AEG Partners With Festicket For 2020 UK Festivals
AEG announced that Festicket will be an official ticketing and exclusive travel package partner for both its UK festivals, American Express presents BST Hyde Park and All Points East.
Festicket enables music fans to discover and book tickets and travel packages for more than 2,000 music festivals worldwide, bringing together a network of close to 6,000 accommodation and travel suppliers.
The lineup of American Express presents BST Hyde Park 2020 features Pearl Jam, Taylor Swift and more. All Points East welcomes Tame Impala, Kraftwerk 3D and more this year.
AEG Presents’ CEO European Festivals Jim King commented: “We’re excited to be announcing Festicket as a partner. They’ve built a strong audience base and a dynamic marketing offering which complements our wider ticketing strategy.”
Greg Holmes, commercial director at Festicket: “We’re delighted to be working with such a prestigious promoter in AEG Presents, and with American Express presents BST Hyde Park and All Points East in particular.
“We’re really excited to show what the Festicket platform can do for fans, streamlining their usual booking process, reducing stress and ultimately allowing them to enjoy the event to its fullest.”
Festicket recently acquired ticketing and cashless company Event Genius for an undisclosed sum in a sale that also includes Ticket Arena, the consumer facing event marketplace of the Event Genius platform.
Pollstar took the opportunity to speak to Festicket CEO and co-founder Zack Sabban about his company’s worldwide ambitions.