JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 27, 2020) – The East Tennessee State University Athletics Department announced Monday that TicketSmarter has joined its corporate partnership program. The sponsorship promotes TicketSmarter as the official ticket resale marketplace partner of the ETSU Buccaneers.
As the official ticket marketplace partner, TicketSmarter now offers ETSU fans the opportunity to buy and sell tickets to watch the Buccaneers home and away.
"TicketSmarter is proud to enter a partnership with ETSU and we look forward to many years of close collaboration," said TicketSmarter CEO Jeff Goodman. "As an extension of our collegiate efforts, we hope to continually develop our relationships with collegiate conferences, teams and bowl games to bring fans exciting sports experiences."
“ETSU appreciates TicketSmarter’s partnership and we look forward to working together for the years ahead,” said ETSU Senior Associate Athletic Director for External Operations, Dr. Matt McGahey. “This partnership enhances ETSU’s athletic ticket office and current ticketing platform. TicketSmarter provides Buccaneer fans with another option to buy and sell tickets, not just for ETSU Athletic events, but for ticketed events around the country.”
Van Wagner Sports & Entertainment, the university's athletics multimedia rights holder, facilitated the development and secured the partnership with TicketSmarter.
ABOUT TICKETSMARTER – With seats for over 100,000 live events and 48 million tickets for sale, TicketSmarter helps customers from all walks of life experience the power and excitement of live events by creating helpful partnerships and giving back. TicketSmarter is committed to partnering with St. Jude's Children Hospital from every transaction to help treat and elimate childhood cancer. In addition to partnering with St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, TicketSmarter is proud to be the official ticket resale partner of Rose Bowl Stadium and the title sponsor of the TicketSmarter Birmingham Bowl with ESPN Events.
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