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TicketManager Partners with Verizon Center To Drive ROI On Sports Tickets

March 30, 2015
PRWeb Verizon Center, home of the NBA’s Washington Wizards, NHL’s Washington Capitals, and DC’s host to the biggest concerts and events, partner with TicketManager…Read More


TicketManager Announces Landmark Sponsorship Of American Airlines Center

March 10, 2015
PRWeb American Airlines Center, home to the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks and NHL’s Dallas Stars, to prominently feature online ticket management company for the arenas Suite and Premium seat Holders during launch of #TicketsMeanBusiness Campaign…Read More


Social Media Campaign Sets Out to Prove Tickets Mean Business

March 9, 2015
PRWeb TicketManager encourages fans to share photos & videos highlighting the success of company sports tickets through TicketsMeanBusiness (#TMB) campaign and contests…Read More


Super Bowl ticket shortage suit filed

March 6, 2015
ESPN The first class action lawsuit involving the fallout from the Super Bowl XLIX ticket shortage has hit the courts…Read More


Fans still reeling from Super Bowl ticket nightmare

February 28, 2015
The Seattle Times The Washington attorney general’s office has fielded numerous complaints from football fans who spent thousands of dollars on tickets that never came…Read More


Ticket shortage ruins Super Sunday for many fans

February 1, 2015
The Seattle Times Accusations, lawsuits fly as many fans don’t get promised Super Bowl tickets because of shortage…Read More


Healthway staff in corporate ticket rort

February 19, 2015
Yahoo! News A Public Sector Commission investigation has found Healthway’s executive director David Malone, chair Rosanna Capolingua, deputy chair Cathcart Weatherly and some staff improperly used corporate tickets to sports and arts events obtained as part of sponsorship agreements for family and friends…Read More


Spotlight Ticket Management Announces TicketManager Re-brand Amidst Record 2014

December 18, 2014
PR Web Leading provider of online tools and mobile apps for company sports tickets and T&E assets records 300% revenue growth…Read More


Former A&P executive sentenced to jail for $1.2 million scam involving concert, sports tickets

September 04, 2014
Fox Business A former senior vice president of a supermarket chain who sold more than $1.2 million worth of concert and sports tickets meant for the store for his own gain has been sentenced to three years in prison…Read More


2014 World Cup Early Exits Could Imperil Bottom Line For FIFA, Advertisers, Retailers

June 19, 2014
International Business Times When Spain was eliminated from the 2014 World Cup in a heartbreaking 2-0 loss to Chile on Wednesday, it dealt a major blow not only to Spaniards’ self-esteem…Read More


SpotlightTMS Raises $6M to Become an Employer’s Online Box Office

June 19, 2014
Wall Street Journal Los Angeles-area tech venture Spotlight Ticket Management Inc. raised $6 million in Series A funding from Point Judith Capital, Coyote Ridge Ventures and City National, according to Chief Executive Tony Knopp. Earlier the company raised $2.5 million in a seed round led by Point Judith Capital.…Read More


Spotlight Ticket Management signs Lobos

June 5, 2014
Albuquerque Business Journal Buy a club seat or a suite for the next Lobos basketball game and you’ll also get access to “How to pass an audit in 90 seconds” or “Avoiding the legal pitfalls of sports…Read More


Military sports sponsorship on trial

May 19, 2014
USA Today SportsThe National Guard is wasting $56 million a year on NASCAR and IndyCar sponsorship according to U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO), chairman of the …Read More


Rio World Cup: Perfect Timing, Location

May 1, 2014
Yahoo Sports Whether taking over in the chair of a legend, following a legend onstage, or assuming an office after a beloved leader, we’ve all heard the saying “a tough act to follow.” …Read More


The Evolution of the Billion Dollar Ticketing Industry

April 16, 2014
USA Today If you’ve ever attended a sporting event, concert, festival, or even inauguration, odds are you purchased your access and were issued a ticket. What seems simple is, in fact, …Read More


March Is For Corporate Madness, Too

March 18, 2014
ForbesFor corporate execs looking to parlay entertainment spending into revenue, it doesn’t get any better than March Madness. The one comparable event, the Super Bowl…Read More


Sochi: Great For Fans, Bad For Business

February 13, 2013
Yahoo SportsFrom the time Sochi was selected as host of the 2014 Olympics, corporations were hesitant about going there. Too many toos. Too unknown. Too far. Too costly …Read More


Dodgers to season-ticket holders: No more paper tickets

January 30, 2014
Los Angeles Times If you watch Clayton Kershaw pitch a no-hitter at Dodger Stadium this year, you can pretty much forget about saving your game ticket. The Dodgers are just about…Read More


Super Bowl ticket demand down because ‘teams are not sexy’

January 28, 2014
USA Today NEW YORK — At this time a year ago, there was speculation the Super Bowl in New York could be the priciest ticket ever. But brokers said Monday the market for the…Read More


Cheapest Super Bowl XLVIII ticket drops to below $2,000

January 25, 2014 Predictions of record ticket demand for the Feb. 2 Meadowlands Super Bowl — on the theory that a game in the shadow of the nation’s largest city would trump…Read More


Not the new kid in town: The Forum in Inglewood reopens with the Eagles

January 15, 2014
89.3 KPCCThe Forum in Inglewood has its grand re-opening Wednesday night with the first of six concerts by The Eagles. The Madison Square Garden Company bought the…Read More


Think You Can’t Get Super Bowl Tickets? Think Again: Here Is What You Need To Know

January 2, 2014
Yahoo Sports The Super Bowl has changed over the past decade. Not long ago, getting a ticket to the most hyped sporting event of the year was very difficult for the general public as…Read More


Competitive Advantage

Sports events from the Super Bowl to the Olympics provide a high level of engagement and entertainment to corporate gatherings.

December 13, 2013
Successful Meetings It’s a situation where both sides — employee and manager or client and service provider — feel like they’re receiving something of value.…Read More


Spotlight TMS Reaches Integration Partnership With Ticketmaster

December 5, 2013
Sports Business DailyCalifornia-based Spotlight TMS, which manages corporate ticket sales for a variety of entities, has struck a partnership with Ticketmaster to become directly…Read More


Utah Jazz Give Technology Assist to Suite Holders

Jazz Provide Customers with Online Tools and Mobile App From Spotlight Ticket Management

October 31, 2013
PR Web When the Utah Jazz host the Oklahoma City Thunder in their home opener, Energy Solutions Arena will begin another season entertaining some of the NBA’s most loyal…Read More


Memphis Grizzlies Provide ROI Technology to Customers

Grizzlies provide customers with online tools and mobile app from spotlight ticket management to measure ROI.

PR Web When the Memphis Grizzlies tip-off their season against the Detroit Pistons, local and global businesses will fill the stands with their best customers…Read More


NBA Season Tips-Off With Spotlight Ticket Management

October 29, 2013
IT Business NetWhen the NBA tips off the 2013 season, arenas around the country will be packed with companies and VIP guests leveraging the power of the NBA to drive business. …Read More


Nearly Half of Super Bowl 2014 Sponsors Are Wall Street Firms

October 23, 2013
International Business Times The 2014 Super Bowl is going to be an expensive one, with top ticket prices double what they were last year, and banks and financial firms taking almost half of the top…Read More


Super Bowl’s Meadowlands location draws Wall Street money

October 20, 2013 Every year, no matter where the Super Bowl is played, the high-ranking and well-paid executives of the financial-services industry are a prominent presence among…Read More


NHL Teams Mobilize New Technology for Companies With Tickets

October 8, 2013
Broadway WorldAir Canada Centre, Joe Louis Arena, Pepsi Center and Scotiabank Saddledome host NHL teams that compete with each other in the Toronto Maple Leafs…Read More


Defining STEP’s success at Penn State might not extend beyond dollars and cents

September 19, 2013
Penn LiveSTATE COLLEGE – It’s become arguably the most popular acronym among Penn State football fans. After mentioning the four letters fans usually roll their eyes…Read More


Kansas City Chiefs A Suite Success To Business Community

September 7, 2013
ABC 12When the Kansas City Chiefs kick off the 2013 home opener against the Dallas Cowboys, the suites, club seats, and season tickets at Arrowhead Stadium will be full of VIP…Read More


Chicago Bears Suites Taking Care Of Business

September 6, 2013
TMCnet The Chicago Bears home-opener against the Cincinnati Bengals promises to be one of the most important nights for many Chicago businesses as Soldier Field will be full of VIP guests…Read More


Indianapolis Colts Open Promising Season On The Field and In The Stands

NFL’s Colts Provide Customers Online Tools and Mobile App From Spotlight Ticket Management To Measure Ticket and Suites ROI

September 5, 2013
PR Web When the Indianapolis Colts kick off their season opener with the Oakland Raiders at Lucas Oil Stadium, the stands will be full of business contacts as promising as…Read More


Cincinnati Bengals Take Care Of Business in Suites

September 5, 2013
InfoTECH NewsWhen the Cincinnati Bengals open their home schedule on Monday Night Football against the Pittsburgh Steelers, the suites and stands will be full of VIP guests looking…Read More


NFL Teams Taking Care of Business in the Stands

NFL Football Teams to Provide Online Tools and Mobile Apps from Spotlight Ticket Management

September 3, 2013
Digital Journal When the NFL season kicks off with the Denver Broncos hosting the Baltimore Ravens in a re-match of their playoff thriller, the luxury suites…Read More


9 Ways to Save on Sports Tickets

The average NFL ticket costs $203.75. Here’s how to get in on the action – without going broke

August 22, 2013
US News Baseball season is in full swing, and football season kicks off in September. While sports fans may be excited to cheer on their favorite teams, seeing the game in person…Read More


How to Support Mobile App Development in Your Organization

August 13, 2013
CIO MagazineAs consumers eschew desktops and laptops for smartphones and tablets, organizations are increasingly tasked with developing apps for those mobile devices. These apps…Read More


Sports Naming Rights Partners Choose Spotlight Ticket Management

June 27, 2013
PR Web Sports fans know about Chase Field, Wells Fargo Center, MetLife Stadium, and HP Pavilion. What they may not know is, the companies publicly putting their names…Read More


The Growth In Luxury Suites: Good News For The Sports Fan Who Can’t Afford Them

June 24, 2013
Yahoo Sports As long as the colors red and blue have been synonymous with political dividing lines, they have had a prominent place in sports history. The colors famously divided…Read More


Soccer Boom: Corporate Money For Soccer Soaring By Billions

June 4, 2013
Latino PostThe business of soccer, or football as it is known to the rest of the world, attracted nearly $4.5 billion in global sponsorships in 2012–two-thirds greater than in 2011…Read More


Fortune 1000 Companies & Global Technology Partners Flock To Online Ticket Management

New Fortune 1000 customers, a Corporate Ticket Impact Conference at MetLife Stadium, and a partnership with Cvent spark record growth for Spotlight Ticket Management.

April 30, 2013
PRWeb Online ticket management leader Spotlight Ticket Management announced new Fortune 1000 customers, an agreement with Cvent, the leading online provider of events…Read More


Why Fans Should Care About Battle In California Assembly Between Angels, StubHub

April 25, 2013
Yahoo SportsWho owns a sports ticket? A California Assembly Committee met this week to debate a bill that could determine the fate of ticket “ownership” in a high-profile battle…Read More


How Students Should Follow Up With Employers

March 8, 2013
Fox BusinessCollege seniors who have sent out resumes and interviewed with hiring managers might be ready to sit back and hope for a job offer, but their application process is far…Read More


Fantasy Startup? Which MLB Player Would You Hire?

March 29, 2013
Business News Daily Honus Wagner (retired 1917), shortstop for the Pittsburgh Pirates— According to legend, despite being the most prolific offensive middle infielder of his time…Read More


Why Lots Of NCAA Basketball Tournament Upsets Can Mean Cheaper Tickets For Average Fans

March 20, 2013
Yahoo SportsThe Final Four is a business. It is a big business with corporate sponsors, local hotels, restaurants, and yes, even ticket brokers, relying on it for a living.…Read More


SpotlightTMS Identifies Three Major Challenges for Corporate Sports Ticket Programs

March 14, 2013
Digital Journal SpotlightTMS, the leader in sports ticket management, has designed an easy-to-use online sports ticket calculator to assist corporations as they prepare for spring and…Read More


14 Revealing Interview Questions

March 4, 2013
Inc “It’s a simple question that says so much. Candidates may say they understand the importance of working as a team but that doesn’t mean they actually know how …Read More


Los Angeles Lakers owner Jerry Buss leaves legacy in sports and business

February 19, 2013
89.3 KPCCSouthern California and the sports world are lamenting the death of Jerry Buss, the Los Angeles Lakers owner who died early Monday morning. He left a legacy…Read More


Spotlight Ticket Management Releases Study on Corporate Sports Ticket Spending

Stunning data shows $3,000 luxury suites translate into over $2.5M in potential sales

February 19, 2013
PRWeb Spotlight Ticket Management, the leading provider of corporate sports and entertainment ticket management programs, has released a study on corporate sports ticket…Read More


The Corporate Ticket Marketplace Report

February 6, 2013
The Business of Sports Earlier this week, the Association of Luxury Suite Directors (ALSD) released a comprehensive report on The Corporate Ticket Marketplace…Read More


The eye-popping amount U.S. companies shelled out for sports tickets during 2012

January 31, 2013
Silicon Valley Business JournalDoes your company have season tickets for the Sharks, the Niners, the Giants or the Earthquakes? You’re not alone; companies worldwide spent more than…Read More


Ticket Management Software Need Rises At Super Bowl

January 28, 2013
Investor’s Business Daily Game management at the Super Bowl extends beyond the field and into the stands, and Tony Knopp is at the center of it. As chief executive of Spotlight TMS, Knopp…Read More


Those Guests In Your Super Bowl Suite Could Be Worth $50 Million

January 28, 2013
ForbesSelf-described “real” football fans often decry the Super Bowl as a corporate feast which leaves those passionate types like themselves to watch on television.…Read More


Corporations paying big bucks to attend Super Bowl

January 25, 2013
Fox Business Spotlight Ticket Management’s Tom Knopp gives an inside look at the corporate ticket buying culture…Watch The Interview

Lockout drives Bruins ticket prices higher

January 18, 2013
The Boston Globe During the NHL lockout, disgruntled Bruins fans could be heard claiming to give up on the league forever. But now that the labor dispute is over, some supporters are…Read More


NHL Open For Business: Will Fans Return After Second Lockout In Eight Years?

January 7, 2013
Sports Business Journal With the NHL lockout coming to an end, it is “going to take a lot more than a couple of lame words of contrition painted on NHL rinks to get fans to forget…Read More


When the Wild hit the ice, will the fans fill the stands?

Some fans say they have moved on for this season, but for others, half a season is still better than none.

January 7, 2012 Start Tribune The Minnesota Wild is headed back to the ice, but Sunday’s tentative deal to end the 113-day National Hockey League lockout leaves one overriding question…Read More


Lock-out gives NHL fans a chance to ‘date’ other sports

January, 1, 2013
89.3 KPCC The National Hockey League lockout continues. The NHL and its players’ association returned to contract talks on the last day of 2012 hoping to save some part of the season…Read More


NHL lockout: Your daily hockey fix for Day 88

December 12, 2012 CBS Sports The big question now in negotiations is: Is there any more room to bend for either side? Or, put another way, has Donald Fehr pushed the NHL as far as it will go…Read More


Time To Make A Deal

December 12, 2012 Hockey BuzzAll World goalie, and all around great guy, Henrik Lundqvist wants to play hockey in front of his fans. He’s not alone. 750 NHLPA members want the same things that…Read More


The Utah Jazz Partner With Spotlight Ticket Management Enabling Businesses To Demand More From Tickets

The Utah Jazz become the latest NBA team to partner with Spotlight Ticket Management

December 12, 2012 PRWeb The Utah Jazz and EnergySolutions Arena have announced a partnership with Spotlight Ticket Management to provide seamless online ticket management…Read More


‘Dysfunctional’ Business Model Puts the N.H.L. in Peril, Experts Say

December 11, 2012 The New York Times During the last 20 years, the N.H.L. has lost nearly 10 percent of its scheduled games to labor disruptions, a rate of cancellation more than three times greater than any other…Read More


Save Your Sports Ticket Programs

December 10, 2012 Workplace HR & SafetyWhen the time comes to cut costs, tickets and luxury suites are a popular target. But they shouldn’t be, and here’s why. Corporate sports ticket programs can bring in new…Read More


How to Succeed in 2013

Tony Knopp, founder and CEO of Spotlight Ticket Management

December 6, 2012 Inc. There is a massive land grab in the tech world with very large players looking to control where we will ‘live’ on our phones and online…Read More


Big East could add The University of Phoenix by 2020. Seriously. Don’t laugh.

November 30, 2012 The Washington Times PHOENIX, November 30, 2012 — If you are having trouble following the revolving door that is NCAA conference realignment, you are not alone. It’s almost impossible…Read More


Spotlight Ticket Management Concludes Banner Year With Year-End Promotion

Spotlight Ticket Management announces three months free year end promotion.

November 29, 2012 Yahoo NewsSpotlight Ticket Management announced today a year end promotion encouraging businesses to demand more from their sports tickets and suites in 2013…Read More


NHL lockout: As work stoppage drags on, fans, and the league’s business partners, might not return

November 28, 2012 The Washington Post “I feel I spend a great deal of my hard-earned money to see hockey being played. However, if [Leonsis] raises his price on us after this year, I think many people around me …Read More


Fan anger rising with NHL on road to brand suicide

November 28, 2012 Now, there’s nothing earthshaking here. It’s just one father’s story about how the lockout impacts his family. Maybe it struck me as worth sharing because I’m a father…Read More


Corporate sports ticket management gains momentum

November 15, 2012 Examiner The best part about being a corporate sponsor for major sporting events is getting tickets to the best seats in the house! But when companies sponsor multiple teams…Read More


SpotlightTMS Partners with ParadeRest

SpotlightTMS’s SaaS application will automate all aspects of ParadeRest’s ticket management providing a better experience for both users and administrators

November 15, 2012 PRWeb SpotlightTMS today announced a partnership with ParadeRest to provide software to manage ParadeRest’s Ticket Program at no cost…Read More