Learfield Partner St. Cloud State Announces Ticketing Partnership with TixCity
St. Cloud, Minn. – St. Cloud State University today announced that Edison, New Jersey-based TixCity has been named the official secondary ticket partner of St. Cloud State Athletics. The multi-year partnership continues through the 2018-2019 academic year.
As part of the relationship, Huskies Fan Exchange powered by TixCity will be created and launched in conjunction with St. Cloud State’s 2016-17 hockey season. The Huskies Fan Exchange will provide fans of St. Cloud State with an exclusive and safe marketplace to buy and sell tickets to home hockey games and other St. Cloud State sports events. Learfield’s St. Cloud State Sports Properties, the university’s athletics multimedia rightsholder, secured the TixCity partnership and will manage all aspects of the partnership.
“We are excited to welcome TixCity to Huskies Athletics as a partner. Ticket exchange services are relatively new in the marketplace and will provide current and future ticket holders with an easy and safe way to transfer tickets on-line,” said Heather Weems, St. Cloud State Director of Athletics. “Our partnership with TixCity provides a beneficial service to our fans while gaining additional support for Huskies student-athletes and sports programs.”
“We are thrilled to be announcing our partnership with St. Cloud State,” said TixCity Founder and CEO, Lon Belvin. “St. Cloud State has built a reputation for quality athletics and we are pleased to be part of that tradition moving forward. The Huskies Fan Exchange powered by TixCity will provide St. Cloud State fans with the comfort and security of knowing they have an exclusive marketplace where they can buy and sell their tickets. We’ve invested into making this exciting new ticket platform fan-friendly, particularly for mobile use. Importantly, a portion of revenue from the exchange will directly benefit St. Cloud State athletics. We look forward to closely interacting with Huskies fans for many years to come.”
About St. Cloud State University
St. Cloud State University prepares students for life, work and citizenship in the 21st Century with 200 academic programs and 60-plus graduate degrees that emphasize hands-on learning through community engagement. Founded in 1869, St. Cloud State serves more than 15,000 students. The St. Cloud State University intercollegiate athletics program competes as an NCAA Division I affiliate in men’s and women’s ice hockey, while it competes as an NCAA Division II affiliate in the remainder of its programs.
TixCity, LLC, based in Edison, New Jersey, is a global ticket company currently focusing on the secondary ticket market. A leading voice within the ticket industry on issues related to preserving ticket-buying options for consumers, TixCity has built a reputation for exceptional customer service. The Fan-Friendly Ticket Source, TixCity serves ticket buyers across all sports and entertainment. TixCity is pioneering fan exchanges to provide fans of specific sports, teams and venues a safe, secure environment to buy and sell tickets. For more information on TixCity visit www.TixCity.com or follow on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram (@TixCity).