June 13, 2011
ticketscript, European leader in mobile ticketing and online self-service solutions announced today that it is providing world leading music and lifestyle brand, Hed Kandi with an online mobile ticketing solution across its European operations. ticketscript’s plug-and-play ticket shop will allow Hed Kandi to sell advanced e-tickets and mobile tickets via its Hed Kandi Ibiza App, website, and Facebook page.
Hed Kandi is a diverse brand that has its own record label, a chain of bars, a radio show and is an international clubbing sensation. With over 1,000 events per year, the ability to utilise mobile ticketing technology is key for Hed Kandi as it reduces the administration burden associated with hard copy tickets and also simplifies the ticket purchasing process for their customers. Customers can complete the whole transaction starting with purchasing a ticket and finishing with gaining entry at an event all with their mobile phone.
“To deliver our digital and mobile strategy, it’s essential to use the right technology partners and to work collaboratively with the best minds in the market” says Hed Kandi’s Mobile Marketing Manager, Tom Bulwer. “Ticketscript gave us the flexibility to deliver not only a high end mobile ticketing solution but also an online solution which is fully integrated into our social networks. The power to reach our fans across these channels in a one stop shop was exactly what we needed for our Ibiza campaign.”
“We strive to be at the forefront in online ticketing by providing new innovative sales channels for our customers and the addition of Hed Kandi as a client is testament to this. The integration of social media and mobile technology compliments traditional sales channels and provides a comprehensive solution for ticketing.” says Marco Meijer, Group Sales Director of ticketscript. “We look forward to working with Hed Kandi and providing them with the tools to increase their advance ticket sales.”
Ticketscript serves more than 30,000 events with a plug-and-play application for the sale of tickets through its own website and the Facebook page. The web application covers the supply of e-tickets and mobile tickets and gives simultaneous access to a retail network of more than 300 physical points of sale in the Benelux.
The company was founded in 2006 and, in addition to Amsterdam for their headquarters, it has branch offices in London, Manchester, Berlin, Düsseldorf and Antwerp. ticketscript is active among others in the industry of music events, pop concerts, festivals, fairs and sporting events. In 2010 ticketscript took over Trinity Mobile Ltd in United Kingdom and offers herewith an advanced mobile ticketing and communications technologies, which is used by the airlines BMI and Austrian Airways. ticketscript was runner-up in the 2008 Accenture Innovation Award and has been nominated for the Van Speijk Innovation Prize.
Visit our website for more information: www.ticketscript.com.
About Hed Kandi
Hed Kandi has been delivering flirty sounds with a sense of humour to grown-up clubbers since their first club residency in London in 2002. Word soon spread about the most lavish and opulently produced events that the UK had seen, resulting in road-blocks and huge demand for Hed Kandi parties nationwide. Before long, Hed Kandi had a network of UK residencies and now operates across the globe, with clubbers from Sydney to Sao Paolo to Ibiza enjoying the Hed Kandi sound every month. Hed Kandi now defines the sound and vision of the international party scene. Radio listeners can also experience Hed Kandi on the Kiss Network across the UK every Saturday night and daily on Ministry of Sound Radio.
Hed Kandi also opened its first UK bar in Clapham, London in December 2010; numerous UK and international bar launches are planned for 2011 and additionally has a range of audio products is launching in April 2011.
Visit our website for more information www.hedkandi.com
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