PRESS RELEASE: “StubHub Named Official Fan to Fan Ticket Marketplace for Three Major Bowl Games Including BCS National Championship”
SAN FRANCISCO (BUSINESS WIRE) December 6, 2010 – The anticipation is running high as StubHub, the world’s largest ticket marketplace, gears up to bring college football fans to three of the top bowl games in the nation. StubHub will be on the front lines, providing fans with a safe and convenient way to obtain tickets as the Official Fan to Fan Ticket Marketplace for the Insight Bowl on Dec. 28 in Tempe, Ariz.; the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl on Jan. 1, 2011 in Glendale, Ariz. and the Tostitos BCS National Championship Game on Jan. 10, 2011, also in Glendale.
“StubHub has been a reliable, go-to resource for college football fans throughout the regular season, ensuring access to any game on the schedule,” said Danielle Maged, head of business development and partnerships for StubHub. “A bowl game ticket is one of the most coveted in all of sports. We look forward to extending the high level of service that we know fans depend on as the Official Fan to Fan Marketplace for three of college football’s most significant games of the year, including the national championship game.”
StubHub’s marketplace provides college sports fans with a trusted online destination, where tickets can be exchanged in a safe and convenient environment, backed by StubHub’s industry-leading FanProtect guarantee. As the Official Fan to Fan Ticket Marketplace for each of the three key Arizona bowl match-ups, StubHub marketing assets will be highly visible across game-related properties, including in-game signage and promotions, online and mobile creative elements, ticket inserts and dedicated emails. Fans also will benefit from access to StubHub’s Last Minute Services (LMS) ticket pick-up locations, helping to ensure their ticketing experience is effortless up until kickoff.
“Through our partnership with StubHub, we are facilitating a secure, reliable and safe way for fans to buy and sell tickets to a line-up of games that ranks among the highest in demand in all of sports,” said Jay Fields, senior vice president for the Fiesta Bowl. “By teaming up with the secondary ticket market leader, we are able to complement our primary box office efforts while providing fans with a level of added flexibility to see games from the seats of their choice.”
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, Washington Redskins and the University of Southern California along with nearly 60 teams in the NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL and NCAA, complemented with companies such as ESPN and AOL.
StubHub is an eBay company (NASDAQ:EBAY). For more information on StubHub, visit www.stubhub.com.
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