eBay and AEG Announce Global Partnership Across Multiple Platforms
November 12, 2012 at 6:45 AM (PT)
eBAY INC and AEG have entered into a global partnership "to facilitate multiple venue sponsorships and technology integrations, designed to create a constantly evolving showcase of world-class digital technologies for the live event experience for fans across the world." A variety of eBay companies and initiatives will be included in elements of the multi-year partnership.
Beginning Q1 2013, STUBHUB will become the exclusive secondary ticketing solution for AEG venues and AXS Ticketing.
"Technology is revolutionizing commerce, and eBAY INC. is working with leading companies around the world to use our platforms to bring innovative new experiences to consumers," said eBAY MARKETPLACES Pres. DEVIN WENIG. "Integrating our technology platforms with AEG is a natural fit for eBAY INC., and allows our companies to give fans nearly unprecedented access to the events, performers and athletes they love."
"eBAY is one of the most complete and well-rounded ecommerce and technology companies in the world and pairing our combined capabilities and global reach is an exciting opportunity," said AEG Pres./CEO TIM LEIWEKE. "This partnership will help bring even deeper digital resources and online marketing reach to the AXS Ticketing platform and will allow us to continue to transform the live event fan experience."