APPLY NOW FOR THE UK FESTIVAL AWARDS 2016

Posted Tuesday 26th July 2016

Events Industry News

  Festival season is in full swing, but it is nearing the end and for festival organisers that means it’s time to start thinking about the back-slapping sessions that follow the summer; award season. This year we are sponsoring the UK Festival awards, the festival industry’s biggest annual curtain raiser to showcase the very best in […]

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Skiddle Powers Lytham Festival’s Town Centre Ticket Hub

Posted Thursday 14th July 2016

Behind the scenes, Skiddle News, Skiddle Services, Technology

Housed in a public piece of art in the town’s piazza, Lytham Festival’s dedicated ticket hub was unveiled earlier this month to much praise. Created in the style of a traditional British beach hut complete with miniature pier, garden and water feature, the ticket hub was designed by Lytham in Bloom member Greg Anderton and […]

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We’re looking for the face of our marketing campaign

Posted Friday 8th July 2016

Uncategorized

Do you want to be the face of the new Skiddle marketing campaign? Do you regularly go out to clubs, gigs or festivals? Do you want to see your face all over London and enjoy a life of international notoriety and fame? Okay well we can’t promise the latter, but we’re looking for male and […]

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Skiddle launches Re:Sell and ‘cooling off period’

In our quest to make customers and promoters as happy as possible whilst at the same time take away the power of the ticket tout (read about what else we’re doing about that here), we’re proud to launch an exciting new ticketing feature, Re:Sell, that allows ticket buyers to sell on unwanted tickets for sold […]

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Announcing your event via our news section

Posted Tuesday 14th June 2016

Best Practice, Editorial Department

We’ve discussed the importance of getting your on sale process right in the past, but one of the key things to do is utilise our editorial team to create a news article specifically as an announcement. This isn’t something that works for every event, but if you’ve got something special lined up your sleeve – secured […]

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The Social Festival signs exclusive ticket partnership with Skiddle

Positioned as one of the best dance music festivals in the country, the Nic Fanciulli helmed Social Festival has been growing exponentially in both its size and stature since starting out a few years back. Now held across two days at the Kent County Showground in Maidestone, the festival has made its name as one of the beacons […]

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Protecting your events from ticket fraud

Posted Friday 27th May 2016

Behind the scenes, Promotion Centre, Technology

Fraud is an ever-increasing threat to event promoters, with the potential for great loss if tickets are subject to a chargeback – especially if your event has already passed and you can’t place the tickets back on sale. Fraud takes several forms. It could be tickets purchased on a stolen card, where the bank is […]

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Spotify Strikes Deal with Dubset to host DJ Mixes and Radio Shows

Posted Thursday 26th May 2016

Behind the scenes, Events Industry News, Promotion Centre

Spotify has been a major player in the online music streaming world since unleashing on the public back in 2008, and has continued to grow, improve and evolve ever since. One criticism of the service in recent times has been its lack of long-form content, leaving a big gap filled by platforms like Soundcloud and […]

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Government Review of Secondary Ticketing Calls For Licencing and Greater Enforcement of CRA

Posted Thursday 26th May 2016

Behind the scenes, Events Industry News, Promotion Centre

On the back of growing public outcry over the extortionate reselling of gig tickets for bands like Radiohead and Adele, the government has just released an independent, 227 page review assessing the issues within the secondary ticketing market, detailing where touts and scalpers are causing the most damage, and what responsibilities secondary ticketing websites have […]

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Belladrum helping us launch Re:Sell ticket transfer platform

Photo: Belladrum We’ve worked with Belladrum Tartan Heart for a number of years now, and due to the popularity of the event, the festival sells out every year – which makes it a popular event to abuse in the secondary ticketing industry by ticket touts. Because of this, we and Belladrum consistently face substantial challenges with tickets […]

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