4 Things You Don’t Want To Miss At The Ticketmaster Summit 2017

appetize-ticketmaster-summitAre you ready for the Ticketmaster Summit next week? If the answer is no, don’t worry, we’ve got you covered! With over 180 sessions and events, you have a variety of marketing, business intelligence and analytics, ticket operations and ticket sales topics to choose from. We combed through the list and put together our top four sessions to attend.

Innovation Lounge
Each day the Innovation Lounge will be open for you to get your hands on key Ticketmaster products and solutions. Grab some treats and a coffee and visit Ticketmaster’s partner solutions.

Some of the Appetize team will be there demoing our innovative point of sale solutions! Hundreds of leading sports stadiums (Madison Square Garden, US Bank Stadium, Fenway Park) and universities (Ole Miss, University of Florida, Georgia Tech) trust us to efficiently run their events. And we are raffling off a $250 Visa gift card to one lucky winner. Just fill out the below ticket and drop it off at our booth next week.Ticketmaster Summit Appetize Raffle

The Center of Live Entertainment
Tuesday, June 20th from 9:30 – 10:15am
Michael Rapino, CEO of Live Nation Entertainment will share LNE’s growth and content strategies that have fueled the company’s continuous rise in market cap and connected 550 million fans across concerts and ticketing platforms.

The Leading Edge
Tuesday, June 20th from 10:15 – 10:45am
Ticketmaster President, Jared Smith, addresses how the company is once again re-shaping the ticketing industry through the continued evolution and introduction of an array of unique and innovative ticketing products, services, and strategies that are changing the game for its clients and fans.

Future of Sports
Wednesday, June 21st from 5 – 6:30pm
Join this session, commissioned by Delaware North, for a glimpse into the future of the sports industry, and to hear bold predictions for the next 25 years. The panel will expand on findings published in the Future of Sports Report, sharing research insights on globalized fandom, generation remix, sports vs. esports, college mega business and youth sports reform.

Not able to attend but interested in Appetize? Get more information here.

Appetize Adds Another Baseball Stadium To Its Lineup

With baseball season in full swing, we are thrilled to announce our newest stadium partnership with Comerica Park, home of the Detroit Tigers!

Comerica Park deployed our in-seat ordering solution so their fans will never miss a minute of the game again!

Bringing their fans the most innovative ordering solutions, Comerica Park joins the likes of Dodger Stadium, Coors Field, Fenway Park and more. Congratulations, and go Tigers!

Interested in how Appetize can help your stadium? Learn more now!

Longtime Appetize Customer, Golden 1 Center, Named #1 Sports Venue In US


Congratulations are in order for longtime Appetize customer, the Sacramento Kings! At the 2017 Sports Business Awards, the Sports Business Journal named their home arena, Golden 1 Center, the Sports Facility Of The Year.

Since opening in September 2016, the Sacramento Kings and Golden 1 Center have been recognized as a leading venue in design, innovation, technology and sustainability. Some of their recent awards include:

LEED Platinum – US Green Building Council
Best Elite Sports Facility or Venue –  Sports Technology Awards
2017 American Architecture Award – Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design, The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies
2016 Project of the Year – Urban Land Institute, Sacramento
Most Innovative Company in Sports – Fast Company
Most Tech Savvy Team in Sports – Sport Techie 

The Kings originally implemented Appetize in 2015 at Sleep Train Arena and brought the system with them to the Golden 1 Center. Comprised of over 100 Point of Sale units, the Kings offer their fans innovative ordering options in addition to traditional concession stands.

Fans can skip the line and order concessions via their smartphone, take advantage of in-seat service options, use self-service kiosks or order via traditional concession stands.

We’re couldn’t be more excited for the Sacramento Kings and Golden 1 Center. Congratulations again on being named named the #1 sporting venue in the US!

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