Ticketmaster is honoured to have been inducted into the prestigious Sports Technology Hall of Fame for its technological contributions to the sports industry. The announcement was made on May 18, 2023, at the Sports Technology Awards in New York City. Celebrating tech-led innovation in sports, these awards are seen as the ‘Oscars of sports technology’.
Recognised as one of the most influential entities in the world of sports technology, Ticketmaster has continuously transformed the way fans experience live events in the last five decades. With its cutting-edge innovations and seamless ticketing solutions,Ticketmaster has played a significant role in enhancing the fan experience and driving the success of various sports organisations across the globe.
“Ticketmaster has revolutionized the sports industry by seamlessly integrating technology into the ticketing process. Their innovative solutions have simplified ticket purchasing, improved stadium access, and elevated the overall fan experience. We are thrilled to welcome Ticketmaster into the Hall of Fame and acknowledge their immense contributions over the years.“
Rebecca Hopkins, CEO, The STA Group
The induction of Ticketmaster into the Sports Technology Hall of Fame is a testament to the company’s outstanding achievements and its tireless commitment to excellence. Throughout its history, Ticketmaster has consistently leveraged technology to create a streamlined ticketing process, making it easier for fans to access and enjoy their favourite sporting events.
Some of Ticketmaster’s groundbreaking technologies include its mobile ticketing platform which has enabled fans to easily purchase, transfer, and store tickets on their smartphones, and Away Digital Ticketing which has allowed fully digital tickets for both home and away fans, while saving time and resources for sports clubs.
“This recognition is a testament to the dedication and hard work of our entire team at Ticketmaster. We are honoured to be inducted into the Sports Technology Hall of Fame, and we remain committed to pushing the boundaries of innovation to create even more seamless and engaging experiences for sports fans worldwide in the years to come.”
Adam Newsam, Chairman of Ticketmaster Sport.
With this prestigious recognition, Ticketmaster continues to solidify its position as a driving force in the sports industry, propelling innovation and enriching the experiences of sports enthusiasts worldwide.