Ticketmaster in the News


Ticketmaster’s Justin Burleigh Confirmed For Pollstar Live!’s Rainmaker Q&A Sessions

The programming for Pollstar Live! 2019 will include four special Q&A sessions featuring intimate, candid interviews with visionary executives who could have a profound impact on the live entertainment industry in the next decade.


Blockchain Ticketers Welcome Ticketmaster’s Upgrade

The nascent crypto-ticketing sector has welcomed last week’s acquisition of Upgraded by Ticketmaster, with reps for blockchain-based ticket sellers saying Live Nation’s interest proves the buzz around the technology is justified.

Celebrity Access

Ticketmaster to Serve as Official Ticketer for Canadian Basketball

Ticketmaster announced it will serve as the official ticketing partner for the Canadian Elite Basketball League’s (CEBL) inaugural season beginning in May 2019.

PR Newswire

Ticketmaster Acquires Blockchain Ticketing Solution UPGRADED

LOS ANGELES, CA, (October 18, 2018) – Ticketmaster, the global leader in ticketing software and services, announced today that it acquired UPGRADED, a blockchain technology company servicing the live events industry. UPGRADED converts traditional tickets into secure interactive digital assets protected by blockchain, providing event creators with more control and visibility over ticket distribution, and protecting fans […]


Ticketmaster Adds Blockchain Ticketing Company UPGRADED to Portfolio

Ticketmaster has scooped up blockchain-based ticketing platform Upgraded, hoping to add a layer of transparency, control, and fraud protection to the ticketing process. 


Ticketmaster Partners with Zed Entertainment Italy

Ticketmaster Italy announced its first major venue deal with Zed Entertainment Italy, one of the largest venue operators and promoters in the country.

Miami Herald

Florida ‘Hamilton’ Production to Use Ticketmaster Verified Fan

The Broward Center for Performing Arts will use the Ticketmaster Verified Fan system for its December and January performances of “Hamilton”.


Ticketmaster Adds Leaf Group Alum to Executive Team

Exciting news for the Ticketmaster family: Tawn Albright has joined as executive vice president and will be charged with growing Ticketmaster’s specialized platforms.

Detroit Free Press

Little Caesars Arena Turns to Mobile Ticketing Technology

If you’re a fan of the Detroit Red Wings or Detroit Pistons, listen up: The Little Caesars Arena has gone mobile.

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