5 April 2017 (Dublin) – The winners of Ticketing Technology Awards 2017 were announced last night during a private ceremony at Croke Park, Dublin.

Now in their second year, Ticketing Technology Awards are the only awards to recognise a whole spectrum of achievements from across the global ticketing industry.

The awards ceremony took place during Ticketing Technology Forum, in front of an audience of senior industry figures.

“Congratulations to everyone who reached the podium,” commented Ian Nuttall, founder of Ticketing Technology Awards. “Winners included our industry’s leaders, achievers and stand-out innovators, who should all be very proud of their achievements.”

Hundreds of nominations were whittled down to create the shortlist, judged by an independent panel of industry figures including:

  • Tim Chambers, Managing Director, TJChambers Consultancy, UK;
  • James Charrington, CEO, Dewynters, UK;
  • Jasper Hope, Chief Executive, Dubai Opera, UAE;
  • Sita McIntosh, COO, WhatsOnStage, UK;
  • Ian Nuttall, Founder / CEO, Ticketing Technology Forum /  Awards, UK;
  • Carolyn Sims, Marketing Director, ENO English National Opera, UK;
  • Kyle Wright, Interactive Marketing & Analytics Manager, Shubert Ticketing, US

The Winners and Shortlisted Nominees in each category – along with comments from the Judging Panel – are as follows:


About Ticketing Technology Awards

Ticketing Technology Awards recognise leadership, innovation and achievement in the application of technology in ticketing across sports, performing arts, music, cinema, live entertainment and visitor attractions. The Awards aim to increase the standards and best practice of ticketing, drive awareness and adoption of future ticketing technology, and improve the customer experience for ticket-buyers across all sectors.

“As Europe’s leading gathering of entertainment ticketing professionals, each year Ticketing Technology Forum brings together the very best of the industry to showcase what’s new, explore the challenges we face and debate the future trends,” say Ian Nuttall, Founder, Ticketing Technology Forum. “Alongside the conference and workshops, each year we also celebrate and recognise those people and organisations which are really changing the way we service the ticketing needs of our customers.

Congratulations to all of our winners. You can download the Winner’s Brochure here.

What are people saying?

Yannick Van De Voorde on Stage speaking

If you’re in the European Ticketing Industry you just need to be here.

Yannick Van De Voorde Sales Manager, Oxynade

Ivan Drandiyski

After Madrid we had our seats provider and after Dublin I believe we will have our new ticketing partner. Thank you!

Ivan Drandiyski Director, Bulstrad Arena

Tom Schoessler

Two days with fantastic speakers and tons of knowledge exchanged. Great job by Ticket Technology Forum.

Tom Schoessler Deputy Administrative Director, Theaterhaus Stuttgart

A photo of David Enstone with stadium in the background

I thought the event was fantastic and extremely useful and informative. I will certainly be ‘championing’ the need to attend next years event.

David Downie Ticket Office Manager, Liberty Stadium

Jose Sanchez

Great networking, a lot of fun and many, many ideas to implement! Thank you so much for the successful Forum.

Jose Sanchez Corporate Director - Revenue Management, Parques Reunidos

Stephanie Kovach

The best brains and technology geeks coming together to disrupt the industry.

Stephanie Kovach Industry Manager, Ticketing & Entertainment, Google