SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, Ticketsauce, a robust and private label event management software company, announced a merger with NIGHTOUT, a premier booking platform for live entertainment. The combined organization marries Ticketsauce’s extensive product features, robust platform and private label capabilities with NIGHTOUT’s vast consumer marketplace and powerful marketing tools.
The combined company will double its customer base to more than 700 businesses worldwide and continue to operate as Ticketsauce for event producers and NIGHTOUT, powered by Ticketsauce, for event discovery. Travis Fisher will serve as CEO and Dusty Stutsman as President of the combined entity. The ticketing ecosystem is fragmented and antiquated, with many event producers forced to make tradeoffs between functionality, transparency, support, and marketing tools. To address this, Ticketsauce and NIGHTOUT will leverage their respective expertise to broaden product capabilities, user experience and customer support, offering a truly comprehensive solution.
In addition to the incredibly flexible and fully customizable private label framework of the Ticketsauce platform, the combined entity will provide features such as:
- Social Distanced Check-in and Redemption
- Timed Entry Ticketing
- Socially Distanced Group Access
- Reserved Seating & Fully Customizable Venue Map
- Ticket Insurance and Refund Protection
- Pay Per View and Gating for Virtual & Livestream Events
- Direct Real-Time Payments
- Robust Marketing Features & Services
- Gift Cards & Donations
“We are thrilled to be merging with the people and solutions of NIGHTOUT. Our combined efforts lay the foundation for a fantastic brand and design that will complement the Ticketsauce platform and feature set we offer. Working with Dusty and the rest of the NIGHTOUT team will provide our clients with the best event software features while maintaining a high touch client service relationship,” said Travis Fisher, Founder and CEO, Ticketsauce. “Now is the perfect time as we work with our current clients and new prospects to develop plans timed with the resurgence of events into 2021 and beyond.”
“We love this deal because it immediately expands the type and range of customers we’re able to serve. There’s always been a global appetite for our brand and we’re thrilled to finally make that leap by leveraging the powerful infrastructure and technology Ticketsauce has built,” said Dusty Stutsman, Founder and CEO, NIGHTOUT. “Combining the two companies provides us with breadth and depth that our customers will quickly see and will undoubtedly strengthen all of our innovative products. Nothing like what we’re creating exists in the industry today and we can’t wait to get it out there especially as the event industry begins its resurgence as the pandemic related restrictions begin to lift.”
Customers and prospects of each company will continue to interact with the respective representatives for sales and customer support.
NIGHTOUT is a leading event marketplace that makes it easy to find and book live experiences happening in cities across the U.S. It partners with thousands of the best events, venues, and festivals to give ticket buyers insider access to the hottest tickets, tables, and everything needed to enjoy your next live experience. The NIGHTOUT marketplace gives event producers an integrated tool to generate a meaningful lift in their ticket sales.
Ticketsauce is a private label “Software as a Service” event management solution focusing on growing transactional revenue and data for media companies, event organizers, and event producers. The company was named one of the “2019 Cool Companies” by the San Diego Venture Group highlighting the ‘fastest-growing, most-exciting startups in southern California’ and No. 514 on the 2019 annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies.
The Ticketsauce platform provides the ability to control service fee related revenue and provide additional promotion for any events. Its robust, easy, and fully customizable software provides customers with a hassle-free, secure and enjoyable event creation and ticket buying experience.
Trusted by industry leaders including Entercom Radio, Melbourne Racing Club, Sun Events, and Modernism Week, Ticketsauce provides a new way to grow revenue and data for your events. For more information contact: Ticketsauce.