VERNON, CT--(Marketwire - June 27, 2007) - Ticket Summit, the secondary ticket industry's premier conference and trade show, today announced that Fredric D. Rosen, former Ticketmaster President and CEO, will deliver the event's keynote address July 18th. Ticket Summit 2007 will take place at the world-class, Venetian Resort Hotel Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada from July 17th to 19th, 2007.
"Fred Rosen turned Ticketmaster into the world's undisputed leader in event ticketing. His unparalleled leadership grew the company's annual sales from less than one million to over $2 billion. Rosen made the Ticketmaster brand name synonymous with ticketing," said Stephen Kobelski, Executive Director of Ticket Summit. "Rosen's expertise on the evolution of the industry will be incredibly insightful to hear first-hand at Ticket Summit."
Rosen formerly served as President and CEO of Ticketmaster Group, Inc., transforming what was once a small start-up with a six-figure revenue to a multi-billion-dollar internet ticketing company with instant global recognition. After leaving Ticketmaster Group, Inc., Rosen led Stone Canyon Entertainment where he implemented his entertainment-industry expertise, transforming it into the largest operator of traveling amusement parks in North America. Rosen is also very active in the philanthropic sector where he has received numerous awards for his contributions including the City of Hope's "Spirit of Life" Award (1994); Ellis Island Medal of Honor (1993); and University of Southern California's "Entrepreneur of the Year Award" (1989).
In his keynote address, Rosen will highlight these industry-changing experiences and provide foresight on the future of the entertainment industry.
Ticket Summit will also feature dozens of other speakers from within the ticket community, including executives from Amazon.com, eBay, StubHub, TicketNetwork, Tickets.com, and many others. These industry leaders will address a variety of issues relevant to the secondary market, from search-engine marketing and relationships with the media, to ticket security and the emergence of the European secondary market. Speakers represent a range of professionals in media, academia, ticketing and entertainment.
For more information on Ticket Summit 2007, visit http://www.ticketsummit.org.
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