Vivid Seats Named Exclusive Online Ticket Provider of FOXSports.com
-- Press Release --
CHICAGO (Sept. 9, 2016) - Chicago-based Vivid Seats has been selected as the Exclusive Online Ticket Provider of FOXSports.com as part of a new two-year deal. The relationship will provide visitors on FOXSports.com with the opportunity to seamlessly purchase game tickets from Vivid Seats' user-friendly platform. Vivid Seats' industry-leading technology provides sports fans with access to one of the widest selection of authentic game tickets and unmatched levels of affordability.
"Vivid Seats' commitment to creating a more affordable and simpler way for sports fans to experience live events makes this a natural fit," said AJ Machosky, Vice President of Sponsorships. "Fox Sports is a leader in content, and combined with our seamless user experience, sports fans everywhere will benefit."
The new deal between the two popular destinations for sports fans provides the convenient opportunity to consume all the latest information and shop for tickets from FOXSports.com. Links on dedicated pages across FOXSports.com, including the home page and respective team schedule pages, gives visitors direct access to the most relevant and attractive tickets for sale in the Vivid Seats marketplace. FOXSports.com will also showcase insights and information mined from Vivid Seats' exclusive archive of historical ticketing data and real-time ticketing trends.
"We couldn't be happier to team up with a multiplatform ticket provider like Vivid Seats to offer our users premium access to the best sports events," said Ben Maggin, Vice President, Business Development. "We are always looking to serve our fans and this deal should enhance the user experience on FOXSports.com."
Vivid Seats has long been the industry's fastest growing ticket marketplace, with an extensive ticket selection across sports, concert, and theater events. All customers enjoy the benefit of unmatched affordability on tickets accessible via a desktop site, mobile phone, and mobile apps. Additionally, all confirmed orders receive the assurance of Vivid Seats' 100% Buyer Guarantee and are supplemented with start-to-finish customer support seven days a week over extended business hours.
About FOX Sports Media Group
FOX Sports Media Group is the umbrella entity representing 21st Century FOX's wide array of multi-platform US-based sports assets. Built with brands capable of reaching more than 100 million viewers in a single weekend, FOX Sports includes ownership and interests in linear television networks, digital and mobile programming, broadband platforms, multiple web sites, joint-venture businesses and several licensing partnerships. FOX Sports includes the sports television arm of the FOX Broadcasting Company; FS1; FS2; Fox's 22 regional sports networks, their affiliated regional web sites and FSN national programming; FOX Soccer Plus and FOX Soccer 2Go; FOX Deportes and FOX College Sports. In addition, FOX Sports also encompasses FOX Sports Digital, which includes FOXSports.com, FOX Sports GO, Whatifsports.com and Yardbarker.com. Also included in the Group are FOX's interests in joint-venture businesses Big Ten Network and BTN 2Go, as well as licensing agreements that establish the FOX Sports Radio Network.
About Vivid Seats
Vivid Seats is the largest independent secondary marketplace for tickets to live sports, concert and theater events. Founded in 2001, the Chicago-based company offers industry-leading affordability across one of the widest selections of premium tickets and event packages. Vivid Seats supports all orders with a comprehensive buyer guarantee and an in-house customer service team to ensure the safest and most convenient purchase experience. Fans that want to sit closer and see more of their favorite live events can order directly on vividseats.com or by phone at 866.848.8499.