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Ticket Summit Takes A Bite Of The Big Apple

VERNON, CT (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) –Ticket Summit has wrapped up its winter conference where over 500 professionals registered for the three-day event.

The conference included two Keynote sessions, an industry trade show, and a series of evening networking activities from January 12-14, 2011 at The Waldorf Astoria in New York. On January 14, the biannual event concluded with a Closing Gala at Nikki Beach, a nightclub in Midtown Manhattan.

Established in 2006, Ticket Summit hosts two events per year, in New York and Las Vegas.

The recent networking conference featured nine industry panel sessions, with topics ranging from Technology Innovations, Marketing on a Dime, Future of the Box Office, and other business development subjects.

Expert panelists and moderators included Ingrid Chung (Goldman Sachs), Susan Cohig (NHL), Jonathan Lesser (StubHub), Brian Jemison (New Jersey Nets), Dave Johnson (Best & Flanagan, LLP), John Nittolo (JNP Concerts), John Walker (, Jeremiah "Ice" Younossi (A-List Agency), and other industry executives.

At the trade show portion of the event, the sold-out exhibit hall featured Epic Inventory Management, FanXchange, PowerPay, RocketPoster, TicketNetwork, and other companies.  Vendors showcased their products and services, including financial resources, marketing support, and ticketing software.  The schedule also encompassed a Networking Cocktail Party, a Pub Crawl, and evening social networking events.

"We are thrilled with the outcome, and now we are just gearing up for our upcoming show scheduled for July 13-15, 2011 at The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada," said Dr. Molly A. Martinez, Executive Director, Ticket Summit, in a press release.

— Crystal Lynn Huntoon