“StubHub Inks Another Pac-10 Partnership with Arizona State University Athletics”
San Francisco, CA (StubHub) July 13, 2009 – StubHub, the world’s largest ticket marketplace, today announced a partnership with Arizona State University Athletics to recognize StubHub as its Official Fan to Fan Ticket Marketplace. The Arizona State Sun Devils join the Oregon State Beavers, Stanford Cardinal, Washington Huskies and USC Trojans as current Pac-10 Conference ticketing partners. With this latest addition, StubHub is now proudly affiliated with 13 collegiate athletic programs and a combined total of nearly 60 team partners across professional leagues and the NCAA ranks.
Excitement around ASU football and basketball is at a fever pitch with coaches Dennis Erickson and Herb Sendek leading both programs to greater heights. Through the StubHub partnership, Sun Devil fans will benefit from the opportunity to sell their extra tickets through a safe and reputable platform. StubHub will enjoy increased brand awareness from varied online and offline marketing components, including stadium signage and promotion, radio advertising, email marketing and on-site pick-up locations at Sun Devil Stadium and Wells Fargo Arena.
“StubHub’s reputation for putting fans first compliments our fan-friendly initiatives and made the company a superior solution by leveraging the country’s number one secondary ticket service,” said Stephen Ponder, Sr. Associate AD, Development. “In cases of home sellouts or road games, StubHub offers them a secure destination for purchase.”
“We are proud to add one of the top athletic programs in the country to our family of collegiate partners,” said Danielle Maged, Head of Partnerships & Sports Business Development for StubHub. “Sun Devil fans can feel the utmost confidence using StubHub, as their transactions will be managed by our best-of-class service and are protected by our industry leading FanProtect Guarantee™.”
StubHub is the world’s largest ticket marketplace, enabling fans to buy and sell tickets to tens of thousands of sports, concert, theater and other live entertainment events. StubHub reinvented the ticket resale market in 2000 and continues to lead it through innovation. The company’s unique online marketplace, dedicated solely to tickets, provides all fans the choice to buy or sell their tickets in a safe, convenient, and highly reliable environment. All transactions are processed and delivered by StubHub and backed by the company’s FanProtect Guarantee™. Company partners include the New York Yankees, Chicago Bears and the University of Southern California along with nearly 60 teams in the NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL and NCAA, complemented with music artists like Madonna and media companies such as ESPN and AOL.
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