News: Entertainment

Ticketmaster’s Maria O’Connor named female Chief Executive of the Year

Maria O’Connor, Managing Director of Ticketmaster Australasia, has been named Female CEO of the Year 2017 by CV Magazine. Originally from Ireland, Maria O'Connor, Managing…

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Feb 24, 2017 Entertainment / Technology / Ticketing /


Ticket reseller Viagogo hit by multiple Spanish legal actions

Facing a range of lawsuits, secondary ticketing network Viagogo is facing fresh legal action from a coalition of Spanish entertainment promoters. With countries including the UK and Italy…

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Feb 23, 2017 Entertainment / Legal / Technology / Ticketing / Venues /


IAAPA publishes attractions performance reports

The International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) has published three new reports presenting a range of information on the performance and prospects of theme…

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Feb 23, 2017 Attractions / Entertainment / Retail / Tourism / Waterparks /


Village Roadshow theme parks experience summer trading decline

Village Roadshow’s theme parks division has revealed an 8.4% decline in attendance at its Gold Coast attractions over the peak summer period, largely due to the impact of the…

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Feb 22, 2017 Attractions / Entertainment / Retail / Tourism / Waterparks /


Ungerboeck partners with Mandurah Performing Arts Centre

Ungerboeck Software International has announced a new partnership with the Mandurah Performing Arts Centre. Since opening in 1997, the Mandurah Performing Arts Centre has been an icon for…

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Feb 21, 2017 Entertainment / Events / Hospitality / Ticketing / Venues /


Sir Elton John to perform live shows in north Queensland in September

British music legend Sir Elton John will perform in Cairns and Mackay as the only Queensland stops of his four-date Once In A Lifetime Tour later this year. Queensland Premier Annastacia…

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Feb 21, 2017 Entertainment / Events / Ticketing / Tourism / Venues /


Boosted arts funding platform reaches $3 million milestone

New Zealand based arts-crowdfunding platform ‘Boosted’ has reached a significant milestone, raising over $3 million dollars for arts and creative projects in a sector typically…

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Feb 19, 2017 Arts / Entertainment / Finance / Venues /


Adelaide Fringe to cut artists levy on tickets

In a national first, the Adelaide Fringe will slash the inside charge it currently levies artists on their ticket prices, making it cheaper and more viable for artists to tour their work to…

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Feb 17, 2017 Entertainment / Ticketing / Venues /


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Priava specialises in delivering enterprise management software through the cloud for booking-centric businesses. Whatever your venue or event requirements are, we can help you save money,…

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Pacific Attractions Pty Ltd

Pacific Attractions Pty Limited distributes a range of specialist products to amusement facilities, attractions, bowling centres, clubs, entertainment venue, events, FECs, theatres and theme parks.…

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Gunnebo is a global provider of security and access control solutions and services with sales companies in 31 countries in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, the Americas and Australia.…

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House of Tickets is Australia and New Zealand's foremost print, ticketing and access solutions specialist, servicing more than 2,000 clients and producing in excess of 40 million per tickets a…

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