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Former A&P executive sentenced to jail for $1.2 million scam involving concert, sports tickets

September 04, 2014 Fox Business

A former senior vice president of a supermarket chain who sold more than $1.2 million worth of concert and sports tickets meant for the store for his own gain has been sentenced to three years in prison…Read More

2014 World Cup Early Exits Could Imperil Bottom Line For FIFA, Advertisers, Retailers

June 19, 2014 International Business Times

When Spain was eliminated from the 2014 World Cup in a heartbreaking 2-0 loss to Chile on Wednesday, it dealt a major blow not only to Spaniards’ self-esteem…Read More

SpotlightTMS Raises $6M to Become an Employer’s Online Box Office

June 19, 2014 Wall Street Journal

Los Angeles-area tech venture Spotlight Ticket Management Inc. raised $6 million in Series A funding from Point Judith Capital, Coyote Ridge Ventures and City National, according to Chief Executive Tony Knopp. Earlier the company raised $2.5 million in a seed round led by Point Judith Capital.…Read More

Spotlight Ticket Management signs Lobos

June 5, 2014 Albuquerque Business Journal

Buy a club seat or a suite for the next Lobos basketball game and you’ll also get access to “How to pass an audit in 90 seconds” or “Avoiding the legal pitfalls of sports…Read More

Military sports sponsorship on trial

May 19, 2014 USA Today Sports

The National Guard is wasting $56 million a year on NASCAR and IndyCar sponsorship according to U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO), chairman of the …Read More

Rio World Cup: Perfect Timing, Location

May 1, 2014 Yahoo Sports

Whether taking over in the chair of a legend, following a legend onstage, or assuming an office after a beloved leader, we’ve all heard the saying “a tough act to follow.” …Read More

The Evolution of the Billion Dollar Ticketing Industry

April 16, 2014 USA Today

If you’ve ever attended a sporting event, concert, festival, or even inauguration, odds are you purchased your access and were issued a ticket. What seems simple is, in fact, …Read More

March Is For Corporate Madness, Too

March 18, 2014 Forbes

For corporate execs looking to parlay entertainment spending into revenue, it doesn’t get any better than March Madness. The one comparable event, the Super Bowl…Read More

Sochi: Great For Fans, Bad For Business

February 13, 2013 Yahoo Sports

From the time Sochi was selected as host of the 2014 Olympics, corporations were hesitant about going there. Too many toos. Too unknown. Too far. Too costly …Read More

Dodgers to season-ticket holders: No more paper tickets

January 30, 2014 Los Angeles Times

If you watch Clayton Kershaw pitch a no-hitter at Dodger Stadium this year, you can pretty much forget about saving your game ticket. The Dodgers are just about…Read More

Super Bowl ticket demand down because ‘teams are not sexy’

January 28, 2014 USA Today

NEW YORK — At this time a year ago, there was speculation the Super Bowl in New York could be the priciest ticket ever. But brokers said Monday the market for the…Read More

Cheapest Super Bowl XLVIII ticket drops to below $2,000

January 25, 2014 NorthJersey.com

Predictions of record ticket demand for the Feb. 2 Meadowlands Super Bowl — on the theory that a game in the shadow of the nation’s largest city would trump…Read More

Not the new kid in town: The Forum in Inglewood reopens with the Eagles

January 15, 2014 89.3 KPCC

The Forum in Inglewood has its grand re-opening Wednesday night with the first of six concerts by The Eagles. The Madison Square Garden Company bought the…Read More

Think You Can’t Get Super Bowl Tickets? Think Again: Here Is What You Need To Know

January 2, 2014 Yahoo Sports

The Super Bowl has changed over the past decade. Not long ago, getting a ticket to the most hyped sporting event of the year was very difficult for the general public as…Read More

Competitive Advantage

Sports events from the Super Bowl to the Olympics provide a high level of engagement and entertainment to corporate gatherings.

December 13, 2013 Successful Meetings

It’s a situation where both sides — employee and manager or client and service provider — feel like they’re receiving something of value.…Read More

Spotlight TMS Reaches Integration Partnership With Ticketmaster

December 5, 2013 Sports Business Daily

California-based Spotlight TMS, which manages corporate ticket sales for a variety of entities, has struck a partnership with Ticketmaster to become directly…Read More

Utah Jazz Give Technology Assist to Suite Holders

Jazz Provide Customers with Online Tools and Mobile App From Spotlight Ticket Management

October 31, 2013 PR Web

When the Utah Jazz host the Oklahoma City Thunder in their home opener, Energy Solutions Arena will begin another season entertaining some of the NBA’s most loyal…Read More

Memphis Grizzlies Provide ROI Technology to Customers

Grizzlies provide customers with online tools and mobile app from spotlight ticket management to measure ROI.

PR Web

When the Memphis Grizzlies tip-off their season against the Detroit Pistons, local and global businesses will fill the stands with their best customers…Read More

NBA Season Tips-Off With Spotlight Ticket Management

October 29, 2013 IT Business Net

When the NBA tips off the 2013 season, arenas around the country will be packed with companies and VIP guests leveraging the power of the NBA to drive business. …Read More

Nearly Half of Super Bowl 2014 Sponsors Are Wall Street Firms

October 23, 2013 International Business Times

The 2014 Super Bowl is going to be an expensive one, with top ticket prices double what they were last year, and banks and financial firms taking almost half of the top…Read More

Super Bowl’s Meadowlands location draws Wall Street money

October 20, 2013 NorthJersey.com

Every year, no matter where the Super Bowl is played, the high-ranking and well-paid executives of the financial-services industry are a prominent presence among…Read More

NHL Teams Mobilize New Technology for Companies With Tickets

October 8, 2013 Broadway World

Air Canada Centre, Joe Louis Arena, Pepsi Center and Scotiabank Saddledome host NHL teams that compete with each other in the Toronto Maple Leafs…Read More

Defining STEP’s success at Penn State might not extend beyond dollars and cents

September 19, 2013 Penn Live

STATE COLLEGE – It’s become arguably the most popular acronym among Penn State football fans. After mentioning the four letters fans usually roll their eyes…Read More

Kansas City Chiefs A Suite Success To Business Community

September 7, 2013 ABC 12

When the Kansas City Chiefs kick off the 2013 home opener against the Dallas Cowboys, the suites, club seats, and season tickets at Arrowhead Stadium will be full of VIP…Read More

Chicago Bears Suites Taking Care Of Business

September 6, 2013 TMCnet

The Chicago Bears home-opener against the Cincinnati Bengals promises to be one of the most important nights for many Chicago businesses as Soldier Field will be full of VIP guests…Read More

Indianapolis Colts Open Promising Season On The Field and In The Stands

NFL’s Colts Provide Customers Online Tools and Mobile App From Spotlight Ticket Management To Measure Ticket and Suites ROI

September 5, 2013 PR Web

When the Indianapolis Colts kick off their season opener with the Oakland Raiders at Lucas Oil Stadium, the stands will be full of business contacts as promising as…Read More

Cincinnati Bengals Take Care Of Business in Suites

September 5, 2013 InfoTECH News

When the Cincinnati Bengals open their home schedule on Monday Night Football against the Pittsburgh Steelers, the suites and stands will be full of VIP guests looking…Read More

NFL Teams Taking Care of Business in the Stands

NFL Football Teams to Provide Online Tools and Mobile Apps from Spotlight Ticket Management

September 3, 2013 Digital Journal

When the NFL season kicks off with the Denver Broncos hosting the Baltimore Ravens in a re-match of their playoff thriller, the luxury suites…Read More

9 Ways to Save on Sports Tickets

The average NFL ticket costs $203.75. Here’s how to get in on the action – without going broke

August 22, 2013 US News

Baseball season is in full swing, and football season kicks off in September. While sports fans may be excited to cheer on their favorite teams, seeing the game in person…Read More

How to Support Mobile App Development in Your Organization

August 13, 2013 CIO Magazine

As consumers eschew desktops and laptops for smartphones and tablets, organizations are increasingly tasked with developing apps for those mobile devices. These apps…Read More

Sports Naming Rights Partners Choose Spotlight Ticket Management

June 27, 2013 PR Web

Sports fans know about Chase Field, Wells Fargo Center, MetLife Stadium, and HP Pavilion. What they may not know is, the companies publicly putting their names…Read More

The Growth In Luxury Suites: Good News For The Sports Fan Who Can’t Afford Them

June 24, 2013 Yahoo Sports

As long as the colors red and blue have been synonymous with political dividing lines, they have had a prominent place in sports history. The colors famously dividedRead More

Soccer Boom: Corporate Money For Soccer Soaring By Billions

June 4, 2013 Latino Post

The business of soccer, or football as it is known to the rest of the world, attracted nearly $4.5 billion in global sponsorships in 2012–two-thirds greater than in 2011…Read More

Fortune 1000 Companies & Global Technology Partners Flock To Online Ticket Management

New Fortune 1000 customers, a Corporate Ticket Impact Conference at MetLife Stadium, and a partnership with Cvent spark record growth for Spotlight Ticket Management.

April 30, 2013 PRWeb

Online ticket management leader Spotlight Ticket Management announced new Fortune 1000 customers, an agreement with Cvent, the leading online provider of events…Read More

Why Fans Should Care About Battle In California Assembly Between Angels, StubHub

April 25, 2013 Yahoo Sports

Who owns a sports ticket? A California Assembly Committee met this week to debate a bill that could determine the fate of ticket “ownership” in a high-profile battle…Read More

How Students Should Follow Up With Employers

March 8, 2013 Fox Business

College seniors who have sent out resumes and interviewed with hiring managers might be ready to sit back and hope for a job offer, but their application process is far…Read More

Fantasy Startup? Which MLB Player Would You Hire?

March 29, 2013 Business News Daily

Honus Wagner (retired 1917), shortstop for the Pittsburgh Pirates— According to legend, despite being the most prolific offensive middle infielder of his time…Read More

Why Lots Of NCAA Basketball Tournament Upsets Can Mean Cheaper Tickets For Average Fans

March 20, 2013 Yahoo Sports

The Final Four is a business. It is a big business with corporate sponsors, local hotels, restaurants, and yes, even ticket brokers, relying on it for a living.…Read More

SpotlightTMS Identifies Three Major Challenges for Corporate Sports Ticket Programs

March 14, 2013 Digital Journal

SpotlightTMS, the leader in sports ticket management, has designed an easy-to-use online sports ticket calculator to assist corporations as they prepare for spring and…Read More

14 Revealing Interview Questions

March 4, 2013 Inc

“It’s a simple question that says so much. Candidates may say they understand the importance of working as a team but that doesn’t mean they actually know how …Read More

Los Angeles Lakers owner Jerry Buss leaves legacy in sports and business

February 19, 2013 89.3 KPCC

Southern California and the sports world are lamenting the death of Jerry Buss, the Los Angeles Lakers owner who died early Monday morning. He left a legacy…Read More

Spotlight Ticket Management Releases Study on Corporate Sports Ticket Spending

Stunning data shows $3,000 luxury suites translate into over $2.5M in potential sales

February 19, 2013 PRWeb

Spotlight Ticket Management, the leading provider of corporate sports and entertainment ticket management programs, has released a study on corporate sports ticket…Read More

The Corporate Ticket Marketplace Report

February 6, 2013 The Business of Sports

Earlier this week, the Association of Luxury Suite Directors (ALSD) released a comprehensive report on The Corporate Ticket Marketplace…Read More

The eye-popping amount U.S. companies shelled out for sports tickets during 2012

January 31, 2013 Silicon Valley Business Journal

Does your company have season tickets for the Sharks, the Niners, the Giants or the Earthquakes? You’re not alone; companies worldwide spent more than…Read More

Ticket Management Software Need Rises At Super Bowl

January 28, 2013 Investor's Business Daily

Game management at the Super Bowl extends beyond the field and into the stands, and Tony Knopp is at the center of it. As chief executive of Spotlight TMS, Knopp…Read More

Those Guests In Your Super Bowl Suite Could Be Worth $50 Million

January 28, 2013 Forbes

Self-described “real” football fans often decry the Super Bowl as a corporate feast which leaves those passionate types like themselves to watch on television.…Read More

Corporations paying big bucks to attend Super Bowl

January 25, 2013 Fox Business

Spotlight Ticket Management’s Tom Knopp gives an inside look at the corporate ticket buying culture…Watch The Interview

Lockout drives Bruins ticket prices higher

January 18, 2013 The Boston Globe

During the NHL lockout, disgruntled Bruins fans could be heard claiming to give up on the league forever. But now that the labor dispute is over, some supporters are…Read More

NHL Open For Business: Will Fans Return After Second Lockout In Eight Years?

January 7, 2013 Sports Business Journal

With the NHL lockout coming to an end, it is “going to take a lot more than a couple of lame words of contrition painted on NHL rinks to get fans to forget…Read More

When the Wild hit the ice, will the fans fill the stands?

Some fans say they have moved on for this season, but for others, half a season is still better than none.

January 7, 2012 Start Tribune

The Minnesota Wild is headed back to the ice, but Sunday’s tentative deal to end the 113-day National Hockey League lockout leaves one overriding question…Read More

Lock-out gives NHL fans a chance to ‘date’ other sports

January, 1, 2013 89.3 KPCC

The National Hockey League lockout continues. The NHL and its players’ association returned to contract talks on the last day of 2012 hoping to save some part of the season…Read More

NHL lockout: Your daily hockey fix for Day 88

December 12, 2012 CBS Sports

The big question now in negotiations is: Is there any more room to bend for either side? Or, put another way, has Donald Fehr pushed the NHL as far as it will go…Read More

Time To Make A Deal

December 12, 2012 Hockey Buzz

All World goalie, and all around great guy, Henrik Lundqvist wants to play hockey in front of his fans. He’s not alone. 750 NHLPA members want the same things that…Read More

The Utah Jazz Partner With Spotlight Ticket Management Enabling Businesses To Demand More From Tickets

The Utah Jazz become the latest NBA team to partner with Spotlight Ticket Management

December 12, 2012 PRWeb

The Utah Jazz and EnergySolutions Arena have announced a partnership with Spotlight Ticket Management to provide seamless online ticket management…Read More

‘Dysfunctional’ Business Model Puts the N.H.L. in Peril, Experts Say

December 11, 2012 The New York Times

During the last 20 years, the N.H.L. has lost nearly 10 percent of its scheduled games to labor disruptions, a rate of cancellation more than three times greater than any other…Read More

Save Your Sports Ticket Programs

December 10, 2012 Workplace HR & Safety

When the time comes to cut costs, tickets and luxury suites are a popular target. But they shouldn’t be, and here’s why. Corporate sports ticket programs can bring in new…Read More

How to Succeed in 2013

Tony Knopp, founder and CEO of Spotlight Ticket Management

December 6, 2012 Inc.

There is a massive land grab in the tech world with very large players looking to control where we will ‘live’ on our phones and online…Read More

Big East could add The University of Phoenix by 2020. Seriously. Don’t laugh.

November 30, 2012 The Washington Times

PHOENIX, November 30, 2012 — If you are having trouble following the revolving door that is NCAA conference realignment, you are not alone. It’s almost impossible…Read More

Spotlight Ticket Management Concludes Banner Year With Year-End Promotion

Spotlight Ticket Management announces three months free year end promotion.

November 29, 2012 Yahoo News

Spotlight Ticket Management announced today a year end promotion encouraging businesses to demand more from their sports tickets and suites in 2013…Read More

NHL lockout: As work stoppage drags on, fans, and the league’s business partners, might not return

November 28, 2012 The Washington Post

“I feel I spend a great deal of my hard-earned money to see hockey being played. However, if [Leonsis] raises his price on us after this year, I think many people around me …Read More

Fan anger rising with NHL on road to brand suicide

November 28, 2012 SI.com

Now, there’s nothing earthshaking here. It’s just one father’s story about how the lockout impacts his family. Maybe it struck me as worth sharing because I’m a father…Read More

Corporate sports ticket management gains momentum

November 15, 2012 Examiner

The best part about being a corporate sponsor for major sporting events is getting tickets to the best seats in the house! But when companies sponsor multiple teams…Read More

SpotlightTMS Partners with ParadeRest

SpotlightTMS’s SaaS application will automate all aspects of ParadeRest’s ticket management providing a better experience for both users and administrators

November 15, 2012 PRWeb

SpotlightTMS today announced a partnership with ParadeRest to provide software to manage ParadeRest’s Ticket Program at no cost…Read More

Sports Ticket Management Goes Mainstream

A Recent Influx of Fortune 1000 Customers, Major Team Partners and Strategic Alliances Has Spotlight Ticket Management Reporting Record Numbers

November 15, 2012

CALABASAS, Calif. (November 14th, 2012) – The days of company tickets wasting away in drawers are coming to an end. Online ticket management has arrived as a…Read More

Keeping Score on Tickets

November 12, 2012 San Fernando Valley Business Journal

Fans of the L.A. Kings aren’t the only ones hoping for an end to the National Hockey League lockout. Tony Knopp would very much like the players to pick up their sticks too.…Read More

Islanders’ Brooklyn Move Raises Complex Issues

October 26, 2012 The New York Times

The Islanders’ move to Brooklyn after the 2014-15 season raises a number of intriguing and complicated issues that were easy to overlook Wednesday when the relocation…Read More

Former AEG, Dodgers employee now heads a firm that manages corporate tickets

October 24, 2012 89.3 KPCC

Tickets to sporting events are a tool for companies to develop new business.

Nice seats on the 50 yard line – or in a luxury sky-box – offer a chance…Read More

Made to Measure

Not all luxury suite holders share the same measurements

October 23, 2012 ALSD

The competition between Return on Objective (ROO) and Return on Investment (ROI) has become more important than ever with the rise of premium seating…Read More

NHL luxury suites just that for cost-conscious businesses

Lockout provides great excuse to cancel corporate season tickets

October 9, 2012 CSNChicago.com

Since the NHL annouced the league would lock out players if a new CBA wasn’t agreed upon by Sept. 15, commissioner Gary Bettman said he is confident fans will continue…Read More

Expert: NHL giving companies great excuse to cancel season tickets

October 9, 2012 NBC Sports

If the NHL assumes ticket sales won’t be affected by a season-long lockout, it may be in for an unpleasant surprise.…Read More

Hockey is testing fans’ patience again

October 7, 2012 STL Today

Eight years after a lockout canceled the entire 2004-05 season, the league is back in the same situation after failing to reach a new collective bargaining agreement…Read More

A Long NHL Lockout Will Be Costly For Years

October 2, 2012 Forbes

This isn’t your older brother’s NHL lockout. In 2004-05, the last time the league shut its doors, club execs were mostly content to sit back and wait for things to return to…Read More

N.H.L. Preseason Canceled; Labor Talks to Resume

September 27, 2012 The New York Times

But by canceling regular-season games, the owners would also risk the lucrative sales of luxury suites to corporate buyers, said Tony Knopp…Read More

Seattle Seahawks Latest NFL Team to Provide Industry Leading SpotlightTMS To Premium Customers

SaaS Software Helps Companies Drive Revenue, Maximize ROI from NFL Ticket & Suite Assets

July 24, 2012

The Seattle Seahawks organization strives to enhance the services we provide to our full-season suite owners, and incorporating SpotlightTMS into our suite…Read More

American Airlines Center Selects SpotlightTMS as Ticket Management System for Premium Seating Customers

Enterprise SaaS Application Helps Companies Drive Revenue, Maximize ROI From Ticket Use for NBA and NHL Games at the Dallas Venue

Jun 11, 2012

CALABASAS, Calif. (June 11, 2012) – American Airlines Center in Dallas, one of the ten busiest sports arenas in the country, will provide SpotlightTMS…Read More

Sports Tix: Avoid Legal Landmines, Companies Advised

May 29, 2012 CIO Today

NBA & NHL Finals Offer Ideal Business Development Opportunities But Companies Need to Avoid Legal Landmines, Ticket Industry Expert Says — SpotlightTMS…Read More

Chesapeake Conflict of Interest Seen in Thunder Playoffs

May 25, 2012 Bloomberg Businessweek

Sports tickets are a significant way of oil and gas companies driving business,” said Knopp, whose firm advises executives on how and when to use their game…Read More

Chesapeake Conflict Seen in Thunder Playoffs

May 25, 2012 Fuel Fix

Chesapeake Energy Corp. (CHK), whose top executive invested in the Oklahoma City Thunder, almost doubled its spending on the professional basketball team…Read More

SpotlightTMS Adds Advisor Jimmy Lynn

May 21, 2012 Socaltech.com

Calabasas-based SpotlightTMS, the developer of software-as-a-service to help companies manage their corporate suites and sports and event tickets, reports today…Read More

SpotlightTMS Names Veteran Sports Marketing Consultant Jimmy Lynn to Board of Advisors

Former AOL Executive Brings Global Sports Expertise, Digital Media Background To Leader in Ticket Management

May 21, 2012

Lynn joins the SpotlightTMS advisory board alongside David Carter, a Los Angeles-based national authority on sports business and strategic marketing, and the author…Read More

Avoiding Legal Pitfalls in Sports & Entertainment Marketing

May 16, 2012 Corporate Compliance Insights

In light of recent highly publicized cases of Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) violations by U.S. companies, prominent global law firm Foley & Lardner LLP and…Read More

Denver Broncos Selects SpotlightTMS

May 15, 2012 Sports Techy

Helping its customers measure the business impact of their ticket and suite assets, the Denver Broncos has selected SpotlightTMS. With this, companies can measure…Read More

SpotlightTMS Selected by Denver Broncos as Ticket Management System for Corporate Suite Holders

Enterprise SaaS Application Helps Companies Drive Revenue, Maximize ROI from NFL Suite and Ticket Use

May 14, 2012

“We view suite ownership as a partnership,” said Ryan Barefoot, senior director of premium seating for the Denver Broncos. “We want our corporate clients to get…Read More

Vision from the Top 2012: Tony Knopp, SpotlightTMS

May 10, 2012 SIIA

The social customer and its growing influence is forcing business to change.  Just ask Netflix or Bank of America. In 2012, social media and social business will have the…Read More

Lack of transparency in London troubling

May 7, 2012 Sports Business Journal

While the Summer Olympic Games may be the world’s biggest media event, this year’s Olympics is, with its myriad venues around the U.K. capital, also a local story…Read More

SpotlightTMS Joins Forces with Top Law Firm Foley & Lardner LLP to Publish White Paper to Help Companies Avoid FCPA, Other Legal Pitfalls In Sports and Entertainment Marketing

Recent FCPA Violations by Major Organizations Put Companies on Notice to Adopt Meaningful Compliance Programs

Apr 30, 2012

In light of recent highly publicized cases of Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) violations by U.S. companies, prominent global law firm Foley & Lardner LLP…Read More

Rocket science: the byzantine world of ticketing

Apr 26, 2012 SEAT Magazine

Ticketing – putting butts in seats as they say – would seem a simple enough concept: people who want to go to a game buy a ticket. That ticket has an assigned seat to…Read More

No Ticket Left Behind

As consumer tastes evolve, digital entertainment blossoms. But the economy is limping along. Will live events soon be on life-support?

Apr 18, 2012 The Locker Room

ESPN is reporting that TV viewership, this truncated NBA season, is up 21 percent.  While the NBA seems to have pushed viewers to reach for the remote and climb into…Read More

SpotlightTMS, Leading SaaS Ticket Management Solution Provider, Reports Record Growth, Increased Support Among Fortune 1000 and Top Professional Sports Teams

CALABASAS, Calif. (April 11, 2012) – SpotlightTMS (www.spotlighttms.com), the market-leading Software as a Service (SaaS) ticket management solution provider, today reported record growth in 2011…Read More

SpotlightTMS™ Named 2012 CODiE Awards Finalist as ‘Best Relationship Management Solution’

CALABASAS, Calif., Mar 26, 2012 — SpotlightTMS (www.spotlighttms.com), the first enterprise SaaS application to centralize and automate all aspects of sports and entertainment ticket management, announced…Read More

Head in the Clouds: SaaS, PaaS, and Cloud Strategy

Money Talks: Market says yes to SaaS ecommerce

Mar 15, 2012 IT Knowledge Exchange

SaaS e-commerce firm Demandware (DWRE) was on the receiving end of a lot of validation from Wall Street investors Thursday.…Read More

SpotlightTMS™ Enables Baker Hughes to Achieve 90 Percent Utilization Of Corporate Ticket and Suite Investments

Improved Ticket & Suite Usage Drives Potential Revenue and Maximizes ROI

March 6, 2012 – With one person at top-tier oilfield service company Baker Hughes tasked with the responsibility…Read More

Leafs turn to cloud for executive ticket tracking

Toronto Maple Leafs offering new ticket tracking system to premium suite holders

Feb 23, 2012 ComputerWorld Canada

Sports builds rapport among Canadians of all stripes. And for big corporations that bring customers to games, it also helps build…Read More

SpotlightTMS™ Extends International Sales Channel, Selected as Ticket Management System for Toronto Maple Leafs’ Suiteholders

Enterprise SaaS Application Enables Companies to Drive Revenue and Meet Complex U.S. & Canadian Corporate Entertainment Tax Requirements

February 21, 2012 – Hockey is big business in Canada — and not just on the ice.  Executive suites at NHL games and other…Read More

Podcast: Spotlight TMS Helps You Get the Most From Your Tickets

In this slidecast, Tony Knopp from Spotlight TMS describes how the company helps corporate ticket buyers to get the most from their purchases.

Feb 20, 2112 Inside-Startups

Spotlight Ticket Management is essential for any company spending over $70,000 on tickets and hospitality assets.…Read More

Shortening The Distance From The Corner Office To The Stadium Suite

Feb 7, 2012 MediaPost Publications

Women are in the boardroom. The age-old glass ceiling hasn’t been completely shattered, but with women controlling more than $1.2 trillion…Read More

SpotlightTMS(TM) Selected by JELD-WEN to Manage Major League Soccer and PGA TOUR Sponsorship Assets

Feb 07, 2012 – When JELD-WEN became an official corporate sponsor of the Portland Timbers and took over naming rights to JELD-WEN Field…Read More

SpotlightTMS Extends Contract with Tickets.com

Spotlight Ticket Management Inc., a Calabasas-based provider of ticket-management services, signed a multi-year contract extension with website Tickets.com.

Jan 25, 2012 San Fernando Valley Business Journal

Tickets.com, a provider of event ticketing solutions, announced a 65 percent increase in efficiency managing tickets and suites…Read More

Tickets.com Achieves 65 Percent Increase in Efficiency Managing Tickets with SpotlightTMS™

Signs Multi-Year Renewal Agreement with Spotlight Ticket Management

Realizing a 65 percent improvement in efficiency managing tickets and suites during the first year of using SpotlightTMS…Read More

SpotlightTMS Launches SpotlightTMS Salesforce.com AppExchange

January 19, 2012 TMCnet

SpotlightTMS, an enterprise SaaS provider enabling customers to improve the business impact of sports and entertainment ticket investments…Read More

Spotlight Ticket Management Integrates with Salesforce CRM

The connection provides Salesforce customers with a seamless extension to Spotlight's revenue-driving ticket management solution

Jan 17, 2012 DestinationCRM.com

Spotlight Ticket Management has integrated its SpotlightTMS enterprise ticket management system with Salesforce.com.…Read More

At INTIX 2012, SpotlightTMS CEO Tony Knopp to Join Sports and Ticketing Industry Leaders to Discuss Value of Luxury Suites

Experts from San Antonio Spurs, Association of Luxury Suite Directors and Tickets.com to Explore Premium Seating Return on Investment

Jan 13, 2012 Virtual-Strategy Magazine

Tony Knopp, CEO and co-founder of SpotlightTMS. Knopp provides a keen insight into all aspects of the ticket sales cycle.…Read More

Baltimore Ravens Latest NFL Team to Select SpotlightTMS(TM) as Ticket Management System for Suite Owner Community

Jan 12, 2012 – As the Baltimore Ravens prepare to host the Houston Texans this Sunday at M&T Bank Stadium during the Divisional Round…Read More

Grizzlies make Spotlight available to suite holders

Jan 2, 2012 Sports Business Journal

The Memphis Grizzlies have signed a deal with Spotlight Ticket Management as the franchise looks to offer its premium seating buyers more control…Read More

SpotlightTMS Selected as Ticket Management System for Memphis Grizzlies’ Corporate Suite Holders at FedExForum

Dec 15, 2011 – With the NBA back in business, companies are now prioritizing their use of luxury suites and season tickets for corporate…Read More

An Interview with New SIIA member SpotlightTMS

Dec 8, 2011 Digital Discourse

I recently caught up with Tony Knopp, CEO and Co-founder of SpotlightTMS, and new member to SIIA. I had a chance to ask Tony some questions…Read More

SpotlightTMS to Be Ticket Management System for Corporate Suite Holders at The Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif.

Dec 05, 2011 – Spotlight Ticket Management announced today SpotlightTMS(TM) will be provided as a value-added offering for The Home Depot…Read More

Penske Truck Leasing Chooses SpotlightTMS

Nov 2, 2011 eLoyalty

Looking to administer its corporate ticket and sponsorship investments, Penske Truck Leasing has selected SpotlightTMS, a best-in-class SaaS…Read More

Penske Truck Leasing Chooses SpotlightTMS™ to Manage Corporate Ticket and Sponsorship Investments

Nov 1, 2011 – Spotlight Ticket Management announced today that Penske Truck Leasing has selected SpotlightTMS™, a best-in-class SaaS…Read More

Spotlight Infographic: Corporate Entertainment in Stadium Suites Remains Robust

Oct 25, 2011 – According to a recent survey of more than 1,000 corporate users – conducted by Spotlight, a leader in ticket management solutions…Read More

Sacramento Kings choose ticketing management software

Oct 25, 2011 Sacramento Business Journal

The Sacramento Kings have selected Spotlight Ticket Management software to manage suite and ticket assets, a news release said.…Read More

SpotlightTMS(TM) Ticket Management Solution Chosen by Sacramento Kings as Value-Added Feature for Team’s Corporate Suite Holders

October 17, 2011

After an exhaustive search of alternative ticket management systems, the Kings selected SpotlightTMS because of its reputation…Read More

NFL Flexes CRM Muscle

Oct 3, 2011 destinationCRM

When the NFL lockout officially ended July 25, a national cheer could be heard, as rabid fans reclaimed their autumnal Sunday afternoons.…Read More

Cincinnati Bengals Select SpotlightTMS(TM) as Ticket Management System for Corporate Suite Holders at Paul Brown Stadium

October 3, 2011

Spotlight Ticket Management today announced that the Cincinnati Bengals have selected the company to provide…Read More

Pro teams purchasing software for corporate customers to track ROI

Sep 30, 2011 Phoenix Business Journal

California entrepreneur Tony Knopp has Phoenix in his sights as a top market for his new software product.…Read More

Spotlight gets majority mention on team best practices based on an Client ROI analysis by ALSD

In regards to ROI measurement tools, 20% of the respondents claim that their teams provide a method of measuring ROI.…Read More

Eagles measure suite success

Sep 9, 2011 Philadelphia Business Journal

The Philadelphia Eagles are providing their suite holders with a new tool this season that will help them keep score — but not of the action on…Read More

Timeshare for suite seats: Colorado firm tries concept at Dallas-area sports venues

Aug 28, 2011 Zacks Investment Research

The timeshare concept has worked with everything from vacation condominiums to private jets, from exotic cars to ranches.…Read More

Spotlight moves headquarters to Calabasas, to add staff

Spotlight said it expects rapid growth and plans to add staff, mostly in its customer service operations to meet the needs of a growing list…Read More

Spotlight Sees Growth At New HQ

Aug 25, 2011 socaltech.com

Spotlight, the venture backed provider of software-as-a-service for managing sports and entertainment tickets, said this week that it has moved…Read More

Spotlight Moves Corporate Headquarters to Calabasas, Anticipating Growth in Headcount, New Customer Acquisition

Aug 24, 2011 Los Angeles Business

Spotlight — the first SaaS provider to automate all aspects of ticket management to help corporations efficiently manage their sports…Read More

Software helps stadium suite users get the most from tickets

Aug 19, 2011 Kansas City Business Journal

Juggling tickets for sports and entertainment events can be a challenge for companies, but new software systems hitting the market can…Read More

Spotlight adds Edwin Miller to board of directors

Aug 9, 2011

Spotlight, the first SaaS provider to automate and centralize all aspects of ticket management to help corporations efficiently manage…Read More

Texans kick off corporate suite benefits

Aug 5, 2011 Houston Business Journal

The Texans’ 194 luxury suites are at 95 percent capacity, said John Schriever, vice president of ticketing and events, and the team doesn’t have…Read More

As NFL Fans Breathe Sigh of Relief at Resumption of 2011 Season, Spotlight Says Suite Owners Can Now Get Their Ticket Houses in Order

Jul 27, 2011

Jul 27, 2011 – That cheering sound you hear is the multitude of NFL fans reclaiming Sundays. But now that there will indeed be a 2011…Read More

Defining Suite Success, Spotlight Showcases ROI at ALSD: ‘Hosted Tools Treat Suite Investments as Asset, Not Expense’

Jun 27, 2011

In Two Presentations, Spotlight President Tony Knopp Addresses State of Ticket Sales and Management – and Offers Teams a Vision for Making…Read More

MindShare Announces Its Class of 2011

Mar 16, 2011 CitybizList

MindShare, a group of CEOs from emerging and high growth technology companies that has graduated some of the region’s leading…Read More

Joe Greiner of Spotlight is among Mindshare’s class of 2011

Mar 16, 2011

MindShare, a group of CEOs from emerging and high growth technology companies that has graduated some of the region’s leading…Read More

Tony Knopp of Spotlight highlighted as one of the keynote speakers of Ticket Summit 2011

Jan 17, 2011

Hey mother nature, if you want to stop the secondary ticket industry from getting together and discussing business you’re going to have to do a lot…Read More

Teams & Venues Embrace Technology to Drive ROI on Tickets & Luxury Suites

Nov 28, 2010

14 professional sports teams and venues will provide Spotlight Ticket Management software to customers and sponsors…Read More

Spotlight Ticket Management Announces $2.5 Million Series A Financing

Nov 27, 2010

WOODLAND HILLS, CA–Spotlight Ticket Management, the first and only independent web based software…Read More

Spotlight Ticket Management: Transparency for corporate ticket purchases

Nov 18, 2010 TicketNews

In today’s economy, with corporate budgets squeezed and belts being tightened, what should companies do with their event tickets?…Read More

CitiGroup, Pandit, and CitiField

“In normal times, a company with its name on a baseball stadium would be flattered to have the chief executive take part in…Read More

Spotlight secures $2.5 million for ticketing

Ticket management SaaS company founded by StubHub veterans gets new capital for enterprise ticketing

Oct 27, 2010 VatorNews

Spotlight, a Web-based ticket management solution, announced Tuesday that it has secured a $2.5 million Series A round of funding…Read More

Spotlight tracks and manages corporate event marketing

Feb 1, 2010 TechJournal

Many companies spend a significant amount of cash to woo customers, partners, and  excutives with tickets to the big game.…Read More

Cash for Clunkers?

Aug 22, 2009

Spotlight is offering cash for your clunker of a ticket management solution.  Your legacy system or process to manage tickets is wasting your most valuable resource – employees’ time.…Read More

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