent services for the Special Olympics World Games, discusses the agenda for the sporting event. Taking place in Berlin in June this year, the Special Olympics World Games is a multi-sport tournament featuring ...
    Date: 25 Feb 2022
    6 months ago
  • #TBA21: Awards Winners Announced
    Australasia’s LEIF (Live Entertainment Industry Forum) won the prestigious TheTicketingBusiness of the Year Award at the TheTicketingBusiness Awards 2021 at Emirates Old Trafford in Manchester. LEIF was formed in 2020 by Australia’s biggest promoters of entertainment and sport, venue managers, and key peak bodies as the sector pulled together in ...
    Date: 03 Dec 2021
    8 months ago
  • #TBF21 Preview: Programme Release
    The #TBF21 full programme has been released today. Featuring 30+ speakers, the delegate list*, the Awards’ Finalists, all of our sponsors and partners – and the timings for everything that we’re doing in Manchester, the 94-page PDF is the essential guide to where the industry is and where it’s going! ...
    Date: 26 Nov 2021
    9 months ago
  • #TBF21 Preview: Ticketing the Rugby League World Cup 2021
    With the postponement of the Rugby League World Cup into 2022, the tournament’s Head of Ticketing, Shah-Zeib Ahmed has the role of dealing with – initially – the refunds process while still building towards the biggest and best RLWC ever. Sharing insights into the original sales strategy – and how ...
    Date: 10 Nov 2021
    9 months ago
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