Rangers kick off digital transformation
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North Carolina Football Club announces partnership with IQONIQ
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Eden Park embraces support to deliver multiple World Cup events in three years
With Eden Park set to host three World Cup events in the next three years, the stadium is embracing the New Zealand Government’s funding announcement today for sport recovery. Sport and Recreation Minister Grant Robertson has confirmed that NZ$7.3m is being committed to enhance the country’s facilities for the upcoming hosting of World Cups.
Australia and New Zealand selected as hosts of FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023™
The FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023™ will be staged in Australia and New Zealand, following a vote taken by the FIFA Council during its meeting held via videoconference, the result of which was announced by FIFA President Gianni Infantino.
Real Madrid announces expansive omnichannel retail program
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CMLC reveals project team for Calgary’s new event centre
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SoFi Stadium on course to be the undisputed leader in LED Video Display
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VIDEO: Real Madrid – New Santiago Bernabéu stadium renovation works
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Leyton Orient announces the launch of O’s Pitchside Restaurant
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THE BIG INTERVIEW: George Vaughan, Head of Technology, Ascot
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Four launches innovative placemaking services to support bid and host cities
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Seat Unique is a trusted online marketplace where fans can buy official hospitality packages and VIP tickets to live sports, music and cultural events.
We work with clubs, venues and rightsholders directly, to help fans access hospitality experiences anytime and anywhere, through our 24/7 online service.
We’re proud to be working with some of the biggest sports clubs and venues in the world. By using our innovative software, our partners can exclusively exhibit premium hospitality packages and VIP tickets through our website. This enables us to create a safe and secure online space in which customers are guaranteed access to the best packages at the best possible price.
Our software allows clubs and venues to sell hospitality tickets to fans safely and securely, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. By powering online hospitality sales in this way, we’re helping clubs and venues maximise their sales channels and increase sales conversions more effectively and efficiently.
If you are an official rightsholder, artist, promoter or venue, and would like to discuss joining our community, we would love to hear from you.
Full company name: RMS EVENTS LTD T/A Seat Unique
Contact name: Matt Judge, Head of Commercial
Address: 83 Lavender Hill, Clapham, London, SW11 5QL
Tel: +44 208 706 0164
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At Seat Unique, it’s our mission to bring fans closer to unforgettable live experiences by making VIP treatment accessible to all. That’s why we’ve built a secure, user-friendly online marketplace where hospitality tickets and premium packages come directly from clubs and venues.
It’s also our aim to help clubs and venues increase their sales channels. Our innovative software empowers our partners by turning on their sales channels 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
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Re-inventing bar and table service after lockdown
As the UK emerges from coronavirus lockdown, venues are beginning to announce or plan for reopening. The biggest challenge is how to maintain social distancing and safety for customers and staff, while still delivering a great experience.
ALSD Webinar: A Path Forward for Suite Sales
Dan August of the Los Angeles Rams, Scott Spencer of Suite Experience Group, and the ALSD’s Jared Frank discuss current suite marketplace trends and a technology to better market and sell single-event suites in response to those trends.