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Qwest Arena Partners With New Era Ticketing

BOISE, ID (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — The Qwest Arena in Boise, ID partnered with New Era Tickets, a subsidiary of Philadelphia-based Comcast-Spectacor, to sell tickets for all events in the 6,000-seat multi-purpose sports and entertainment facility, effective June 1.

"As operators of Qwest Arena we found it necessary to partner with a new, up-and-coming ticketing company which will cater to our customers' needs and get tickets into their hands in a more efficient manner," said Glenn Stanford, president of Qwest Arena.

"New Era Tickets will allow Qwest Arena customers the convenience of purchasing tickets with many new and exciting opportunities to enhance their purchasing experience," said New Era Tickets President Fred Maglione.

"This is an exciting change for our customers," said Debbie Kling, general manager of Qwest Arena. "It's extremely important for us that our customers have the ultimate experience each and every time they visit Qwest Arena. That experience begins with the ticket purchase. New Era Tickets offers numerous options and tremendous convenience and we are looking forward to working together to serve our customers and clients."

Dubbed "Idaho's Premier Professional Sports Arena," the Qwest Arena, located in Downtown Boise, has seating for up to 6,500 people with 39 luxury suites. The facility is home to the Idaho Steelheads (ECHL), Idaho Stampede (NBADL), boxing, concerts, trade shows, conventions and other sporting events. –Jane Chen and Bob Grossweiner