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Eventbrite Welcomes YouTube as First Video Partner in Distribution Suite

10/18/2018

San Francisco, CA , Oct. 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Eventbrite (NYSE: EB), a global ticketing and event technology platform, today announced a new integration partnership with video streaming platform, YouTube. The integration between the two platforms enables automatic listing of live music performances at the U.S. venues and festivals that use Eventbrite as their ticketing partner.

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The integration applies to thousands of artists with YouTube Official Artists Channels around the world, with Eventbrite show listings and “Tickets” buttons appearing directly under the videos across YouTube desktop and within the YouTube app. More than 1 billion music fans come to YouTube each month to be a part of music culture and discover new music, and this integration allows for a seamless discovery and ticket purchase process while enabling artists to connect with fans live at clubs, venues, and festivals around the country.

“We're delighted to add YouTube to our roster of distribution partners, and to be displaying our clients’ shows to its massive global audience of music fans. This partnership is a homerun for artists, fans and independent venues and promoters and we’re fired up to leverage the power of video discovery to help our clients drive ticket sales, support artists that play their venues, and give fans the kinds of live music experiences they’ll never forget,” said Andrew Dreskin , President of Eventbrite’s music division.

YouTube is the newest addition to Eventbrite’s suite of more than 50 distribution partners which includes Facebook, Spotify, Instagram and Bandsintown . More information on the integration with YouTube can be found here .

About Eventbrite:
Eventbrite is a global ticketing and event technology platform that provides creators of events of all shapes and sizes with tools and resources to seamlessly plan, promote, and produce live experiences around the world. Eventbrite’s powerful platform, which can be accessed online or via mobile apps, scales from basic registration and ticketing to a fully featured event management platform. Customers include Newport Folk and Jazz Festivals, Pitchfork Music Festival , and Wanderlust, in addition to top venues and promoters that include Bowery Ballroom , the Brooklyn Bowl, and The Troubadour. Eventbrite was founded by Julia Hartz , Kevin Hartz , and Renaud Visage and launched operations in 2006. The company has more than 1,000 employees in 14 offices around the world. Learn more at www.eventbrite.com .

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Source: Eventbrite, Inc.

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