AXS is expanding its offering in the Canadian entertainment market through a partnership with Calgary Stampede
LOS ANGELES & CALGARY, Alberta – (BUSINESS WIRE) – AXS, a global leader in ID-based technology for mobile ticketing, has signed an exciting multi-year deal with Calgary Stampede.
The Calgary Stampede is a non-profit organization that preserves and celebrates Western heritage, culture, and community spirit. The organization hosts the world famous Calgary Stampede, which has long celebrated the greatest outdoor show in the world. It also hosts year-round meeting and convention facilities, Western events, youth and agriculture programs. A longtime partner of the legendary Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo and Day of 47 from Salt Lake City, UT, AXS will exclusively facilitate mobile ticketing and entry during the annual Calgary Stampede celebration.
“Our goal is to provide Calgary Stampede guests with the best possible experience before they even step into Stampede Park,” said Sharon Garnett, director of event operations at Calgary Stampede. “If we use everything that AXS has to offer, we can tailor the ticket buying experience specifically to the needs of our guests.”
AXS will bring its robust data intelligence and reporting to the Canadian province and provide the Stampede with real-time data feeds that will enable the company to make real-time decisions across all operations while providing the best data security and ease of purchase.
“Buying a ticket is often the first big step people take in planning their visit to the Calgary Stampede. We want to make sure it’s a smooth and seamless experience and we know partnering with AXS will help us with that, ”says Garnett.
“AXS is incredibly proud to partner with the Calgary Stampede,” said Rob Sine, AXS chief revenue officer. “The Calgary Stampede has a long and successful history. AXS will provide fans with a seamless and secure ticketing experience while driving new technologies and solutions for the Calgary Stampede. We are delighted that the Calgary community will see this commitment their engagement will further improve live experience. ”
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Director, Event Operations
AXS is a global ticketing platform that offers world-class ticketing technology on a single platform and is suitable for all customer sizes and types, from small music clubs to the largest sports stadiums. AXS is the ticketing partner for over 300 leading venues, sports teams and promoters around the world, including AEG, The O2, STAPLES Center, T-Mobile Arena, Sprint Center, Tele2Arena, Red Rocks Amphitheater, Cleveland Cavaliers and the Toyota Center at the Houston Rockets, NCAA Final Four and the Vegas Golden Knights. AXS serves both primary and resale markets, leveraging integrated technology and analytics so customers can sell the right ticket to the right fan at the right price. AXS is headquartered in Los Angeles, California and employs more than 350 people in multiple locations worldwide including Cleveland, Charlotte, Dallas, Denver, London and Stockholm.
Via the Calgary Stampede
The Calgary Stampede celebrates the people, animals, land, traditions and values that make up the unique spirit of the West. The Calgary Stampede contributes to the quality of life in Calgary and Southern Alberta through our world-famous 10-day stampede, year-round facilities, western events, and various youth and farming programs. As an example of the “We’re Greatest Together” theme, we’re a volunteer-supported, non-profit organization that preserves and celebrates our Western heritage, cultures, and community spirit. All proceeds are reinvested in Calgary Stampede programs and facilities.