Online Event Ticket Sales in the US: Market Research Report

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Online Event Ticket Sales Market Research Report | Online Retail | Online Lifestyle Services | Sep 2015

Volume cranked: Higher incomes and a focus on customization will drive ticket sales

IBISWorld’s Online Event Ticket Sales market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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Market Share of Companies
eBay eBay market share
Live Nation Worldwide Inc. Live Nation Worldwide Inc. market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

While spending on concerts and other events slowed during the recession, the growing popularity of the internet has boded well for the size and profitability of the industry. Many existing participants are expanding their product and service offerings and extending their reach, while new entrants are cater to niche audiences and clients. As the economy slowly rebounds and consumers start to loosen their purse strings over the next five years, the number of event tickets purchased online will rise as well.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

The majority of the industry's establishments are located in the Southeast, the West and the Southwest regions of the United States. The distribution of industry establishments partly trends based on historical locations for concert and event promotion companies as well as tech-based hubs in the United States.

The Southeast accounts for the greatest share of industry establishments; estimated at 27.1% of the total. Historically, the Southeast has been a major location for club and event promoters, with more than one-fifth of establishments. The Southeast is a prominent area due to its high share of the population (25.4%)... purchase to read more


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What is the Online Event Ticket Sales Industry?

This industry includes internet retailers that sell tickets to live events. Ticketed events include concerts, sporting events, live theater, fairs and festivals. This industry also includes online ticket resellers; however, it does not include sales of tickets at brick-and-mortar outlets.

Industry Products
Online ticket sales for concertsOnline ticket sales for sporting eventsOnline ticket sales for the theater and operaOnline ticket sales fairs, pageants and other events
Industry Activities
Selling music concert ticketsSelling sporting even ticketsSelling theatrical performance ticketsSelling children-specific performance tickets

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