http://traffic.libsyn.com/sportstaopodcast/TaoEp0769.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSIf you’ve ever tried to buy a ticket to the hottest concert, only to find all of the presale numbers gone within seconds, you may have Lowson to blame. Lowson ran Wiseguy Tickets, a ticket scalping operation, until 2009, when the
http://traffic.libsyn.com/sportstaopodcast/TaoEp0547.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSJane Kleinberger has seen the advent of ticketing from a computerized card system to a fully enhanced database, donor management, guest management as well as highly complex ticket delivery system with both online and mobile technology patron pass. Yes, she’s been
http://traffic.libsyn.com/sportstaopodcast/Taoep0527.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS Secondary market consolidation is a new trend in sports business, and at the forefront is one of the originators of the online ticket broker site Ticket Monster, Curtis Cheng, who discusses both the benefits and the ideas against the practice.
According to legal documents, a New Jersey Federal Court denied the New Jersey Devils’ motion July 30, 2015 to dismiss a putative class action suit by plaintiffs Rey and Alex Olsen (OLSEN et al v. NEW JERSEY DEVILS, LLC.). According to Law360, the New Jersey Devils attorneys argued that fans
StubHub’s battle with The National Basketball Association’s Golden State Warriors and Ticketmaster got a little deeper on Friday, July 31, 2015 according to a Law360 report, when two motions to dismiss the case were heard by a Federal Court Judge in a California courtroom. The TM/GS Warriors argument: The StubHub
http://traffic.libsyn.com/sportstaopodcast/taoep0504.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS Tony Knopp has been in the primary and secondary markets, working for AEG, StubHub and now his own venture, TicketManager. Knopp discusses some of the various ways in which corporate tickets have become a wasteland for businesses when they don’t
If you haven’t noticed, things are getting very interesting for sports ticket sales. It seems as if there is a war within itself, where sports executives issue ultimatums to their fans, and when the fans push back, the sports franchise gets beat up in the press and ends up yielding.
The Ticket Secondary Wars of 2015 have now gotten state legislators involved in Florida, Washington State, Michigan and Missouri, coupled with two lawsuits against professional teams who have canceled tickets for not using Ticketmaster resale channels. It has created a debate about whether resellers have the ability to maximize their
A Missouri grassroots effort to open up Ticketmaster’s Restrictive Ticket Policy has gotten the attention of the entertainment giant, especially as it makes its way through the state legislature. Ticketmaster has unleashed a mother lode of lobbying tactics in order to stop it from becoming law. House Bill 939, which
http://traffic.libsyn.com/sportstaopodcast/TaoEp0479.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSFewer people have seen the dawn of online ticketing like Jim Goodman, who was the first person to advocate for Ticketmaster to have a presence on the web. After that point, Goodman left to run ticketing for Walt Disney, then established