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Watch live coverage from Milan of the world's first anti-ticket touting conference, including the launch of the Anti-Secondary Ticketing Federation
By Jon Chapple on 26 Jan 2017
Update (27/7): The conference has finished, but the archived stream can still be watched in its entirety above.
Today, at the Franco Parenti Theatre in Milan, Italian promoter Barley Arts hosts the inaugural No Secondary Ticketing conference.
No Secondary Ticketing, the “first international conference against secondary ticketing”, was convened in the aftermath of the infamous ‘Coldplay case’ which led to ticket touting being provisionally banned outright in Italy. It brings together international live music professionals to discuss the ethics and effects of secondary ticketing on the global live entertainment industry, and will see the launch of the Anti-Secondary Ticketing Federation – an association that will report illegal ticket resale to police and “inform consumers about the risks of the secondary market”.
A live stream in English will be live from 10am GMT. The full agenda is as follows:
Session 1 (10.00–12.30 GMT)
Session 2 (14.30–17.00 GMT)
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