Boston, MA and Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 16, 2012
Finally, full-featured corporate ticket management for free.
Today’s announcement of the “Spotlight TMS Powered by Tickets-for-Charity” product revolutionizes corporate ticketing with the world’s first-ever free service combining Spotlight TMS’s market-leading corporate ticket management system with Tickets-for-Charity®, the world’s only free Charitable Sale™ platform.
The new Spotlight TMS Powered by Tickets-for-Charity® product gives large corporate ticket owners, who today own over 13,000,000 high-quality pro sports and entertainment tickets (up to 70% of which go unused), an unbeatable value proposition: Dramatically boost return on investment in sports and entertainment event tickets at no cost for 12 months.
Companies can now leverage Spotlight to get the most from tickets including a double-bottom-line return (financial and charitable benefit) on companies’ un-utilized ticket inventory with the free Tickets-for-Charity charitable ticket buying and selling platform, where thousands now go to buy hard-to-access, unique pro sports and entertainment tickets that support the most-admired charities. The new product uniquely integrates the corporate ticket inventory capabilities of Spotlight TMS with Tickets-for-Charity’s popular Charitable Sale interface and patented Bifurcated Purchase Process™ charitable contribution technologies which provide unprecedented transparency and access to consumers.
The Spotlight TMS Powered by Tickets-for-Charity product offers corporate clients the highest-value solution to maximize return on their corporate ticket and sponsorship inventory, with 5 unique benefits:
1) The market’s two most user-friendly consumer and administrator interfaces for charitable ticket sal es and corporate ticket inventory management, integrated together;
2) Full service ticket utilization and fulfillment support, on-venue and online;
3) The latest in technology integration partnering customers directly with over 40 professional teams, leagues and venues including the Chicago Bears, Philadelphia Eagles, Detroit Red Wings, Boston Red Sox, Boston Bruins, Boston Celtics, Miami Heat, and San Francisco Giants; major music acts such as Brad Paisley, Zac Brown Band, James Taylor and Katy Perry; major ticketing providers such as Tickets.com and StubHub; leading technology partners like Salesforce.com and leading expense management platforms;
4) Patented Bifurcated Purchase Process™ technology assures that charities receive 100% of the ticket-based charity-contribution benefit and that buyers get the latest in tax deductibility-related documentation, compliance and reporting; and
5) Spotlight TMS Powered by Tickets-for-Charity is free for the first 12 months.
“Leaders love partnering with leaders. As the world’s largest and most technically advanced corporate ticket management software with the fastest-growing roster of large corporate ticket clients, technology partners, and globally recognized teams and tours, Spotlight TMS is an ideal match for Tickets-for-Charity, the world’s largest and only Charitable Sale platform for sports and entertainment tickets,” said Jay Whitehead CEO of Tickets-for-Charity.com.
“Free is hard to beat, and makes Spotlight TMS Powered by Tickets-for-Charity the immediate value leader in the corporate ticketing market, where Spotlight is firmly established as the market leader,” said Tony Knopp, CEO of Spotlight TMS. “Finally, corporate ticket owners can do-good-while-doing-well. The trust transfer from Tickets-for-Charity combined with the efficient inventory management of Spotlight TMS makes corporate tickets a doubly rewarding investment and experience—great seats from great corporations benefiting great causes along with a tax-deductible receipt.” Several globally recognized corporate clients go live on Spotlight TMS Powered by Tickets-for-Charity in September 2012.
About Spotlight TMS
SpotlightTMS (http://www.spotlighttms.com) is an enterprise SaaS provider that enables companies to maximize the business impact of sports and entertainment ticket investments while maintaining compliance standards. Its SpotlightTMS application is currently in use managing hundreds of millions of dollars in entertainment investments by companies that want to manage their entertainment asset investments in a simple, transparent way. SpotlightTMS includes a business impact engine that allows companies to drive and measure direct business outcome, such as ensuring utilization, assessing sponsorship effectiveness and measuring ticket use as a driver of revenue. The company is based in Calabasas, CA.
About Tickets-for-Charity and Charity Partners, Inc.
Tickets-for-Charity (http://www.ticketsforcharity.com) is the world’s largest free live event ticket-based fundraising platform for the world’s most admired non-profits—we turn fans into philanthropists. With the fastest-growing membership of any ticketing community, Tickets-for-Charity is the official Charitable Sale partner of NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL and MLS teams and major concert and theater events, including Katy Perry, Brad Paisley, U2, and James Taylor, and the world’s top charities including United Way Worldwide, Boys & Girls Clubs of America, Special Olympics and Autism Speaks. Tickets-for-Charity’s patented Bifurcated Purchase Process™ technology ensures charities, ticket sellers and ticket buyers gain unprecedented tax-deductibility, compliance and integrity. Tickets-for-Charity is a wholly owned subsidiary of Charity Partners, Inc. and is based in Boston, MA.