“Qwest Center Omaha Renews Ticketmaster Partnership”
OMAHA, Neb. (PRNewswire) May 2, 2008 — Qwest Center Omaha has renewed a long standing partnership with Ticketmaster, the world’s leading live entertainment ticketing and marketing company. Ticketmaster will continue to provide sales and marketing services for Qwest Center Omaha’s full roster of entertainment and sporting events.
“Ticketmaster has served us very well since we opened in September
2003,” said Roger Dixon, President/CEO of Qwest Center Omaha. “We know that with Ticketmaster, we are receiving the very best ticketing technology and the very best team of professionals to help us grow our ticketing business and better serve our customers.”
Fans of Qwest Center Omaha events will continue to have the option of purchasing tickets through http://www.Ticketmaster.com, Ticketmaster Charge-by-phone at 402-422-1212, Ticketmaster retail outlets and the Qwest Center Omaha Box Office.
“We feel privileged to continue to serve one of the most prolific venues in the Midwest,” said Tricia McCoy Gonyo, General Manager for Ticketmaster. “We have worked hard to give the best ticketing, marketing and sales services possible to our partners at Qwest Center Omaha, and we will continue to push ourselves for our client.”
Qwest Center Omaha brings top names in entertainment, major sporting events and citywide conventions to Omaha. The biggest names in music have played in the 18,300 seat Arena, including U2, Paul McCartney, Kenny Chesney, the Rolling Stones, Faith Hill and Tim McGraw. Qwest Center Omaha is home to Creighton University Bluejays Men’s Basketball and University of Nebraska at Omaha Mavericks Hockey. The Convention Center’s 194,000 square foot Exhibit Hall has hosted the Berkshire Hathaway Annual Shareholders Meeting and many other large conventions. The facility is connected via skywalk to the 450 room Hilton Omaha.
As the world’s leading live entertainment ticketing and marketing company, Ticketmaster connects the world to live entertainment. Ticketmaster operates in 20 global markets, providing ticket sales, ticket resale services, marketing and distribution through http://www.ticketmaster.com, one of the largest e-commerce sites on the Internet; approximately 6,700 retail outlets; and 24 worldwide call centers. Established in 1976, Ticketmaster serves more than 9,000 clients worldwide across multiple event categories, providing exclusive ticketing services for leading arenas, stadiums, professional sports franchises and leagues, college sports teams, performing arts venues, museums, and theaters. In 2007, the company sold more than 142 million tickets valued at over $8.3 billion on behalf of its clients. Ticketmaster is headquartered in West Hollywood, California and is an operating business of IAC (Nasdaq: IACI).