Showpass - Formerly GetQd - Announces New Name & Unveils New Website positions itself for international growth after successful Canadian expansion.

CALGARY, May 16, 2016 /CNW/ - Showpass, the leading event management and ticketing provider in Western Canada, is announcing a major rebranding milestone. The new brand will focus on perfecting the event discovery process and making purchasing tickets seamless for show-goers.

"The introduction of Showpass and its technologies will continue to accelerate the growth GetQd has experienced in the last few years. New online discovery tools, married with our current 150 box office distribution partners, will allow us to empower our community of show-goers like never before," says Lucas McCarthy, CEO of Showpass. "This brand arrives with a whole new set of tools, enabling us to address a considerably larger segment of the ticketing market."

The new Showpass site provides show-goers with a handpicked list of events aggregated through information from customers' likes, friend networks, and purchasing behaviors of similar customers. This customized event list, along with the newly implemented checkout system, enables users to purchase tickets faster than ever.

"The new system allows my customers to find my shows easier than ever and allows the transaction to happen more quickly," says Blake McRitchie, Manager of Digital Motion Vancouver. "It's proven to have a higher conversion rate with fewer abandoned carts.

Showpass supports automated registration and multiple currencies. Multiple language support will launch soon.

About Showpass

Launched in 2014, Showpass (formerly GetQd) is an all-in-one cloud based event management system built to deliver event organizers tools to sell more tickets. Showpass has over 275 organizers in Canada and partners with over 150 offline outlets to create an unrivaled distribution channel of box offices across Canada.


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