Ticketmaster Signs Multi-Year Ticketing Deal With UK Athletics

LONDON (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — Ticketmaster UK Ltd announced that it has secured an exclusive contract to provide ticketing services to the 2009 UK Athletics events.

Ticketmaster will provide exclusive ticket retail services, marketing and event day services to UK Athletics via their agency Fast Track Events for events in Glasgow, Birmingham, Sheffield, Gateshead and London. This new contract adds to Ticketmaster's existing and wide-ranging portfolio of sports clients which includes Scottish Rugby, Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships and the NFL. Ticketmaster has also provided the ticketing services for many large scale sports tournaments including most recently the 2007 IRB Rugby World Cup in France, the 2008 Beijing Olympics in China and the Euro 2008 UEFA Championships in Switzerland and Austria.

Chris Edmonds, Managing Director, Ticketmaster UK, said: "We are delighted to be working with Fast Track and UK Athletics on such high profile and exciting events. I am confident that Ticketmaster's commitment to sports events will provide Fast Track with the perfect partner to deliver the best in retail, marketing and technology to UK Athletics fans".

Gregg Turner, Events Director, Fast Track said: "UK Athletics has appointed Ticketmaster to exclusively provide our ticketing services because of their strong pedigree in sports ticketing and their highly developed and effective marketing reach means we can drive our ticket sales and give a great consumer experience." –by CelebrityAccess Staff Writers