Ticketmaster Launches In Belgium

Ticketmaster has launched in Belgium after acquiring full ownership of the existing Ticketnet platform.

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Based in Brussels, the operation will be headed up by media sales and marketing expert Didier Decaestecker, who will take up the post of managing director of the new Belgian office.

He will be responsible for the integration of Ticketnet into ticketmaster.be, as well as growing the local team of ticketing and live entertainment experts.

With more than 20 years of extensive media sales experience under his belt, Decaestecker will work with the company’s clients such as Live Nation, Les Francofolies de Spa and C-Live, as well seeking new opportunities in the industry.

“I’m thrilled to be joining Ticketmaster, the world’s leading ticketing agent and software platform,” he said in a statement. “I’m looking forward to leading a passionate team that will bring the very best in technology and service to ensure that Belgian fans have an even better live entertainment experience.”

Mark Yovich, president of Ticketmaster International, said he’s delighted to be launching in Belgium where there is huge potential for growth and a vibrant live entertainment and sports scene.

“We’re looking forward to rolling out our world class ticketing technology to existing and new clients, as well as our unrivalled products and service,” he said.