Pittsburgh Riverhounds News Release -- www.riverhounds.com
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
PITTSBURGH -- Highmark Stadium has selected Ticketmaster to manage ticketing services for Pittsburgh Riverhounds and Pittsburgh Passion home games, as well as additional sporting and entertainment events expected to be scheduled at Pittsburgh’s newest downtown venue.
Ticketmaster is the industry ticketing leader, selling more than 141 million tickets annually and 27 million monthly unique visitors, making Ticketmaster.com the third largest eCommerce site in the world. With the broadest array of products, Ticketmaster offers clients and their fans innovative solutions, including social and mobile apps that enhance awareness of events and increase ticket sales.
“We are very excited to work with Ticketmaster, as the industry leader they bring an unparalleled portfolio of innovative products and services that will enable us to create stronger relationships with our fans and offer an overall enhanced experience,” said Gary Hinston, consultant and part owner of Highmark Stadium. “Having their name in Highmark Stadium is very important.”
In addition to Riverhounds soccer games and Passion football games, Highmark Stadium will host a number of additional sporting events, such as but not limited to rugby, lacrosse, ice hockey, baseball, and softball. When Highmark Stadium is not occupied by athletics, the 3,500-seat stadium will be converted into a venue for concerts, festivals, charity events, and other entertainment events.
“Opening a new venue is an enormous undertaking and we are delighted to work with the Highmark Stadium and the Riverhounds to help deliver Pittsburgh’s newest premier venue,” said Nathan Buck, client development director, Ticketmaster.
“Our goal at Highmark Stadium is to provide individuals of all ages with a year-round schedule full of quality sporting and entertainment events,” said Jason Kutney, CEO of the Riverhounds. “With the experience and talent Ticketmaster and Gary Hinston provide, we expect Highmark Stadium to become one of the hottest venues in the Pittsburgh area for the latest entertainment.”
Information regarding events at Highmark Stadium will be released to the public upon confirmation.
For more information about Highmark Stadium, visit www.highmarkstadium.com or call (800) 298-7308.