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About Us

Our Story

TIXSTAR arrived in March 2016 to provide a dedicated online destination for premium sports & entertainment experiences, basically anything more than just a ticket.

Many customers have traditionally found the experience of searching, comparing, finding and buying to be very time consuming and difficult. Searching multiple websites, finding packages, checking availability, making phone calls, receiving/sending emails, completing booking forms, scanning and emailing..... it was never-ending! There had to be a better way... The answer was a platform that brought all authorised providers together to make it easy for you as the customer to search, find and book.

The solution was found over a beer at a South Melbourne pub with Bike Exchange founders Jason Wyatt and Sam Salter from Marketplacer. We all have a passion for events and experiences and want to make these experiences more easily accessible for everyone.

Live sport & entertainment is part of our DNA, and we make it easy to book your next experience when you are wanting more than a ticket. Having worked in the industry for over 15 years, we have come across some of the most amazing experiences that a lot of customers are not aware of. We felt compelled to help you make your next live event experience as memorable as possible - TIXSTAR opens the door for you to access these experiences and book directly with hundreds of authorised providers.

TIXSTAR was created to help you easily find and book the best experiences in sport & entertainment while unlocking the most amazing experiences.


Meet the Team

The TIXSTAR team are a passionate group of individuals across the industry, committed to providing you with the best experiences in one place and tailored solutions for any occasion.

Jordan Leask, TIXSTAR Co-Founder

Jordan is a Co-Founder of TIXSTAR and has been a successful sports + entertainment professional over the past 15 years. Having worked in a variety of commercial sales roles including Etihad Stadium and Essendon Football Club, Jordan deeply understands the industry and some of the experiences accessible for customers. Jordan loves sport + entertainment including live music acts and his Bombers in the AFL.

Clint Hillas, TIXSTAR Co-Founder + Director

Clint is renowned for delivering high quality events and has worked in the industry for over 15 years. Having run his own events businesses including Building Brands and the Melbourne Network, Clint understands what the corporate and business consumer wants in today's environment. Clint is a father of two, a passionate cricket follower and supports the Sydney Swans.

Simon Garlick, Director + General Manager, Bastion EBA

Simon Garlick played over 180 games of AFL with the Western Bulldogs and Sydney Swans. After his successful AFL career, Simon was at the helm of the Western Bulldogs for 4 years as CEO before his current role as General Manager of Bastion EBA. Simon is a Director of TIXSTAR and brings strategic and operational expertise to the business. Simon is a father of two, passionate sportsperson and follows the Western Bulldogs.

Jason Wyatt, Managing Director -Marketplacer

Jason, along with best friend Sam Salter, started Bike Exchange back in 2007. The success of BikeExchange resulted in expansion into other industries and the creation of Marketplacer - which is now the world's leading marketplace technology software platform.

Damien Mersini, TIXSTAR Head of Operations

Damien joined the team in January 2016 and has been part of the TIXSTAR journey since it's creation.

He is the engine room of TIXSTAR and is responsible for the online platform, liaising with and supporting our vendor partners, developing marketing campaigns and opportunities, as well as much more.

It is a complex role which he always does with a smile and a can-do attitude. A passionate Essendon supporter, there is nothing he wants more than to be there for the next Essendon premiership.

James Webster, Business Development Manager

James Webster is a Business Development Manager for Tixstar Group.

A passionate sports enthusiast who has always had a sporting background. James helps to connect businesses and people and build relationships within the business. With past experience working as an event manager James has a variety of skills to help service the clients needs.

Sue Mason, TIXSTAR Group Talent Management / Business Development

With 18 years experience in the event industry, Sue has a vast knowledge of how to put a successful event together and how to match the right talent to each individual event. Sue’s skills lie in client liaison, connecting people and looking after our Membership base. Managing our wonderful stable of speakers and entertainers, some of the biggest and best names in the business, with an emphasis on personal service and attention to detail, Sue is proud to be a member of the Tixstar Team.


Our Promise

100% GUARANTEE

The prices listed on TIXSTAR are determined and set by all Authorised Providers - TIXSTAR does not determine pricing and only deal with approved Authorised Providers - no mark ups, no hidden costs.

TRUSTED CHECKOUT

We ensure all customers can purchase their next experience securely, efficiently and easily online at the click of a button. If you require assistance during this process, our friendly customer support team are available using Live Chat on site, calling (03) 9257 3255 or email Contact Us.

AUTHORISED PROVIDERS

We give you access to the best range of experiences and partner with over 100 Authorised Providers including sporting teams, leagues, venues, event promoters, authorised travel package operators, experience providers and more. All providers on TIXSTAR have their logo, company information and range of other experiences accessible on the platform. If you require assistance in checking any specific providers or packages being sold, our friendly customer support team are available using Live Chat on site, calling (03) 9257 3255 or email Contact Us.

AUSTRALIAN CUSTOMER SUPPORT

Our customer support team is locally based, you will talk to a real person who understands the industry and is able to assist you on any matter. Contact our friendly customer support team using Live Chat on site, calling (03) 9257 3255 or email Contact Us.


What We Do

Unlock Access to Amazing Experiences

Sport | Entertainment | Food + Wine | Arts Culture | Curated Experiences

We work with hundreds of rights holders and authorised providers bringing together experiences that are "more than just a ticket".

Ticket Packages | Private Suites | Tour + Travel | Venue Experiences | VIP Access | Behind the Scenes | Meet n Greets | Premium VIP


Solutions For Business

We work with a range of corporate clients nationally and internationally, delivering solutions for any occasion and any budget. With our established industry relationships and expertise, we provide guidance and support to businesses to maximise engagement of their most important people to achieve great outcomes. Importantly, business today is about connecting to clients on an individual and personal level and smart businesses are using this approach. We help you understand your customers, provide the best solutions to achieve success.


Client Entertainment & Engagement

Entertaining clients is no longer about drinking alcohol - its about engaging your most important clients that aligns to achieving your business objectives. TIXSTAR provides a wealth of retail and custom experiences that suit all types of customers. Whether it is to reward a customer with a voucher or gift to hosting a Premium VIP Experience created just for your best client, we provide the best client entertainment and engagement options so you achieve your objectives.


Incentives & Rewards For Maximum Impact

Experiences are a high impact engagement activity and positively impact sales outcomes. Incentivising and Reward your key people is more critical than ever. We provide custom incentives and rewards solutions that can be used for stakeholder incentives, sales incentive programs, staff loyalty and rewards and more. No matter the objective or the budget, we can provide solutions that work.


Conference & Group Experiences To Remember

Spice up your next conference or group trip with carefully selected and curated experiences to suit your attendees. The best conferences are an experience. Deliver an impactful experience for the next conference or group trip - offsite or onsite, there are some amazing experiences for your guests. Not just with events, food + wine, guest talent and more.


Full Service Event Management

Product Launches, End of Year Staff Parties, Industry Conferences, Business Development Events, Corporate Golf Days, Brand Activations and more - our event management team provides a comprehensive service for your business. Venue sourcing, theming, guest management, talent management, budget management, entertainment,


Talent Management & Guest Speakers

Selecting the best guest speakers and talent for your next event requires careful planning and consideration. We work with numerous talent, celebrities, sports people and more and provide guidance on the most suitable talent for any occasion and any budget. From large scale events to intimate experiences, there are many speakers that can engage and excite your guests while sharing powerful lessons and knowledge that has positive outcomes for your customers.


Book Experiences The Easy Way

TIXSTAR is the destination for premium experiences, more than just a ticket to an event. Search online, Book Online or Enquire Directly or send us a Brief of your requirements and we will provide experiences that match what you are searching. We take all the hassle away!


Who We Work With

VENDOR PARTNERS


CORPORATE CLIENTS


Contact Us

We are here to help and make it easy....

Brief us on your requirements, contact us if you need help with anything on the TIXSTAR marketplace or finding your next experience.