Everyone wants to be at the cutting edge of technology, but remember for your event it is most important to effectively provide tickets and entrance without hassle at the box office or at your gate
New York, NY (PRWEB) October 13, 2011
The International Music Festival Conference (IMFCON) announced the speakers for their panel session entitled, “Reflections and New Directions: Maximizing Your Ticketing Revenue” for the annual IMFCON taking place December 4-6, 2011 in Austin, Texas.
Moderating the panel will be Joan Kornblith, Music Correspondent, Voice of America and speaking will be: Sean Ahearn, Director of Development & Programming, Harmony Festival; Patrice O’Neil, Artistic Director, Wintergrass Festival; Tamara Mendelsohn, VP of Marketing, Eventbrite; and Brian Arnone, VP of Sales, Ticketfly.
The panelists will provide a comparison of ticketing and pass models addressing pros and cons along with perspectives from both vendors and festivals. Attendees will be able to hear what models are appropriate for your music festival, printing issues, day of sale issues, fraud, online sales, dealing with scalpers, and much more.
“Everyone wants to be at the cutting edge of technology, but remember for your event it is most important to effectively provide tickets and entrance without hassle at the box office or at your gate,” said Brian Arnone.
The “Reflections and New Directions: Maximizing Your Ticketing Revenue” panel will be sponsored by: Eventbrite & Ticketfly.
The 2011 IMFCON will feature top music festival industry leaders discussing the latest trends in operations & management, ticketing, sponsorship, programming, marketing & public relations, dealing with talent, agents, and managers, negotiating contracts with venues, digital technology solutions, long term planning and sustainable growth, greening your music festival, and executive management.
Sponsors and Partners for the 2011 IMFCON include: AAA Flag & Banner, Bennett Awards, Brown Paper Tickets, CineCause, Michael Arnone’s 23rd Annual Crawfish Fest, Creative Communications Sales and Rentals, CUBE, Doodson Insurance Brokerage, The Emblem Source, Eventbrite, Event Live Expo, Find Festival Jobs, Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar, Front Gate Tickets, Greencopper Publishing, Hertz Entertainment Services, Texas Film Commission, In Ticketing, K2Imaging, Karl’s Event Rental, The MY HERO Project, National Event Services, N’Take, Open Air Cinema, Robertson Taylor, Sound Mind Events, Sonicbids, Sync Up, Tessitura Network, Texas Film Commission, Ticketfly, TourTechSupport, VolunteerLocal, Weldon, Williams, & Lick, Worldwide Ticketcraft, XOMO, Zevia, Celebrity Access, Festival Network Online, MovieMaker, and The Hollywood Reporter.
About International Music Festival Conference:
The International Music Festival Conference is the only conference addressing the issues facing the music festival industry. The IMFCON mission is to promote and strengthen the global music festival industry through education, networking, dissemination of information, and the cultivation of high standards for the industry. The IMFCON was founded in 2007 and provides the only annual conference & symposium for music festival professionals and entertainment executives to network, learn from one another, establish partnerships, and understand the latest trends in festivals and music. http://www.imfcon.com
For those interested in learning more about the International Music Festival Conference please contact Laurie Kirby at laurie(dot)kirby(at)michaelbass(dot)com or 626-470-6043.