When you’re hosting the largest sci-fi, fantasy & comic convention in Atlantic Canada, the last thing you need is an unwanted surprise on opening day. For the organizers of Hal-Con, who dedicate countless hours to plan the event, preventing those kinds of surprises comes down to one goal: making the fans happy.
Clark envisioned 189 Public House being very popular and ultimately evolving into a national tour stop. In order to achieve this goal, he needed a way to sell tickets in advance through an integrated ticketing system.
Over 60 national touring artists perform on O'Brien's indoor and outdoor stages attracting thousands of live music fans. The venue also operates as a pub and restaurant, leaving owner Ryan Leshikar with his hands full.
Jammin at Hippie Jack's set to preserve Americana roots music and developed two festivals to bring live music into the fold. Silas Stoddart runs the non-profit and oversees both festivals' operations. Each Jammin at Hippie Jack's runs over multiple days and offers camping for all attendees.
Pop Austin needed a flexible platform that handled more than just online ticket sales. On-site support and advanced reporting were big question marks that needed answers. Additionally, all works of art were for sale and the show required a solution to facilitate these transactions.
Thirsty Planet sets itself apart from the competition by being environmentally conscious and donating a portion of sales to local charities. As their Saturday tours increased in popularity, the brewery's existing ticketing system was becoming an issue.