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Inaugural TicketingBusiness Asia conference to be held in Hong Kong
Xperiology, the business behind Europe’s TheTicketingBusiness Forum, has announced that it will be staging a new Asian event, TicketingBusiness Asia 2019, in Hong Kong, on 16th and 17th October.
TheTicketingBusiness Asia 2019 event is the first high-level meeting for Asia’s fast-changing entertainment ticketing sector and will explore, showcase and debate the future of entertainment and events ticketing with the region’s leaders, innovators and start-ups.
Building on the success of its annual Forum in Europe, TheTicketingBusiness Asia 2019, This meeting will bring together for the first time Asia’s arts, attractions, sport and entertainment ticketing sector’s key thinkers, leaders and disruptors.
Australia’s TEG has been named as the headline partner for the event, with TEG Chief Executive, Geoff Jones stating “TEG is proud to sponsor TheTicketingBusiness Asia conference. As Asia-Pacific’s leading ticketing, live entertainment and technology business, TEG sees Asia as a crucial and fast-growing part of its present and its future.
“In a few short years, TEG Asia has expanded to become a gateway for the delivery of TEG’s formidable array of live music, sport, exhibitions and family entertainment across this vast, vibrant and dynamic marketplace.”
Brendon Bainbridge, Managing Director of TEG Asia, added “Asia is one of the world’s fastest growing markets for live entertainment. Disposable income is rising to meet the public’s passion for attending live events, new venue infrastructure is coming on line and ticketing technology is evolving at a pace to satisfy demand”.
Ian Nuttall, founder of TheTicketingBusiness, noted “we are very excited to be partnering with TEG for our first Asian gathering. TheTicketingBusiness Asia meeting in Hong Kong provides a unique - and timely - gathering point for the diverse regional market for sports and entertainment ticketing.
“We recognise TEG’s leadership in supporting our efforts to bring the region’s ticketing ecosystem together.”
Confirmed speakers for TheTicketingBusiness Asia 2019 include:
• Michael Hosking, Owner, Midas Promotions0
• Kingsley Jayasekera, Director Communications, Marketing and Digital, West Kowloon Cultural District Authority
• Ario Adimas, Vice President Marketing, Loket/Go-TIX
• Joseph Lee, General Manager, Cityline (Hong Kong)
• Andrew Long, Group Chief Operating Officer and Chief Executive APAC, Ten Lifestyle Group
• Pete Gordon, Chief Operating Officer, Magnetic Asia
• Darwin Mariano, Founder and Chief Executive, Ticket2Me
• Dr. Frithjof Pils, Vice President Live Entertainment, CTS Eventim
• Lucy Chillingworth, Director – Service Delivery and Global Ticket, Ten Lifestyle Group
• Tim Chambers, Managing Director, TJChambers Consultancy
• Melanie Wenko, Senior Ticketing and Hospitality Manager, Formula E HK E-Prix
• Aidan Dean Pawson, Managing Director, Zicket.co
• Mike Hill, Co-Founder and Chief Executive, Ticketflap
• Komkrit Sirirate, Deputy Managing Director, ThaiticketMajor
Launched in 2013, TheTicketingBusiness Forum is the sector’s only high-level networking and knowledge exchange event designed to address the specific needs of key executives engaged in the development and implementation of entertainment ticketing solutions. Drawing a crowd of over 550 delegates from 40+ countries, the Forum is now the world’s leading ticketing business meeting.
Click here for more information on TheTicketingBusiness Asia 2019 event in the Australasian Leisure Management industry Calendar.
11th April 2019 - TEG awarded Ticketing Business of the Year
18th December 2018 - TEG adds Philippines firm to ticketing stable
6th November 2018 - Hong Kong Consumer Council calls for overhaul of ticket resale laws
3rd October 2018 - Hong Kong Ticketing switches to Softix technology platform
28th September 2018 - AEG to expand in South East Asia with development of two multi-purpose venues in Bangkok
13th June 2018 - SCG Trust secures StadiumBusiness Venue Technology award
12th April 2018 - Hong Kong Government moves to tackle ticket scalpers
11th July 2017 - TEG appoints new Data, Digital and Technology Managing Director
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