With nominations set to open later this week, we are delighted to unveil the Judging Panel for TheTicketingBusiness Awards 2022 (#TBA22).

Our sincere thanks to these fantastic, industry leaders who will be casting their votes to determine this year’s – the 13th annual – Awards winners (clockwise, from top left):

  • Mark Davyd*, CEO, Music Venue Trust
  • Katy Raines, Chief Executive Officer, Indigo
  • Martin Austin* MBE, Managing Director, Access Card/Nimbus Disability
  • Manal Smith*, Senior Ticketing Manager – The Hundred, ECB – England and Wales Cricket Board
  • Joseph Lee, General Manager, Hong Kong Ticketing
  • Phillipa Hicks, Head of Product & Co-Founder, Seat Unique*
  • Ian Nuttall, Co-Founder, TheTicketingBusiness
  • Daniel Gidney, Chief Executive, Lancs Cricket / Emirates Old Trafford
  • Kyle Bell, Marketing and Partnerships Director, Rhythm and Vines*
  • Larissa Kisel, Business Development Manager, Eventim UK
  • Tim Chambers, Managing Director, TJChambers Consultancy

*Denotes individual, organisation or venue winner in TheTicketingBusiness Awards 2021.

Nominations for #TBA22 shortlists open midday (BST) Thursday 31 March. All shortlisted entries will be invited to attend #TBF22 as our guests, with the winners to be announced live at Emirates Old Trafford – on the evening of 7th July 2022. See you there!

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