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Etix Blast! 2024

September 5 - 7 | Raleigh, NC

THANKS FOR ANOTHER GREAT BLAST. SEE YOU IN RALEIGH SEPTEMBER 2025!

RALEIGH + ETIX + HOPSCOTCH = BLAST! 2024

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, packed with Etix University training workshops, partner sessions, and social events.

WHERE?

Sheraton Hotel, Downtown Raleigh, North Carolina

WHEN?

September 5-7, 2024

HOW MUCH?

Discounted rates available now! See below for pricing:

$99

Early Bird

4/23 – 6/30

$149

Standard

7/1 – 9/4

$199

Day Of

9/5 – 9/7

WHAT TO EXPECT

  • Attend: Two days of Etix and peer-led sessions, panels, and meetups
  • Network: With over 200 of your peers in box office management, marketing, and more
  • Discover: Product innovations and updated features in the Etix system
  • Enjoy: Exclusive social events with the Etix team and partners
  • Experience: The best music festival in North Carolina

HOTEL INFORMATION

There are a limited number of rooms secured at $245 per night at the Residence Inn and $179 per night at the Sheraton Hotel – Downtown Raleigh.
  • Book your room at the Sheraton – Discounted rate is available for rooms booked by Aug 12, 2024.
  • Book your room at the Residence Inn – Discounted rate is available for rooms booked by Aug 12, 2024.
  • We recommend arriving in Raleigh on September 4 by 6:00 pm and departing on September 7.
  • Please note: A first-night room deposit is required to reserve a room in the Etix block.

FLIGHT INFORMATION

DELTA: Enter code NM36Q in the field labeled “Meeting Code” to receive a discount. If using the link below, this code may already be applied. Reservations may also be made by calling Delta at 1(800) 328-1111, Monday through Friday from 7:00 AM-7:30 PM CT and referencing meeting code NM36Q.
UNITED: Enter code ZPM2579873 in the box labeled “Promotions and Certificates” to receive a discount. You may also call United Meetings Reservation Desk Monday through Friday at (800) 426-1122 for booking assistance.

SCHEDULE AT A GLANCE

Wednesday, September 4

Join us for heavy hors d’oeuvres and tasty drinks as we kick off the 2024 conference.

Sponsored by NIVA

Thursday, September 5

Welcome to Blast! Check in at the registration table in the Sheraton Hotel and network before our keynote begins.

Lunch is on us! 

New to the Etix system, or planning to make the switch? This panel discussion will give a brief overview of the Etix conversion process and the resources available to you in the system to make a smooth transition.

Browse Exhibit City and meet our sponsors.

Ask your questions and get answers in Learning Lab.

Network with your peers, enjoy drinks and snacks, and enjoy the best view of Hopscotch Music Festival from the VIP Lounge in the Capital Room at the Sheraton.

Keep an eye on your phones! On Thursday and Friday afternoons, we’ll message info for two unique Pop-Up Happy Hour locations out in the wild. Explore beyond the parameter of the conference and enjoy a pre-dinner drink on us at some of Raleigh’s finest watering holes.

Join us for the after-after party where we keep the drinks and food flowing. Get there early and have your cards read by a tarot reader or get a custom poem from the Poetry Fox. Pace yourself and stay hydrated!

Friday, September 6

We kept you up late the previous night, so let’s start day two with an easy, mid-morning brunch. While you’re refueling, get to know some of our conference partners and sponsors in a speed-round-style showcase.

Early birds, rejoice! We’re opening up a special morning session of Learning Lab. Sign up in advance or see the check-in desk for appointment info.

Ask your questions and get answers in Learning Lab. Appointment registration coming soon!

Browse Exhibit City and meet our sponsors.

Attend box office, marketing, and industry sessions; browse Exhibit City and meet our sponsors.

Attend box office, marketing, and industry sessions; browse Exhibit City and meet our sponsors.

Attend box office, marketing, and industry sessions; browse Exhibit City and meet our sponsors.

Attend box office, marketing, and industry sessions; browse Exhibit City and meet our sponsors.

Attend box office, marketing, and industry sessions; browse Exhibit City and meet our sponsors.

Attend box office, marketing, and industry sessions; browse Exhibit City and meet our sponsors.

Share your knowledge and experience! Join round table discussions on a variety of the most-used Etix products and features.

Pop-Up Happy Hours are back with two fresh destinations downtown. Explore beyond the parameter of the conference and enjoy a pre-dinner drink on us at some of Raleigh’s finest watering holes. Keep a lookout for a message containing day-two location info on Friday afternoon.
Sponsored by Allianz Partners

Network, enjoy drinks and snacks, and enjoy the best view of Hopscotch Music Festival from the VIP Lounge in the Capital Room at the Sheraton. 

Saturday, September 7

Rejuvenate, refuel, and relax with brunch in our Saturday Recovery Lounge while bidding fond farewells to friends new and old. Grab a bite before you hit the drive out of town, or take a moment to decompress before catching your flight. We’ll see you next year!

THANK YOU TO OUR 2024 SPONSORS

SCHEDULE AT A GLANCE

Wednesday, September 4

Join us for heavy hors d’oeuvres and tasty drinks as we kick off the 2024 conference.

Sponsored by NIVA

Thursday, September 5

Welcome to Blast! Check in at the registration table in the Sheraton Hotel and network before our keynote begins.

Lunch is on us! 

New to the Etix system, or planning to make the switch? This panel discussion will give a brief overview of the Etix conversion process and the resources available to you in the system to make a smooth transition.

Browse Exhibit City and meet our sponsors.

Ask your questions and get answers in Learning Lab.

Network with your peers, enjoy drinks and snacks, and enjoy the best view of Hopscotch Music Festival from the VIP Lounge in the Capital Room at the Sheraton.

Keep an eye on your phones! On Thursday and Friday afternoons, we’ll message info for two unique Pop-Up Happy Hour locations out in the wild. Explore beyond the parameter of the conference and enjoy a pre-dinner drink on us at some of Raleigh’s finest watering holes.

Join us for the after-after party where we keep the drinks and food flowing. Get there early and have your cards read by a tarot reader or get a custom poem from the Poetry Fox. Pace yourself and stay hydrated!

Friday, September 6

We kept you up late the previous night, so let’s start day two with an easy, mid-morning brunch. While you’re refueling, get to know some of our conference partners and sponsors in a speed-round-style showcase.

Early birds, rejoice! We’re opening up a special morning session of Learning Lab. Sign up in advance or see the check-in desk for appointment info.

Ask your questions and get answers in Learning Lab. Appointment registration coming soon!

Browse Exhibit City and meet our sponsors.

Attend box office, marketing, and industry sessions; browse Exhibit City and meet our sponsors.

Attend box office, marketing, and industry sessions; browse Exhibit City and meet our sponsors.

Attend box office, marketing, and industry sessions; browse Exhibit City and meet our sponsors.

Attend box office, marketing, and industry sessions; browse Exhibit City and meet our sponsors.

Attend box office, marketing, and industry sessions; browse Exhibit City and meet our sponsors.

Attend box office, marketing, and industry sessions; browse Exhibit City and meet our sponsors.

Share your knowledge and experience! Join round table discussions on a variety of the most-used Etix products and features.

Pop-Up Happy Hours are back with two fresh destinations downtown. Explore beyond the parameter of the conference and enjoy a pre-dinner drink on us at some of Raleigh’s finest watering holes. Keep a lookout for a message containing day-two location info on Friday afternoon.
Sponsored by Allianz Partners

Network, enjoy drinks and snacks, and enjoy the best view of Hopscotch Music Festival from the VIP Lounge in the Capital Room at the Sheraton. 

Saturday, September 7

Rejuvenate, refuel, and relax with brunch in our Saturday Recovery Lounge while bidding fond farewells to friends new and old. Grab a bite before you hit the drive out of town, or take a moment to decompress before catching your flight. We’ll see you next year!

Thank You, Sponsors!