"As one of the city’s favorite culinary events, we’re excited to connect and interact with our festival attendees in a more thoughtful way through ticket purchasing and analytics, continuing to ensure the best festival experience possible." - David Bernahl, II, CEO of Coastal Luxury Management
CULVER CITY, Calif. (PRWEB) August 10, 2018
SquadUP, a mobile-first ticketing, event management and audience engagement platform, and The Los Angeles Food & Wine Festival, an epicurean extravaganza featuring celebrated chefs, wineries & live music, today announced a partnership to bring a seamless ticketing experience to fans attending events at this year’s city-wide festival.
“In partnering with SquadUP for Los Angeles Food & Wine Festival this year, we look forward to offering a seamless ticketing process for our guests,” says Coastal Luxury Management Chief Executive Officer David Bernahl, II. “As one of the city’s favorite culinary events of the year, we’re excited to connect and interact with our festival attendees in a more thoughtful way through ticket purchasing and analytics, continuing to ensure the best festival experience possible.”
In addition to offering a fan-friendly platform for buying tickets, LA Food & Wine Festival plans to experiment with shopping cart purchases, ticket packages and advanced analytics on the SquadUP platform.
“We’re thrilled to have LA Food & Wine Festival join our roster of blue chip customers. We’ve developed category leadership amongst food and wine festivals through our partnerships with The NYC Wine and Food Festival, The Charleston Wine + Food Festival, The James Beard Foundation, The New Orleans Wine and Food Experience and other premier lifestyle festivals.” Said SquadUP CEO, Willie Litvack. “Working with David and his team will give us an opportunity to apply best practices to another iconic festival.”
Patrons can now secure their LA Food & Wine Festival tickets at lafw.com. Event programming will run from August 22nd through the 26th.
About Los Angeles Food & Wine Festival
Now in its eighth year, Los Angeles Food & Wine Festival is a five-day epicurean event showcasing the finest in food and drink culture throughout Los Angeles, along with esteemed culinary personalities from around the country. Held at some of the city's foremost cultural destinations along Downtown Los Angeles’ Grand Avenue and Santa Monica’s Barker Hangar, the festival spans the city and offers guests the chance to sample the cuisines and products from some of the most prominent epicurean influencers, while enjoying the sounds of the entertainment industry's brightest talents. Over the years, the star-studded culinary lineup has offered guests access to some of the nation's most celebrated chefs including the likes of as Thomas Keller, Grant Achatz, Guy Fieri, Giada De Laurentiis, Daniel Boulud, Tyler Florence, Robert Irvine, Scott Conant, and local Los Angeles favorites like Curtis Stone, David Lefevre, Michael Voltaggio, Nobu Matsuhisa, Joachim Splichal, Ray Garcia, Ricardo Zarate, and many more. The festival is presented with generous support from Founding Partners FOOD & WINE and Lexus.
SquadUP is a mobile-first ticketing, event management and audience engagement platform. The Company provides software to more than 800 customers including American City Business Journals, Riot Games, The New York City Wine and Food Festival, The Wall St. Journal, The Village Vanguard, The James Beard Foundation, The Charleston Wine + Food Festival, The New Orleans Wine + Food Experience, The San Diego Bay Wine and Food Festival, Fullscreen Live, The Duke Global Entrepreneurship Network, Gladiator Rock N Run, The USC Center for Body Computing, and Richmond Jazz Festival. The platform's major value proposition hinges on an integrated, fully-featured mobile app for attendees and organizers in addition to a completely white labeled implementation package for enterprise customers.