Over 300 ticketing industry professionals came together to discuss the sector at the annual Ticketing Professionals Conference event (TPC) last month. Eddie Lee, Ticket Zone Sales Manager gives us his thoughts on the conference.
I always enjoy attending this conference because it has an interesting cross section of customers and vendors. It’s a chance to see who has moved during the previous year and get up to speed on changes in the industry. The conference allows an opportunity to top-up skills and kn...
School Travel Awards at the Royal Garden Hotel in Kensington 9th November 2017
Ticket Zone recently represented Feld Entertainment who sponsored an award at the School Travel Awards. Some of our staff attended the ceremony and presented the award - this is their account of the event.
Wow, what can I say!
After spending a few hours travelling up to London, we arrived at the Royal Garden Hotel in Kensington for the School Travel Awards. We headed down to where the drinks reception was being held, to find people walk...
It was our first time visiting Live UK in London and we thoroughly enjoyed the event. The unusual format and wide amount of content covered allowed delegates to share in other peoples issues and experiences.
Covering everything from ticketing and venue issues, to the problems agents face, to broader political subjects and a some time on promoting the industry.
The panel discussions were really interesting. A particularly enjoyable session was the insight provided by ’Masters...
Ticket Zone recently joined The Association of Festival Organisers (AFO).
We attended this years' conference, as part of our ongoing marketing programme to both promote Ticket Zone services. We also wanted to meet like-minded festival and event managers who believe in learning and teaching, sharing and networking to continuously improve the festival scene.
The AFO Conference
The AFO 2017 Conference was held on 10th – 12th November at the
Ettington Chase Conference Centre near Stratford-Upon-Avon.
Ticket Zone were 'Out & About' today on what can best described as an overcast day in Berkshire visiting the Showman's Show 2017 held at the Newbury Showground.
The Newbury Showground is a 145 acre green field location adjacent to Junction 13 off the M4 on the A34, heading north towards Oxford. The Showman Show is described as the 'only outdoor show of its kind in the UK' and this year marks its 34th season since it started in 1984.
About the Showman's Show
Today the show attracts nearly 4,500 visitors over two da...
Ticket Zone were out and about today (Wednesday 27th September) visiting Mash Media’s first Festival and Outdoor Events Show of 'FestOut' held at Sandown Park in Esher. Billed as a brand new event for 2017, the show brings together suppliers and organisers from the full array of outdoor events.
Having arrived and collected my visitor badge just before lunchtime on day one I was met by over 100 exhibitors, though not many visitors at this stage.
Having visited the ticketing related stands it was great to catch up...
The Old Vic has been staging outstanding performances in the heart of London for nearly two hundred years. Each night there are over 1000 seats to sell and the recent production of Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead, with Daniel Radcliffe played to sold out houses. Having just finished the German play, Woyzeck, The Old Vic is in a ‘Dark Week’ as they are setting up for the next show: Girl from the North Country, which is running until October this year. The auditorium in which the masterpieces are set is grand a...
Earlier this week we had the opportunity to see Katie Melua as part of the recent Amazon Prime series of concerts at the Cadogan Hall a 950-seated venue located in the heart of Chelsea.
Marking her return to London this year Katie Melua held a series of two very intimate and unique appearances as part of the Amazon Prime Live Event series. Admittedly I was not familiar with her extensive catalogue of songs but by the end of the evening I had learnt that Katie is not only one of Britain’s most successful...
To the average Millennial, the band Pink Floyd might seem as out-of-touch with the current musical age as a psychedelic exhibition in a Victorian museum. The Pink Floyd Exhibition - Their Mortal Remains, staged in the elaborate Victoria and Albert Museum follows the progress and success of the iconic rock group from their founding in 1965 to the Live 8 concert in 2005. But what can the under-thirty age group with little awareness of Pink Floyd gain from the exhibition?
2017 European Champions Cup between Saracens and ASM Clermont Auvergne.
Wayne Munday, Chief Operating Officer for Ticket Zone recently visited BT Murrayfield for the rugby union European Champions Cup. This is his view of the event.
It was my first time visiting BT Murrayfield last weekend for the rugby unions European Champions Cup between Saracens and ASM Clermont Auvergne. As we collected our COBO tickets from the Ticket Centre it struck me as unusual that my ticket seat number was 1 and was in the middle of a r...