ticket-scalping

Why 80% of Concert Goers Feel Ripped Off By Ticket Scalpers

It seems that there are few issues in the live music scene as widely condemned as ticket scalping. The contentious market is estimated to be worth over £1 billion annually in...

UK Music Industry Sees 12% Rise in Audiences at Live Events

A new report from UK Music reveals that the UK live event industry is thriving with audiences for concerts and festivals at 30.9 million in 2016, up from 27.7 million the...
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How This Boutique Festival Increased Early Bird Sales by Over 300%

BY: BROCK MARTIN, Sales Development RepLast year, Billboard reported that 32 million people attend at least one music festival per year, and that 51 percent of Americans attended a live music...

5 Factors that Influence Music Festival Ticket Purchases

BY: BROCK MARTIN, Sales Development RepEvery attendee likes to experience their big weekend out in a different way. Some diehards show up with a strict itinerary of musical performances they just...

IMS Releases Annual Electronic Music Business Report, EDM Still Big Draw For Festivals

Last week marked the 10th anniversary of the International Music Summit (IMS), an annual symposium in Ibiza with electronic music industry biggest players. The event featured keynotes and panels from Pacha...

5 Simple Ways to Seriously Beef Up Your Ticket Sales

Ultimately, it all comes down to ticket sales. You can have the most innovative social strategy, a forward thinking and enticing lineup, excellent vendors and well oiled infrastructure, but if you...
LOST PARADISE’S SIMON BECKINGHAM ON SELLING EXPERIENCES AND WHY VIP IS DEAD

Masterclass: Lost Paradise’s Simon Beckingham On Selling Experiences and Why VIP is Dead

The idea of the VIP has become a contentious one in recent years. Driven by a souring attitude towards wealth and exclusivity, and supported by more unscrupulous promoters packaging “IP” as...
How to Structure Your Festival Rollout Campaign

How To Structure a Festival Roll Out Campaign That Will Increase Ticket Sales

About a year or so ago, a handful of major dance music festivals were experimenting with teasing their lineups out act by act. On the first day, the fans were amped...

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