TICKETMASTER TO OPEN OFFICE IN ITALY
Ticketmaster has announced that it will continue its expansion into Europe with headquarters in Milan, Italy. The ticketing giant estimates that ticket sales in Italy will hit 19 million by the year 2020 and the country will be the 29th market Ticketmaster has entered. Mark Yovich, President of Ticketmaster International, says: “We look forward to providing the best ticketing experience for clients, artists and fans across Italy – undoubtedly one of the world’s most vibrant and popular destinations for live entertainment and cultural events, this was an organic move for the business.”
SPECTRA MANAGING PRESCOTT VALLEY EVENT CENTER
The Town of Prescott Valley’s Event Center Community Facilities District has finalized a multi-year deal with Spectra to generate new event content, partnership revenue, and increased attendance for the Arizona facility. As part of the agreement, Spectra will manage & program the Prescott Valley Event Center, execute partnership sales, and market the venue and its events. As of Oct. 27, Spectra has also begun providing operational oversight and will help lead planned capital improvement projects.
SPECTRA NOW BOOKING FOR SANDY SPRINGS
As venue management for Sandy Springs Performing Arts Center, Spectra is now accepting booking holds for the Georgia facility. Sandy Springs is expected to open in September of 2018 and is part of the new 15-acre City Springs mixed use development. The center features a 1,100-seat proscenium theatre, 350-seat Studio Theatre, Conference Center, and City Green. The facility’s programming focus will include traditional performing arts offerings, popular entertainment, arts education, film, lecture and comedy.