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Bristol Rovers announce Ticketmaster Sport as new ticketing partner

Bristol Rovers have announced that they have with ticketing solutions provider, Ticketmaster Sport.

The move is designed to strengthen the club’s technology offering and to provide fans with the best fan experience possible Bristol Rovers FC have appointed market-leading ticketing technology solutions provider Ticketmaster Sport as a new ticketing partner from 2021 onwards.

With the anticipated return of supporters to the Memorial Stadium, Bristol Rovers FC conducted a review of the key services to help improve the match day experience. Integral to this process was a review of the current ticketing service and after a competitive process, the Club selected Ticketmaster Sport as their preferred provider.­ 

The decision was primarily based on Ticketmaster Sport’s ability to deliver a fully managed solution, providing a resilient platform to deliver first-class ticketing technology and innovation.­ 

The new solution from Ticketmaster Sport will provide supporters with a completely seamless experience from purchase to attendance. Supporters will be able to purchase, receive, transfer, sell and upgrade tickets via their mobile devices for home games while Ticketmaster Sport will provide full management of away game tickets. In addition, those fans requiring accessible seating can now purchase their tickets fully online.­ 

Throughout a challenging year for sport as a whole, it’s a partnership that puts fans first, giving the Club the best technology to ensure fans feel safe at the Memorial Stadium, whilst ensuring their match day experience feels as normal as possible. 

Martyn Starnes, CEO, Bristol Rovers FC said:

“Ticket­master Sport have exceeded our expectations in a ticketing service provider, we know the brand but weren’t aware of the tools they’ve introduced to tackle the ongoing pandemic. Paired with the fact our partnership will be fully managed by them, it’s proven to be a crucial partnership for the club and I look forward to seeing the fans reap the benefits of such a good service.”

Chris Gratton, Chief Operating Officer, Ticketmaster Sport added:

“After a competitive process we’re delighted to have been selected by Bristol Rovers FC as their new ticketing partner. One of our core values at Ticketmaster is innovation based on resilience and our club partners rely on us to have a robust and resilient platform whilst being able to deliver the latest in ticketing technology innovations. We are positioned at the heart of the sports tech industry to collaborate with our client partners and to offer

solutions to oppor­tuni­ties and offer support where it’s most needed. We’re glad that this has been recognised by The Club and we look forward to working together to provide a best-in-class experience for fans.­  

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