The anticipation of having your favorite team play in the postseason is made even more exciting by the knowledge that if they make it, you'll be there to see it.
Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 11, 2008
Online forward market pioneer FirstDIBZ today announced the opening of its uDIBZ service within the FirstDIBZ exchange for Major League Baseball playoff tickets. For the very first time, season ticket holders can sell "DIBZ" - advance reservations- for all 11 potential home Playoff and World Series games. Additionally, passionate fans hoping to see their favorite team compete in the postseason can now purchase these DIBZ at the FirstDIBZ exchange - and guarantee themselves the opportunity to receive their tickets at face value if their team qualifies.
Historically, getting tickets for such costly events has been out of the question for the average fan. By the time their team has qualified for the playoffs, tickets are often either completely unavailable or simply unaffordable. By using the new uDIBZ service, fans can avoid getting shutout or having to pay inflated secondary market prices and secure face value playoff tickets for their team well before the regular season concludes.
"FirstDIBZ provides a solution to the previously unattainable dream of attending high-demand post season events," said Rick Harmon, chief executive officer, FirstDIBZ. "The anticipation of having your favorite team play in the postseason is made even more exciting by the knowledge that if they make it, you'll be there to see it."
In addition to Major League Baseball, FirstDIBZ is also introducing the availability of the uDIBZ service for NFL, NBA and NHL season ticket holders and consumers. Beyond championship sporting events, the company's scalable consumer-direct platform, dubbed "pre-Bay" by insiders, can host a wide range of markets from live entertainment, to goods and services, which are expected to be rolled out in coming months.
Earlier this year, FirstDIBZ tested the consumer seller initiative in Chicago by providing the uDIBZ service for the Chicago Cubs' postseason games which allowed Chicago Cubs season ticket holders to sell the future rights to their seats for each of 11 potential home playoff games. The initiative was hugely successful as passionate Cubs fans were delighted by the rare opportunity to get "championship insurance" on face value tickets to see the Cubs contend for their first World Championship in 100 years.
According to ardent Cubs fan and DIBZ purchaser Harris Eisenberg, "That dollar amount is not that big of a risk, relatively speaking. It's Chicago, our teams don't go to the playoffs every year and when they do, you want to be able to go. Usually, it's too late to get affordable tickets. FirstDIBZ allows you to get in on the ground floor."
FirstDIBZ, founded in 2001, is dedicated to providing passionate buyers an entirely new and compelling way to gain access to the things which they most desire, while providing the world's most sought after brands an entirely new capability by which they can reach and delight these passionate buyers. The company is based in Chicago.
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