Monthly Archives: June 2017

SeatGeek Partners With Eventbrite to Enhance Its Concert Selection

SeatGeek Partners With Eventbrite to Enhance Its Concert Selection

Courtesy of Billboard: Users of the ticketing marketplace SeatGeek will start noticing a wider selection of events to choose from beginning today, thanks to a new distribution partnership with Eventbrite, the ticketing and event technology platform. The new integration means fans will be able to search for, and purchase, Eventbrite events from within the SeatGeek […]

STUBHUB OPENS FIRST RETAIL STORE

STUBHUB OPENS FIRST RETAIL STORE

Courtesy of IQ Magazine: The secondary ticket giant has added to its portfolio of pick-up centres with its first bricks-and-mortar shop, on New York’s Broadway. StubHub is putting the US$210 million it turned over in Q1 2017 to good use: investing in prime New York real estate. The eBay-owned secondary ticketing platform today opened its first bricks-and-mortar […]

Ticketmaster Now Has a Seat in the Facebook Messenger Bot Arena

Ticketmaster Now Has a Seat in the Facebook Messenger Bot Arena

Courtesy of AdWeek: Ticketmaster Assistant helps users search for events by date, location, genre or specific artist or team. A Facebook Messenger bot … yeah, that’s the ticket, for Ticketmaster. The ticketing service introduced its Ticketmaster Assistant bot Wednesday, helping users search for events by date, location, genre or specific artist or team. Ticketmaster said in a blog post introducing […]

TICKETMASTER LOSING ITS GRIP ON NFL?

TICKETMASTER LOSING ITS GRIP ON NFL?

Courtesy of Venues Today: NFL’s Secondary Ticketing Market May Move Beyond Ticketmaster Ticketmaster’s contract with the NFL ends in 2017. Ticketmaster has a hold—at least officially—on National Football League (NFL) ticketing, both the primary and secondary markets. But signs point to a shifting of the landscape in the NFL’s secondary ticketing market with the five-year […]

U2 Dominates StubHub’s Most In-Demand Summer Concerts List

U2 Dominates StubHub’s Most In-Demand Summer Concerts List

Courtesy of Variety: StubHub has updated the data for its preview of the most in-demand music acts of the summer, which was initially released before Memorial Day. U2’s “Joshua Tree” 30th anniversary show remains at the top, replacing last year’s leader Adele. While established acts like Tom Petty, Metallica and Lady Gaga are well represented, newer […]

This Ticketing Platform Is Aiming To Overthrow Ticketmaster As Global Leader

This Ticketing Platform Is Aiming To Overthrow Ticketmaster As Global Leader

Courtesy of FORBES: The online ticketing industry has been dominated by a small conglomerate of power players that offer ticketing services for events of every scale. Although a shortlist of companies control the space, each owns a niche segment that solidifies their value in the marketplace. Ticketmaster stands as the leader in ticketing large-scale sports and […]

TICKETMASTER FOR NEW ATLANTA STADIUM

TICKETMASTER FOR NEW ATLANTA STADIUM

Courtesy of IQ Magazine: Ticketmaster has been named the exclusive ticketing partner of the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia, set to open in late August. The multi-year agreement with the stadium’s operator, AMB Sports & Entertainment (AMBS&E), sees Ticketmaster becoming the official ticketer for American football team Atlanta Falcons, football team Atlanta United and other live events, including concerts, at […]