LOS ANGELES (Feb. 4, 2015) – Live Nation Concerts and Ticketmaster, divisions of Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV), announced yesterday a long-term contract with Quebecor Media Sports & Entertainment Group for their NHL-ready Arena in Quebec City. Ticketmaster will become the ticketing solution provider, helping Quebecor Media Sports & Entertainment Group attract more fans and sell more tickets and Live Nation Concerts will bring best in class concerts to Quebec’s state-of-the-art facility.
“We are thrilled to provide music fans in Quebec with the best music programming available partnering with the world’s leading live entertainment company, Live Nation Concerts,” said Benoît Robert, president and CEO of Quebecor Media Sports & Entertainment Group. “Ticketmaster’s significant investment into their ticketing platform provides us the best possible event marketing and ticketing solution available. Their continued innovation will enable us to create and maintain relationships with fans across our market.”
“We are very pleased with the partnership we have signed with Quebecor Media Sports & Entertainment Group,” said Michael Rapino, CEO and president of Live Nation Entertainment. “Ticketmaster will provide Quebec fans an industry-leading ticket-buying experience, including a comprehensive mobile solution where fans can find, buy and transfer tickets and enter the facility all with their mobile phones. The Quebec City Arena will be one of the most modern in North America and we are proud to add the new facility to our global concert touring circuit.”
Fans can buy tickets through the comprehensive Ticketmaster network, on the arena website and at the box office. Specific dates and times have not yet been announced.
About Quebecor Media Sports & Entertainment Group
Quebecor Media Sports & Entertainment Group produces, distributes and promotes diverse cultural and entertainment content featuring Québec and international talent. Sports & Entertainment Group is a fully integrated suite of companies dedicated to delivering the best possible customer experience: the Québec City Arena, Armada de Blainville-Boisbriand, Remparts de Québec, Gestev, Musicor and Select offer a wide variety of high-quality, multiplatform, convergent content, shows and sporting events.
About Live Nation Entertainment
Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV) is the world’s leading live entertainment company comprised of global market leaders: Ticketmaster, Live Nation Concerts, Live Nation Media & Sponsorship and Artist Nation Management. For additional information, visit www.livenationentertainment.com.
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