Kilimanjaro live ltd and Deautsche Entertainment AG are delighted to announce that from the end of June they will Launching www.MyTicket.co.uk which will be a purchase hub for all of their events in the uk with ties to the German arm of the DEAG group
The MyTicket concept was developed by Kilimanjaro’s partners DEAG (Deutsche Entertainment AG), the ticketing platform has been running in Germany for six months and is now responsible for 5 percent of all of the group’s tickets sold online in the first full quarter of myticket.de’s business operations.
The existing Kililive.co.uk ticketing activities in the United Kingdom will now be handled on the new platform MyTicket.co.uk by the end of this month. DEAG sells around 1.2 million tickets per year via its companies Kilimanjaro Live Ltd and Raymond Gubbay Ltd, of those tickets between 5 and 10 percent of tickets are already sold in-house via the group’s own platforms. The launch of myticket.co.uk will merge the companies’ sales activities in order to open up myticket.co.uk for third- party providers next year after the start-up phase has been completed.
Stuart Galbraith says:
‘This is an exciting development for Kilimanjaro. We have always operated as an independent promoter and myticket.co.uk allows us to continue to do so and provide fans with tickets directly. We have many exciting projects in place for 2015. It’s a time for growth and investment in our core regular projects whilst looking for interesting opportunities wherever they arise. ’
MyTicket.co.uk will continue to operate on the same system that the current Kililive.com website does. This will maintain the current high quality service to customers that Kililive has become recognized for in the UK.
Kilimanjaro and DEAG consider their own ticket distribution as a strategic business unit of the Group. With the further optimized distribution strategy.
Kilimanjaro Live stages around 350 events a year with international artists across the UK including Ed Sheeran’s record breaking three sold out nights at Wembley Stadium, arena tours by Peter Gabriel, Wet Wet Wet, Nitro Circus and Andrea Bocelli. Many of these stars, such as Red Hot Chili Peppers and Simply Red have been promoted by Galbraith and his team since their early beginnings.
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DEAG Deutsche Entertainment AG is a leading provider of live entertainment and the largest promoter in the strong margin business of classical music events in Europe.
With affiliated companies in Germany, the United Kingdom, Switzerland and Austria, DEAG stages more than 1,500 events per year in the fields of Rock/Pop, Classical Music, German Hit Songs & Middle-of-the-Road Music as well as Family Entertainment and sells more than 3.5 million tickets. DEAG has worked with artists such as David Garett, Peter Maffay, Kylie Minogue and The Rolling Stones.
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DEAG is expecting a Turnover in 2014 of approximately 200 Million Euros.
As an integrated Entertainment Content Company, DEAG covers the entire value chain within the framework of its 360 degree approach. The shares of DEAG (ISIN DE000A0Z23G6) are listed in the Prime Standard of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.
For more information on Kilimanjaro live its shows and its team please see the sites below. To see show listings and buy tickets visit: www.Kililive.com
For information on the team and the company please visit: www.kilimanjarolive.co.uk