- by Jacob Coakley
INTERNATIONALLY KNOWN ARTS CENTER SIGNS TICKETFORCE
Christopher Newport University’s Ferguson Center for the Arts Moves from Ticketmaster to TicketForce for Event Ticket Sales
MESA, Ariz. (May 16, 2011) – TicketForce will soon provide ticketing services to the 60,000 square-foot Ferguson Center for the Arts at Christopher Newport University (CNU) in Newport News, Virginia.
In only six years, CNU’s Ferguson Center for the Arts has positioned itself as an international force by presenting some of the finest cultural attractions in the world. Nearly one million people from around the nation have experienced performances in the 1,700-seat concert hall, the 500-seat music and theatre hall or the 200-seat studio theatre. Every year, the Ferguson Center for the Arts holds more than 500 events ranging from Broadway musicals to popular entertainers to family performances.
TicketForce won the multi-year ticketing contract for CNU’s Ferguson Center for the Arts from Ticketmaster.
"The CNU Ferguson Center for the Arts was very specific in its requirements for ticketing with member-centric features, and that's exactly what TicketForce delivers,” said Lynne King Smith, CEO of TicketForce. “Our membership module is allows ticketing benefits to be integrated into a membership loyalty program - from early access to sales, member-only events, and restricted pricing controls - all connected directly to the patron account and redeemed online.”
TicketForce, a web-based ticketing company providing white label ticketing, Facebook ticketing and box office management solutions to venues, promoters, festivals and arenas, is rapidly growing and has already achieved more than major 16 new contracts and renewals in 2011.
Clients with full-service ticketing and box office management needs can utilize TicketForce’s web-based, white label solutions for significantly less cost and more customization options than competitors like TicketMaster.
For more information about the CNU Ferguson Center for the Arts, please visit http://fergusoncenter.cnu.edu.
For information about TicketForce, please visit www.ticketforce.com.