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Please note that Monday, May 15 consists of pre-convention meetings, digital service workshops, the Entertainment & Technology Law Conference, and the Industry Jam 2. The full program will take place Tuesday, May 16  through Thursday, May 18.  
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Thursday, May 18 • 9:40am - 10:30am
Getting Tickets to Your True Fans – An Actionable Discussion

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Artists, venues, and promoters are taking back control of their tickets thanks to advances in ticketing designed to get tickets into the hands of real fans and away from the bots. Join Zeeshan Zaidi of Ticketmaster’s Artist Services Team, OnTour, as he leads a discussion on how the industry can use data and innovation to provide fans with the best ticketing experience. Learn what’s being done to fight bots and scalpers, and to protect your fans’ access to real tickets. Expect to walk away with real insights into new strategies and tools that you can take to market today.

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Brian Bauer

Vice President of Marketing, Artist Growth
Talk to me about getting one free month of Artist Growth! Artist Growth provides managers, labels, agents and artists with proven, cloud-based software for music business and tour management. Streamline your workflow. Manage event logistics. Automate ticket requests and guest list... Read More →

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Haley McCollister

VP/ GN, Messina Touring Group
Haley McCollister is a Sr. Touring Manager at Messina Touring Group (MTG).  In her seven years with MTG, she has worked for some of the leading arena and stadium touring artists in the world, including Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran, Shawn Mendes, and The Lumineers. Recently, McCollister... Read More →
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Jon Romero

Head of Marketing, Vector Management
Jon Romero is Head of Marketing for Vector Management, one of the largest artist and brand management companies. Romero is responsible for strategizing the full promotional and marketing landscape across the Vector roster, maximizing not only digital and social efforts, but incorporating... Read More →
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Zeeshan Zaidi

SVP/GM OnTour, Ticketmaster
Zeeshan Zaidi is Sr. VP/General Manager of OnTour with Ticketmaster, a division of Live Nation Entertainment. OnTour is Ticketmaster’s concerts and touring division — works with artists, managers, agents, promoters and labels to help make tours more successful through leveraging... Read More →

Thursday May 18, 2017 9:40am - 10:30am CDT
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