NATB Announces Addition of's Derek Palmer to Exclusive INTIX-Hosted Panel of Leading Primary Ticket Sellers

INTIX Panel Discussion at NATB's Annual Convention and Trade Show Also

Features Jeffrey Larris (INTIX), Bob Beatty (Madison Square Garden), Stan

Kasten (Washington Nationals), Russ Stanley (San Francisco Giants), and

Greg Bettinelli (StubHub!)

Jul 12, 2007, 01:00 ET from National Association of Ticket Brokers

    WASHINGTON, July 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- If you have ever
 wondered how primary sellers from leading sports and entertainment
 organizations view the secondary market ticket broker industry, you will
 have an opportunity to find out at the National Association of Ticket
 Brokers (NATB) 2007 Convention and Trade Show. Derek Palmer, Chief
 Commercial Officer of, has joined the NATB Convention and Trade
 Show's International Ticketing Association (INTIX) -- hosted panel of
 leading primary ticket sellers, including ticket operation heads from
 Madison Square Garden and the San Francisco Giants, allowing attendees to
 go "behind the box office window" and learn how these primary sellers view
 the secondary market ticket broker industry. This exclusive industry panel
 (Friday, July 20 at 2:45 pm) features moderator Jeffery Larris, President
 of INTIX and panelists Bob Beatty, Vice President, Ticket Operations,
 Madison Square Garden; Stan Kasten, President, Washington Nationals; Russ
 Stanley, Managing Vice President, Ticket Services and Client Relations, San
 Francisco Giants; and Greg Bettinelli, Director of Business Development,
     "NATB Convention and Trade Show attendees understand how the interplay
 between primary sellers and secondary market ticket brokers will determine
 the future success of the industry," said Russ Lindmark, President,
 National Association of Ticket Brokers (NATB). "The addition of's Derek Palmer to this exclusive panel of primary ticket
 sellers also will give attendees an opportunity to understand the impact
 technology will have on the future of the secondary market ticket broker
     Other featured events at the largest and longest running show focused
 on the secondary market include a keynote address by Washington Nationals
 President Stan Kasten (Friday, July 20 at 12:30) and a panel discussion on
 state legislation and litigation featuring NATB's General Counsel Gary
 Adler, eBay's Senior Manager of Government Relations Dustin Brighton,
 Arizona State University professors Stephen Happel and Marianne Jennings,
 and New York-based lobbyist Steve Malito of Davidoff Malito and Hutcher.
     Registering for the industry's largest and longest running trade show
 focused on the secondary market is just a click away via NATB's secure,
 online transaction form -- A
 downloadable form is also available on the NATB Web site,, if you prefer faxing or mailing your credit card
     Unlike other trade shows that serve the for-profit entities sponsoring
 the show, NATB is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving your
 business and improving the secondary market industry. NATB's 2007
 Convention and Trade Show, is from July 20-21 at the Wynn Las Vegas Hotel
 -- the only casino resort to have the Mobil 5 Star and AAA 5 Diamond rating
 for its Tower Suites. Any questions regarding the NATB trade show should be
 directed to NATB's offices at (630) 510-4594 or by visiting the NATB Web
 site at, which will include regular updates.

SOURCE National Association of Ticket Brokers