Meet Nick! Nick joined our Product Team in August, 2014. Continue reading to get to know more about Nick, including his favorite band, his original career plans and what he enjoys doing in his spare time.
Please help us in welcoming Somerset Amphitheater to the Etix family! Located just 40 minutes from the Twin Cities, Somerset Amphitheater is a beautiful, sprawling outdoor event space. Complete with camp grounds, multiple stages and access to the Apple River, Somerset is one of the premier outdoor venues in the Midwest. From rodeos to large-scale music festivals and everything in between, the amphitheater specializes in hosting an incredibly diverse range of events. Continue reading to learn more about Somerset Amphitheater.
Rockhouse Live, a new division of Etix and Rockhouse Partners, presents Frontstretch Fest, a celebration of bourbon, beer, bites and horse racing coming to North Carolina and Tennessee this spring. For the next several years, Frontstretch Festival will be Carolina Horse Park’s official infield affair for over 10,000 guests attending the Stoneybrook Steeplechase. Nashville will then be host to the country’s biggest Derby bash and watch party for the most popular horse race in the world. Both events will feature artisan food and drinks, hand-rolled cigars, live music, interactive entertainment and much more! Continue reading for more details.
Brian Bauer, Agency Director at Rockhouse Partners, will be a guest speaker at the 2014 Sport Entertainment & Venues Tomorrow Conference (SEVT). Held at the University of South Carolina, SEVT is one of the top industry events and consistently attracts some of the most talented individuals in the business. Brian will share his predictions about the future of ticketing during the panel: “What’s Next In Ticketing Technology: Smart Phones? Wristbands? Finger Print Readers?” Continue reading for more details.
Etix CEO, Joe Kustelski, will be at the Roosevelt Hotel in NYC to take part in a panel discussion for the 11th annual Billboard Touring Conference. The panel, „Sell It Again Sam: The Introduction of The Primary & Secondary Markets in the Ticketing Marketplace,“ will feature an array of industry veterans, including representatives from StubHub, Ticketmaster, AXS Ticketing and more. Continue reading for more information.
At Etix, we’re always looking for innovative ways to bring added value to our clients and their customers. Today, we’re excited to announce our new alliance with Uber, the world’s leading transportation app that connects riders to drivers at the touch of a button. With this alliance, we’re thrilled to offer our clients the ability to provide their fans with free Uber rides, at no charge! Continue reading for the full press release and more details.
In 1993, the Hickory Crawdads were established as a Minor League Baseball team in the South Atlantic League. Based in Hickory, North Carolina, the Crawdads will host the 55th Annual South Atlantic League All-Star Game on Tuesday, June 17. As the ticketing provider of the Hickory Crawdads and the South Atlantic League All-Star Game, we’re proud to partner with them on such a great event. Continue reading to learn all about the Crawdads, their recent stadium renovations and the upcoming All-Star Game.
For more than sixty years, the Miami-Dade County Fair has showcased youth achievement in South Florida. In 2013, more than 575,000 guests visited this eighteen-day event, which features amusement park rides, children’s playgrounds, food, livestock and agricultural competitions, live concerts, circuses and much, much more. Continue reading to learn how the Miami-Dade County Fair increased its ticketing revenue and grew its email database and social media followers.
Service is one of our four core values here at Etix, and it’s a value that we share with our good friends at Habitat for Humanity. Bob Seaton, our Chief Technology Officer, may be our biggest cheerleader for our relationship with Habitat for Humanity. „At Etix, Service is the first of our core values. Volunteering with Habitat gives us the opportunity to exercise that value within the larger community. It’s gratifying to contribute–even if only for one day–to the creation of something that makes such a difference in the lives of our neighbors.“
In January of 2014, Etix and Rockhouse Partners began work on a festival website for the first annual Country Summer Festival in Santa Rosa, California. In early March of 2014, we launched their new website, and in less than a month more than 36% of their ticket sales have come directly from their site. Continue reading to see some of the reasons why we love this site.
Greg Briley was one of the first three employees at Etix, joining the team after a successful career at Ernst & Young. His background also includes time as Chief Financial Officer of a medical software company and a partner in a local Raleigh, NC, CPA Firm where he worked primarily with technology companies. Greg is a proud graduate of North Carolina State University–Go Pack! Continue reading to learn more about Greg.
WesBanco Arena, one of Etix’s newest clients, increased its revenue for this year’s Monster Jam event over last year, during the venue’s inaugural Etix-ticketed event. For us here at Etix, we couldn’t be more proud to work with yet another client that lives and breathes our core values: Service, Simplicity, Tenacity, Results. Read more to learn about our new partnership with WesBanco Arena.
Check out Rockhouse Partners‘ new On The House monthly email newsletter for industry news, including: upcoming events and event recaps, case studies, employee spotlights and more! Continue reading for more information and to see this month’s newsletter.
Etix will serve as this year’s ticketing provider for Bracket Town, presented by Capital One, the ultimate Final Four® fan fest. This four-day interactive fan experience will be held at the Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center in Dallas, TX and take place from April 4-7, 2014. Continue reading to learn more about Bracket Town.
The Scotch Malt Whisky Society of America is a members-only purveyor of single cask, single malt whisky and one of Etix’s newest partners. Scotch drinkers and non-drinkers alike will appreciate this society’s dedication to their drink of choice. Continue reading to see why.
Established in 1969, Stranahan Theater and Great Hall is the largest theater of its kind in Northwest Ohio. Stranahan Theater houses over 170 theater events a year including Broadway shows such as Wicked, The Lion King, The Phantom of the Opera and Chicago as well as other popular productions including Blue Man Group, The Nutcracker and A Christmas Carol. Continue reading to learn how Stranahan Theater was able to smoothly transition to the Etix system with the help of our dedicated Client Services Team.
14 years ago today (January 16, 2014), Travis Janovich founded Etix based on the belief that venues could and should control their own destiny. Travis uses his knowledge and experience to advise the company’s Leadership Team and to guide the company’s direction and future. Continue reading to learn more about Travis, how he got into the business and how he sees the ticketing industry evolving in the future.