Austin, Texas, June 02, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Austin360 Studio Sessions presented by TicketCity & Bud Light took home third place at the INMA (International News and Media Association) Global Media Awards for being an innovative new product that created advanced audience segments. The INMA is the world’s leading provider of global best practices for news media companies looking to grow revenue, audience, and brand amid profound market change.

The Global Media Awards competition is the premier indicator for growing audience, revenue, and brand across platforms. TicketCity is proud to place their name on Austin360 Studio Sessions which hosts bands of national acclaim in an intimate Studio Session in downtown Austin, Texas as they put on a live performance for an exclusive audience. The events are promoted and live-streamed directly from Austin360’s Facebook page. TicketCity’s goal when choosing to sponsor Austin360 Studio Sessions was the hope that a unique and innovative idea would attract the attention of music-loving Austinites of all ages and walks of life.

“As a company headquartered in the Live Music Capital of the World, we couldn’t be happier to align our brand with a media company as progressive and inventive as Austin360. Austin360’s placement of third for Best Launch of a Brand or Product to Create an Audience Segment is very exciting and continues to serve as a rewarding investment for us every single day” says Ashley Boening, VP of Marketing at TicketCity.

Per the INMA, the 2017 competition generated 655 entries from 196 news brands in 36 countries. The competition was judged in in the first quarter by an international jury of 44 executives from 17 countries representing the worlds of media and marketing. The 40 first-place awards came from 115 finalists selected by judges that was announced earlier in the year in March. The competition rewards six activities key to commercial and brand success at media companies.

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Shannon McKinley
TicketCity
512-721-1124
Shannon@ticketcity.com