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The Ticket Trust partners with Twickets on face-value secondary ticketing

By | Published on Thursday 3 April 2014

The Ticket Trust

Mobile secondary ticketing platform Twickets and ethical ticket exchange The Ticket Trust have announced a strategic alliance. Together, the two platforms will aim to offer better access to face-value ticket resales as the summer festival season kicks off.

Ben Turner, Co-founder and Vice Chair of the Association Of Independent Festivals, which launched The Ticket Trust in partnership with direct-to-fan platform Sandbag in 2011, told CMU: “As we move into 2014 secondary ticketing continues to dominate the live music agenda, pushing up prices for music fans and potentially stunting independent festival growth. This partnership is a fantastic step in combating secondary ticketing and gives any tickets listed on our Ticket Trust exchange platform added exposure, to the tune of 200,000 fans!”

Twickets’ Richard Davies added: “The Ticket Trust has the same ethical approach to the secondary market that we have at Twickets and we’re delighted to join forces to attempt to stamp out profiteering from fans”.

Under the partnership, Twickets will list tickets available on the Ticket Trust website, as well as those being sold by direct users of its own platform.