Tyson Events Center and Orpheum Theatre Select Etix as Ticketing Provider
Two Sioux City Venues Drawn to Etix’s Focus on Event Marketing
Raleigh, NC (Etix) January 26, 2015—Etix announced today that the company has signed a multi-year agreement to become the exclusive ticketing provider for two nationally recognized entertainment venues located in Sioux City, IA: Tyson Events Center and Orpheum Theatre.
Erika Newton, Executive Director of Sioux City’s Events & Facilities Department, was immediately drawn to Etix’s differentiated approach to driving ticket sales. “We feel we made the best ticketing decision for our market,” she stated. “Etix’s expansive in-house digital marketing program, flexible ticketing system, hands-on approach to customer service and lower convenience fees for patrons went into our decision. We will have a great ticketing and marketing partner who will continue to help us build brand equity.”
“Etix is proud to have the Tyson Events Center and Orpheum Theatre join our stellar roster of clients,” said Joe Kustelski, CEO of Etix. “We look forward to developing a strong relationship with both venues and are eager to help them promote their events and sell more tickets through our ticketing and marketing expertise.”
The official way to purchase tickets for any upcoming performances at the Tyson Events Center is through their website www.tysoncenter.com or at the box office located at 401 Gordon Drive, Sioux City, IA 51101 (Monday-Friday 10am to 4pm, Saturday 10am to 1pm CST). The Orpheum Theatre box office opens four hours prior to showtime, so to purchase tickets outside of that time frame, please visit www.orpheumlive.com. Alternatively, patrons can purchase tickets for both venues through the Etix website at www.etix.com or by calling 800.514.3849 (Monday-Saturday 8am to 7pm, Sunday 11am to 7pm CST).
Founded in 2000, Etix is an international Web-based ticketing service provider for the entertainment, travel and sports industries, processing over 50 million tickets per year in 40 countries. As the largest independent ticketing company in North America, Etix provides flexible and secure online and box office ticketing solutions, integrated digital marketing services and robust e-commerce fulfillment to over 4,100 venues, theaters, arenas, festivals, fairs, performing arts centers and multi-use facilities. Headquartered in Morrisville, NC, Etix has offices in Austria, China, Germany, Holland and Japan, as well as Nashville, TN. For more information, visit www.etix.com.
About Tyson Events Center
The Tyson Events Center, featuring the 10,000 seat Gateway Arena, is the publicly managed home to the Sioux City Musketeers and the Sioux City Bandits. Opened in 2003, it hosts a variety of national touring artists and family shows throughout the year. For more information, visit www.tysoncenter.com.
About Orpheum Theatre
Constructed in 1927 and fully restored in 2001, the 2,526-capacity Orpheum Theatre hosts national music and comedy tours as well as the Sioux City Symphony and a Broadway series produced by JAM Theatricals. Like Tyson Events Center, it is operated by the city of Sioux City. For more information, visit www.orpheumlive.com.
Director of Marketing, Etix
Executive Director, Events & Facilities Department, City of Sioux City