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.
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.
This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.