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5 Episodes of “The Business of Fun” That Have New Value Due to the Pandemic

I got this question this morning, “Which podcast episodes are important to listen to now, due to the impact of the pandemic?” I hadn’t thought about that but I have a few suggestions if you are trying to think through how to deal with the fallout from the pandemic and the shutdown of live events. Danny Frank: We recorded this …

Q&A with Me After INTIX

In NYC last week for INTIX, I got a bunch of questions and there were certainly themes. So I wanted to take a few moments to flesh these questions out because I might not have been able to give a complete answer last week or I didn’t give a great answer because it was very busy. Here are a few …

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20 Takeaways From the 2020 INTIX Conference In NYC

I’m back from INTIX 2020 and everything is bigger and better in NYC! I’m not sure of the final numbers, but I think over 1,400 people attended this year’s conference in midtown Manhattan and I met hundreds of folks on the trade show floor, in sessions, and wandering around. In fact, I’m still a little dazed from all the connecting …

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3 Ideas From My INTIX Session On Discounts

I hosted a panel at Tuesday’s INTIX in NYC that included Gabe Johnson, Martin Gammeltoft, and Angela Higgins. We had a pretty great conversation for 90 minutes and I don’t know if we solved the challenge of discounts, but we did have a lot to discuss. Here are my 3 top takeaways from the session: 1. You need to understand …

3 Ideas On Tickets Heading Into INTIX

I’ll be in NYC starting tomorrow for INTIX. I’m hosting panels on Tuesday and Thursday and will be hanging out with the crew from Booking Protect throughout the week. If you are around, send me an email and let’s grab a cup of coffee: dave@davewakeman.com Here are 3 things I’m thinking of or looking for heading into the week. I’ll …

Talking Tickets 17 January 2020…See You In NYC!

Sign up for this newsletter and never miss an issue!  Hey Everybody!  Thanks for reading!  First off, in the end, we had over 700 entrants into the giveaway for the pass to INTIX and the winner is: Dominik Schreyer.  To quote Dominik, “Wow! That’s so cool—I never won anything!”  Now you’ve won! Congratulations!  Unfortunately, Dominik can’t make it because he …

3 Lessons From My Conversation With Danny Frank

Get my newest newsletter: “Talking Tickets”! 5 top stories from the week in tickets with a quick analysis. Sign up before 3 January’s newsletter and have a chance to win a registration to INTIX in NYC 20-23 January 2020.  I had Danny Frank on “The Business of Fun” this week to talk about the upcoming INTIX conference in NYC from …