Taylor Porco

Influenced by Ticketmaster, Michigan State Senate Picking Winners

October 23, 2019 Originally Posted On: Ticket News By: Nathan Young A pair of bills currently under consideration by the Michigan legislature go a long way towards correcting some antiquated code in the state. Unfortunately, lobbying efforts by some of the largest entertainment corporations in the world look to be pushing the language into places …

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USMTG Welcomes Ticket Snatchers’ Ameerah Ahmad To The Team

October 17, 2019 Originally Posted On: Ticket News By: Taylor Porco The US Minority Ticketing Group (USMTG) is proud to welcome Ameerah Ahmad to the organization. Ahmad is the founder and owner of Ticket Snatchers, a new and upcoming ticket resale marketplace. Ameerah Ahmad Ahmad may be new to the ticketing industry after founding Ticket …

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“Dynamic Barcode” System Set to Roll Out Despite Consumer Concerns

March 21, 2019 Originally Posted On: Ticket News A new “dynamic barcode” mobile-only ticketing system is raising questions of consumer freedom and discrimination as it is prepped for a trial in at least three venues using Ticketmaster as their ticketing provider. Outlined on a Ticketmaster website page touting “The Newest Way to Use Your Mobile Ticket,” the …

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Corporate Greed’s Hidden Agenda: The Legislative Fight In Rhode Island

March 5, 2019 Originally Posted On: Ticket News By: Taylor Porco In an era of monopolies dominating almost all industries, consumer privacy, transparency and fairness are being negotiated in legislative sessions throughout the country. When non-negotiable and imperative rights are up for debate, we have to begin to question the line between government responsibilities and …

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US Minority Ticketing Group Welcomes ‘Ticket Tony’ To The Team

March 6, 2019 Originally Posted On: Ticket News By: Taylor Porco The US Minority Ticketing Group is proud to announce Anthony Grier, better known as Ticket Tony, as an official member of the organization. Grier is the founder and owner of Ticket Tony, a nationally respected ticket resale company. Originally, Grier spent his days on Wall Street …

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Hawaii Moves To End Ticketmaster’s Exclusive Contracting Agreements

January 31, 2019 Originally Posted On: Ticket News Hawaii natives have had enough of primary ticket sellers, exclusive contracts, and ticket hold backs; the state has now introduced legislation to prohibit it and put numerous consumer protections in place. If passed, the legislation would prohibit venues from entering into exclusive partnerships with ticket providers. These exclusive ticket contracts have been the disdain …

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USMTG Welcomes All Shows Ticket Service Founder To Team

July 27, 2018 Originally Posted On: Ticket News The US Minority Ticket Group (USMTG) is proud to welcome Jason Berger, a new member to the organization. Berger is the founder of All Shows Ticket Service, a nationally recognized leader in ticket resale with multiple offices in the Northeast. Berger is a founding member of the National Association of Ticket Brokers (NATB) …

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