OTTAWA, Ontario--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Ottawa Sports and Entertainment Group (OSEG) and StubHub, the world’s largest ticket marketplace, today announced a multi-year partnership making StubHub the Official Ticket Marketplace for OSEG sports teams and events at the arena and stadium at TD Place. The partnership includes ticketing integration to benefit fans as well as marketing and sponsorship rights.
“We’re thrilled to be able to offer fans and TD Place event goers the opportunity to access the world’s most trusted secondary ticket marketplace,” said John Mathers, VP Ticket Sales and Marketing. “Customer service is at the heart of this partnership and StubHub has the technology and vision to enhance our fans’ ticketing experience, today and in the future.”
Through StubHub’s strategic partnership integration with industry leader Spectra Ticketing & Fan Engagement, OSEG team season ticket holders will access StubHub as their official secondary ticket marketplace. The service is a fully-integrated platform that allows season and single-game ticket holders for the Ottawa REDBLACKS, Ottawa 67s, and Ottawa Fury FC to resell tickets with confidence and ease. It also provides buyers a safe and secure shopping experience, with instant tickets upon purchase via mobile delivery or print-at-home.
“StubHub is proud to partner with OSEG and our first CFL club for the opportunity to showcase to fans in Ottawa our commitment to customer service and our passion for live events,” said Jeff Poirier, General Manager of StubHub Canada. “We look forward to working with OSEG to provide fans with an exceptional and trusted experience, ensuring we make it easy to buy and sell tickets on-the-go.”
The deal provides the technology and tools for a truly seamless and secure ticketing experience for Ottawa sports and entertainment fans, making it easier than ever to support their team or experience their favourite artist at TD Place or TD Place Arena.
The industry-leading technology, paired with StubHub’s wealth of data, will also provide fans with the clearest pricing guidance and the most accurate recommendations to get the very best value. Every transaction is also backed by StubHub’s 100% money-back Fan Protect Guarantee and access to exceptional 24/7 customer service.
At StubHub, our mission is simple: help fans find fun. We connect fans with their favorite teams, shows and artists and introduce them to the ones they'll love next. As the largest ticket marketplace in the U.S., we enable fans to buy and sell tickets to tens of thousands of events, whenever they want, through our desktop and mobile experiences, including our StubHub and StubHub Music apps for iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch and Android. Offering a superior fan experience at its core, StubHub reinvented the ticket resale market in 2000 and continues to lead it through innovation. Our industry firsts include the introduction of the first ticketing application and the first interactive seat mapping tool. Our business partners include more than 60 teams in MLB, NBA, NHL, MLS and NCAA, plus AEG, AXS and Spectra Ticketing & Fan Engagement. Throughout North America, the United Kingdom and Germany, StubHub provides the total end-to-end event going experience. StubHub is an eBay company (NASDAQ:EBAY). For more information on StubHub, visit StubHub.com or follow @StubHub on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram or YouTube.com/StubHub.
About Ottawa Sports and Entertainment Group
The Ottawa Sports and Entertainment Group (OSEG), in partnership with the City of Ottawa, has transformed Lansdowne Park into Ottawa’s newest and most exciting sport and entertainment destination. This ‘Jewel by the Rideau Canal’ is a ‘go-to’ downtown destination for all residents and visitors to the city, offering live sports and entertainment, a shopping and entertainment district, condominium living and a new urban park. TD Place features a modern 24,000 seat stadium (TD Place) for football, soccer, concerts and other major events; a refurbished 9,000+ seat arena (The Arena at TD Place) for hockey, other arena sports, mid-size concerts and other events. OSEG partners include John Ruddy, Jeff Hunt, Bill Shenkman, John Pugh and Roger Greenberg. OSEG owns and operates the Ottawa REDBLACKS, Ottawa Fury FC and Ottawa 67’s. OSEG also manages TD Place and the mixed-use areas and facilities on the site.
About Spectra Ticketing & Fan Engagement
Spectra's Ticketing & Fan Engagement division is a leader in ticketing, fundraising, marketing, and analytics solutions with over 35 years of experience. Spectra Ticketing & Fan Engagement enables college athletic programs, arenas, professional sports, and performing arts clients to sell more than 120 million tickets per year.