SOUTH WINDSOR, CT–(Marketwired – Jul 28, 2014) – Ticket Summit, the leading conference and trade show for ticketing and live entertainment professionals, recently announced that its annual summer conference will return to The Venetian in Las Vegas July 15-17, 2015.
Ticket Summit was held at The Venetian annually for several years, most recently in 2011. In 2012 and 2013, the conference was held at Bellagio Resort & Casino.
The most recent Ticket Summit conference was held last week, July 16-18, 2014, at ARIA Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. The event drew nearly 700 attendees from across the ticketing industry, including members of the primary market, producers, promoters, sports teams and leagues, venue managers, and small business owners in the ticketing industry.
The event featured a wide variety of panel sessions covering topics including SEO, PPC, sports and venues, ticketing bundles and distribution, and more. Featured panelists included representatives of AEG, ALSD, American Express OPEN, Google, GrouponLive, LivingSocial, and other companies.
The main conference keynote was delivered by Shark Tank‘s Daymond John on Friday, July 18. An entrepreneur in every sense of the word, John inspired the audience with his independent spirit and encouraged them to go out and achieve their business dreams. John also attended the Closing Cocktail Party and met with attendees.
The concurrent trade show featured nearly 40 exhibitors, including 1ticket.com, ATBS, AutoProcessor.com, BankCard USA, Contender.com, Elite Ticket Time Saver, Fan Freedom, MailUp, MassMutual South Carolina, ScoreBig, Symbioticks, Ticket Platform, Ticket Utils, and many others. Conference sponsors included ATBS, Contender.com, emailage, Epic Win Networks, Event Tickets Center, Spreedly, and others.
“Our conference at ARIA was incredibly successful,” said Amanda Farrish, Corporate Events Manager, Ticket Summit. “Throughout the event, the ticketing industry was able to come together, learn, build their business, and make connections that will last until next year’s show. We are looking forward to returning to the fabulous Venetian. Our attendees will certainly enjoy next year’s show as much as they did this year’s.”
Ticket Summit is the leading ticket conference and trade show for live entertainment professionals, and was ranked among the Top 25 Fast-Growth Shows by EXPO Magazine. This event attracts hundreds of global business leaders, entrepreneurs, and entertainment experts in the ticket community. Past attendees and sponsors include: Billboard, Blue Man Group, Broadway.com, Devils Arena Entertainment, eBay, Facebook, Forbes, Goldman Sachs, Google, Harlem Globetrotters, Live Nation, Madison Square Garden, MLB, NBA, NFL, NHL, Paciolan, Broadway’s hit show Rock of Ages, StubHub, Ticketmaster, and Yahoo!, among others. For information, visit www.TicketSummit.org.
Corporate Events Manager