ORONO, Maine – The UMaine Black Bears have selected IMG Learfield Ticket Solutions (IMGLTS) for representation of its outbound ticket sales, as announced today by University of Maine’s Director of Athletics Karlton Creech and IMG Learfield Ticket Solutions’ President Rob Sine.

“We are thrilled to announce our partnership with the leaders in collegiate ticket sales, IMG Learfield Ticket Solutions,” said Creech. “The excitement of the game day atmosphere at and around our events at UMaine is exhilarating, and we want as many Black Bear fans as possible to gain the experience. Through the efforts of IMGLTS, we are confident that we will continue to grow our attendance and further spread the excitement of UMaine athletics throughout Black Bear Nation.”

IMG Learfield Ticket Solutions, a joint venture established in March 2012 between IMG College and Learfield, now represents a total of 42 collegiate partners for which the JV generated more than $115 million in ticket sales and fundraising revenue in 2016. UMaine marks the fifth new partner for IMGLTS in 2017, joining the University of Missouri, University of Tennessee-Chattanooga, Western Kentucky University and Top Golf Crush.

Sine added, “UMaine Athletics is an exciting new partner which continues to validate our unique approach to finding the right model to help our partners build the most engaged fan base in sports. Our team is proud to begin representing the Black Bears soon.”

In 2016, IMGLTS began representation of the following collegiate partners: Big Ten Conference, East Carolina, North Carolina, Purdue, Boise State, Oregon, Rutgers, the Mountain West Conference, Washington State, University of Alabama at Birmingham and Cal. For more comprehensive background on the company, its services and testimonials, visit www.imglearfieldticketsolutions.com.