FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
IRVINE, Calif. and KELOWNA, BC (May 1, 2012) – Paciolan, a leading provider of ticketing and marketing solutions for more than 500 live entertainment organizations, announced today that it has renewed its partnership with ticketing service provider, Select Your Tickets, until 2019. Select Your Tickets supports multiple venues in Kelowna and Victoria, BC, including Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre, Prospera Place, Rotary Centre for the Arts, and Kelowna Community Theatre. Since 2004, Select Your Tickets has been using Paciolan’s venue enablement ticketing services, which have allowed its regional ticketing clients to extend their brands and sell more tickets to current and potential customers.
“We fully believe in Paciolan, so there was no hesitancy in renewing our partnership,” said Marlon Weidlich, director of Select Your Tickets. “The company provides an innovative solution with excellent customer service and proven innovation that help us stay competitive and successful. From ticketing to marketing to social media, Paciolan delivers it all and has proven to be a one-stop center for our needs.”
Leveraging Paciolan’s venue enablement ticketing services, Select Your Tickets has become the predominant ticketing brand and regional provider spanning two major cities – Kelowna and Victoria, BC. The services allow its regional ticketing venues and organizations to better control their brand, manage the customer experiences, and build lifelong customer relationships, all while maximizing revenue streams.
“Paciolan has enabled us to expand our regional footprint and increasingly offer more services,” added Weidlich. “Using the company’s suite of services and products has helped us secure incremental revenues through incremental ticket sales, not only from our client organizations, but from their subsidiaries as well.”
True thought leaders, Select Your Tickets was an early adopter of Paciolan’s new Mobile Ticketing solution and Facebook Connect module. Integrated into their ticketing pages and primary website, the Facebook Connect feature allows customers to buy tickets and share events with friends through Facebook to capitalize on the social nature of live entertainment — all while delivering a brand-friendly buying experience. Working with Paciolan, Select Your Tickets has been able to sell 80 percent of its single tickets online.
“Paciolan’s mobile ticketing solution and Facebook Connect feature allow us to offer value-added services to our regional ticketing organizations, while also delivering enhanced services to their customers,” added Weidlich.
“It’s been wonderful to see the incredible growth and regional ticketing success Select Your Tickets has achieved by leveraging our venue enablement ticketing services,” said Dave Butler, chief executive officer of Paciolan. “As early adopters of our mobile ticketing and Facebook Connect solutions, Select Your Tickets continues to stay on the forefront of new and innovative technology to best serve their customers.”
About Select Your Tickets
Select Your Tickets is a ticketing company that was created in 2004 by RG Properties Ltd to provide creative solutions for its 6000+ arenas in Kelowna and Victoria, BC. We are currently comprised of two offices, one in Prospera Place (Kelowna) and the other in Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre (Victoria). In addition, we have an outlet in Kelowna’s Capital News Centre, as well as outlets in the Coquitlam, Burnaby, and Maple Ridge Planet Ice locations.
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 who 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.
Comcast-Spectacor (comcast-spectacor.com) is the Philadelphia-based sports and entertainment company which owns the Philadelphia Flyers (NHL), the home arena for both the Flyers and the NBA’s Philadelphia 76ers, the Wells Fargo Center, and four Flyers Skate Zone community ice skating and hockey rinks. In addition, Comcast-Spectacor is also the principal owner of Global Spectrum, the fastest growing firm in the public assembly management field with more than 100 facilities throughout the United States and Canada; Ovations Food Services, a food and beverage service provider; New Era Tickets, a ticketing and marketing company for public assembly facilities; Front Row Marketing Services, a commercial rights sales company; FanOne, a digital fan marketing company; and Paciolan, the leading provider of venue enablement, ticketing, fundraising and marketing technology solutions.
Paciolan, Vice President of Marketing