The World Ticket Conference

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Caesars
Las Vegas
July
19-21

WTC18 Schedule

Thursday July 19th, 2018
The Exhibitor Hall will be open from 1:00pm - 5:45pm
  • 11:00am
    5:45pm
    Registration & Information Desk Open
    Registration & Badge Pickup
  • 1:00pm
    1:15pm
    Welcome Message
    You've Made the Right Choice to Attend WTC18!
  • 1:15pm
    2:15pm
    Opening Keynote by Darren Rovell
    Sponsored by Broker Genius
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  • Keynote Address
    Rovell's keys to staying in the Ticket Business
    Main Conference Hall - Palace Ballroom III
    WTC18 is excited to announce Darren Rovell as this year's Keynote Speaker! Rovell, a sports business analyst and ESPN on-air personality, will be opening the 2018 World Ticket Conference on Thursday July 19th.

    Darren Rovell is ESPN's Emmy Award winning sports business reporter covering everything from sponsorships to endorsements to ticket prices for ESPN television and digital. He has been at ESPN for 12 years total with a six-year CNBC stint in between. At CNBC, he anchored five primetime documentaries, including Swoosh: Inside Nike, which was nominated for an Emmy.
  • 2:30pm
    4:00pm
    The Marketplace Forum
    WTC18 Education Session
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  • The Marketplace Forum
    Some of the largest exchanges discuss the Ticketing eco-system
    Main Conference Hall - Palace Ballroom III
    Join leaders from the various marketplaces. This is your opportunity to hear directly from key executives of the exchanges as they answer questions that affect your business.
  • 4:00pm
    4:30pm
    Popcorn & Exhibit Break
    Sponsored by AutoProcessor.com
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  • Popcorn & Exhibit Break
    Main Exhibit Hall - Palace Ballroom II

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  • 4:30pm
    5:45pm
    StubHub Presentation
    WTC18 Education Session
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  • StubHub 2018: WTC Keynote Session
    Forging New Paths
    Main Conference Hall - Palace Ballroom III
    To attain new levels of success, one must be willing to chart a new course, pushing into places others haven’t been. StubHub has done this before, and promises to do it again.

    With new leadership and a deep commitment to the fan at its core, StubHub is charting a new course that will deliver results today and build ahead of our fast-changing industry. While focusing on the next gen of live events experiences, StubHub is solving for today’s pain points to set us all up to succeed in the future.

    In StubHub’s keynote address, you’ll hear from four executives across its global business, to address the investments StubHub has made in the seller community in the past year and how it has grown its buyers worldwide, with details on what’s to come for both short- and long-term success for the ticketing business at large, on the most robust ticketing platform in the world.
  • 6:00pm
    8:00pm
    Opening Cocktail Party @ Omnia Nightclub
    Sponsored by Stubhub
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  • Opening Cocktail Party
    Omnia Night Club - Caesars Palace Las Vegas
    WTC18 returns to Omnia Ultra Club, the site of one of our highest rated Networking Events, thanks in part to the generosity of StubHub’s Diamond Sponsorship.

    Normally filled with Hollywood glitterati, Omnia will host WTC18 attendees for an unforgettable night of networking and socializing! Omnia's world class club atmosphere and central location on the strip (and in our host hotel) make it the perfect stopping off point before a night on the town.

    WTC18 is the only conference that not only gives you VIP access to the most influential people in the industry, but also to the hottest clubs Sin City has to offer!

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Friday July 20th, 2018
The Exhibitor Hall will be open from 9:00am - 5:30pm
  • 9:00am
    5:45pm
    Registration & Information Desk Open
    Registration & Badge Pickup
  • 9:00am
    10:00am
    Breakfast & Exhibits
    Sponsored by Emailage
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  • Breakfast & Exhibits
    Main Exhibit Hall - Palace Ballroom II

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  • 10:00am
    11:00am
    Google Presentation
    WTC18 Education Session
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  • Google Presentation
    Update on Ticket Resale Best Practices from Google
    Main Conference Hall - Palace Ballroom III
  • 11:15am
    12:15pm
    Special Event Ticketing
    WTC18 Education Session
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  • Special Event Ticketing
    Discussing The Biggest Events In The Country
    Main Conference Hall - Palace Ballroom III
  • 12:15pm
    1:45pm
    Lunch & Awards
    Sponsored by Broker Genius
  • 2:00pm
    3:00pm
    The Suite Life
    WTC18 Education Session
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  • The Suite Life
    Premium Entertainment
    Main Conference Hall - Palace Ballroom III
  • 3:00pm
    3:30pm
    Barista & Exhibit Break
    Sponsored by Broker Genius
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  • Barista & Exhibit Break
    Main Exhibit Hall - Palace Ballroom II

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  • 3:30pm
    5:00pm
    Ticketmaster Resale Presentation
    WTC18 Education Session
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  • Ticketmaster Resale Presentation
    What Every Broker Should Know About Operating and Succeeding in an Open and Digital Ticketing World
    Main Conference Hall - Palace Ballroom III
    Emerging trends in event ticketing are creating new opportunities and presenting unique challenges for professional resellers. Ticketmaster is at the core of this progression, driving innovation and powering technology that is transforming the ticketing landscape.

    Join members from Ticketmaster’s leadership team as they explain this new ticketing environment and detail the investment Ticketmaster has made in engineering products that enable brokers of all sizes to adapt and succeed in this rapidly evolving, open, and digital world. There will be a structured Q&A session at the end of the presentation.
  • 5:30pm
    7:30pm
    Networking Cocktail Party @ 1Oak Nightclub
    Sponsored by Ticketmaster Resale
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  • Networking Cocktail Party
    One Oak Night Club - The Mirage Las Vegas
    1Oak at Mirage is the desert outpost of the New York and LA it-spot, but no need to worry about its infamous long lines and discerning bouncers - WTC18 & Ticketmaster Resale will put you on the VIP List!

    After a long day of education and industry updates, WTC18 Attendees can network and unwind with custom crafted cocktails in a brand-new nightclub that has already made a lasting impression on the Las Vegas Strip.

    WTC18 is the only conference that not only gives you VIP access to the most influential people in the industry, but also to the hottest clubs Sin City has to offer!

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Saturday July 21st, 2018
The Exhibitor Hall will be open from 9:00am - 12:00pm
  • 9:00am
    12:00pm
    Registration & Information Desk Open
    Registration & Badge Pickup
  • 9:00am
    10:00am
    Breakfast & Exhibits
    Sponsored by Matrix Payment Systems
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  • Breakfast & Exhibits
    Main Exhibit Hall - Palace Ballroom II

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  • 10:00am
    11:00am
    Tools of The Trade
    WTC18 Education Session
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  • Tools of The Trade
    The latest and greatest in Ticketing Technology is presented and discussed.
    Main Conference Hall - Palace Ballroom III
  • 11:15am
    1:15pm
    NATB Members Meeting
    NATB Members Only
    NATB Members Only
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  • 4:00pm
    6:00pm
    Closing Cocktail Party @ Monte Cristo
    Sponsored by Ticket Evolution
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  • Closing Cocktail Party
    One Oak Night Club - The Mirage Las Vegas
    In a World Ticket Conference first, the farewell cocktail and networking reception will be hosted in the lavish Montecristo Cigar Bar & Lounge.

    A relatively new addition to the Las Vegas strip, the Montecristo offers a Signature Bar, a Library, and a Courtyard.

    During the WTC Event, the main lounge will be non-smoking. For those wishing to partake in Monte Cristo's vast cigar collection, special lounges will be available.

    WTC18 is the only conference that not only gives you VIP access to the most influential people in the industry, but also to the hottest clubs Sin City has to offer!

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