Linda McMahon accepts Ticketmaster award
Linda McMahon, CEO of World Wrestling Entertainment Inc., accepted on behalf of WWE the Ticketmaster Platinum Ticket Award presented by Ken Lesnik, Sr. Regional Director Sales & Marketing, Ticketmaster. The award is given to Ticketmaster's national clients whose sales in North America exceeded 500,000 tickets through Ticketmaster channels in 2006. With sales exceeding more than 640,000 tickets in 2006, WWE joins 35 other touring events, performers, venues, promoters and sports teams including Aerosmith, Dave Matthews Band, Disney on Ice, Madison Square Garden, House of Blues and Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey in receiving this inaugural award. The Ticketmaster Platinum Ticket Award is the highest, and the only, award given by Ticketmaster.
Ticketmaster also recently announced their mid-year ranking of the nation's Top Ten Most Requested Events based on online page views, information requests and ticket sales through Ticketmaster sales channels. WWE was the second "Most Requested Sporting Event" during the first half of 2007.