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Leading Puerto Rico-Based Ticketing Company, Ticketpop, Partners With Paciolan to Offer Ticketing Services(January 17, 2012)
IRVINE, CA and SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO -- (Marketwire) -- 01/17/12 -- Paciolan, a leading provider of ticketing and marketing solutions for more than 500 live entertainment organizations, announced today that it has partnered with Ticketpop, the leading electronic ticketing processor in Puerto Rico that services venues and promoters with a combined client base of more than 130,000 consumers. Ticketpop will be implementing Paciolan's venue enablement ticketing services, which will enable it to control its brand, manage the customer experience, and build lifelong relationships, while maximizing revenue streams. Ticketpop annually processes more than a million tickets to concerts, sports events, theater productions and other entertainment activities through its website www.ticketpop.com and extensive network of distribution channels.
"We're excited to be working with Paciolan, a company with proven ticketing expertise that has helped many top entertainment organizations achieve their goals," said Manuel Morales, senior vice president of EVERTEC, Inc. "Paciolan's ticketing and marketing solutions will allow us to manage every touch point with the consumer."
The solution will also enable Ticketpop to control its ticketing fees and marketing channels, and offer regional ticketing services to multiple venues. By offering regional ticketing services, Ticketpop will be able to segment and target a diverse group of consumers based on preferences and purchase history across a wide variety of events and venues.
"We chose the best partner in the industry that will allow us to leverage world-class tools and consultative services to improve the customer experience during the ticket purchase process," added Morales. "Paciolan provides strong leadership and innovation, facilitates the sharing of best practices and delivers a personalized approach to the business that allows us to customize our services to better suit the consumer, as well as our venue and promoter clients."
Ticketpop plans to utilize the full suite of marketing products made available by Paciolan, including email, the PAC social media platform, as well as consumer marketing services. Combined with robust and powerful online ticket selling capabilities, Ticketpop will be able to cross-sell and up-sell events to fans.
"We're very excited about working with Ticketpop, the leading ticket processing company in Puerto Rico," said Dave Butler, chief executive officer of Paciolan. "Leveraging our venue enablement solution to support Ticketpop's operation is an honor that will translate into increased ticket sales and greater control over its brand and consumer interactions."
Ticketpop is the leading electronic ticketing processor in Puerto Rico owned by EVERTEC, Inc., a diversified processing business, offering transaction processing, payment processing, merchant acquiring, business solutions and other related services in Puerto Rico and certain countries within the Caribbean, Central and Latin America. EVERTEC also owns and operates the ATH network, the leading debit payment and ATM network in Puerto Rico. Headquartered in San Juan, Puerto Rico, EVERTEC has approximately 1,700 employees in 6 countries throughout the Caribbean, Central and Latin America. EVERTEC is 51% owned by an affiliate of Apollo Management VII, L.P., a leading private equity and capital markets investor, and 49% owned by Popular, Inc., the largest financial institution in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean. For more information about EVERTEC, please visit www.evertecinc.com.
Founded in 1980, Paciolan is the leader in venue enablement, powering ticketing, fundraising and marketing technology solutions for leading organizations across North America. Collectively, Paciolan powers over 500 live entertainment organizations that sell over 100 million tickets annually. Primary markets include college athletics, professional sports, performing arts, arenas and museums. Paciolan is a wholly owned subsidiary of Comcast-Spectacor.
Visit www.paciolan.com for additional company information.
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