How subscription ticketing is redefining MLB ticket sales

How subscription ticketing is redefining MLB ticket sales

Courtesy of L.A. Biz:What began as an innovative pilot program in baseball in 2015 to help a handful of teams fill their ballparks has evolved into an industrywide practice that is redefining the season-ticket business. Today, subscription ticketing — selling discounted seats for a fixed monthly fee — and its Netflix-like approach has proved so successful […]

Suns Renew Partnership with Ticketmaster and Will Transition Exclusively to Mobile Ticketing in 2019

Suns Renew Partnership with Ticketmaster and Will Transition Exclusively to Mobile Ticketing in 2019

Courtesy of NBA.com/Suns: The Phoenix Suns announced today a partnership renewal with Ticketmaster, the global market leader in live event ticketing.  The new long-term deal designates Ticketmaster as the Official Ticketing Partner of the Phoenix Suns, Phoenix Mercury, NAZ Suns and Talking Stick Resort Arena.  In partnership with Ticketmaster, fans attending Suns and Mercury home […]

Man City increase season ticket prices again

Man City increase season ticket prices again

Courtesy of the Manchester Evening News: Manchester City have released the price for season tickets for the 2019/20 season and have explained the reason behind their decision. Manchester City have increased season ticket prices by an average of three per cent. Fans were sent packs for their 2019/20 season ticket cards on Thursday morning when […]

TICKETMASTER LAUNCHES SAFETIX FOR DIGITAL TICKETS

TICKETMASTER LAUNCHES SAFETIX FOR DIGITAL TICKETS

Courtesy of IQ: Ticketmaster enhances security of digital tickets with SafeTix, issuing unique, encrypted tickets to prevent fraud and provide organisers with more data on attendees. Ticketing giant Ticketmaster has launched SafeTix, adding anti-counterfeiting features to digital tickets and providing event owners with more data about event attendees. The SafeTix feature issues buyers with a […]

DUKE CLAIMS NCAA FIRST WITH CONTACTLESS TICKETING TRIAL

DUKE CLAIMS NCAA FIRST WITH CONTACTLESS TICKETING TRIAL

Courtesy of Ticketing Business News: Duke University’s men’s basketball programme has claimed an NCAA college sports first with its contactless ticketing trial, while it also tests digital barcoded tickets for mobile wallet. Through its partnership with primary ticketing partner NeuLion College, smart event platform Pronto, and access control provider Alvarado, both Apple Wallet via Value Added Services (VAS) protocols, […]

Saints raise season ticket prices ahead of 2019 season

Saints raise season ticket prices ahead of 2019 season

Courtesy of NOLA.com: The New Orleans Saints are raising season ticket prices for the second consecutive year. Coming off a banner 13-3 season that ended in the NFC Championship Game, the Saints are raising ticket prices roughly $8 per game ticket for most seating sections, according to a cross-reference of pricing data from the 2018 and 2019 season-ticket pricing maps, which […]

EBay May Sell or Spin Off StubHub Ticketing Unit at Urging of Activist Investors

EBay May Sell or Spin Off StubHub Ticketing Unit at Urging of Activist Investors

Courtesy of Variety Magazine: Responding to pressure from activist investors, eBay announced that it has initiated a strategic review of its assets — which may include the sale or spinoff of its StubHubticket-resale unit. The ecommerce company also said it is evaluating options for the eBay Classifieds Group. EBay announced the review after activist hedge fund Elliott Management, […]