PRESS RELEASE: “TICKETING AND ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY VETERAN PAT LUCAS JOINS SHOWCLIX AS DIRECTOR OF SALES”
PITTSBURGH, PA (ShowClix) May 25, 2011 – ShowClix (http://www.showclix.com) – a full-service, primary ticketing company – today announced that entertainment and ticketing industry veteran Pat Lucas has joined the company as Director of Sales.
“We’re very excited to have someone with such extensive experience joining our management team in this role,” says ShowClix CEO Joshua Dziabiak. “Pat’s passion for live entertainment, along with his experience in ticketing, venue operations, and management, should prove to be a great asset in leading our growing sales force.”
Pat brings over 20 years of experience in the entertainment and ticketing industries to ShowClix, having spent his career working in both ticketing and venue management.
-He’s a 16-year veteran of Ticketmaster, where he worked as the General Manager of the company’s Pittsburgh office.
-Most recently, Pat was the Director of Operations and Ticketing for PromoWest North Shore at Stage AE, a 5,500-capacity, indoor and outdoor concert venue in Pittsburgh, PA.
-Pat started his career at Star Lake Amphitheater (now First Niagara Pavilion), a 23,000-capacity outdoor amphitheater located outside of Pittsburgh, PA before moving on to become the General Manager of Mud Island Amphitheatre, a 5,300-seat venue, in Memphis, TN.
“I’m thrilled to have joined ShowClix. The company’s ticketing solution provides all of the features and functionality, as well as the ease-of-use, needed by today’s venue managers and event organizers,” says Pat Lucas. “The team is enthusiastic and very committed to helping their clients promote and sell out their events. ShowClix has a bright future and I’m excited to be a part of a company that’s experiencing such tremendous growth.”
ShowClix experienced over 650% growth in ticket sales and over 275% growth in new clients in 2010.
ShowClix is a full-service, primary ticketing company that provides venues, promoters and event organizers with innovative solutions to manage every aspect of their ticketing operations, including online and telephone ticket sales, box office management, admissions control and event promotion. The company’s web-based solutions are built with the latest technology to support high-volume, in-demand events and includes a private-label ticketing solution (http://www.showclix.com/services/private-label-ticketing). The company currently works with over 1,800 live music venues, performing arts groups, festivals, nightclubs, artist management companies, non-profit organizations and colleges and universities across the United States. For more information about how ShowClix is bringing innovation to the ticketing industry, visit http://www.showclix.com/examples/event-ticketing.