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05 Apr 2017

Emirates Old Trafford to host the The Ticketing Business Forum 2018

Emirates Old Trafford, home of Lancashire County Cricket Club, is delighted to announce that it has been appointed as the destination and host for TheTicketingBusiness Forum 2018 - Europe's leading live entertainment ticketing meeting.

The prestigious event is owned by Xperiology, which delivers many of the sports and entertainment sector’s most respected conferences and events. TheTicketingBusiness Forum explores, debates and showcases the latest trends, innovations and technologies that will deliver the next generation of live entertainment ticketing solutions.

The Forum also incorporates the Ticketing Technology Awards, recognising leadership, innovation and achievement in the application of technology in ticketing across sports, performing arts, music, cinema, live entertainment and visitor attractions.

Daniel Gidney, Chief Executive at Lancashire County Cricket Club, said: “We’re delighted and proud of Emirates Old Trafford being appointed by Xperiology as the host of the prestigious TheTicketingBusiness Forum 2018, and we’re looking forward to welcoming some of the leading individuals from the ticketing industry in 2018.”

Ian Nuttall, Chief Executive of Xperiology, said: “I am thrilled to announce that the TheTicketingBusiness Forum 2018 will be partnering with Emirates Old Trafford, which will host the forum in their stunning flagship venue, The Point in April 2018.”

TheTicketingBusiness Forum coming to Manchester in 2018 continues Emirates Old Trafford’s prestigious hosting of major sport and entertainment sector events, including the Stadium Design Summit in 2016 and the Stadium Business Awards in 2013.

The venue has undergone a £60 million pound redevelopment in recent years, which culminates in the opening of the on-site 150-bedroom Hilton Garden Inn hotel this summer, including 85 stunning pitch-facing balcony rooms.