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Detroit Lions select Veritix as primary ticketing provider

Posted Jul 29, 2013

Fans to benefit from Flash Seats® digital ticketing system

DETROIT– The Detroit Lions announced today that Veritix® will be their new exclusive primary ticketing provider. Veritix will provide primary ticketing services for all organizational events and secondary ticketing services for non-football events through Flash Seats®, their digital ticketing system.

The team’s new ticketing system will be in place when single-game tickets for 2013 Detroit Lions preseason and regular season games at Ford Field go on sale Wednesday, July 31 at 10 AM ET. Tickets will be available exclusively at Detroitlions.com/tickets or by calling 877-212-8898. Fans can also purchase tickets for Lions 2013 home games in person at the Ford Field Ticket Office Monday through Friday between 10 AM and 6 PM.

Tickets for future non-football events at Ford Field will be available at FordField.com/tickets as well as the call-in number (877-212-8898).

Flash Seats will be available as a digital entry method and will allow fans for both Detroit Lions games and Ford Field events to enter with a digital ID such as a credit card or driver’s license. Tickets will also be fully transferable giving fans the flexibility to share tickets with just a click of the button.

“We remain committed to implementing innovative technologies throughout our organization with a goal of engaging fans in a consistent and meaningful way,” said Tom Lewand, President of the Detroit Lions. “The Veritix platform will provide our season ticket holders, fans and partners with the best ticketing features, benefits, and experience possible when entering Ford Field.”

The Detroit Lions become the first NFL team to use the Veritix platform and will now have a single, end-to-end system to manage their ticketing operations, including primary sales for all stadium events and secondary sales for non-football events, paper and digital tickets, relationship management, and data analysis.

“The Detroit Lions are innovators in the NFL, and their selection of Veritix proves they are leading the pack,” said Guy Villa, Vice President, Sales at Veritix. “We look forward to providing them with the best ticketing, event marketing and relationship management technologies available and working as partners for years to come. “

About the Detroit Lions


The Detroit Lions are a professional American football team based in Detroit, Michigan. They are members of the North Division of the National Football Conference (NFC) in the National Football League (NFL), and play their home games at Ford Field in Downtown Detroit. The team located to Detroit in 1934 and is the National Football League's fifth oldest franchise. The Detroit Lions most recently made the NFL playoffs in 2011, when they finished with a 10-6 record. In addition to professional football, the Detroit Lions have a very visible and active community relations role in the Detroit area. With a focus on health and wellness and community revitalization, the Lions have contributed $6.2 million through philanthropic efforts since 1991. For more information visit www.Detroitlions.com.


About Veritix ®


Veritix® provides the most dynamic paperless ticketing, event marketing, and relationship management applications to artists, professional sports teams, universities, arts organizations, and entertainment venues. Veritix recently made history with its Flash Seats® system, the only patent-protected, fully-integrated paperless ticketing platform in the industry, at the NCAA Men’s Final Four – the largest digital ticketing event ever. The Veritix ticketing platform lets clients truly take ownership of their ticketing operations and build better relationships with their customers and fans.

Veritix® currently provides ticketing services to major venues across the U.S., including Quicken Loans Arena (Cleveland), Toyota Center (Houston), Energy Solutions Arena (Salt Lake City), Pepsi Center (Denver), Dick's Sporting Good Park (Denver), and Paramount Theatre (Denver); four National Basketball Association teams, including the Houston Rockets, Denver Nuggets, Utah Jazz and Cleveland Cavaliers; the National Hockey League's Colorado Avalanche; the American Hockey League's Lake Erie Monsters; Major League Soccer's Real Salt Lake and Colorado Rapids; Dover Motorsports, Inc. (Dover International Speedway); and Texas A&M University, Boise State University, Duquesne University and University of Texas at Arlington.

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