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The University of North Carolina at Asheville Announces Partnership With TicketReturn, a Leading Ticketing Technology Company


Asheville, North Carolina August 15, 2023—Today, The University of North Carolina at Asheville (UNC Asheville) and TicketReturn, an industry-leading box office, online, and mobile ticketing technology company based in Charlotte, NC, announced a landmark partnership.

This strategic collaboration with TicketReturn opens up thrilling possibilities for both UNC Asheville’s athletic programs and its devoted supporters. With this alliance, fans can anticipate an effortless ticketing process that ensures smooth access to UNC Asheville Bulldogs games and events. Through TicketReturn’s sophisticated digital ticketing platform, attendees will have the ability to purchase tickets online, select their preferred seating, and obtain secure digital tickets directly on their smartphones.

“We’re elated to team up with The University of North Carolina at Asheville, an institution that aligns with our passion for providing unparalleled experiences,” said Christie Hussey, Chief Operating Officer at TicketReturn. “With our tech and dedicated customer service team, Bulldogs fans can go from buying tickets to cheering in the stands without a hitch. Our commitment to excellence in customer service is something we take pride in, and it’s a big part of why our clients choose us time and again. We can’t wait to be a part of UNC Asheville’s success on game day and beyond while ensuring every fan enjoys a seamless ticketing experience.”

TicketReturn’s solutions will not only make the ticketing process easier for fans but will also enable UNC Asheville to gain essential insights through advanced analytics. This informed approach will allow the University to align its offerings with fan interests, improving engagement and forging unforgettable memories.

“We’re thrilled to team up with TicketReturn!” said Harmon Turner, Director of Ticketing for UNC Asheville Athletics. “After speaking to numerous satisfied clients, it was clear that they were the perfect match for us. The praise was unanimous, with each reference affirming they’d choose TicketReturn again without hesitation. While sales pitches can be persuasive, nothing resonates more than genuine, positive feedback from those who’ve experienced the service firsthand.”

About TicketReturn

Headquartered in Charlotte, NC, TicketReturn is a prominent provider of box office and online ticketing services, catering to over 300 client venues and distributing more than 55 million tickets annually. Aside from being the leading ticketing service provider for Minor League Baseball (MiLB) in the U.S. and Canada, TicketReturn’s varied client venues include universities, motorsports, horse racing, theaters, and professional sports arenas, reflecting the user-friendliness and scalability of the platform.

About The University of North Carolina at Asheville

Located in Asheville, North Carolina, UNC Asheville is the designated liberal arts university of the University of North Carolina system. The University is celebrated for its strong commitment to student-centered education, liberal arts and sciences curriculum, and fostering a diverse and inclusive community.

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