The Forum is thrilled to confirm that Emirates Old Trafford, home of Lancashire County Cricket Club, has been appointed as the destination and host for TheTicketingBusiness Forum 2020 – Europe’s leading live entertainment ticketing meeting.

Daniel Gidney, Chief Executive at Lancashire County Cricket Club, said: “We’re delighted that Emirates Old Trafford will once again host the prestigious TheTicketingBusiness ForumWe’re looking forward to welcoming the world leaders sports and live entertainment ticketing to our home.”

All conference sessions and networking events will take place at Emirates Old Trafford.


Hilton Garden Inn (Host Venue) – FULLY BOOKED

Ideally situated within Emirates Old Trafford Cricket Ground in Manchester, this Hilton Garden Inn hotel offers a unique venue for culture and sports.

Hotel Football – FULLY BOOKED

Adjacent to Manchester United FC’s Old Trafford stadium and 10 minutes walk from the Forum venue.

Alternative Options

Our official, discounted hotel allocations are now fully-booked. So, we’ve partnered with our friends at Stay22 – a live-feed accommodation map solution that helps event-goers find the best places to stay near  their event, saving long hours of searching, browsing and comparing prices.

View here or click the map below to see a live feed of available options (including both Hotels and Airbnb listings) near to Emirates Old Trafford or in Manchester’s city centre (10mins tram ride).



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