Unique partnership to bring the people of Birmingham the very best in entertainment. 

Birmingham Updates and The Ticket Factory, one of the UK’s leading ticketing agents, have joined forces to bring those locally the very best of the region’s entertainment.

As one of the fastest growing media platforms in the West Midlands, Birmingham Updates provides news, travel, weather and event updates to its audience of over 2M weekly users

Since its formation in 2011 as a social network offering people real time, accurate, information during the period of unrest now become known as the ‘Birmingham riots’, Birmingham Updates has continued to evolve and diversify its offer – it is now used as a one stop city guide for those living in the area.

Its partnership with The Ticket Factory marks new ground for Birmingham Updates as it looks to grow its lifestyle offering. As one of the UK’s leading national ticketing agents, selling around 2.5m tickets a year, the official box office for the NEC Group – including the Barclaycard and Genting arenas – and some of the region’s best loved entertainment venues such as Wolverhampton Civic Hall, The Ticket Factory is a passport to the best entertainment in the West Midlands.

Luke Addis, founder of Birmingham Updates, said: “The partnership with The Ticket Factory will allow our audience to access the very best of the region’s entertainment. I will handpick the most exciting and relevant events to tell our readers about, making sure they are the first in the know about upcoming shows, exhibitions, concerts and sporting events.”

Daniel Crehan, Partnerships Manager at The Ticket Factory, said: “Working as the official box office for all NEC Group venues for the past 25 years, and the preferred ticketing agent for a wide range of local events and venues, we offer our partners a unique insight into what those in the region want to know about. Joining forces with Birmingham Updates will allow us to reach even more people locally with an interest in sampling the region’s finest entertainment offerings.”

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