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CTS EVENTIM receives ARTHUR-Award for Ticketing again

Live Entertainment industry „Oscars“ awarded to best service providers

EVENTIM wins “Ticketing” category in 2017 again

Bremen, 13th of March 2017. Europe‘s leading ticketing services provider, CTS EVENTIM, has been honored again for its excellent achievements with the ARTHUR Award in the ticketing category. The ARTHUR can be characterized as a music industry „Oscar“ which is awarded annually at the International Live Music Conference (ILMC) in ten categories, ranging from best venues and festivals to agencies and ticketing services. The laureates are selected by delegates and members of the ILMC, which is a veritable Who Is Who of the live music industry: more than 4000 entertainment professionals from over 60 countries are invited to vote on the nominations. CTS EVENTIM had already received the prestigious “Golden Ticket” award in 2015, and was now once more elected best ticketing company.

Rainer Appel, EVENTIM Senior Vice President, accepted the second Ticketing-ARTHUR in London last Thursday: „This award once again is an acknowledgement of our work. CTS EVENTIM provides optimized distribution services for events of all kinds, and is at the ticket buyer’s side from the very first contact with mobile seating plans via the issuing of Fan Tickets down to smartphone-based access control at the venue. We are constantly expanding and improving our services and are honored that the international live entertainment industry expresses its appreciation for what we do once again with the ticketing ARTHUR Award 2017.”

More than 140 million tickets for over 200.000 concerts, sports events and cultural events in 25 countries are marketed via the EVENTIM Group’s systems every year. Apart from, the EVENTIM-Group comprises international online platforms such as,,,, and

Marco Haeckermann
Vice President Corporate Development & Strategy
Frank Brandmaier
Head of Corporate Communications

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