HOFV stock showed relative strength while the rest of the market dipped in early trading on January 12, 2021.
Hall of Fame Resort & Entertainment Company (NASDAQ: HOFV, HOFVW), the only resort, entertainment and media company centered around the power of professional football, today announced that it has selected Tickets.com as the official digital ticketing provider for live events taking place at the Hall of Fame Village powered by Johnson Controls (the “Destination”).
Mike Levy, President of Operations for HOFV, said, “Tickets.com shares our vision of elevating the guest experience by enriching customers’ journeys through innovative technology. This partnership offers customers added levels of convenience and optionality, allowing them to buy tickets in a way that saves time and reduces the need for paper ticketing. We look forward to hosting live sporting events, concerts, festivals and other programming at the Village this year and to customers utilizing the Tickets.com marketplace to purchase admission to the events we have planned for 2021.”
Through its innovative ticketing and venue technology, Tickets.com will provide new-generation mobile ticketing technology and an enhanced fan experience through its ProVenue® ticketing platform. Moreover, the ProVenue ticketing platform will allow the Company to more easily manage events, including attendance and patron data.
Tim Snyder, Vice President of Business Development at Tickets.com, added, “Tickets.com is excited to partner with The Hall of Fame Village in 2021. Our technology will help enable fans to enjoy a safe and secure process throughout the entire event experience. The future is bright in Canton, and we look forward to being a part of the growth and success of the Hall of Fame Village in the years to come.”
Live events set to take place at the Destination in 2021 include: the Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Weekend, the Black College Hall of Fame Classic, the Alonzo Stagg Bowl and additional concerts and events to be held at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium. Customers will be able to purchase admission to these events and all of HOFV’s live programming through the Tickets.com platform.
Hall of Fame Resort & Entertainment Company (NASDAQ: HOFV, HOFVW) is a resort and entertainment company leveraging the power and popularity of professional football and its legendary players in partnership with the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Headquartered in Canton, Ohio, the Hall of Fame Resort & Entertainment Company is the owner of the Hall of Fame Village powered by Johnson Controls, a multi-use sports, entertainment and media destination centered around the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s campus.
On December 15, 2020, Hall of Fame Resort & Entertainment Company announced that it has partnered with StakeKings to power the Hall Of Fantasy League The partnership will introduce staking, the concept of making a financial contribution to cover a portion of a participant’s entry or buy-in fee, and in return taking a percentage of the winnings to a season-long fantasy sports league for the first time. “We are excited by the significant progress we have made on our go-to-market strategy for the HOFL since we acquired the League this past summer,” said Michael Crawford, President and Chief Executive Officer of HOFV. “As a result of this important partnership with a category leader in StakeKings, we now have the infrastructure we need to power the HOFL and allow individuals to purchase a stake in a communally shared fantasy team that competes over the course of a season, not just on a given day. We are the only fantasy league to offer this kind of opportunity to the public.”
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