CHARLOTTE, North Carolina (CelebrityAccess) — Hornets Sports & Entertainment, the owners of the Charlotte Hornets and operators of Charlotte’s Time Warner Cable Arena have renewed their contract with Ticketmaster. The deal includes all aspects of ticketing for the venue, including concerts, Hornets games, and family shows as well as secondary ticketing operations, which Ticketmaster conducts through NBATickets.com.
Ticketmaster has been the ticketing services provider for the Hornets since 2007. Terms of the renewed agreement were not disclosed.
"We are very pleased to continue with Ticketmaster as our ticketing and event marketing solution provider," said Hornets President & COO Fred Whitfield. "As the industry leader they have always worked to provide the best, most efficient options for our patrons. With Hornets Sports & Entertainment serving as operators of Time Warner Cable Arena, our goal has always been to attract the highest quality entertainment possible. We believe our partnership with Live Nation will enhance our opportunities to continually secure the premier concerts, family shows and entertainment acts available.”
After debuting in 2005, the 20,000-capacity Time Warner Cable Arena has hosted everything from a concert by The Rolling Stones to the 2012 Democratic National Convention. – Staff Writers