March 5th, 2020
Birmingham, Alabama – The Gulf South Conference (GSC) is excited to announce a partnership with TicketSmarter to name TicketSmarter as the official secondary ticket partner for GSC championship events.
Matt Wilson, Commissioner of GSC stated, “The Gulf South Conference is excited to partner with TicketSmarter for on-site activations at our basketball championships. Their partnership will help enhance the student-athlete experience. GSC sports fans love attending live events and TicketSmarter will provide a great outlet for them to secure their spot.”
Through the partnership, the GSC will provide TicketSmarter with a presence at GSC’s championship events and TicketSmarter will deliver an improved ticketing experience to GSC fans. In addition, TicketSmarter will receive promotional benefits highlighted by recognition as the “Official Secondary Ticket Partner,” as well as advertising through social media platforms and commercial units at streamed events. TicketSmarter will also become thepresenting sponsor of the GSC Championship Schedule Page.
“We are honored to enter into a relationship with the Gulf South Conference to provide their fans with a seamless ticketing experience,” said TicketSmarter CEO Jeff Goodman. “The partnership with the GSC is a continuation of our efforts to develop valuable, mutually beneficial relationships and brand awareness efforts throughout GSC’s basketball championship tournament.”
This deal was brokered by Collegiate Sports Management Group.
About Gulf South Conference
The Gulf South Conference is a charter NCAA Division II member. The GSC has won 53 national titles across 13 sports and has claimed more than 150 regional titles. In 2019-20, the GSC has 13 member institutions and sponsors 19 sports.
With seats for over 125,000 live events and 48 million tickets for sale, TicketSmarter is a national ticket marketplace dedicated to enabling customers with the opportunity to experience the power and excitement of live events by establishing meaningful partnerships while giving back to children’s charities. TicketSmarter has guaranteed $1 from all TicketSmarter transactions to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital through 2020 to help treat and eliminate childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases, with a minimum total contribution of $250,000.
TicketSmarter is the official ticket resale partner of Rose Bowl Stadium and the title sponsor of the TicketSmarterBirmingham Bowl with ESPN Events - for more information, follow @Birmingham_Bowl on Twitter. In addition, TicketSmarter is the official ticket resale partner of over 20 collegiate Conferences, 70 universities, and hundreds of events and venues nationally.
About Collegiate Sports Management Group
Founded in 2014, CSMG is a College Sports Properties Group that drives the business performance of college athletic conferences and schools, providing them with a successful growth strategy, and generating revenue to support their athletic departments and initiatives. CSMG specializes in Marketing Rights/Revenue Generation, Content Creation & Distribution, Media Rights Strategy & Negotiation, Sponsorship Sales, Licensing, Event Production & Management, CRM, Ticketing and esports. CSMG esports rights encompass the ECAC, the NJCAA, and most of the other 20+ conferences represented by CSMG for traditional sports. To learn more about CSMG, visit www.collegiatesmg.com
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