Athletics News

George Washington University Athletics Enters Partnership With Vendini

July 18, 2012

WASHINGTON - The George Washington University announced today a new partnership with Vendini, the leader in cloud based ticketing solutions, consisting of ticketing, event and patron management services. GW will utilize many of Vendini's cutting-edge approaches, including online ticketing and fundraising tools, social media and marketing solutions.

"This partnership with Vendini will significantly advance our efforts in the way we build and maintain relationships with our strong legion of Colonials fans," said Deputy Director of Athletics Chris Boyer. "Vendini's ticketing and customer relations capabilities will allow us to better and more creatively service our existing season ticket holders, donors and fans, while also developing more strategic and targeted approaches to marketing our products and events to prospective new customers."

A leader in the next generation of athletics ticketing, the Vendini system is utilized by numerous collegiate venues and box offices. Their unique business model and dedication to excellence has resulted in proven increases in sales, profitability and overall fan satisfaction.

"We're thrilled to partner with top schools like George Washington University to help them enhance their fans' and supporters' experiences by taking their sports ticketing and communications to the next level," said Frank Sette, Vice President of Sales for Vendini. "Vendini's leading edge technology combined with George Washington University's reputation for excellence in its sports programming creates a winning scenario for everyone involved."

"As we look ahead to the upcoming seasons for all of our ticketed sports at the Smith Center, Vendini will be a major asset to our sales efforts and allow us to meet the anticipated high-demand for our product ahead of some very promising athletics seasons," identified Assistant Athletics Director/Marketing and Tickets Nicole Early. "Partnering with Vendini will help us raise GW Athletics to another level."

Ticketed sports at George Washington University currently include men's basketball, women's basketball, volleyball and gymnastics.