FANFAIR ALLIANCE PUBLISHES GUIDE TO HELP AUDIENCES BEAT TOUTS WHEN BUYING TICKETS ONLINE

  FanFair Alliance has today published a new online guide offering audiences Ten Tips to successfully navigate the ticket buying process, and to reduce the risk of being ripped off by touts. This includes key information about authorised ticket sellers, about the importance of research – do not trust search engine results! – and greater awareness of the marketing practices employed by the so-called secondary ticketing websites. Please download a […]

FanFair Alliance welcomes Government crackdown on ticket touts

  FanFair Alliance has welcomed a range of Government measures to crackdown on the activities of online ticket touts and curb abuses in the secondary ticketing market. The move follows growing public discontent on this issue, as well as sustained pressure from artists and businesses backing FanFair, and a groundswell of political support – notably from Nigel Adams […]

CMA launches enforcement investigation into secondary ticketing

FanFair Alliance has welcomed today’s announcement of an enforcement investigation by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) into suspected breaches of consumer protection law in the online secondary ticketing market. However, with other countries taking decisive measures to better regulate ticket resale, it is imperative that UK fans can benefit from similar protections.  And fast. The CMA’s investigation aims […]

Gigantic, See Tickets, Skiddle and The Ticket Factory sign FanFair Alliance Declaration

FanFair Alliance is delighted to announce that leading ticketing companies Gigantic, See Tickets, Skiddle and The Ticket Factory have signed the campaign’s Declaration against online ticket touts. They join more than 100 music managers, agents, promoters, entrepreneurs, ticket retailers and trade bodies supporting the campaign – amongst them representatives of artists including Arctic Monkeys, Biffy […]

FANFAIR ALLIANCE: OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE

FanFair Alliance: New campaign unites music businesses, artists and fans against online ticket touts Managers of artists including Arctic Monkeys, Mumford & Sons, One Direction, Little Mix, Jess Glynne, PJ Harvey, Biffy Clyro, Iron Maiden, Ed Sheeran, Chvrches and Noel Gallagher, as well as leading agents, promoters and music trade bodies sign Declaration against online […]