VERNON, CT -- (MARKET WIRE) -- April 25, 2006 -- The first TicketSummit conference and trade show will be held at The Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas on July 19 and 20, 2006. The conference will showcase top leaders of the industry, providing networking opportunities, interactive forums and expert panels to educate and enhance secondary ticket industry awareness.
The conference and trade show will feature the leading secondary market sellers including eBay, Stubhub, RazorGator and TicketNetwork. Together these companies represent about $1 billion annually in ticket sales.
"As a group, secondary ticket market brokers are focused on giving the best value and service to the public. This conference and exhibition will give them the tools, knowledge and most importantly the contacts to make the most of their business," said Don Vaccaro, president of Ticket Network.
Complete trade show information can be found at http://www.TicketSummit.org/.
About eBay Inc.: Founded in 1995, eBay pioneers communities built on commerce, sustained by trust, and inspired by opportunity. eBay enables ecommerce on a local, national and international basis with an array of Web sites that bring together millions of buyers and sellers every day.
About StubHub: StubHub is the fans' ticket marketplace, allowing fans to buy and sell access to a huge selection of sporting, concert, theater and other live entertainment events at fair market value, even for events that are "sold out." The company's unique open marketplace, dedicated solely to tickets, provides all fans the choice to buy or sell their tickets in a safe, convenient, and highly reliable environment. StubHub is headquartered in San Francisco.
About RazorGator: RazorGator is the dominant leader in Hard-To-Get tickets for premier sports and entertainment events worldwide. RazorGator's 100% guaranteed service empowers its clients by providing them a connection to buy or sell hard-to-get tickets to any event on the planet. RazorGator is a privately held, venture-backed company headquartered in Beverly Hills, CA. Investors include Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and Oak Investment Partners.
About TicketNetwork: Founded in 2002 and located in Vernon, Conn., TicketNetwork is the fastest-growing ticket sales company providing the most value to brokers and buyers. TicketNetwork delivers a superior online ticket-shopping experience for consumers of sports and entertainment events, while smart technology solutions build profitability through efficiency for ticket brokers. TicketNetwork Point-of-Sale™ software gives brokers comprehensive online tools to manage and grow their businesses. TicketNetwork Exchange™ provides brokers access to the world's largest aggregate ticket-distribution channel. TicketNetwork Web Services™ creates customized e-commerce websites in both hosted and plug-in formats.