NostalgiaCon Partners with TicketSocket to Launch NostalgiaTix Platform for World’s First, Ultimate Decades’ Conventions
LOS ANGELES, CA & NEWPORT BEACH, CA – January 17, 2019 – (HISPANICIZE WIRE) – Global decades’ conventions company NostalgiaCon, LLC, today announced it has selected TicketSocket, a premier white label ticketing, registration and data marketing company, to build the company’s private white label NostalgiaTix platform. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed but the announcement follows an intense bidding process that involved five of the nation’s largest ticketing companies.
NostalgiaCon’s Ultimate 80s Reunion, taking place July 4-6, 2019 in Anaheim, Calif., will be the first event to be powered by TicketSocket. In 2020, NostalgiaCon will reprise the 80s with a brand new 80’s gathering and a new event following that, devoted exclusively to the 90s.
“TicketSocket’s white label approach, and API-friendly and flexible technology are ultimately what won us over,” said Manny Ruiz, CEO of NostalgiaCon. “With TicketSocket we become a true technology player in our industry and we will have full control over our ticket revenue, branding and functionality in ways that we can optimize for our global business and that will also benefit our event patrons. TicketSocket’s technology allows us to offer our guests a seamless event experience, leading to what will undoubtedly be a very exciting and memorable event.”
TicketSocket empowers organizers with a true white label solution that provides ultimate control over their brand experience with unparalleled data security and flexible functionality to easily personalize customer transactions. The company’s proprietary plug framework and open API’s pioneer a new level of interactivity and customization for event promoters, venues, developers and other ticketing companies.
“For large event organizers, maintaining control over the ticketing process and revenue stream is of the utmost importance,” said Mark Miller, co-founder and CEO of TicketSocket. “We are honored to be selected by NostalgiaCon for our advanced and powerful technology solution and are thrilled to play a key part in the successful development of what is sure to be an unforgettable event.”
About NostalgiaCon, LLC
With offices in New York’s iconic Kaufman Studios and downtown Miami, NostalgiaCon (www.NostalgiaCon80s.com) is a global fan conventions company wholly focused on celebrating the pop culture icons, influencers, music, newsmakers, entertainers, shows, films, sports, fads, toys, foods and more, that take us back to the decades we’re most fond of. NostalgiaCon is the first platform ever created to fully scale and monetize the decades both in the United States and internationally through conventions, concerts, events, privately licensed entertainment, social media, and more.
Beginning July 4-6, 2019 in Anaheim, California with the epic 80s, NostalgiaCon will capture eras in their full glory, capitalizing on the powerful force of nostalgia via the people, trends and moments that define entire generations.
NostalgiaCon is the brainchild of serial entrepreneurs Manny Ruiz, creator and producer of the nationally renowned Hispanicize event and the Mixed Reality Marketing Summit, and Sean Wolfington, Chairman and CEO of The Wolfington Companies and chairman and CEO of CarSaver, Walmart’s exclusive auto buying platform.
TicketSocket provides event organizers and developers worldwide a powerful and highly customizable white label ticketing, registration and event management platform. Vendors and organizers enjoy total control of the experience created for their customers, with none of the time and costs traditionally associated with creating a custom solution. TicketSocket prioritizes organizations’ ownership of their own funds, data, brand and functionality. The company’s proprietary plug framework, white label tools, and open API’s pioneer a new level of interactivity and customization for event promoters, venues, developers and other ticketing companies. TicketSocket currently provides services to 1000s of customers world-wide, facilitating millions of transactions per year. Founded in 2012, the company is headquartered in Newport Beach, California, with additional offices in Asia, Europe and North America. http://www.ticketsocket.com/