University of Oklahoma Expanding Relationship With Learfield, Paciolan
The University of Oklahoma has announced it is deepening its relationship with Learfield and Paciolan, which handle the marketing and ticketing for its athletics programs, extending the deal that has been in place since 1994. The new deal, which commences on July 1, adds new wrinkles to the long-time... Read more
Paciolan Announces Promotion of Deana Barnes to COO
Paciolan has promoted longtime executive Deana Barnes to the position of Chief Operating Officer, the company announced this week. Barnes, who has been with the company since 2003, had previously served as the company’s Senior Vice President of Client Engagement. “Deana is an authentic leader and an inspirational executive... Read more
Vanderbilt Signs Ticketing Deal WIth Paciolan
Vanderbilt University in Tennessee has switched its ticketing provider, signing a new deal with Paciolan. Vanderbilt, the lone private school in the SEC, had previously used Ticketmaster for its event ticketing partnership. “We are looking forward to working with Paciolan to provide elite ticketing services to Commodore Nation. As... Read more
Learfield Rebrands Ticketing and Seat Solutions Business as Amplify
Learfield Amplify is the new branding for Learfield’s ticketing and seat solutions operations, the company announced last week. The branding encompases the ticketing, stadium seating and development services that currently count among its client base over 100 university athletic departments and professional sports organizations. “We are thrilled to roll... Read more
Learfield IMG Hires Former Ticketmaster Executive
The content and commerce solutions provider in collegiate athletics, Learfield IMG College, announced former Ticketmater exec Cole Gahagan as the new President of Content for Multimedia Sales & Enterprise Solutions. Currently, Gahagan is the Chief Commercial Officer for Fanatics, Inc., and previously, he worked as the Chief Revenue Officer... Read more
Primary Lobbyists Give Confusing Testimony to Nevada Legislature
In public testimony given before the Nevada Assembly Committee on Judiciary on May 6, primary industry lobbyists gave testimony regarding Senate Bill 131, which features a number of provisions designed to strip consumers of rights related to the resale of tickets. While there is a great deal of content... Read more
Reports: Learfield, IMG College Close to Merger
Sports Business Daily is reporting that Learfield and IMG College have agreed to a merger that will combine the two giants in college sports, with a finalized signing and official announcement in the coming days after final details are worked out. The report, written by Michael Smith and John... Read more
Paciolan Acquires TicketsWest; WestCoast Entertainment
Paciolan has acquired the assets of TicketsWest and WestCoast Entertainment from Red Lion Hotels Corporation, according to a release issued by the company on Wednesday. Both businesses, based in the Pacific Northwest, will continue to operate under their current names and logos, under the umbrella of Paciolan – the... Read more