date icon December 7, 2017 category icon Press Releases

Internet Association Welcomes Eventbrite As Newest Member

BECKERMAN: “Online platforms like Eventbrite empower small businesses and entrepreneurs to grow, market, and expand their businesses at little to no cost.”

 

Washington, DC – Today, Internet Association announced Eventbrite joined as the organization’s newest member. Eventbrite is the world’s largest ticketing and event technology platform, allowing individuals and organizations around the globe to create and power events that bring people together.

“Online platforms like Eventbrite empower small businesses and entrepreneurs to grow, market, and expand their businesses at little to no cost,” said Internet Association President & CEO Michael Beckerman. “Eventbrite is exactly the kind of company we’re excited to have as a member of Internet Association.”

“Now more than ever, people are gathering for connection, expression, and change,” said Julia Hartz, Eventbrite co-founder and CEO. “Eventbrite exists for this very reason; our technology gives rise to events with purpose – whether that be to explore passions, raise money, learn from others, or demonstrate a point of view for, or against, an issue. We look forward to contributing to important industry discussions already taking place while also leveraging our unique platform to help fuel change.”

Eventbrite powers more than 3 million events in over 180 countries around the world every year. The company is expected to process more than 200 million tickets globally, generating approximately $4 billion in gross ticket sales in 2017.

“Bringing people together from around the world to celebrate their passions is what the internet is all about. We look forward to continuing to advance policies at the local, national, and international level that enable platforms like Eventbrite to thrive,” concluded Beckerman.

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