Webtickets is South Africa’s market leader in providing niche integrated online ticketing solutions to a wide range of clients. Since its inception in 2007, Webtickets has been first to market with a range of innovative ticket products that ensures its clients are provided a world class service at competitive prices.
The Webtickets team is committed to innovation and works closely with clients to understand their intricate ticketing requirements and delivers technology-based solutions to enhance customers’ business and operational performance. Our innovation extends to enhancing online safety and security with the development and implementation of products such as the Webtickets Card, Ticket Office Touchscreen Point of Sales, Ticket Transfer facilities, Access Control, Cashless NFC, and an integrated biometrics system, to ensure that event-goers and organisers are protected.
Webtickets offers online ticketing solutions in South Africa, Botswana and Zimbabwe and has plans to extend its operations on the continent. Key clients include the Table Mountain Aerial Cableway Co, Robben Island Museum, Grand Designs, Springbok Experience, Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, Harties Cableway, Johannesburg and Cape Town Fashion Week, and the Franschhoek Bastille Festival.
Most recently, Webtickets collaboration with Pick n Pay has provided its clients with unrivalled marketing and distribution channels, and together with its access to South Africa's largest loyalty program, the Pick n Pay Smart Shopper, it offers significant opportunities for the promotion and sales of tickets.
The Webtickets Team
Christy Turner - Co-founder is responsible for product development and IT strategy. Christy did a stint in London during the dotcom boom and bust where he learned valuable lessons about what NOT to do in eCommerce. Back in SA he worked in the financial services industry as an IT consultant before turning his back on the cubicle for ever, and founded Webtickets in 2007 with business partner Jonathan Wayne. Christy is an Engineering graduate from the University of Cape Town.
Jonathan Wayne - Co-founder is responsible for the operational and financial running of Webtickets. He is a chartered accountant by profession and worked for companies including Barclays Capital (UK), LloydsTSB(UK) and Absa. At LloydsTSB he was head of finance for the strategic ventures division where he was responsible for the setting up of alliances and distribution partnerships. Back in SA, he has helped Absa with their banking alliance strategy and development. He is currently a director of Citadel Nominees (PTY) LTD. He is a Business Science graduate from the University of Cape Town.
Alison Cartmill Canning - Operations Manager
Christopher Stylianou - Gauteng Operations Manager
Thomas Stavrides - Social Media & Events Manager