PRESS RELEASE: “Texas Tech University Athletics Chooses StubHub as Official Fan to Fan Ticket Marketplace”
SAN FRANCISCO, CA (BUSINESS WIRE) August 15, 2011 – StubHub, the world’s largest ticket marketplace, today announced that it will become the Official Fan to Fan Ticket Marketplace for Texas Tech University Athletics, facilitated through its existing relationship with Paciolan, the leading provider of ticketing, marketing, and fundraising solutions in college athletics. StubHub’s ticket marketplace offers Red Raider sports fans a convenient online destination where tickets can be purchased in a trusted environment.
Ensuring quick delivery and legitimacy, StubHub’s FanProtect Guarantee backs every order so Red Raider fans can purchase tickets with confidence. With its new integration, fans will now be able to print Texas Tech football and basketball tickets purchased on StubHub from the convenience of their home. Ticket Holders will also be able to list tickets via a streamlined process and reach a broader audience. StubHub is now working with 22 NCAA properties nationwide and through Paciolan, is fully integrated with nine NCAA universities.
“StubHub is proud to integrate with Texas Tech University,” said Danielle Maged, head of StubHub partnerships and business development. “We are excited to offer Red Raider fans a safe and secure place to both purchase and sell their tickets to Texas Tech athletic events.”
Paciolan’s leading software integration with the university enhances the overall fan experience. The product integration allows fans to buy tickets online and print them at home, which, combined with StubHub’s expertise in the secondary ticket marketplace, provides Red Raider fans with a stress-free purchasing process.
“Texas Tech is pleased to team up with StubHub and Paciolan to provide Red Raider fans with an enhanced ticketing platform that has a long track record of secure transactions,” said Texas Tech Director of Athletic Ticket Operations Jarod Huddleston. “This partnership will expand our fan’s ability to buy. We know that the StubHub integration into our existing online ticketing platform will provide the entire Texas Tech community with a trusted destination for Red Raider Athletics tickets.”
“We pride ourselves on ensuring the overall sporting event experience goes well,” said Dave Butler, CEO of Paciolan. “Together with StubHub and Texas Tech, we are bringing the ultimate in convenience and customer service to fans. Our advanced technology options continue to streamline and simplify buying and selling tickets to all Red Raider sporting events.”
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 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.
StubHub is an eBay company (NASDAQ: EBAY). For more information on StubHub, visit www.stubhub.com, www.twitter.com/stubhub, or www.ticketnews-on-facebook.com/Stubhub
Founded in 1980, Paciolan is the leader in venue enablement, powering ticketing, fundraising and marketing technology solutions for leading organizations across North America. Collectively, Paciolan powers over 500 live entertainment organizations that sell over 100 million tickets annually. Primary markets include college athletics, professional sports, performing arts, arenas and museums. Paciolan is a wholly owned subsidiary of Comcast-Spectacor.
Visit www.paciolan.com for additional company information.
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