TORONTO, Dec. 9 /CNW/ - Buying tickets to see the next big game just got
a whole lot easier! FanXchange, Canada's online ticket marketplace, and
theScore, home to hardcore sports fans, announced their newest offering
to simplify the hunt for the best tickets. The new alliance enables
users to quickly search for seats contextually via theScore.com to buy
their sports tickets in real-time, safely and securely.
"Our relationship with FanXchange fits well with our mandate of
delivering interactive and authentic sports entertainment to our
audience," said Benjie Levy, Executive Vice President and Chief
Operating Officer, Score Media Inc. "theScore.com has a strong and
growing fan base and we're confident this is a feature they will find
Brandon Koffler, President of FanXchange, adds, "There was great synergy
from the moment we first approached theScore. It was always our
intention to build the FanXchange brand by extending our offering, so
partnering with an iconic sports lifestyle property like theScore was
the perfect complement to our brand's evolution."
FanXchange empowers fans to buy and sell tickets to sports, music and
theatre events across North America and maintains the country's largest
inventory, averaging 5.5 million tickets. The site guarantees fans a
safe and legitimate transaction along with a money-back guarantee. This
partnership allows FanXchange to further enhance their long-standing
brand promise: Find the Best Seats, Shop Safely Online and Get
Overnight Shipping. These intrinsic elements of the FanXchange service
and the recent alliance strengthens the value to sports fans - by
putting their needs first. The FanXchange Ticket Centre on theScore.com
makes a real difference to fans facing the challenge of finding the
tickets they want.
The launch phase is supported with an integrated campaign for digital,
TV and editorial advertising. Toronto's SPOKE Agency continues their
three-year relationship with FanXchange to lead the strategy, creative
and technology development for the ongoing partnership.
"Our brand is built on the idea that a fan to fan exchange should be
safe and easy," says Koffler. "theScore partnership gets hardcore
sports fans closer to the action with some of the hottest tickets out
Sports fans can find tickets faster on theScore.com starting Wednesday,
December 8, 2010.
About FanXchange Ltd.
FanXchange is Canada's online ticket marketplace. The community is built
upon a guaranteed experience that enables buyers and sellers alike to
purchase tickets for local and national Music, Sporting and Theatre
events. FanXchange has a wide selection of tickets and works with users
to expand the offering on a daily basis.
The management team at FanXchange are experienced leaders in the
entertainment, leisure and hospitality industries. We are dedicated to
bringing you the very best in entertainment; making it accessible at
the global level. FanXchange.com was established in the Spring of 2008
and remains committed to delivering a safe and fun buying experience.
All transactions are protected by the FanX Guarantee to ensure 100%
customer satisfaction - each and every time. Sellers love us too! We
empower individuals and corporate partners to list their tickets and
connect them to a national network of qualified buyers.
FanXchange Ltd. is a privately-owned Canadian corporation, based in
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