Forum staff reports, Published January 13 2009
Local promotion firm ranks 79th in worldLocal concert promotion firm Jade Presents was the 79th most active promoter in the world in 2008, according to concert industry publication Pollstar.
The promotion business, owned by Jade Nielsen, sold just short of 150,000 tickets in 2008. Its 2008 ranking is a step up from 2007, when it landed at No. 90 on the Pollstar list. It was named the 100th highest-selling promoter in 2006.
Jade Presents is based in Fargo but also does bookings in South Dakota, Montana, Wyoming, Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin.