THE TICKETING BUSINESS AWARDS

The Awards were launched in 2016 in order to:

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2018 AWARDS SHORTLISTS

TheTicketingBusiness are delighted to announce the finalists for TheTicketingBusiness Awards 2018.

With nominations flooding in from around the world, we would like to sincerely congratulate all of our finalists for making the shortlists – we will be in touch shortly to advise the next steps of your nomination.

Public voting is now open in selected categories. Please follow the links provided to support your industry favourites.

Proudly presenting our 2018 Shortlists


CAMPAIGN OF THE YEAR AWARD

For the most effective ticket sales & marketing campaign – with emphasis on the innovative use of technology and digital channels.

  • •   Vasco Rossi at Modena Park – Big Bang/VivaTicket/Best Union (Italy)
  • •   #CheersTo18Years – London Theatre Direct (UK)
  • •   10 Festivals, 48 hours – Skiddle (UK)
  • •   Ticketmaster Presence debut at Orlando City Stadium – Orlando City Soccer & Ticketmaster (USA)
  • •   #WeAreTogether – Bolton Wanderers FC (UK)

Winner decided by: Online ballot of the global ticketing industry

Voting is now closed


UNSUNG HERO AWARD

For an individual/team that delivers consistently outstanding service and results for an entertainment ticketing enterprise (be it a sports team, an arts organisation or an event organiser). Awarded to the quiet achiever(s), the ever-reliable ‘behind-the-scenes’ fixer(s) and the person(s) that ‘just gets on with the job’.

  • •   Ekaterina Kameneva, Head of Project Department, Kassir (Russia)
  • •   Sue Beaumont, Ticket Office Manager, Huddersfield Town FC (UK)
  • •   Chris Sheap, VP – Ticket Operations, Monumental Sports and Entertainment (USA)
  • •   Daniel Hunt, Ticketing Manager, WhatsOnStage (UK)
  • •   Sarah Goodson, Director – Fine Arts Ticket Office, Florida State University (USA)
  • •   Sally Rennie, Operations Manager, Ayr Gaiety Theatre Partnership (UK)

Winner decided by: Decision by Judging Panel


IMPACT AWARD

For best migration, upgrade, integration or new implementation project. Who’s moved onto a new platform and really seen their revenues and retention rising? Who’s really bringing their resources together using smart tools and digital connectivity to wow their customers? Who’s bridging the data and departmental silos? Which transformation has had the most impact on ticket sales and success?

  • •   Danish Superleague migration to Roboticket – Roboticket (Poland) & Danish Superleague (Denmark)
  • •   Hertford Theatre new ticketing implementation – Hertford Theatre (UK) & Ticketsolve (Ireland)
  • •   TicketWeb Backline for independent music venues – Music Venues Trust and TicketWeb (UK)
  • •   University of Vermont move to MyTickets – University of Vermont and Tickets.com (USA)
  • •   Nimax Theatres’ new eCommerce website – Nimax Theatres (UK) & TixTrack (USA)
  • •   eCommerce platform for Amsterdam Dance Event – Paylogic (The Netherlands)

Winner decided by: Decision by Judging Panel


DISRUPTOR AWARD

Disruptors share a common purpose: create businesses, products and services that are better — less expensive and more creative, useful and impactful — and scalable. Which new business is set to disrupt – or has already destabilised – the established ticketing order?

  • •   GUTS Tickets (The Netherlands)
  • •   Ticketrunner (Germany)
  • •   Upgraded Inc. (USA)
  • •   Ticketfrog (Switzerland)
  • •   TickX (UK)

Winner decided by: Online ballot of the global ticketing industry

Voting is now closed


GUEST EXPERIENCE AWARD

Awarded to the service, initiative or enhancement to the ticket-buying guest experience – be that at purchase, on arrival, during or after the event. Who’s got the ‘best box office’ out there? What is really improving the way our customers purchase and consume their entertainment experience?

  • •   Alfred NFC Ticketing at Oakland A’s – Tickets.com/Apple/Infinite Peripherals (USA)
  • •   Fan to Fan resale platform – See Tickets (UK)
  • •   Ticketmaster Verified Fan – Ticketmaster (USA)
  • •   Outsourced Telephone Ticketing Services – TicketSource (UK)
  • •   Reinventing cinema ticketing experience – Everyman Cinemas (UK)

Winner decided by: Decision by Judging Panel


PRODUCT INNOVATION AWARD

Awarded for a product or service that has uniquely transformed and improved the way ticketing entities do business.

  • •   Machine learning, eCommerce Fraud prevention SaaS – Riskified (Israel)
  • •   ReCreateX reseller platform – Syx Ticketing (Belgium)
  • •   Presence/LISNR ultrasonic Smart Tone ticketing – LISNR & Ticketmaster (USA)
  • •   Nliven VR mobile preview – TixTrack (USA)
  • •   Cashless Event Solution – Event Genius (UK)

Winner decided by: Decision by Judging Panel


INSIGHTS & ANALYTICS AWARD

Best integration or application of data analysis and insights to an entertainment ticketing challenge.

  • •   Arenametrix data analytics tools – Arenametrix (France)
  • •   Etix Analytics and Etix Community – Exit USA)
  • •   Smart Gift Finder / Event Affinity Engine – Ents24 (UK)
  • •   C-Feed customer review feeds – Jewel Labs (The Netherlands)
  • •   Ticketmaster Presence debut at Orlando City Stadium – Orlando City Soccer & Ticketmaster (USA)

Winner decided by: Decision by Judging Panel


EXECUTIVE OF THE YEAR AWARD

For the leader, pioneer or visionary that has moved the ticketing sector to new heights. Awarded to the individual that has over-delivered in the past 12 months.

  • •   Russell D’Souza, Co-Founder, SeatGeek Enterprise (USA)
  • •   Helge Hollander, CEO, Reservix/AdTicket (Germany)
  • •   Ashish Hemrajani, Co-Founder & CEO, BookMyShow (India)
  • •   Sean Hanly, CEO, Ticketsolve (Ireland)
  • •   Luuc Elzinga CEO & Co-founder, Tiqets.com (The Netherlands)
  • •   Travis Janovich, CEO, Etix (USA)

Winner decided by: Online ballot of the global ticketing industry

Voting is now closed


THE TICKETING BUSINESS OF THE YEAR AWARD

The big one! Awarded to the best ticketing business in the business – whether that be a ticketing platform, service supplier, box office, venue, team, promoter, visitor destination, festival or rightsholder. Which organisation has really taken its ticketing to a new level in the past 12 months?

  • •   London Theatre Direct (UK)
  • •   SeatGeek Enterprise (USA)
  • •   SecuTix (UK & Ireland)
  • •   Tiqets (The Netherlands)
  • •   Etix (USA)

Winner decided by: Online ballot of the global ticketing industry

Voting is now closed


If you made the shortlists, we’ll be in touch shortly!

Winners will be announced at the Gala Awards evening at Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester on 17 April.

Want to join us on the night? Registered delegates of the Forum can exclusively buy tickets for the ceremony. Get in touch to register for the Forum.

Any questions about the Awards, please email awards@theticketingbusiness.com

2018 AWARDS Voting

Public voting for TheTicketingBusiness Awards 2018 closed on 2nd March. Thank you to the THOUSANDS of people who voted.

Winners will be announced during the Awards Ceremony on 17 April at Emirates Old Trafford.


CAMPAIGN OF THE YEAR AWARD

For the most effective ticket sales & marketing campaign – with emphasis on the innovative use of technology and digital channels.

  • •   Vasco Rossi at Modena Park – Big Bang/VivaTicket/Best Union (Italy)
  • •   #CheersTo18Years – London Theatre Direct (UK)
  • •   10 Festivals, 48 hours – Skiddle (UK)
  • •   Ticketmaster Presence debut at Orlando City Stadium – Orlando City Soccer & Ticketmaster (USA)
  • •   #WeAreTogether – Bolton Wanderers FC (UK)

 

Winner decided by: Online ballot of the global ticketing industry

Voting is now closed


DISRUPTOR AWARD

Disruptors share a common purpose: create businesses, products and services that are better — less expensive and more creative, useful and impactful — and scalable. Which new business is set to disrupt – or has already destabilised – the established ticketing order?

  • •   GUTS Tickets (The Netherlands)
  • •   Ticketrunner (Germany)
  • •   Upgraded Inc. (USA)
  • •   Ticketfrog (Switzerland)
  • •   TickX (UK)

 

Winner decided by: Online ballot of the global ticketing industry

Voting is now closed


EXECUTIVE OF THE YEAR AWARD

For the leader, pioneer or visionary that has moved the ticketing sector to new heights. Awarded to the individual that has over-delivered in the past 12 months.

  • •   Russell D’Souza, Co-Founder, SeatGeek Enterprise (USA)
  • •   Helge Hollander, CEO, Reservix/AdTicket (Germany)
  • •   Ashish Hemrajani, Co-Founder & CEO, BookMyShow (India)
  • •   Sean Hanly, CEO, Ticketsolve (Ireland)
  • •   Luuc Elzinga CEO & Co-founder, Tiqets.com (The Netherlands)
  • •   Travis Janovich, CEO, Etix (USA)

 

Winner decided by: Online ballot of the global ticketing industry

Voting is now closed


THE TICKETING BUSINESS OF THE YEAR AWARD

The big one! Awarded to the best ticketing business in the business – whether that be a ticketing platform, service supplier, box office, venue, team, promoter, visitor destination, festival or rightsholder. Which organisation has really taken its ticketing to a new level in the past 12 months?

  • •   London Theatre Direct (UK)
  • •   SeatGeek Enterprise (USA)
  • •   SecuTix (Switzerland)
  • •   Tiqets (The Netherlands)
  • •   Etix (USA)

 

Winner decided by: Online ballot of the global ticketing industry

Voting is now closed


Winners will be announced at the Gala Awards evening at Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester on 17 April.

Want to join us on the night? Registered delegates of the Forum can exclusively buy tickets for the ceremony. Get in touch to register for the Forum.

Any questions about the Awards, please email awards@theticketingbusiness.com

2018 JUDGING PANEL

We are thrilled to announce nine ticketing business leaders who will make up our international Judging Panel for the 2018 edition of TheTicketingBusiness Awards.

Months of deliberation has secured a superb lineup of the industry’s key figures, a fitting panel to consider, discuss and decide our 2018 Winners.

Our Judges comprise of experts in a number of fields, including: Sports, Theatre, Live Entertainment, Cinema, Marketing, Consultancy and more…

Proudly introducing our 2018 Judges


David Andrews, Senior Vice President, The Shubert Organization, USA

Recognised in 2017 in the Oustanding Achievement category for a career that spans decades, David Andrews has pioneered and implemented many of the industry’s key innovations in one of the toughest (and most vocal) markets on Earth. When he started there was only pegboards and paper. Now, there’s data and digits – and David Andrews has embraced the evolution. This ticketing achiever has overseen – and spearheaded – many of the key moments in our industry’s development: from selling tickets over the telephone in the 1980s through today’s API integration. During his tenure at Shubert, his strategic oversight and guidance have ensured that Broadway’s customers continue to be served the very best that ticketing systems can offer. Today, he’s going behind ticketing – spearheading new initiatives to fully integrate attendee and buyer data into the live entertainment experience. And, we sense, he’s only just gotten started!


Tim Chambers, Director, TJChambers Consultancy, UK

Advisor, mentor and consultant.

An international ticketing specialist and senior executive with over 20 years’ experience within the live entertainment industries. Career expertise includes Start-Up’s to Public Companies, UK and pan-European M&A, and has lead a number of commercial and corporate growth initiatives.

Currently advising a number of European and US based companies, at various stages of development, seeking to transform their business operations.


Helen Enright, CFO and Business Development Director, Trafalgar Entertainment Group, UK

Helen Enright is CFO and Business Development Director for Trafalgar Entertainment Group (TEG) and was previously CFO and Commercial Director at Ambassador Theatre Group (ATG). Helen is responsible for Finance and Business as well as overseeing TEG’s ticketing activities.

Helen has experience at strategic and operational levels, including acquisitions, mergers, IT systems development and a wide range of initiatives designed to improve organisational efficiency. During 16 years with ATG, Helen helped grow the business organically and by acquisition. Among other projects, she oversaw the initiative to bring the ticketing activity, previously outsourced, in house and also managed the migration of ticketing onto a new platform post acquisition of the Live Nation UK venues in 2009.

Helen is a graduate Chartered Accountant and prior to TEG and ATG, spent thirteen years in the advertising industry, holding senior finance roles within M.A.I. plc, and French owned Havas and Vivendi.


Daniel Gidney, Chief Executive, Lancashire County Cricket Club / Emirates Old Trafford, UK

An established sports industry CEO for over ten years now, Daniel Gidney launched the first ever cricket bond as part of an innovative £12m fundraising to develop and operate a new 150 bedroom Hilton hotel which will open summer 2017.

Daniel’s time at LCCC has generated record profits & the securing of the largest ever naming rights in First Class Cricket with Emirates. He also secured ECB International Matches including an Ashes Test & a World Cup semi-final in 2019.

Daniel was also the 2011 Midlands Business Person of the Year and the 2014 Trafford Business Person of the Year.


Joseph Lee, CEO (HK & Macau), Cityline, Hong Kong

Mr. Joseph Lee is currently CEO of Cityline (Hong Kong) Limited. He joined Cityline in 2004 and has been the spearhead in successfully expanding the company from a movie centric e-ticketing platform to a multi-dimensional comprehensive ticketing service provider with customers throughout China, Hong Kong and Macau.

Joseph has over 30 years of experience in information technology industry. He previously held management positions in renowned multinational corporations such as IBM, Powersoft and Centura Software.

Joseph is often invited to speak at major industry events and was also one of the panelists of CineAsia Hong Kong 2016 on the topic of “Online Ticketing”. In 2016, Joseph was awarded the “Asian Chinese Leadership Award” by Asian College of Knowledge Management to recognize his outstanding contribution in business innovation and economic development.


Holly Limpkin, Head of Ticketing, The O2, UK

As Head of Ticketing, Holly manages both the event ticketing and Premium ticketing departments for the arena and various external spaces within the campus. Starting as a call centre assistant at See Tickets 15 years ago, Holly has worked her way up at various UK and global ticketing companies, becoming a renowned expert in all aspects of the event ticketing business.

Following stints at companies including Ticketmaster and NEC, Holly became Head of Ticketing at AEG Presents. While at the world’s second largest music promoter, she looked after ticketing for their roster of shows and tours.

Moving to Sydney Australia in 2011 to take on the role as International Ticketing Manger for Global Creatures, the developers of Walking with Dinosaurs – The Arena Spectacular, Holly also had the responsibility of ticketing the launch of the hugely successful War Horse in the Australian market.

Returning to AEG and the UK Holly took up the role at The O2 and has been based at the London venue ever since, managing a team of 6 ticketing managers. During her time the venue has won numerous accolades and has consistently been crowned the busiest arena in the world, based on tickets sold.

 


Ben Milsom, Chief Ticketing Officer, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, USA

Ben Milsom is in his ninth season with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as Chief Ticketing Officer. Over the past eight seasons the Buccaneers have ranked in the top five in all NFL new sales categories. They have also been named #1 in Customer Service in the NFL 4 out of the last 5 seasons. Ben spearheaded two satellite sales offices in Orlando and Sarasota. Each office has consistently generated over $1 million by targeting the tourism industry.

Prior to joining the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, he spent two years as Vice President of Ticket Sales with Maloof Sports and Entertainment and the Sacramento Kings and Monarchs. Prior to the Kings, Milsom was Director of Ticket Sales for the Indiana Pacers and Fever.

Ben currently sits on the board of the Tampa Bay Sports Commission, Tampa Bay JDRF, Police Athletic League and the Westshore Alliance Chamber.


Ian Nuttall, Founder, TheTicketingBusiness, UK

Ian is the owner and founder of TheTicketingBusiness Forum and its news channel TheTicketingBusiness.com – both presented by his Xperiology events and marketing agency. His working life began in sports events management (including Formula 1. horse racing and Wimbledon) before pursuing an award-winning career in B28 magazine publishing. He has co-launched and edited numerous B2B publications and meetings, ranging from energy and industrial processes through to airport design and Intelligent Transportation Systems. He has also founded many of the sports sector’s most respected publications and news sources – including Stadia magazine, TheStadiumBusiness.com and Stadium Business Summit. In his downtime from family and worklife, he takes his dogs on the Downs, rides his (motor)bikes and treks up the occasional mountain.


Patti-Anne Tarlton, COO, Ticketmaster, Canada

Patti-Anne Tarlton oversees Ticketmaster’s Canadian business and operations as Chief Operating Officer, Canada.  Ticketmaster, a member of the Live Nation Entertainment® family, is the world’s leading ticketing company.  Tarlton’s mandate is to ensure its innovative and revolutionary new products and tools deliver exceptional value to Canadian clients and ticket buyers alike.

Patti-Anne has a deep understanding of the North American Live Entertainment Industry having spent her career as a concert promoter, venue operator and sports & entertainment executive in Vancouver, Montreal and Toronto. Prior to joining Ticketmaster, Tarlton headed up Live Entertainment Division for Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment (MLSE).  In December, Tarlton was recognized as one of Billboard Magazine’s ‘Women in Music 2017: The Most Powerful Executives in the Industry.’ In addition, Tarlton serves as a Board Member of Musicounts!, Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC), Music Canada Live and is an appointed member of the Toronto Music Advisory Council. She is a past board member of CARAS, having served for 8 years.

 

PREVIOUS WINNERS

The 2017 Ticketing Technology Awards ceremony took place on 5 April at Croke Park. Congratulations to all our Winners

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 / Ticketing Technology Awards, UK;
•   Carolyn Sims, Marketing Director, ENO English National Opera, UK;
•   Kyle Wright, Interactive Marketing & Analytics Manager, Shubert Ticketing, US

2017 Winners Brochure

2017 Awards Photo Gallery


2016 WINNERS

The 2016 Ticketing Technology Awards ceremony took place on 27 April at Croke Park. Congratulations to all our Winners

2017 Awards Photo Gallery

SALES & MARKETING AWARD

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Category Winner: 16th FINA World Championships (Kazan) Judging Panel comments: “An impressive event ticketing achievement in an emerging market which utilised many new technologies and unique problem-solving approaches. It’s clear that there is as much innovation and fresh-thinking in new markets as there is in existing.” Winner decided by: Decision by Judging Panel

Shortlisted nominees: “Only The Brave” – Wales Millennium Centre • 16th FINA World Championships (Kazan) • “Masterfan” by Ticketmaster Spain • “GoldenTicket” Augmented Reality by Eventim Netherlands • Platinum by Ticketmaster


UNSUNG HERO AWARD

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Category Winner: Stephanie Lett, Live Nation Judging Panel comments: “A difficult category to decide. The winner is an impressive individual who, despite departmental cutbacks and staff changes, clearly ticked the ‘getting on with the job’ aspects of this particular Award. This is the kind of person every ticketing business should be hiring” Winner decided by: Decision by Judging Panel

Shortlisted nominees: Stephanie Lett, Live Nation • Liam Yandell, HQ Theatres & Hospitality • Mark Fisher, Royal Collection • Josh Whittaker-Vyse, Stoke City FC • Claire Hargreave, Sydney Opera House


MOVE TO MOBILE AWARD

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Category Winner: Kaartjes.nl Mobile Portal Judging Panel comments: “An elegant solution to ticket discovering and purchase, which offers locals and visitors alike a huge range of events, venues and visitor attractions – all directly from a well-designed mobile portal”. Winner decided by: Decision by Judging Panel

Shortlisted nominees: ReplyBuy at Levi’s Stadium/49ers • Etix Mobile App • We Scan Tickets App • SAP Arena App • Ticketa Mobile App • Kaartjes.nl Mobile Portal


CUSTOMER SERVICE AWARD

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Category Winner: Liberty Stadium’s Disabled Supporter Services Judging Panel comments: “A great example of a stadium team going above and beyond to serve the needs of disabled supporters. Liberty Stadium is the first to offer online booking of disabled seating – a move which is now being adopted across the Premier League” Winner decided by: Decision by Judging Panel

Shortlisted nominees: ACF Fiorentina’s CRM • Liberty Stadium’s Disabled Supporter Services • Lisa Cobham, RWC15/Ticketmaster UK • The Contact Centre at Wales Millenium Centre


MOVING ON UP AWARD

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Category Winner: Cirque du Soleil’s Demand-Based Pricing Judging Panel comments: “Comprehensive adoption of demand-based pricing models has served Cirque du Soleil and its customers well. For a global entertainment brand to embrace demand-based pricing across its major arena tours bears testimony to the likely future take up of more airline-style pricing in entertainment ticketing.” Winner decided by: Decision by Judging Panel

Shortlisted nominees: “Audience in Focus” by Malmö Opera • Cirque du Soleil’s Demand-Based Pricing • Schlösserland Dresden • FanThreeSixty Integration • VW’s Autostadt Ticketshop


EXECUTIVE OF THE YEAR AWARD

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Category Winner: Sam Isles, VP Artist Services, Ticketmaster Winner decided by: Online ballot of the global ticketing industry

Shortlisted nominees: Arndt Scheffler, Managing Director, White-Label eCommerce • Ben Sebborn, Founder/CEO, Skiddle • Javier Andrés Marin, CEO & Founder, Ticketea • Sam Isles, VP Artist Services, Ticketmaster • Michael Nabarro, Co-Founder & CEO, Spektrix


PRODUCT INNOVATION AWARD

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Category Winner: Collector Ticket by Ticketmaster Winner decided by: Online ballot of the global ticketing industry Judging Panel comments: “A great product which fulfills the demands of customers who want the convenience of digital ticketing but still want that unique souvenir ticket”

Shortlisted nominees: ReplyBuy • TodayTix App • .tickets TLD domain • Collector Ticket by Ticketmaster • Spektrix Customer Segmentation Tool • Playpass


CRM & DATA TOOL AWARD

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Category Winner: Merkle-Adobe Integration Winner decided by: Online ballot of the global ticketing industry Judging Panel comments: “Combining one of the leading customer insights and data analytics agencies, with the leading digital marketing tools, offers entertainment businesses an unprecedented platform to deliver targeted, personalised marketing content to drive ticket sales. Industry leaders such as Feld Entertainment have already expressed their satisfaction with these tools and services”

Shortlisted nominees: API Integration for London’s West • End Purple Seven Insights • Ticketmaster Live Analytics • Merkle-Adobe Integration • Neo-Ticketing Project


PREMIUM & VIP TICKETING AWARD

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Category Winner: Rugby World Cup 2015 Premium Hospitality & Ticketing Programme Winner decided by: Online ballot of the global ticketing industry Judging Panel comments: “The industry ballot recognises the efforts made by Rugby Travel & Hospitality – the official Rugby World Cup sales agents – in selling and delivering more corporate packages than were achieved by the London 2012 Olympic Games. In total 90,000 packages were sold for the RWC15 tournament (compared to 60,000 sold for London Games). Clearly the organisers did their homework to create ticketing and hospitality packages which were well-received by the market.“

Shortlisted nominees: Experience App from Live Nation • Rugby World Cup 2015 Premium Hospitality & Ticketing Programme • Festicket Club des Loges, French Open


SMART & CONNECTED AWARD

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Category Winner: The Ticket Factory’s Systems Integration Winner decided by: Online ballot of the global ticketing industry Judging Panel comments: “As one of the UK’s leading ticket agencies, The Ticket Factory has had to move with the times. But in 2015 it released its 2.0 edition with more features and improvements than it had released in a full two years before. These included Order Tracking, Social Login, PayPal integration, Friendly URLs, Customer Account, Responsive Design and better Dashboards – offering more ease and convenience for its customers”

Shortlisted nominees: Arena App, SSE Arena Belfast • Montreal Canadiens‘ Club 1909 • Malmö’s Multi-Venue Ticketing Integration • The Ticket Factory’s Systems Integration • Ticketshop v3 from Ticketscript • 10-Day Access Control at Winterfest 2016


INDUSTRY SUPPLIER OF THE YEAR AWARD

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Category Winner: ‘Queue-it’ Winner decided by: Onsite ballot by all delegates of Ticketing Technology Forum 2016

Shortlisted nominees: Ingresso • Queue-it • Ticketplan • Intellitix • Weldon, Williams & Lick


JUDGE’S CHOICE AWARD

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Category Winner: Battersea Arts Centre Winner decided by: Decision by Judging Panel Judging Panel comments: “Well-deserved recognition for a much-loved venue which suffered a disastrous fire but got its ticketing and performances back online in a matter of days. Testament to a great venue team which did not give up in the face of disaster”


OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

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Winner: Tommy Higgins Decided by: Organisers of the Ticketing Technology Forum Judging Panel comments: “A hugely popular industry character who pioneered computerised ticketing in Ireland, before joining Ticketmaster to lead and expand its European expansion. From promoting (and driving) bands across Ireland to establishing new models of retail ticket sales in music stores, Tommy Higgins has been – and continues to be – at the forefront of customer services, business trends and technology changes in entertainment ticketing.”


Congratulations once again to each of our 2016 winners!

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