Etix Live at Blast! 2018

Etix Blast! is our annual Client Summit held each September in downtown Raleigh, NC alongside the Hopscotch Music Festival. It is the perfect mix of networking, industry education and fun for our clients and partners! There will be training workshops with Etix University, partner sessions and social events to look forward to.

Walk away an Etix expert through 2 days of in-depth training, panel discussions and industry insights.
Attend box office, marketing, and venue sessions to learn more about venue management, social media, performance setup, and more!

Upcoming Live sessions at Etix Blast!

Raleigh, North Carolina

When: September 6-8, 2018
Where: Sheraton Downtown Raleigh

★ Both the Sheraton Hotel and the Residence Inn are sold out!
★ Check in September 5 and check out September 8
★ Take a peek at our favorite local attractions!

Raleigh NC Skyline

What to Expect

★ 2  days of learning opportunities
★ Engaging panel discussions with industry peers
★ Box office sessions that focus on venues and performances
★ Marketing sessions that focus on social media and marketing tools
★ Network with other industry professionals
★ Meet one-on-one with Etix Experts during learning labs
★ Free lunch on Thursday, Brunch on Friday
★After-hours lounge overlooking Hopscotch Music Festival
★ Late-night party on Day 1
★ Recovery brunch after Blast!
★ Access to download sessions
★ …and more!



Justify Your Trip

Invest in Your Career as an Entertainment Business Professional and Invest in Your Venue and Your Patrons.

This event has been an invaluable platform for clients of all verticals to come together in one place for networking and training. Take what you learn back to your staff to help them provide your customers with the best experience.

Communicate to your supervisor the benefits of attending Etix Live at Blast! and what you can bring back to your organization.
Offer to share what you learned with others in your organization.
Share presentations with your staff. Presentations will be posted on the Etix Knowledge Base prior to the event.  Check out the sessions from our last Etix Live in Houston!
You can show off all the benefits of attending to your supervisor using the template provided here.

Schedule at a Glance

Thursday, September 6

Oak Forest A


Welcome to Etix


Etix Past, Present, Future

1:45p – 2:45p

May the Odds be Ever in Your Favor: Overcoming Obstacles

3:00p – 3:45p

Booking, Box Office, and Marketing: Together at Last


Oak Forest B

11:45a – 12:30p

Just Announced: Your Digital Marketing Roadmap

1:45p – 2:15p

Winner Winner Chicken Dinner: Contesting Strategies

2:25p – 2:55p

Creating a Win-Win Volunteer Program

3:00p – 3:45p

Industry Insights and Innovations with Dennis


Governor’s Room I / II

11:45a – 12:30p

Four Weddings and a Fiesta: Getting Creative with your Event Space

1:45p – 2:45p

Box Office Top 10 Plus 5 Hidden Features

3:00p – 3:45p

Welcome to the Etix Family

Friday, September 7

Oak Forest A

11:45a – 1:00p

I Did It My Way: Staying Independent

1:15p – 2:15p

Looking at the Big Picture: Increasing Customer Loyalty and Growing Revenues

2:30p – 3:30p

Reeling in the Big Fish: Attracting the Right Promoters

3:45p – 4:30p

In Case of Emergency


Oak Forest B

1:15p – 1:45p

Bullseye! Hit your Target Audience

1:55p – 2:25p

Who You Gonna Call? Customer Support!

2:35p – 3:35p

How to Sell a Ticket in 10 Ways


Governor’s Room I / II

1:15p – 2:15p

Setting the Standard: Protecting Data

2:30p – 3:30p

Red Alert: Chargebacks and Fraud Prevention

Tweet us @EtixWorld with the hashtag #EtixLive and let us know you’re excited to see us!

Interested in learning more? Contact us.