Written by Braelyn Smith. Braelyn is TicketForce’s sales and marketing summer intern. This fall, Braelyn will begin her sophomore year at the University of Arizona where she will be studying studio photography. Read more about Braelyn on our New Faces blog.
One of the greatest things about being an intern for a company is that you get to attend any trade shows they go to. Recently, TicketForce attended IAVM’s VenueConnect in Fort Lauderdale and I was lucky enough to tag along with the team for the weekend. Little did I know, this would be one of the most educational and valuable weekends I have yet to experience.
Lynne King Smith and Brad Smith of TicketForce headed to Dallas, Texas yesterday to attend this week’s IAVM (International Association of Venue Management) conference Regions 5-6. The conference opened at the American Airlines Center for a reception. The conference will include a day of educational sessions at the Arlington Convention Center as well as another session at the Dallas Cowboys Stadium. The educational session at the Cowboys stadium will also have a behind the scenes tour.
Last week was the 86th Annual IAVM VenueConnect Conference & Trade Show. We were excited to attend and network with some wonderful people in the industry. Our good friend Dave from Venues Today has collected pictures from the conference and has let us share them here as well. Continue reading
We know you do and so do we!
We are proud to announce our first-ever Client Day, FACETIME, July 25 at Celebrity Theatre. It will be held in conjunction with the IAVM Venue Connect Conference in Phoenix. Current clients and those interested in TicketForce are welcome to the FREE event!
This week, the IAVM Regions 2-3 meeting took place in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Brad Smith, Chief Business Development Operator at TicketForce, was there representing TicketForce and we couldn’t resist sharing some of his notes.
Here’s what we’ve learned:
Ticketing is the #2 revenue generator for venues. Importantly, the success of ticket sales weighs heavily on the ticketing solution. Now is the time to find the best possible solution that fits the needs of your venue. It is vital to know and understand what your specific ticketing needs are, and what solutions are “must haves.”