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Jim to Give Keynote on Mobile at Ticketing Technology Forum

Jim is headed to Ireland this month to the Ticketing Technology Forum on April 27 & 28 in Dublin to deliver the keynote on “Lessons in Mobile” and also speak on a dynamic pricing panel, which explores the benefits and pitfalls of dynamic pricing to live entertainment ticketing businesses and asks whether the industry is ready for a new approach. In his keynote, Jim will be speaking about how his company went from being a laggard to a leader and …

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Catch Jim at Equities Forum and Hear About New Trends in Mobile

Goldstar CEO Jim McCarthy will be at the EQUITIES Emerging Growth and Innovation Forum — a full day of presentations on the state of innovation in fintech, blockchain, mobile and environmental solutions — in NYC on February 24. He’ll be speaking at 2:30pm on the Emerging Trend Sectors Panel, a moderated discussion focusing on new trends and fast-growing sectors revolutionizing traditional industries and creating new growth areas. Other panel participants include Craig Dunham, GM & VP, Financial Services – Seismic …

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Go Really Big When Reinventing Yourself

Check out the story by Venues Today about the reopening of The Forum in Inglewood. When AEG built the Staples Center for the Lakers, Clippers and Kings, it took the (formerly) Fabulous Forum off the A-list of venues, but Madison Square Garden just placed a $100-million bet that it can bring it back. I’m going to ask my pilot to overfly Inglewood on my return to L.A. later this week, so I can see the largest vinyl record ever built …

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How to Keep Your Product Fresh? Don’t Overuse It

Hell has apparently frozen over again. This will be a successful tour, undoubtedly, because the Eagles have an amazing back catalog and have toured so infrequently. As Stewart Copeland of the Police told me in an interview a couple years ago, the secret to the absurd level of success of the tour by The Police a few years ago came from the fact that the band remained “pristine,” and had not toured for years and years, despite the high level …

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