Wednesday, october 11, 2016

XAVIER ATHLETICS, TICKET GALAXY AGREE ON MULTI-YEAR PARTNERSHIP CENTERED ON MEN'S BASKETBALL


Agreement makes Ticket Galaxy an “Official Partner” of Xavier Athletics

CINCINNATI (Oct. 12, 2016) – Xavier University Athletics announced today a multi-year partnership with Ticket Galaxy, a secondary market leader and premier online marketplace for buying and selling tickets to live events.

            The relationship with Ticket Galaxy was secured by the university’s athletics multimedia rights holder, Learfield's Xavier Sports Properties. For Musketeer basketball fans, Ticket Galaxy will be offering exclusive promotions ranging from gift cards to use on game tickets to Xavier prize packs and seat upgrades.

“Xavier’s men’s basketball program is synonymous with winning, and its fans have made Cintas Center one of the toughest places to play in college basketball,” said Ticket Galaxy President Steve Kobelski. “Through this partnership, we look forward to giving Musketeers fans access to great seats at affordable prices while helping to cheer on the team for many seasons to come.”

            According to Xavier University Assistant Athletic Director for Ticket Sales Brett Sanders, “Enthusiasm for the upcoming season is apparent as season ticket sales are progressing at an impressive pace. Xavier’s partnership with Ticket Galaxy is a great way for fans to receive value for tickets they are unable to use during the season.”

            “We’re committed to creating corporate partnerships that are beneficial for Xavier as well as its fans, and we’re excited to have Ticket Galaxy come aboard and support the Musketeers,” said Tom Koenigsfeld, general manager for Xavier Sports Properties, Learfield’s local team solely dedicated to overseeing the Musketeers’ rights relationship and corporate partner platform.       

            Ticket Galaxy is the sports and entertainment industry’s leading marketplace to buy and sell tickets to sport, concert, theater, and family events. In addition to Xavier, Ticket Galaxy holds collegiate partnerships with UConn, University of Houston and Army West Point. Providing consumers with hard-to-get, sold-out, and discount tickets to live entertainment in the United States and abroad, Ticket Galaxy partners with some of the world’s most identifiable brands. Its retail website, www.TicketGalaxy.com, grants fans access to unmatched inventory, premiere customer service and secure ticket transactions in an easy-to-navigate environment, all with a 200% money-back guarantee. For more information on Ticket Galaxy, visit TicketGalaxy.com, Facebook.com/TicketGalaxyUSA, or Twitter.com/TicketGalaxy.

An industry leader for more than four decades, Learfield has a deep presence in the college athletics landscape nationwide. In addition to Xavier, it manages the multimedia and sponsorship rights for more than 120 collegiate institutions, conferences and arenas, and supports athletic departments at all competitive levels as title sponsor of the prestigious Learfield Directors’ Cup. Learfield also provides its collegiate partners access to professional concessions and ticket sales; branding, licensing and trademark consulting; digital and social platform expertise; campus-wide business and sponsorship development; and venue and technology systems through its affiliated companies.

 

MEDIA CONTACT:                                                                   

Kyle Osolin                               Jennifer Duncan                                               

Ticket Galaxy                            Learfield

KyleO@ticketgalaxy.com           jduncan@learfield.com

(860) 533-4090                           (469) 767-8324