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Awards

Winners of TheTicketingBusiness Awards 2022 are announced

The winners of TheTicketingBusiness Awards 2022 were announced tonight at Emirates Old Trafford in Manchester, UK.

TheTicketingBusiness Awards (previously the Ticketing Technology Awards) are the only awards to recognise a whole spectrum of achievements from across the global entertainment ticketing industry.

The awards ceremony took place during the 10th edition of TheTicketingBusiness Forum in front of an audience of senior industry figures.

“Congratulations to everyone who reached the podium,” commented Ian Nuttall, Founder of TheTicketingBusiness. “Winners included our industry’s leaders and stand-out innovators, and they should all be very proud of their achievements.”

Hundreds of nominations were whittled down to create the shortlist, judged by an independent panel of industry figures including:

 

  • 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
  • Daniel Gidney, Chief Executive, Lancashire 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
  • Ian Nuttall, Founder, TheTicketingBusiness

 

The Winners and Shortlisted Nominees in each category are as follows:

 

CAMPAIGN OF THE YEAR AWARD

Category winner: Ticketmaster, NFT NFL Drop

Shortlisted nominees:

  • TodayTix Group London Theatre Week
  • The FA Women’s Euro 2022
  • Just Ask by Attitude is Everything/Independent Venue Week
  • Eventix – Build Your Crowd
  • ‘This is Real Impact’ promotion by Rugby League World Cup 2021

 

IMPACT AWARD

Category winner: Tickets for Good – Free NHS tickets

Shortlisted nominees:

  • Ticketek/TEG/Ovation – Ticketek Ovation’s data partnership with Cricket Australia
  • Ticketpass – Ethical Ticketing
  • tripXOXO at Dubai Expo 2020
  • Afterparty NFT Art and Music Festival
  • A Greener Festival – Scott Graham

 

DISRUPTOR AWARD

Category winner: Theatre Oberhausen – Integrated Streaming Strategy for Performing Arts

Shortlisted nominees:

  • Fanbase – Fanbase product 2.0
  • Flicket – Scale Up
  • Sound Travel Group
  • VERB

 

GUEST EXPERIENCE AWARD

Category winner: Savannah Bananas

Shortlisted nominees:

  • In-Site Technology Solutions – Guest Management System for the UAE Pavilion at Dubai Expo
  • FC Barcelona Femeni (Women)
  • KOKO and Luno
  • Stagedoor App
  • TicketsForGood

 

PRODUCT INNOVATION AWARD

Category winner: Tixel

Shortlisted nominees:

  • Sport Lisboa e Benfica – Player App
  • Ticketek UK
  • SAP, Coldplay green app
  • VfL Wolfsburg – VFL Connect App
  • TrueTickets – Digital ticketing integration with Tessitura

 

INSIGHTS & ANALYTICS AWARD

Category winner: Cricket Australia & Ticketek Ovation data partnership

Shortlisted nominees:

  • Audience Republic, Australia
  • Future Ticketing and League of Ireland
  • Elevate Sports Ventures Partnership with Recentive Analytics
  • AS Roma and Premoneo
  • Project Admission and Major League Baseball

 

UNSUNG HERO AWARD

Category winner: Georgia Royes, Senior Manager of Spectator Services and Ticketing, LOC Special Olympics World Games Berlin 2023

Shortlisted nominees:

  • Kristoffer Killerup Kaae, Client Service Assistant, Billetlugen / Eventim Scandinavia
  • Mikkel Bjerre, Ticketing Manager, FC Kobenhavn
  • Catherine Cuff, Senior Client Manager, Moshtix – Bluesfest 2022
  • Patrick Doherty, Director of Ticketing, SAP Center/San Jose Sharks
  • Dan Wozney, Ken Hahn, Eve Roycraft, Laura Durenburger-Grunow, Ticketing configuration team, Northrop at the University of Minnesota

 

EXECUTIVE OF THE YEAR AWARD

Category winner: Stan Chia, CEO, Vivid Seats

Shortlisted nominees:

  • Alexandre Martin, CEO & Co-Founder, Smeetz
  • Cameron Hoy, Managing Director, Ticketek
  • Jack Groetzinger, CEO & Co-Founder, SeatGeek
  • Klaus-Peter Schulenberg, Founder & CEO, CTS Eventim

 

THETICKETINGBUSINESS OF THE YEAR AWARD

Category winner: Ticketek

Shortlisted nominees:

  • Tiketblok
  • Vivid Seats
  • SeatGeek
  • Secutix
  • Tix Ticketing

 

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Category winner: Jack Rubin, Co-Founder & Former CEO, Tessitura

 

About TheTicketingBusiness Awards

TheTicketingBusiness Awards recognise leadership, innovation and achievement in the application of ticketing across sports, performing arts, music, cinema, live entertainment and visitor attractions. The Awards aim to increase the standards and best practice of ticketing, drive awareness and adoption of future ticketing technology, and improve the customer experience for ticket-buyers across all sectors.

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