2018 was a great year for showcases and events.

Ticketmaster Artist Services were busy scribbling notes in panels, sprinting between venues for gigs and picking up the bar tabs.

Here’s a breakdown of our best industry events this year...

The Great Escape Festival 2018

In May 2018 the team descended on Brighton for Europe’s biggest new music festival (shown above). Ticketmaster MD Andrew Parsons talked on a panel about artificial intelligence and we hosted drinks on the beach. Plus, TicketWeb hosted a packed new music showcase at The Prince Albert and a wealth of new artists joined us for interviews all week long. Read our full round up here

Eurosonic 2018, Groningen, Netherlands


Artist Services braved the cold of January to visit Groningen for one of Europe’s biggest showcase festivals and conferences. EVP of Music for Ticketmaster North America David Marcus presented a masterclass on Ticketmaster’s latest technology innovation Verified Fan. Get all the details here.

FastForward Conference, Amsterdam 2018


Ticketmaster’s Tina Mermiri (Head of Research & Live Analytics) flew to Amsterdam for this year’s FastForward. A conference dedicated to informing Europe’s under 35s in the business and tech of music, Tina presented her learnings from Ticketmaster’s Grime: State of Play report. See more here.

Venues Day 2018


Back in October, as official sponsors of MVT, Ticketmaster and TicketWeb were out in force at this year’s Venues Day at Islington Assembly Hall.

Check out the full agenda here.



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