The seventh annual TheTicketingBusiness Forum (9-10 April, Manchester) hosted an outstanding audience of senior figures from the world of entertainment ticketing, alongside the industry’s finest and most innovative product and service suppliers.

Here’s a sneak peek of who joined us in 2019…

CEO, EntreeDirecte(.)fr
CEO, Tiqets
CEO, CTS Eventim
CEO, Tixtrack
CEO, Storyhouse
CEO, BookF1(.)com
CEO, Patron Technology
CEO, taquilla(.)com
CEO, Vendini
CEO, Event Protect
CEO, Access Hoy
CEO, Sports Events 365
CEO, CTS Eventim Brazil
CEO, Musikkens Hus
CEO, TickX
CEO, Tracer
CEO, Travelcircus
CEO, YellowHeart
CEO, Ticketmaster
CEO, Matreshka Concerts
CEO, Ticketguardian
Managing Director, Chocoversum Hachez
Managing Director, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019
Managing Director, FEI Festival & Events International
Managing Director, TEG – Ticketek Entertainment Group
Managing Director, Circus Roncalli
Managing Director, Busy Bus
Managing Director, LIVE IT
Managing Director, NewC
Managing Director, Ticketmaster
Managing Director, Tixserve
Managing Director, bilettix
CCO, Starticket
CEO, eBilet
CEO, Intero Operations & Services
CEO, Hoopla
CEO, Tickster
CEO, nolock
Co-founder, entradium
Co-Founder, Artos / Aventus
Co-Founder / CEO, keyper
Co-founder & COO, DELIGHT
Co-founder & COO, TheTicketingBusiness
Co-founder & VP Offer Development, musement
Co-Founder and CEO, Kyazoonga
Co-founder and CEO, Queue-It
Co-Founder and Head of Business Development, 3D Digital Venue
Commercial Advisor, InCrowd Sports
Commercial Director, Jewel Labs
Commercial Director, Tuboleta
Commercial Director, Dreamland
Commercial Director, DG Theaterproducties
Commercial Director, SeatGeek Enterprise
Commercial Director, England Netball
Commercial Director, Billetlugen
Commercial Director, Silverstone Circuits
Commercial Manager, The Ticket Factory
Chief Operating Officer, Eventim UK
Chief Opportunity Officer,
Co-Founder, TodayTix
Co-Founder, Boom SPORT
Customer Relationship Manager, Danish Architecture Center
Director, DR Koncerthuset
Director of Customer Relations Department, Intickets
Director of Ticketing, The O2
General Manager, Tracer
General Manager, Vivaticket UK
Director, TheTicketSellers / eventree(.)co(.)uk
Director / Consultant, PTI Consulting
Director and Co-Founder, Aventus
Director Business Development, Classictic
Director Key Account Management, Ticketcorner
Director of Marketing, Brentford FC
Dir of Marketing & Audience Engagement, English National Opera
Dir of Ops & Collaborative Projects, Duke Ellington School of the Arts
Director of Strategic Marketing, Netacea
Director, Analytics and Strategy, SeatGeek Enterprise
Director, Business Operations, Euroleague Basketball
Head of Strategic Partnerships, Groupon (UK)
CEO, Tari Labs
CEO, Leyton Orient FC
CEO (HK & Macau), Cityline
CEO & Founder, Go2Cinema
CEO & Founder, Boom Ents / Boom Sport
CEO & Founder, Oxynade
CEO & Founder, Onebox
CEO/Co-Founder, Stagelink
CFO, Musikkens Hus
CFO StubHub International, StubHub
Managing Director – UK Sport, SeatGeek Enterprise
Managing Director D/A/CH, SecuTix
Managing Director Marketing & Sales, Schmidts Tivoli
Managing Partner, Transaction Consulting
Managing Partner, Ticket Gretchen
Managing Partner Newion, Oxynade
Chairman, STAR
Chairman of the Supervisory Board, myticket(.)de (DEAG)
Business Solutions Manager, Gateway Ticketing Systems
Chief Business Officer, FC Bayern Munich
Chief Business Officer, Zalgiris Kaunas
Chief Business Officer, Anadolu Efes
Chief Commercial Officer, LW Theatres
Chief Everything Opportunity, Seats(.)io
Chief Executive, STAR
Chief Executive, Lancs Cricket
Chief Executive Office, JCA
Chief Marketing Officer, Arcadia
Chief Operating Officer, WhatsOnStage
Chief Technology Officer, TicketOne
CIO, Jewel Labs
CIO, Marylebone Cricket Club
CIO, Stadion Feijenoord
CMO, Tickets(.)ie
General Manager, SecureMyBooking(.)com
General Manager, World Meeting 2018
General Manager, StubHub UK
General Manager, TEG Digital
Global Dir of Ticketing Strategy & Innovation, FanDragon
Global Ticketing & Touring Manager, Red Bull
GM International, SeatGeek Enterprise
Group CEO & Executive Director, Cityline
Group Development Manager, Continuum Attractions
Leading Programmer,
Manager – Sport & Arenas, Digitick
Manager Project & Product Services, Ticketcorner
Managing Director, Bilete(.)ro
Managing Director, Becker Billett
Managing Director, HID Global
Managing Director, TicketPlan
Managing Director, TJChambers Consultancy
Head of Marketing and Communications, Danish Architecture Center
Information Systems Manager, Paris La Defense Arena
Japan Country Manager, StubHub
Managing Director, Gateway Ticketing Systems
Managing Director, Gateway Ticketing Systems
Online Sales Management, Ticketline
Operations Manager, Ticketmaster
Consulting Director, SAP
Group Strategy and Operations Director, Byrom
Grown, Tari Labs
Hd of Project Mgmt & Corporate Comms, Wiener Stadthalle
Head Developer, nolock
Head of Business Development, Euroleague Basketball
Head of Business Development, Outbox
Head of Business Development, StubHub
Head of Business Development – Basketball, FC Bayern Munich
Head of Commercial, Warwickshire CCC
Head of Commercial Services, The National Gallery
Head of Communications – EMEA, StubHub
Head of Cricket Sales, Lancs Cricket
Head of Customer Relations, Wales Millennium Centre
Head of Customer Services – Hospitality & Ticketing, Swansea City FC
Head of Customer Success – UK & Ireland, SecuTix
Head of Digital, Wales Millennium Centre
Head of Digital, Swansea City Association FC
Head of HR, Lancs Cricket
Head of IT, Chester Racecourse
Head of IT, Manchester Central Convention Complex
Head of Live – EMEA, Groupon (UK)
Head of Marketing, keyper
Head of Marketing, Lancs Cricket
Head of Marketing & Sales, QTIXX
Head of Marketing, Ticketing & Retail, Scunthorpe United
Head of Membership & Customer Relationship Mgmt, British Museum
Head of Music Business Development, Stubhub
Head of Operations, Rewards4Group
Head of Operations, CTS Eventim Sports
Head of Partnerships and Business Development, Stay22
Head of Sales, Sziget Cultural Management
Head of Sales & Ticketing, Turkish Basketball Federation
Head of Sales and Marketing, Continuum Attractions
Head of Sports Business Development, StubHub
Head of Strategic Partnerships & Bus Dev, Get Systems
Head of Systems and Data, Barbican Centre
Head of the UK & Ireland, Amazon Pay
Head of Ticketing, ACC Liverpool
Head of Ticketing, Hamburger SV
Head of Ticketing, Fenerbahce Istanbul
Head of Ticketing, Olympique Lyonnais
Head of Ticketing, LW Theatres
Head of Ticketing, Silverstone Circuits
Head of Ticketing, Bayer 04 Leverkusen
Head of Ticketing & Business Dvlpt, Intero Operations & Services
Head of Ticketing & Data Management, FELD
Head of Ticketing & Data Protection Officer, The RFL
Head of Ticketing & Marketing, The Warehouse Project – Parklife
Head of Ticketing Operations, UK Athletics
Head of Ticketing Systems, The Lowry & Quaytickets
Head of Venue Sales, Lancs Cricket
Head of Web & Mobiles Poject, Olympique Lyonnais
ICT Manager, TicketOne
International Business Development Mgr, SecuTix
International CTO, StubHub
International Relations Asst, Sziget Cultural Management
IT Manager, ThaiTicketMajor
IT Manager, Portsmouth FC
IT Service Delivery Manager, LW Theatres
Joint Managing Director, LiveBuzz
COO, XLNT Operations
COO, Eventim Scandinavia
COO, Danish Architecture Center
Founder & CEO, XLNT Operations
COO, Ticketmaster
COO, Tari labs
COO, Oxynade
Corporate Communication Executive , Vivaticket
Country Manager Sweden, Eventim Norway
Cricket Marketing Manager, Lancs Cricket
CRM Specialist, Biļēšu Paradīze
CRO, Vendini
CRO, Tixtrack
CTO, Biļēšu Paradīze
CTO, Tickster
CTO, PACIFA Decision
CTO, Tix(.)is
Ticketing Apprentice, Royal Shakespeare Company
Data Manager Sales & Marketing, Nationale Opera & Ballet
Deputy CEO & B2C Manager, Hammarby Fotboll
Deputy Head of Department, Yandex.Mediaservices
Deputy Managing Director, ThaiTicketMajor
Deputy CEO, Ex Leicestershire CCC
Development Manager, TicketPlan
Digital Development Team, The R & A
Digital Systems Project Manager, Brighton and Hove Albion
Directeur Grand Public, Le Mans
Managing Director, Sports Ink Associates
Managing Director, Minor Entertainment
Managing Director, TicketPortal
Managing Director, Seatgeek Enterprises
Marketing & Comms Director, The Lowry & Quaytickets
Marketing Communications Manager, Aventus
Marketing Director, Warwick Arts Centre
Marketing Director, Ticketmaster
Marketing Manager, Grand Theatre Blackpool
Marketing Manager, The Warehouse Project – Parklife
Marketing Manager, Oxynade
Marketing Project Manager, TIKETA
MD & Founder, Smart Pricer
MD UK & Ireland, SecuTix
Membership Manager, Rugby Football League
Online Manager, ThaiTicketMajor
Operations Director, Dreamland
Operations Director, Lancs Cricket
Operations Director, Busy Bus
Operations Manager, Ayr Gaiety
Operations Manager, CTS Eventim
Owner / Technical Director, Skiddle
Partner Sales Director, London Theatre Direct
Partnerships Director, Lancs Cricket
Partnerships Manager, Ticketswap
President & Chief Business Officer, Ticketguardian
Platform Owner, BookF1(.)com
PMP certified Project Manager, Softjourn
Vice President Operations, Outbox
President, PACIFA Decision
President, StubHub
Producer & Head of Theatres, Culture, Tivoli
Product & Communication, Reservix
Product Manager, QTIXX
Project Mngmt, Contracts & Finances, Performing Arts Festival Berlin
Project Manager, Zicht online
Project Ticketing Manager, Olympique Lyonnais
R&D Manager, Tuboleta
Regional Manager / Purchase Manager, Hoopla
Sales & Box Office Manager, Warwick Arts Centre
Sales & Content Acquisition Director, accesso
Sales & Marketing, Green 4 Solutions
Sales & Marketing Director, Lancs Cricket
Sales & Ticketing, ICE Amsterdam
Sales & Ticketing Ops Manager, Royal Shakespeare Company
Sales Account Manager, Teamcard
Sales & Marketing Director, LW Theatres
Sales Director, Cedar
Sales Director, Tickster
Sales Director Europe, accesso
Sales Manager, Schmidts Tivoli
Sales Manager, FK Austria Wien
Sales Manager New Business, ERGO Group
Sales Mgr – Special Events, Catering & Cml, Manchester Central
Sales Operations Manager – International, Event Software Benelux
Sales Operations Manager – International, Seatgeek Enterprises
Senior Account Executive – Tixngo, SecuTix
Senior Account Manager, CTS Eventim
Senior Consultant, Tessitura Network
Senior Director Events, König-Pilsener-ARENA
Senior Director Strategic Innovation & Alliances, HID Global
Senior Product Manager, Ticketmaster
Senior Project Manager, Event Software Benelux
Senior Ticketing & Sales Manager, Royal Collection Trust
Senior Ticketing Manager, RFU – Twickenham
Senior Account Executive, FareHarbor
Senior Manager, Event Ticketing Operations, The O2
SVP Shubert Ticketing, The Shubert Organization
Ticketing Manager, Royal Ontario Museum
Ticketing Office Manager, Marylebone Cricket Club
Social Media, PTI Consulting
Sr. Product Manager, Stubhub
Student, UCFB
SVP – International Business Development, CTS Eventim
Team lead, Yandex.Medialab
Technical Project Manager, Tiqets
Ticket and Membership Manager, Warwickshire CCC
Ticket Office Manager, Stoke City FC
Ticket Operations Manager, Brighton and Hove Albion
Ticket Sales Director, Zalgiris Kaunas
Ticket Sales Director, Anadolu Efes
Ticket Sales Manager, Hammarby Fotboll
Ticketing, Stadion Feijenoord
Ticketing & Accreditation Director, European Tour
Ticketing Development & Innovation Manager, LW Theatres
Ticketing Development Manager, Historic Royal Palaces
Ticketing Infrastructure Manager, Royal Collection Trust
Ticketing Manager, Brentford FC
Ticketing Manager, The Troxy
Ticketing Manager, Le Mans
Ticketing Manager, F&P Group
Ticketing Manager, The R & A
Ticketing Manager, European Tour
Ticketing Manager, GAA
Ticketing Manager, Chocoversum
Ticketing Office Manager, AFC Bournemouth
Ticketing Systems Manager, RFU – Twickenham
Vice Chairman, Tessitura Network
Vice President, Ticket Philadelphia
Vice President Sales Operations, Ticketmaster
VP Commercial Operations, Activity Stream
VP of Business Development, accesso
VP Product Manager, SeatGeek Enterprise
European Sales Director, TLS – Boca Systems
Executive VP Europe, Weezevent
Finance Director, Lancs Cricket
Finance Director, Continuum Attractions
Financial Controller, The View from the Shard
Former General Manager, FC Basel 1893
Founder, Sonorous Global Consulting
Founder / CTO, Bemils
Founder & CEO, Event Genius
Founder & CEO, Tix(.)is
Founder & Director, SoldOut Tickets
Founder/Director, Rewards4Group
Assistant Ticket Office Manager, Portsmouth FC
Account Executive, FareHarbor
Account Executive, SAP
Advisor, 3D Digital Venue
Assistant General Manager, The Troxy
Business Development, SAP
Business Development Director, Groupon (UK)
Business Development Manager,
Business Development Manager, PixelPin
Business Segment Manager – Events, SkiData
Ballot and Ticketing Manager, Lawn Tennis Association
Board Member, Tickster
Box Office Sales Manager, Grand Theatre, Blackpool
Bus Dev Dir Groupon Corporate Dev – EMEA, Groupon (UK)
Business Consultant, Byrom
Business Consultant, Eventim Norway
Business Development, 3D Digital Venue
Business Development, Corethree
Business Development Consultant, Softjourn
Business Development Director, AXS Ticketing
Business Development Director, SecureMyBooking(.)com
Business Development Director, Oxynade
Business Development Director, SeatGeek Enterprise
Business Development Director EMEA, Tixtrack
Business Development Manager, Cork Opera House
Business Development Manager, Roboticket
Business Development Manager, Event Genius
Business Development Manager, Booking Protect
Business Development Manager, ACC Liverpool
Business Development Manager, Cedar
Business Development Team Lead, Queue-It
Business Segment Manager – Events, SkiData Access Control
Business Unit Director, Lippupiste Oy


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