News: Entertainment

VenuesWest sets attendance record with over six million patrons in 2018/19

VenuesWest, the Western Australian Government’s venue owner and operator, has enjoyed its most successful year ever, breaking records for attendances, events held, and funding…

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Oct 7, 2019 Entertainment / Events / Sport / Venues /


Wellington crowned New Zealand’s most creative place for third straight year

For the third consecutive year, the Wellington region has been named the most creative in New Zealand based on the Infometrics Creativity Measure. The newly released report advises that…

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Oct 7, 2019 Arts / Culture / Entertainment /


Schedule released for Ticketing Professionals Australia Conference

Offering over 20 sessions across the two days, the schedule for the inaugural Ticketing Professionals Australia Conference has been released. Being held at Sydney’s Bankwest Stadium,…

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Oct 7, 2019 Arts / Entertainment / Marketing / Technology / Ticketing /


Leisure the biggest industry in the world

Leisure - the industry consisting of aquatics, attractions, entertainment, events, fitness, hospitality, parks, recreation, sport, tourism and venues - has been assessed as being the…

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Oct 6, 2019 Aquatics / Attractions / Entertainment / Fitness / Recreation /


Court decision allows New Zealand Commerce Commission to continue Viagogo legal action

The New Zealand Commerce Commission has been granted permission to take controversial ticket resale site Viagogo back to the High Court. In April, New Zealand’s competition regulator…

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Oct 4, 2019 Entertainment / Legal / Ticketing / Venues /


Owners sell TEG to technology investors

The owners of leading live entertainment and ticketing platform TEG, which runs the Ticketek platfrom, have announced that the business is to be sold to multinational technology investment…

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Oct 4, 2019 Entertainment / Finance / Sport / Technology / Ticketing /


Mega tent erected over Mt Smart Stadium playing surface

One of the world's biggest modular stadium tents has consumed the main field of Mt Smart Stadium in advance of tonight’s sold out Listen In concert. The stadium tent, which was…

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Oct 4, 2019 Entertainment / Technology / Venues /


Australasian venues rate highly on Billboard’s ‘2019 Arena Power List’

Australian and New Zealand venues have been recognised among some of the world’s top performing venues by global entertainment magazine Billboard. Sydney’s Qudos Bank Arena and…

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Oct 4, 2019 Entertainment / Events / Finance / Venues /


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