A study that conducts a comparative life cycle carbon audit to examine the environmental burdens of ticketing options. It adopts a holistic perspective and models each activity involved in the ticketing life cycle – from ticket printing and email creation to delivery and processing.
Competition Commission report on the completed merger between TIcketmaster Entertainment Inc. and Live Nation.
Competition Commission report into the merger between Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc and Live Nation – includes analysis of the live music industry in the UK and the competitive effects of the merger in the market for the primary retailing of tickets for live music events and in the markets for live music promotion and live music venues.
A Bill to regulate the selling of tickets for certain sporting and cultural events; and for connected purposes. It failed to complete its passage through Parliament and was not passed into law.
UK Government report with an overview of the services provided to consumers by ticket agents in the U.K. Contains overall figures for ticket sales and the split between primary and secondary sellers and recommendations for the industry.
Report, including committee minutes along with oral and written evidence, on the matter of ‘ticket touting’- i.e: the secondary market. Contains representations from event organisers, ticket agents (including those in the secondary market).
Paper exploring the debate on discounting tickets and its effects on the live music industry, using case studies such as Groupon.
An overview of the services provided to consumers by ticket agents in the UK, including overall figures for ticket sales.