CLEVELAND, April 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Veritix®, the Cleveland-based state-of-the-art paperless ticketing, event marketing and relationship management technology company, continued to expand its ticketing business in the entertainment industry, as it supported the recent Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2012 Induction Ceremony last week as the primary ticketing services provider for the Induction Ceremony and the Free Concert for Cleveland at Quicken Loans Arena.
Tickets to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2012 Induction Ceremony sold out in just a matter of minutes. Veritix ticketing system handled overwhelming demand to the event, as more than 40,000 fans tried to purchase tickets as soon as they went on sale.
"We are thrilled with the demand for the 2012 Induction tickets, which was opened to the public for only the second time in the 27-year history of the Inductions," said Todd Mesek, Vice President of Marketing and Communications for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum. "Induction Ceremony tickets sold out in less than five minutes, and the Veritix process handled that demand efficiently and error-free." The event featured the induction of Performers: Guns N' Roses, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Donovan, Laura Nyro, Small Faces/Faces, Beastie Boys, the Crickets, the Famous Flames, the Midnighters, the Comets, the Blue Caps, the Miracles; Early Influence: Freddie King; Award for Musical Excellence Inductees: Don Kirshner, Cosimo Matassa, Tom Dowd and Glyn Johns.
For Veritix, the event underscored the company's ability to provide ticketing services for any live event with a large audience.
"While we are well known for our work with high profile professional and collegiate sporting events, our ticketing technology continues to be adopted for entertainment and special events," said Guy Villa, Vice President, of Veritix. "The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony was another excellent example of how our technology provides a quick and convenient method of purchasing event tickets that is good for fans, as well as the teams, artists and venues that put on live events."
Veritix® provides the most dynamic paperless ticketing, event marketing, and relationship management applications to artists, professional sports teams, universities, arts organizations, and entertainment venues. Veritix also has the only patent-protected, fully-integrated paperless ticketing platform — Flash Seats® — which has revolutionized the sports and live entertainment industry by enabling paperless venue access while allowing artists, team owners and venue operators to regain control of their secondary market. The Veritix ticketing platform lets clients truly take ownership of their ticketing operations and build better relationships with their customers and fans.
Veritix currently provides full digital ticketing services to major venues across the U.S., including Quicken Loans Arena (Cleveland), Toyota Center (Houston), Energy Solutions Arena (Salt Lake City), Pepsi Center (Denver), Dick's Sporting Good Park (Denver), and Paramount Theatre (Denver); four National Basketball Association teams, including the Houston Rockets, Denver Nuggets, Utah Jazz and Cleveland Cavaliers; the National Hockey League's Colorado Avalanche; the American Hockey League's Lake Erie Monsters and Houston Aeros; Major League Soccer's Real Salt Lake and Colorado Rapids and Dover Motorsports, Inc. (Dover International Speedway and Nashville Superspeedway). The company also recently signed an agreement to provide digital ticketing services for National Collegiate Athletic Association championship events.
Contact: Mike DeVilling, (248) 875-4207, [email protected]