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 Tickets.com, 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, StubHub! "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 Tickets.com'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 industry." 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 -- https://www.b-online.com/secure/natb/. A downloadable form is also available on the NATB Web site, http://www.natb.org, if you prefer faxing or mailing your credit card information. 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 http://www.natb.org, which will include regular updates.
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