PRESS RELEASE: “WWE PARTNERS WITH VIAGOGO”
LONDON, UK (viagogo) JULY 9, 2010 – viagogo, Europe’s leading secondary ticketing company has signed a deal with World Wrestling Entertainment® (WWE) to become the official secondary ticketing partner for the global entertainment organization’s European live event tour dates this Autumn.
The deal marks the first time the WWE has worked with a secondary ticketing partner on its major European tours and reconfirms WWE’s commitment to protecting its fans from rogue websites and online scams.
WWE is the latest high profile sports entertainment organisation to select viagogo as its official secondary ticketing partner and follows a long line of similar exclusive partnerships with Chelsea FC, Manchester United, Roland-Garros, and the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals. viagogo’s ever expanding partnership portfolio reinforces its status as the partner of choice for sports organisations seeking to help provide their fans with a safe and secure place to buy and sell tickets.
“WWE is delighted to be partnering with viagogo,” said Andrew Whitaker, Executive Vice President WWE International. “By working with the leading secondary ticketing company in Europe we are providing our fans with a safe and secure online platform to sell their live event tickets if they can’t make it to the show. We are confident that viagogo will provide a first class service to the WWE Universe.”
Ed Parkinson, Director of viagogo UK said “There is huge excitement and anticipation whenever the WWE Raw and SmackDown live events come to Europe. As a result, tickets can sell out fast, so we are delighted to be working with the WWE to enable fans to buy or sell tickets in a safe, secure and guaranteed way.”
WWE RAW® and SmackDown® will return to Europe this September and November, with two action-packed live event tours hitting arenas across the UK and Ireland, France, Luxembourg, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Italy and Turkey. To buy tickets for upcoming European WWE tours on viagogo go to http://www.viagogo.co.uk/Sports-Tickets/WWE.