Ticketmaster Continues European Expansion with Launch in Italy
Monday, November 13, 2017
LONDON, (13 November 2017) – Ticketmaster, a Live Nation Entertainment company, has today announced it will be launching in Italy, with headquarters in Milan. Tickets are available starting today at www.ticketmaster.it .
Ticketmaster, the global ticketing leader with more than 530 million primary tickets processed annually, will enter the key territory of Italy to help facilitate ticket sales at the regional and international level. Sales of tickets in the country are estimated to reach 19 million by the year 2020, which shows the huge demand for live events in Italy. With this expansion, Italian fans will gain access to Ticketmaster’s world class service, while artists and event promoters will be able to take full advantage of Ticketmaster’s innovative ticketing solutions.
Mark Yovich, President of Ticketmaster International, commented: “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. This is an exciting moment for fans of live music, theatre, sport and cultural events, not just in Italy, but across all our global markets as we continue our strategic expansion.”
As part of strategic growth and expansion throughout Europe, Italy represents the 29th market Ticketmaster has entered to provide its exceptional service and ticketing technology. Ticketmaster also recently launched in Switzerland, Czech Republic and Poland.
FIRENZE ROCKS, one of the first major events to have tickets available on Ticketmaster.it, today announced its headliners for 2018. The most rock festival of the Italian summer is scheduled from 14 to 17 June at the Visarno Arena in Florence.
Iron Maiden – on sale 15 November at 12.00
Foo Fighters – on sale 16 November at 12.00
Ozzy Osbourne – on sale 17 November at 12.00
Guns N’ Roses – on sale 18 November at 12.00
Fans can now purchase tickets to a wide range of events through the website www.ticketmaster.it , with more events going on sale soon.
About Live Nation Entertainment:
Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV) is the world’s leading live entertainment company comprised of global market leaders: Ticketmaster, Live Nation Concerts, and Live Nation Media & Sponsorship. For additional information, visit www.livenationentertainment.com .
Mel Perrett, Senior Communications Manager
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