THE TICKETING BUSINESS AWARDS

TheTicketingBusiness Awards were launched in order to recognise leadership, innovation & achievement in the application of ticketing across sports, performing arts, music, cinema, live entertainment and visitor attractions. Nominations for TheTicketingBusiness Awards 2020 will open in January.

TIMELINE

January 2020- Nominations Open
March 2020- Nominations Close
March 2020 – Shortlists Announced
June 2020 – Winners Announced


 

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The Winners of TheTicketingBusiness Awards 2019 were announced during a private ceremony at Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester. 

Campaign of the Year Award: “Open to All” venue launch – Bonus Arena, UK

Unsung Hero Award: Michael Moravick, Box Office Manager, Ticketmaster for Tacoma Venues & Events, USA

Impact Award: National Museums Liverpool’s ticketing move – National Museums Liverpool/Gateway Ticketing Systems

Disruptor Award: Stay22 Event Accommodation Plugin

Customer Experience Award: Enhanced Stadium Entry with Digital Tickets and Mobile Wallets – Everton FC, UK

Product Innovation Award: Amazon Alexa Ticket Skill – London Theatre Direct

Insights & Analytics Award: Goldstar’s Matchmaker AI, mass customisation of event recommendation

Executive of the Year Award:  Simon Vickers, Director, Sales & Ticketing, Disney Tickets, UK

The Ticketing Business of the Year Award: TEG, Australia

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2019 Winners

TheTicketingBusiness Awards ceremony 2019 took place on 9th April in Manchester. Congratulations to all our Winners:

Campaign of the Year Award: “Open to All” venue launch – Bonus Arena, UK

Unsung Hero Award: Michael Moravick, Box Office Manager, Ticketmaster for Tacoma Venues & Events, USA

Impact Award: National Museums Liverpool’s ticketing move – National Museums Liverpool/Gateway Ticketing Systems

Disruptor Award: Stay22 Event Accommodation Plugin

Customer Experience Award: Enhanced Stadium Entry with Digital Tickets and Mobile Wallets – Everton FC, UK

Product Innovation Award: Amazon Alexa Ticket Skill – London Theatre Direct

Insights & Analytics Award: Goldstar’s Matchmaker AI, mass customisation of event recommendation

Executive of the Year Award:  Simon Vickers, Director, Sales & Ticketing, Disney Tickets, UK

The Ticketing Business of the Year Award: TEG, Australia

Download the 2019 Winners Brochure


2018 WINNERS

  • Campaign of the Year: Vasco Rossi at Modena Park – Big Bang/VivaTicket/Best Union (Italy)
  • Unsung Hero: Sue Beaumont, Ticket Office Manager, Huddersfield Town FC (UK)
  • Impact Award: Nimax Theatres’ new eCommerce website – Nimax Theatres (UK) & TixTrack (USA)
  • Disruptor Award: Ticketfrog (Switzerland)
  • Guest Experience: Fan to Fan resale platform – See Tickets (UK)
  • Product Innovation: Cashless Event Solution – Event Genius (UK)
  • Insights and Analytics: Arenametrix data analytics tools – Arenametrix (France)
  • Executive of the Year: Ashish Hemrajani, Co-Founder & CEO, BookMyShow (India)
  • Ticketing Business of the Year: Tiqets (The Netherlands)
  • Paul Williamson, Managing Director, Sports Ink Associates

 

Download the 2018 Winners Brochure

 


2017 WINNERS

  •  Sales & Marketing Award: Rewarding your festival ambassadors (StreetTeam), UK
  •  Smart+Connected Award: OmniTicket new Package Ticketing solution for theme parks (Best Union), UK
  •  Move to Mobile Award: Enhanced mobile experience (ExtremeTix), USA
  •  Premium & VIP Ticketing Award: Club Wembley digital & 3D marketing tools for renewals (Wembley Stadium/3D Digital Venue/Ticketing 3D), UK
  •  Customer Service Award: Cool:Off & Re:Sell customer service features (Skiddle), UK
  •  Product Innovation Award: TicketSwap transparent ticket exchange (Ticketswap), The Netherlands
  •  Lifetime Achievement Award: Edwin Shaw
  •  CRM/Data Tool Award: Event Marketing Cloud data-driven marketing platform (We Cross), The Netherlands
  •  Moving On Up Award: New UX/UI and API for event discovery and ticket sales (Skiddle), UK
  •  Unsung Hero Award: Paul Bohunsky, Development Team Lead, (Life Ball Vienna), Austria
  •  Executive of the Year Award: Libby Penn, Managing Director, Spektrix, UK
  •  Outstanding Achievement Award: David Andrews, Shubert Ticketing

 

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What are people saying?

The highest number of exciting conversations we've ever had at a conference!

Natalie Senyk Business Development Manager, Softjourn

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

A very well organised conference and great fun too. Many exciting opportunities in the pipeline...

Lea Stiels Marketing Manager, Oxynade

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

2019 was our first year at the Forum, we are really happy and have had a lot of very exciting conversations.

Kelsey McGrath Operations Manager, PixelPin

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