Ticket Summit 2018 Unveils One-Day Introduction to Ticket Distribution Track

Conference Track Available to Representatives of Teams, Leagues, Venues, and More

SOUTH WINDSOR, Conn., April 11, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ticket Summit, the leading conference and trade show for ticketing and live entertainment professionals, today unveiled a new one-day track of sessions titled Introduction to Ticket Distribution. The track, aimed at representatives of producers, promoters, teams, leagues, venues, and more, will provide an introduction to multi-channel ticket distribution. The track of sessions will be on Wednesday, July 18 at Caesars Palace Las Vegas.

The track is available for representatives of what has traditionally been referred to as the primary ticket market. Those interested in learning about how open distribution is changing the ticket industry will be able to learn from experts in ticketing.

The track begins with Legislative Trends in the Ticketing Industry, a panel about upcoming legislation about ticket distribution. Attendees will then head to The Google Approach to Ticketing, a discussion with Mike Lorenc, Head of Ticketing at Google, about the search engine's policies. After lunch, representatives of DTI Management and TicketNetwork will give an Introduction to the Ticket Distribution Industry. The track continues with Managing a Growing Brokerage and a panel by Ticketmaster Resale. The track concludes with the conference’s closing keynote, The Ticket Industry, and the Closing Gala, where attendees will network with other conference attendees, including ticket brokers and key leaders in the industry.

“We are pleased to offer our new one-day track,” said Amanda Farrish, Director of Corporate Events, TicketNetwork & Ticket Summit. “Those looking to learn more about ticket distribution options will find a lot of value in the track and learn the basics of ticket distribution.”

“The pace of change and innovation happening in the ticketing industry has really exploded, particularly in multi-channel distribution and pricing and allocation technologies,” added Curtis Cheng, CEO of DTI Management.  “We feel there’s a mutually beneficial opportunity for business professionals representing teams, leagues, venues, promoters, and artists to participate in an immersive one-day educational experience geared specifically for them.”

Representatives of artists, promoters, producers, teams, leagues, and venues can register for this one-day track for just $399. This track is not available to ticket brokers.

Registration for the entire Ticket Summit conference is $649. Exhibitor and sponsorship opportunities are also available. For more information, email info@ticketsummit.org or call 860-416-5767. Ticket Summit is presented by TicketNetwork and DTI Management.

About Ticket Summit
Ticket Summit is the leading ticket conference and trade show for live entertainment professionals, and is 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. Previous keynote speakers include Marcus Lemonis, host of CNBC’s hit show The Profit, legendary baseball manager Joe Torre, and Shark Tank’s Daymond John. Past attendees and sponsors include: AXS, Billboard, Broadway.com, Devils Arena Entertainment, eBay, Facebook, Forbes, Goldman Sachs, Google, Harlem Globetrotters, Live Nation, Madison Square Garden, Microsoft, MLB, NBA, NFL, NHL, PayPal, StubHub, Ticketmaster, and Yahoo!, among others. For information, visit www.TicketSummit.org.

Amanda Farrish, Director—Corporate Events
TicketNetwork & Ticket Summit