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Ticketmaster and Simon Property Group Bring Tickets to Shopping Malls Across the Country
Nov 02, 2011 (06:11 PM EDT)
- Ticketmaster Tickets Now Available at More Than 70 Simon Mall Locations Nationwide -
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ticketmaster, a Live Nation Entertainment company (NYSE:LYV), and Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), the country's largest owner, developer and manager of high quality retail real estate have extended and expanded their unique relationship, opening twenty-two additional Ticketmaster ticket purchasing locations in Simon malls, for a total of seventy-two Simon Malls now offering Ticketmaster event tickets at Guest Services.
"Ticketmaster's retail outlets at our Guest Service locations have been a convenient amenity for millions of our shoppers. We are pleased to be extending and expanding our relationship with Ticketmaster," said Dennis Tietjen, senior vice president of Simon Brand Ventures, a division of Simon Property Group.
"Recognizing the strategic value of Simon as a distribution channel, we worked together, to deliver a solution that would raise awareness of events and provide an onsite ticket purchasing option for our fans in their neighborhood shopping mall," said Sandy Gaare, executive vice president of retail partners, Ticketmaster. "Ticketmaster is committed to providing convenient ticket purchasing options through our online store and our thousands of retail outlets."
In each of the seventy-two participating Simon malls, fans may purchase tickets at the Guest Service desk from a Simon associate. Tickets are printed on traditional ticket stock and are produced on location.
Ticketmaster Retail Centers in Simon Malls:
With operations spanning 19 countries, Ticketmaster is the world leader in event ticketing and ranks among the top five eCommerce sites globally. Ticketmaster is a division of Live Nation Entertainment. Live Nation Entertainment is the world's leading live entertainment and eCommerce company, comprised of four market leaders: Ticketmaster.com, Live Nation Concerts, Front Line Management Group and Live Nation Network. Ticketmaster.com is the global event ticketing leader and one of the world's top five eCommerce sites, with over 26 million monthly unique visitors. Live Nation Concerts produces over 20,000 shows annually for more than 2,000 artists globally. Front Line is the world's top artist management company, representing over 250 artists. These businesses power Live Nation Network, the leading provider of entertainment marketing solutions, enabling over 800 advertisers to tap into the 200 million consumers Live Nation delivers annually through its live event and digital platforms. For additional information, visit www.livenation.com/investors.