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We're in celebration mode at TicketNetwork.com! This June, the one millionth ticket was sold through our online marketplace. To celebrate, we want to say "THANK YOU!" to all the loyal customers, fans, and followers who helped us achieve this milestone.

Because you've supported US, we want to give one of YOU a fancy $100 TicketNetwork gift card for your next ticket purchase on our site! Let me explain how it works...

How to Enter:

1. Log in to the contest widget below with your Facebook account or e-mail address.

2. Answer the question: What's the best show or game you've attended?

3. Once you've answered the contest question, click the green "Enter!" button.

That's all it takes! You only have to enter once for a chance to win the $100 gift card, but you can earn up to three extra entries by completing any of these optional tasks: 1.) "Like" the TicketNetwork page on Facebook, 2.) Follow @TicketNetwork on Twitter, and/or 3.) Tweet about this contest on Twitter.

The contest widget will guide you through the process and keep track of how many entries you have successfully submitted!

Enter the contest via the widget below!:

a Rafflecopter giveaway

The contest ends Sunday, June 24, around 11:59 p.m. EDT. One grand prize winner will be selected at random and announced June 26. To read the sweepstakes' full terms and conditions, click the "View Terms and Conditions" link in the widget above.

The road to 1 million tickets....

1 million

June has been BIG for TicketNetwork.com: The one millionth ticket was sold through our online marketplace this month! The landmark ticket was purchased by a customer in Ohio for an upcoming Jackson Browne concert.

One million tickets is a lot — a lot of live entertainment fans (like you!) searching for must-have tickets, and a lot of other people (from other fans to independent ticket brokers) looking to sell their extra or unwanted tickets.

TicketNetwork.com certainly has come a long way since its launch in 2007. For instance...

Did you know...?

  • The first ticket sold through TN.com was for a Stevie Wonder concert.

  • Traffic on TicketNetwork.com has grown more than 600% since 2007.

  • Our site now displays tickets for more than 75,000 events worldwide.

  • We've served more than 380,000 customers from 113 countries and territories.

As much as some things have changed, other things — such as each year's most in-demand tickets — have stayed fairly consistent. Since 2007, the top-selling performers on the TicketNetwork.com marketplace have been time-tested entertainment legends and the latest up-and-coming teen phenomenons.

Read more...

TN.com Awesome Mom Contest: We have a winner!

Congratulations, Marilyn!

The entire team would like to congratulate Marilyn for placing the winning entry. She inspired us with the remembrance of her mother, and made us dab our eyes when she nominated her daughter as the 2012 TN.com Awesome Mom!

Marilyn, check your email... We'll be in touch with details collecting your "Awesome" prize: a $50 TicketNetwork gift card, and a $25 Restaurant.com Gift Code.

Of course, all the awesome stories of awesome moms made this contest a tough one to judge.

When the TN Team planned this Mother's Day contest, we weren't sure what type of responses to expect. But we were blown away by the number of touching (and occasionally hilarious) stories you shared.

Our Favorite Entries

• "She always cared about others and showed me no matter what, you never give up and always, always keep Faith, Love for others, and Humor." — Diane B.

• "My Mom is no longer with me but she left me a legacy of giving and caring. ... As a mother and grandmother myself, I try to live the way she did. Therefore, I would like to nominate my daughter." — Marilyn

• "Being a mom isn't an easy job and ANY mom deserves to be praised.... It's a job we have for the rest of our lives — and hopefully we'll do it well enough to leave an impression on those we've chosen to bring into this world." — Diane R.

• "She is my best friend and I pray that I can become the mother to my 2 boys that she has been to me throughout my life." — Barbara

And who could forget this one?

• "Despite her emotional shortcomings and terrifying pitch black shiny eyes, she has taught me a lot about gravity-wave propulsion, mineral acquisition on gas-based moons and cattle mutilation." — an interplanetary reader

Thanks again to everyone who shared their stories with us. (You can read the entries here.) Each entry was truly memorable in its own way, and we wish you and your families a very happy Mother's Day!

TN.mom Memories: Allison's Story

All this week, the TN Team Blog is celebrating Mother's Day by sharing our staff's stories of events they attended with their mothers. To share your own story and enter for a chance to win $75 in assorted gift cards, head over to the TN.com Awesome Mom Contest blog entry. But hurry — the contest closes tonight, May 10, at 11:59 p.m. EDT!

My Memory

I've been to a lot of spectacular events with my mom over the years — from seeing Les Misérables on Broadway, to catching Paul McCartney in concert at Fenway Park. But the one that sticks out most in my memory is probably also the first event we ever attended together.

Having the circus come to town is maybe the most exciting thing that can happen when you're only four years old. And so it was for me. My mother bought seats close to the ring, so my brother and I could wonder at the enormity of the elephants and laugh at the hilarity of the clowns. And I did laugh — at least until the clowns stepped out of the ring and in to the audience.

I'm not proud about wailing in terror as the clowns approached our seats, but that's what happened. Luckily, Mom was there to shield me (and maybe laugh at me a little) until the clowns returned to the confines of the ring, and I returned to my blissful enjoyment of the show.

Luckily, our more recent outings together have been every bit as memorable for us — but a lot less nerve-wracking for my mom!

My Mother Recommends:

Les Misérables [View tickets]
• The circus [View tickets]

...for non-stop theatrics!

TN.mom Memories: Liz's Story

All this week, the TN Team Blog is celebrating Mother's Day by sharing our staff's stories of events they attended with their mothers. To share your own story and enter for a chance to win $75 in assorted gift cards, head over to the TN.com Awesome Mom Contest blog entry.

My Memory

Last year, I treated my mom to a day of theater in NYC, since she’d never been to a Broadway show before. We took a tour of Radio City Music Hall, then caught a matinee of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying with Daniel Radcliffe, and then returned to Radio City for Cirque du Soleil: Zarkana.

It was such a great day, and my mom loved all of the mother-daughter time, not to mention the amazing shows she got to see. Definitely one of my best memories of my mom.

My Mother Recommends:

How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying [View tickets]
• Cirque du Soleil: Zarkana [View tickets]

...for a day in the city!

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