UAB Athletics Signs with IMG Learfield Ticketing Solutions
Blazers one of 10 new universities to sign with IMGLTS in 2016
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The University of Alabama at Birmingham has appointed IMG Learfield Ticket Solutions to manage outbound ticket sales, it was announced today.
IMGLTS, a joint venture between IMG College and Learfield, represents 40 collegiate partners for whom the agency generated more than $105 million worth of ticket sales and fundraising revenue in 2015. In 2016, IMGLTS has signed 10 new universities.
“We are eager to partner with an organization like IMG-Learfield Ticket Solutions, who is recognized as the leader in collegiate ticket sales,” said UAB Director of Athletics Mark Ingram. “Excitement around UAB Athletics is at an all-time high, and we want to do everything we can to maximize the number of people who attend our events and give our student-athletes a competitive advantage. We are confident that the efforts of our UAB Marketing team and IMGLTS will result in record crowds for the Blazers.”
“The careful decision UAB has made to partner with IMGLTS to bring outbound ticket sales to campus is another winning move in advance of football returning in 2017,” said Rob Sine, president of IMG Learfield Ticket Solutions. “Our goals are to provide a first-class outbound ticket sales and service approach, to create the most engaged fan base possible, and to drive revenue and attendance for many years.”
IMGLTS has announced new partnerships with 10 schools in 2016 including Rutgers, East Carolina, the Big Ten Conference, the Mountain West Conference, Purdue University, Boise State University, Oregon and Washington State.