5 April 2017 (Dublin) – The winners of Ticketing Technology Awards 2017 were announced last night during a private ceremony at Croke Park, Dublin.
Now in their second year, Ticketing Technology Awards are the only awards to recognise a whole spectrum of achievements from across the global ticketing industry.
The awards ceremony took place during Ticketing Technology Forum, in front of an audience of senior industry figures.
“Congratulations to everyone who reached the podium,” commented Ian Nuttall, founder of Ticketing Technology Awards. “Winners included our industry’s leaders, achievers and stand-out innovators, who should all be very proud of their achievements.”
Hundreds of nominations were whittled down to create the shortlist, judged by an independent panel of industry figures including:
- Tim Chambers, Managing Director, TJChambers Consultancy, UK;
- James Charrington, CEO, Dewynters, UK;
- Jasper Hope, Chief Executive, Dubai Opera, UAE;
- Sita McIntosh, COO, WhatsOnStage, UK;
- Ian Nuttall, Founder / CEO, Ticketing Technology Forum / Awards, UK;
- Carolyn Sims, Marketing Director, ENO English National Opera, UK;
- Kyle Wright, Interactive Marketing & Analytics Manager, Shubert Ticketing, US
The Winners and Shortlisted Nominees in each category – along with comments from the Judging Panel – are as follows:
About Ticketing Technology Awards
Ticketing Technology Awards recognise leadership, innovation and achievement in the application of technology in ticketing across sports, performing arts, music, cinema, live entertainment and visitor attractions. The Awards aim to increase the standards and best practice of ticketing, drive awareness and adoption of future ticketing technology, and improve the customer experience for ticket-buyers across all sectors.
“As Europe’s leading gathering of entertainment ticketing professionals, each year Ticketing Technology Forum brings together the very best of the industry to showcase what’s new, explore the challenges we face and debate the future trends,” say Ian Nuttall, Founder, Ticketing Technology Forum. “Alongside the conference and workshops, each year we also celebrate and recognise those people and organisations which are really changing the way we service the ticketing needs of our customers.
Congratulations to all of our winners. You can download the Winner’s Brochure here.
What are people saying?
The best networking place I've been to. I was able to get very high level leads and meet relevant partners. You did a great great job to gather such high level and exhaustive people!
Chloé Julien Founder & CEO, BandSquare, France
CIOs, CTO,s Chief Execs... all those people turn up at this event. it’s a fantastic opportunity to engage with them
Rick Jurkiewicz Head of Ticketing, The Rugby Football League, UK
This is the focal point of the ticketing industry in Europe, where the decision-makers meet and exchange ideas
Niels Henrik Sodemann Managing Partner/CEO, Queue-it, Denmark
At the Forum we made concrete progress with regards to selecting a new ticketing provider. I would be happy to recommend the Forum to other venues in the future.
Martin O'Donoghue Business Development Manager, Cork Opera House, Ireland
If you’re curious about the future, if you want to see how things are developing, if you wanna get to know your peers... you need to be at the Forum.
James Charrington CEO, Dewynters, UK
For me the most important thing was to meet with all the different companies in ticketing and I’ve managed that, and I left with many business cards!