CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga has partnered with IMG Learfield Ticket Solutions for representation of its outbound ticket sales, as announced today by UTC Vice Chancellor and Director of Athletics David Blackburn and IMG Learfield Ticket Solutions’ President Rob Sine today.

“We are excited about the opportunity to partner with IMG Learfield Solutions in the area of outbound ticket sales,” said Blackburn. “This allows us to expand our reach, while giving our community more opportunities to engage with our athletic programs. IMG Learfield offers our department a best-practice, professional approach to outbound sales, which we believe will greatly enhance our ability to equip our student-athletes for success.”

IMGLTS, a joint venture between IMG College and Learfield, represents 41 collegiate partners for which the JV generated more than $105 million in ticket sales and fundraising revenue in 2015. In 2016, IMGLTS signed a total of 13 new university partners.

“IMG Learfield Ticket Solutions is proud to partner with Chattanooga Athletics to create the most engaged fan base possible,” said Sine. “We have been impressed by their commitment to superior ticket sales and we look forward to providing them with that will enhance their current results.”

New collegiate partnerships for IMGLTS in 2016 included the Big Ten Conference, East Carolina, North Carolina-Chapel Hill, Purdue, Boise State, Oregon, Rutgers, the Mountain West Conference, Washington State, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Cal and Missouri.