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UK ticketing platform and event discovery guide Skiddle has announced the opening of a new office in London, facilitating growth throughout the capital city
By Anna Grace on 15 Apr 2019
UK-based event guide and ticketing outlet Skiddle has revealed that it is expanding, opening new office space in London.
The announcement follows Skiddle’s most successful year to date, with the company reporting a 30% increase in turnover, gross ticket sales of £60 million and a record-breaking 3.5m tickets sold in 2018.
The new premises will be staffed by a team focusing specifically on growth in the capital city. Head of new business, Duncan King, will head up the new team at the offices based in Camden. King has recently joined Skiddle, having worked with 360, AEI media and Turn First Artists.
The London office adds to Skiddle’s existing headquarters in Preston, a development hub in Liverpool and an office space in Manchester, which opened earlier this year.
“We have always had strong relationships and accounts in the capital, however this new investment will enable us to grow the business”
“Picking up the keys to Skiddle’s new London premises was a milestone achievement for our business,” says Skiddle co-founder and director Ben Sebborn. “We have always had strong relationships and accounts in the capital, however this new investment will enable us to grow the business – increasing the number of venues, promoters and artists we work with and expand our remit with the accounts we currently manage.
“This invaluable on-the-ground presence will also allow us to cultivate new relationships more efficiently and effectively; surrounded by a wealth of iconic music venues, established and grassroots artists and unrivalled live entertainment,” adds Sebborn.
Skiddle’s new office opened for business today, Monday 15 April.