5 April 2017 (Dublin) – The winners of Ticketing Technology Awards 2017 were announced last night during a private ceremony at Croke Park, Dublin.

Now in their second year, Ticketing Technology Awards are the only awards to recognise a whole spectrum of achievements from across the global ticketing industry.

The awards ceremony took place during Ticketing Technology Forum, in front of an audience of senior industry figures.

“Congratulations to everyone who reached the podium,” commented Ian Nuttall, founder of Ticketing Technology Awards. “Winners included our industry’s leaders, achievers and stand-out innovators, who 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:

  • Tim Chambers, Managing Director, TJChambers Consultancy, UK;
  • James Charrington, CEO, Dewynters, UK;
  • Jasper Hope, Chief Executive, Dubai Opera, UAE;
  • Sita McIntosh, COO, WhatsOnStage, UK;
  • Ian Nuttall, Founder / CEO, Ticketing Technology Forum /  Awards, UK;
  • Carolyn Sims, Marketing Director, ENO English National Opera, UK;
  • Kyle Wright, Interactive Marketing & Analytics Manager, Shubert Ticketing, US

The Winners and Shortlisted Nominees in each category – along with comments from the Judging Panel – are as follows:


About Ticketing Technology Awards

Ticketing Technology Awards recognise leadership, innovation and achievement in the application of technology in 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.

“As Europe’s leading gathering of entertainment ticketing professionals, each year Ticketing Technology Forum brings together the very best of the industry to showcase what’s new, explore the challenges we face and debate the future trends,” say Ian Nuttall, Founder, Ticketing Technology Forum. “Alongside the conference and workshops, each year we also celebrate and recognise those people and organisations which are really changing the way we service the ticketing needs of our customers.

Congratulations to all of our winners. You can download the Winner’s Brochure here.

What are people saying?

We return from another Forum having shared experiences and, above all, conversations with all of our colleagues and customers. As always, great to see you all.

Francis Casado Co-Founder & Chief BDO, 3D Digital Venue

The latest technology trends and strategies applied in the field of entertainment. So much knowledge. Such a great experience!!

Eleftherios Apostolakis Ticketing Manager, OFI Crete FC

A very well organised conference and great fun too. Many exciting opportunities in the pipeline...

Lea Stiels Marketing Manager, Oxynade

The highest number of exciting conversations we've ever had at a conference!

Natalie Senyk Business Development Manager, Softjourn

The Forum was very impactful to me as an attendee, especially for the first time. I look forward to joining many more

Edson Crevecoeur SVP Strategy & Data Analytics, Miami HEAT/FTX Arena

Reflecting on some great days at the Forum. Great people, knowledge sharing, insights and ideas.

Thomas Torjusen Chief Digital Officer, Norwegian Professional Football League