The Memorable 2010 Winter Olympics

Outside the building during the opening day of the 2010 Olympics.
Outside the building during the opening day of the 2010 Olympics.

The 2010 Winter Olympics are winding down, but the biggest party is yet to come. The Closing Ceremony is set to be the climax of the Winter Games, as Canada celebrates the achievements of the world’s most talented athletes.
Although officials and participants keep a tight lid on the details of the show, we do know that it will include some of Canada’s biggest entertainers. Closing Ceremony executive producer, David Atkins, wouldn’t name names, but did say, “It’s going to be a very contrasting night to the opening ceremony… a celebration of Canadian humor, talent, and innovation.” Atkins also produced the 2000 Closing Ceremony in Sydney, Australia, which featured an array of well-known entertainers. Continue reading

The 2010 Vancouver Olympic Opening Ceremony

The 2010 Olympic Winter Games Opening Ceremony is a once in a lifetime event. This is Canada’s oppo2010 winter gamesrtunity to inspire worldwide onlookers, and display all that it has to offer.
Because Olympic planners work diligently to keep the ceremony’s design strictly confidential, it is impossible to know exactly what they have in store. There is some indication of the care that has gone into these events as the planning process has lasted three years.
According to their official website, VANOC enlisted the contributions of more than one hundred Canadians in order to create memorable ceremonies representative of Canada’s cultural diversity. In addition, no expense was spared. With the support of the government, the planning committee doubled the budget for Olympic ceremonies, bringing the overall allotted funds to forty million dollars for opening and closing ceremonies.
In the past, ceremonies have been stunning displays of the awe-inspiring peaceful coming together of the world. This season’s planners are confident that Vancouver’s ceremonies will be just as remarkable.
Don’t miss your chance to make lasting memories, and be a part of one of the most sought after Olympic events. For Opening Ceremony tickets, visit

2010 Winter Games Tickets Released

With the release of the 2010 Winter Games tickets this past week, ticket reselling has been a hot issue! Mario Livich, Founder & CEO of and Murray Pratt, VP of Business Development & Operations have been busy answering everyone’s questions. Check out the articles below from this week – or visit our News Room to see a full-list of stories we have been featured in!
VANOC to invalidate tickets sold by unauthorized vendors
December 12, 2008
Vancouver Sun
VANOC says they will use “secret shoppers” to ferret out unauthorized ticket resellers and invalidate their tickets; however, Mario Livich of says, “We’re connecting buyers and sellers in a legitimate transaction. It’s not illegal to resell tickets in British Columbia.”
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Missed out? Choose your scalper online
December 12, 2008
The Province
Sold-out Olympic tickets are already selling through ticket brokers online. Mario Livich of says, “We will sell thousands and thousands of tickets. We sold our first Olympic ticket today.” Livich is not concerned about VANOC officials trying to shut down the reselling of tickets while Caley Denton of VANOC says he fully expected this to happen.
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2010 tix for sale on web
December 12, 2008
Metro Vancouver
Hundreds of Olympic tickets are available online as lottery winners are selling tickets only hours after VANOC notified them which tickets they have received. Murray Pratt of says, “Some people aren’t comfortable making the decision (to buy) right now.”
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