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Awards

#TBA23 Shortlists: Congrats to the Finalists!

Ten of these will be announced in April – to the hands of the Finalists in each Category.

TheTicketingBusiness Awards 2023

Ten of these will be announced in April – to the hands of the Finalists in each Category.

TheTicketingBusiness Awards 2023

TheTicketingBusiness is delighted to unveil the finalists for the ticketing sector’s 2023 Awards.

Our congratulations to all of the finalists for making the TheTicketingBusiness Awards 2023 shortlists. The #TBA23 finalists are:


CAMPAIGN OF THE YEAR

  • Camp Bestival Shropshire: a new location (Safe Festivals Group/Mustard Media)
  • Lollapalooza India (Perry Farrell/C3 Presents/BookMyShow)
  • Women’s Euros & The Lionesses (The FA)
  • T20 World Cup (Cricket Australia/Ticketek)
  • Ticket to Eat: Community Ticket Scheme (Lewes FC)
  • Hearts & minds: Breaking all records (FC Copenhagen)

IMPACT AWARD

  • Paper-free and Frictionless (The O2/AXS)
  • The Ajax App ticketing integration (AFC Ajax)
  • NFC Mobile Ticketing (Leeds United FC/APT Skidata)
  • Adelaide Festival Centre Trust’s Ticketing Transformation (AFCT/Ticketek)
  • League-wide implementation (Roboticket/Belgian Pro League)
  • A Greener Arena’s ticketing (OVO Hydro/SEC)

DISRUPTOR AWARD

  • Web3 Ticketing (YellowHeart)
  • Event ticketing made easy (Flicket)
  • GET Protocol NFT Ticketing Toolsuite (GET Protocol Foundation)
  • Scaling NFT ticketing for festivals (NFT-TiX/Exit Festival 2K22)
  • Blockchain Ticketing-as-a-Service (BAM Ticketing)

GUEST EXPERIENCE AWARD

  • Ticket Operations Team at Hollywood Park/SoFi Stadium
  • Live Chat for fans (Everton FC)
  • Tick’n Box gift ticket pack (Paris Opera/PSG/Wonderbox)
  • gamesCHNGR hospitality Super App (Fortius/Daimani/Dentsu)
  • Keeping printed memories alive (TicketTimeMachine)
  • Tickets for marginalised communities (Fanzclub)

PRODUCT INNOVATION

  • Collaborative settlement (uGigUs)
  • Fan accessibility registration (Alloc8)
  • Email Validation Tool (TicketingHub)
  • Closed Loop Ticketing (Siip)
  • Away Fan Digital Ticketing (RB Leipzig)
  • Mobile ID fan verification (AXS)

INSIGHTS & ANALYTICS AWARD

  • Machine Learning on Premium Offers (The O2/AXS)
  • UEFA Women’s EURO2022 (The FA)
  • The 1st UK Electronic Music Industry Report (NTIA/Audience Strategies)
  • Audience Behavior: Subscription Sales (JCA Arts Marketing)
  • Ticket Attendance and Revenue Report (Live Performance Australia)
  • Taking back control of your data (Vivenu)

UNSUNG HERO

  • Chanel Mullarkey, Event Ticketing Manager, The O2
  • Scott Gainsburg, Director – Ticketing, Michael Cassel Group
  • Bruce Bielenberg, Regional Director of Ticketing-Las Vegas, AEG Presents
  • Nicolle Cannock, Head of Insights, Dewynters
  • Lee Newman, Box Office and Systems Manager, Everton FC
  • Joan Kinsella, Premium Renewals Manager, Croke Park Stadium
  • Kevin Kozak, Director of Ticketing, Bryce Jordan Center, Penn State University

EXECUTIVE OF THE YEAR

  • Emmy Gengler, Chief Executive, Softjourn
  • Simon Hennes, CEO, Vivenu
  • Ben & Lisa Simpson, Co-Founders, Easol
  • Mitch Thrower – CEO & Co-Founder, events(.)com
  • Phil Hutcheon – CEO & Founder, Dice
  • Julie Carson, Head of Ticketing, OVO Hydro/SEC
  • Ignacio Bachiller Strohlein, Alexandre Perez Casares & Francisco Hein – Co-Founders, Fever

THE TICKETING BUSINESS OF THE YEAR

  • AXS Europe
  • DICE
  • Seat Unique
  • TickX
  • Tixserve
  • TodayTix

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT

The Outstanding Achievement Award recognises an individual that has shown exceptional commitment, service and leadership to the ticketing ecosystem over a sustained period of time. (And no, they don’t have to be retiring any time soon!)

No shortlist. Recipient is selected privately by TheTicketingBusiness Awards team and will be announced at the 2023 Winners Party.


Our congratulations to all of our finalists for making the TheTicketingBusiness Awards 2023 (#TBA23) shortlists. We will be in touch shortly to advise the next steps of your nomination. Give us a day or two but if you’re on the shortlists and have still not received your Finalist Media Kit and Awards night invitation then do email us.

Meanwhile, the full dossier (and supporting evidence) is being compiled and is on its way to the Judging Panel for final adjudication.

Winners will be announced on the evening of 19 April at #TBF23 in Manchester. See you there!

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