06 Jun, 2016, 11:00 ET
SOUTH WINDSOR, Conn., June 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- TicketNetwork and Yelp are excited to announce a partnership that will enable Yelp users to purchase high quality, sought-after tickets for concerts, sports and theater events directly from Yelp business pages. This partnership is powered by TicketNetwork's integration with Yelp Platform, which allows Yelp users to transact with a local business without ever leaving the Yelp site. The inventory is comprised of millions of tickets at thousands of venues, which are now available via TicketNetwork on Yelp.
"For years, TicketNetwork has been the place where smart ticket-buyers go to buy great tickets at an amazing value. We are thrilled to team up with Yelp to bring this experience to Yelp's users. TicketNetwork's access to a vast array of tickets, combined with Yelp's hyper-local focus, makes this partnership an ideal match," said Don Vaccaro, CEO of TicketNetwork. "For example, people looking to buy tickets for games or events at the Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati can now find them easily on Yelp, thanks to this partnership."
"We're excited to partner with TicketNetwork to bring event and ticket purchasing to Yelp," said Chad Richard, Yelp's SVP of Business & Corporate Development. "This cool new partnership lets Yelp users easily get the concert and sports tickets they want."
Based in South Windsor (CT) TicketNetwork is a leader in the online ticketing marketplace for high quality, sought after tickets for concerts, sports and theater events worldwide, comprised of over $5 billion in inventory, more than 100,000 events and over 25 million tickets. The company's signature retail website, www.ticketnetwork.com, is both Payment Card Industry (PCI) and EVSSL-certified and offers a 200% guarantee to its customers, making it a leading secure site for tickets in the secondary market. For more information, please visit http://www.ticketnetwork.com or send an email to [email protected].
Yelp Inc. connects people with great local businesses. Yelp was founded in San Francisco in July 2004. Since then, Yelp communities have taken root in major metros across 32 countries. By the end of Q1 2016, Yelpers had written approximately 102 million rich, local reviews, making Yelp the leading local guide for real word-of-mouth on everything from boutiques and mechanics to restaurants and dentists. Approximately 21 million unique devices accessed Yelp via the Yelp app, approximately 69 million unique visitors visited Yelp via mobile web and approximately 77 million unique visitors visited Yelp via desktop on a monthly average basis during the Q1 2016. For more information, please visit http://www.yelp.com or send an email to [email protected].
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