MONTREAL, Oct.1, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - The Société du Palais des congrès de Montréal is pleased to announce it is partnering with one of the leading ticketing providers to offer an online box office service for consumer shows and other public events held at the Palais des congrès.
This new partnership will above all make it possible for the Palais to provide event promoters with a simple and flexible web service that will enable them to manage and track their overall online ticket sale operations optimally and readily. The partnership will also provide consumer shows and other public events unparalleled publicity on various platforms.
"The public events held at the Palais in 2013-14 attracted nearly 500,000 people, so we're delighted to further improve the visitor experience by simplifying the ticket purchasing process", indicated Raymond Larivée, President and CEO of the Palais des congrès de Montréal. "We are very honoured to have a prestigious organization like the Palais des congrès de Montréal as a client. It is with great pride that we have committed to providing them with the best ticketing service around and supporting their marketing efforts," emphasized Guislaine Bulman, General Manager at Ticketpro Canada.
The Palais des congrès de Montréal embarked on a sweeping technological modernization project in 2012, now making it one of the leading state-of-the-art convention centres in North America. Adding an online box office jointly with Ticketpro further enhances the customer experience, in addition to producing valuable data consumer show organizers can use to map out their sales and marketing strategy.
About the Palais des congrès de Montréal
The mission of the Palais des congrès de Montréal is to attract and host conventions, exhibitions, conferences, meetings and other events. A public institution with a commercial vocation, the Palais generates major economic benefits for Québec and has contributed proudly for over 30 years to sharing knowledge and enhancing Montréal's international reputation as a first-rate destination. To learn more: congresmtl.com.
About Ticketpro Canada
Since 2004, Ticketpro Canada has been specializing in feature-rich ticketing solutions for festivals, events, venues, producers and promoters. As a leading provider of box office software, online ticket sales and services, Ticketpro Canada handles all aspects of ticketing for a wide variety of organizations. Ticketpro's mission is to develop innovative and flexible services that guarantee optimal ticket sales for its clients while being a strategic partner in the success of their events.
SOURCE: Palais des congrès de Montréal
For further information: Source: Chrystine Loriaux, Adm.A., B.A.A., Director, Marketing and Communications, Société du Palais des congrès de Montréal; For information: Amélie Asselin, Advisor, Communications and Public Affairs, Société du Palais des congrès de Montréal, [email protected], Phone: 514 871-5897