Tickets.com is a business-to-business primary ticketing solutions provider, and seller of tickets for sports and live events. The company is the nation’s second-largest primary ticket seller and the third-largest overall ticket seller, according to TicketNews’s exclusive industry rankings.
The company, which is owned by Major League Baseball, is located in Costa Mesa, CA, and in 2009 announced a deal with StubHub and Ballena Technologies to offer fans the chance to view 3-D venue maps and buy tickets from them.
Tickets.com considers itself a full-service ticket solutions provider, utilizing several integrated ticketing solutions “designed to enable entertainment and sports organizations to sell tickets to consumers under the clients’ brand.” Tickets are sold via the Web, mobile phones, retail outlets, call centers and kiosks, among other channels. In addition, Tickets.com system allows clients to safely gather certain customer data for marketing purposes.
The company is the official ticket company for the 2010 Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver, and in addition to North America, it has clients in Europe, Australia and Latin America.
The House Energy and Commerce Committee announced Thursday it would be investigating the live event ticketing industry, looking for “potential unfair and deceptive practices” within, according to a press release. Letters were sent to Live Nation, Anschutz Entertainment Group (AEG), Tickets.com, StubHub, Vivid Seats, and TicketNetwork requesting details on... Read more
The Pro Football Hall of Fame announced on Tuesday a major multi-year partnership with Tickets.com, including an integration of Tickets.com’s ProVenue platform for Museum membership and premier stadium events. The Hall of Fame, which is located in Canton, Ohio, is the birthplace of the National Football League. The museum,... Read more
The savings company Groupon announced that it would extend its existing partnership with Tickets.com to bring more concerts, sports, arts, and theater events to the Groupon Marketplace. Last year, Groupon sold 30 million units for events, and with this partnership, Groupon will have the ability to offer ticket experiences... Read more
PRESS RELEASE: “Tickets.com and Digonex put dynamic ticketing on centre stage at Rugby Expo: Pioneering UK partnership and examples from US sports franchises to form core of workshop at leading global rugby event” Monday 5th November, 2012 — Following fantastic initial results with Championship football club Derby County and... Read more
The 2012 NFL regular season will kickoff Wednesday, September 5, but SB-Tickets.com is already preparing for Super Bowl XLVII slated for February 3, 2013 at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans. SB-Tickets.com is a leading source for Super Bowl tickets and access to parties, experiences, and accommodations. The Los... Read more
The Erie County Convention Center Authority (ECCCA), after years of using Ticketmaster as its ticketing provider, has dropped the company in favor of Tickets.com. Financial terms of the new deal, which is scheduled to take effect May 2, were not disclosed. The convention group, which has the Bayfront Convention... Read more
PRESS RELEASE: “Qcue, Tickets.com and MLB Advanced Media Partner to Provide One-Click Dynamic Pricing Solution” AUSTIN, TX (Qcue) July 21, 2010 — Qcue, the leading dynamic pricing engine for live events, Tickets.com and MLB Advanced Media (MLBAM), the interactive media and Internet company of Major League Baseball, have teamed... Read more
PRESS RELEASE: “Tickets.com(R) Partners with Txtstation Global Mobile Marketing to Offer Clients Real-Time Mobile Interactivity with Fans” COSTA MESA, Calif. (PRNewswire) May 5, 2010 – Tickets.com— a leading global provider of integrated, high- performance ticketing solutions—has announced a partnership with Txtstation Global Mobile Marketing, the recognized leader in mobile... Read more
PRESS RELEASE: “Tickets.com Names John Walker to Serve as President and CEO” NEW YORK and COSTA MESA, Calif. (PRNewswire) April 21, 2010 – Tickets.com, a wholly owned subsidiary of MLB Advanced Media, LP (MLBAM), the interactive media and Internet company of Major League Baseball, announced today the appointment of... Read more
PRESS RELEASE: “ProVenue(R) Ticketing Platform from Tickets.com Triumphs in Primary and Secondary Market Ticketing at Vancouver 2010” COSTA MESA, Calif. (PRNewswire) March 31, 2010 – Tickets.com—a leading global provider of integrated, high-performance ticketing solutions—employed its proprietary, web-based ProVenue Ticketing Management System to handle 100-percent of the ticketing for the... Read more