“Ticketmaster’s TicketsNow Announces New ‘Sell Your Tickets On TicketsNow’ Enhanced Service Allows Fans to Sell Their Tickets Directly to Fellow Fans”
ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill. (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) Oct. 1, 2008 — TicketsNow today announced a new service, Sell Your Tickets on TicketsNow, that enables consumers to sell their event tickets through a secure online marketplace. Consumers who turn to TicketsNow for a vast selection of premium sports, concert, and theater tickets can now use TicketsNow.com to sell their own tickets to fellow fans, while prospective buyers can now shop from an even larger inventory of tickets. TicketsNow, a Ticketmaster (Nasdaq:TKTM) company, offers the same convenience, safety, and security it has provided for years with the added service of a truly interactive marketplace.
“Through Sell Your Tickets on TicketsNow, we’ve created an even more dynamic channel for hard-to-get event tickets,” said Cheryl Rosner, CEO of TicketsNow. “By allowing consumers to sell their own tickets directly on TicketsNow.com, we can add an even greater selection of tickets to our already extensive online channel and provide even more access to the very best seats at the most popular events.”
Sell Your Tickets on TicketsNow provides ticket sellers with access to millions of fans along with the ability to set their own asking price, which can be changed at any time. Buyers can use TicketsNow software to search TicketsNow.com for a wide range of tickets for thousands of events. TicketsNow will notify sellers when orders are placed for their tickets and will handle all communication between the buyer and seller. TicketsNow guarantees consumers that all tickets are 100% authentic and will arrive in time for the event. Tickets can be listed for free, and sellers will only pay a commission once their tickets have been sold. Sellers will receive a link sent to their email for a shipping label, so sending your tickets out the door once they’re sold is a snap.
TicketsNow is committed to providing safe and secure access to premium sports, concert, and theater tickets. Since 1999, TicketsNow has provided consumers access to event tickets that are often hard to get through primary distribution channels. In addition to those tickets available from consumers through Sell Your Tickets on TicketsNow, tickets listed on TicketsNow are owned and supplied by more than 800 professional ticket resellers across the country who are vetted in advance by TicketsNow to ensure their reliability.
“The safety and security of our marketplace has always been our highest priority, and we are happy to continue that trend with Sell Your Tickets on TicketsNow,” said Rosner. “We are excited to offer this great service with the same reliability and safety that TicketsNow has offered for nearly a decade.”
TicketsNow is your connection to all of the fun and excitement of live music, theater, and sports. An online marketplace where buyers can choose from a large selection of premium tickets, TicketsNow provides consumers secure and convenient access to event tickets that are often hard to get through primary distribution channels. A wholly owned subsidiary of Ticketmaster, TicketsNow is a founding member of the NATB, which promotes the highest level of ethics in the event ticket resale industry. For more information, visit http://www.ticketsnow.com/.
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 www.ticketmaster.com, one of the largest e-commerce sites on the Internet; approximately 6,700 retail outlets; and 21 worldwide call centers. Established in 1976, Ticketmaster serves more than 10,000 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 141 million tickets valued at over $8.3 billion on behalf of its clients. Ticketmaster is headquartered in West Hollywood, California (Nasdaq:TKTM).