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The Southern California event is teaming with ticketing startup FlipTix to let fans put their passes up for sale once they're done using them. Ticketing app FlipTix is teaming up with Southern California’s KAABOO festival to allow attendees to buy and sell tickets throughout the event. The FlipTix platform gives people who leave the three-day festival early the chance to sell back their passes and recoup money, while others can swoop in to purchase discounted passes for the remainder of the event.
Let's face it. Concert, theatre, and sports tickets already seem overpriced, even at face value. But when you tack on all the ticket distributor's service fees or, worse, the exorbitant markups from ticket brokers and resellers on sold-out shows, then you're really spending too much on that "can't miss" event. Before you support the scalpers and their bots -- which buy up tickets to resell to you for far more money -- check out our tips and tricks and nine…
Orange County-based tech start-up, has announced that their groundbreaking mobile app, enabling tickets or "unused time" to be resold during sports or entertainment events, will launch in California at the KAABOO-Del Mar Festival in Del Mar, Sept. 14-16. The company also announced a contest to give away two three-day wristbands to the festival.
FlipTix has launched its new mobile app that enables tickets or “unused time” to be resold during sports or entertainment events. FlipTix allows users to either sell or buy tickets when attendees exit a venue. Ticket holders who exit prior to the end of an event simply press “I’m gone” in the app, which notifies users outside the event that a ticket is available. ......kick off during the KAABOO-Del Mar Festival in California from September 14 to 15.
Have you ever looked around as you’re nearing the end of a concert and noticed empty seats that were full when it started?“ It turns out fans leave early from almost every event,” says Jaime Siegel, CEO of FlipTix, a ticket-resale app that launched at a Protoje concert June 30 in Scottsdale. “And by early, I mean people start departing oftentimes as soon as the event begins. It doesn’t really matter what it is, there’s some percentage of folks leaving early.”
During the busy summer season at campgrounds, when park plots tend to sell out, Seth Siegel noticed how often campers and RVs might reserve a week but vacate halfway through, leaving unused terrain that the park couldn’t return to their inventory to meet the unmet demand. Along with his older brother, Jaime, he began brainstorming […]
Many seats remain empty in stadiums or concert halls if fans decide to leave early. FlipTix, a new push in the ticketing ecosystem, proposes to sell "unnecessary time."
The idea: When a spectator leaves the event, the event organizer can resell that viewer's ticket so that someone else can enjoy it. Spectators who leave are therefore encouraged to come forward when they leave the room: they can receive a remuneration or a reward (merchandising, ticketing, etc.) if their ticket is resold.