NeuLion and University of New Orleans Announce Multi-Year Partnership
UNO seeking to grow engagement with new ticketing platform
PLAINVIEW, NY – (02/02/2017)- NeuLion, Inc. (TSX: NLN), a leading technology product and service provider specializing in the broadcasting, distribution and monetization of live and on-demand digital video content to Internet-enabled devices, today announced it has been selected by the University of New Orleans to build a new digital ticketing platform for men’s and women’s basketball and baseball.
The New Orleans Privateers, who compete in the NCAA Division I Southland Conference, are looking to leverage the NeuLion College Platform for its industry leading digital ticketing, donor management and CRM solutions. NeuLion’s experienced college marketing team and UNO will work together to increase ticket sales and grow the school’s donor base.
The NeuLion College Platform, which powers dynamic solutions for over 140 colleges, universities and conferences, will help the University of New Orleans manage its relationship with donors and season ticket holders, increase ticket sales and create a high quality customer experience.
“Growing our relationship with our season ticket holders and donors, learning their needs and preferences, is a top priority for us. We are excited by the NeuLion College Platform’s ability to track those needs and help us understand how best to take care of current ticket holders while attracting new customers,” said Jacob Ludwikowski, Associate Athletic Director of External Relations at UNO. “Increasing fan engagement requires a quality fan experience, which begins with buying tickets. We think our fans will appreciate the ease of use that comes with the new platform.”
“Today’s announcement highlights NeuLion’s continued growth in the college market. Our College Platform is a great fit for the University of New Orleans,” said Tim Vargas, Senior Vice President at NeuLion. “We serve as an extension of the school’s athletic department, providing a dedicated account manager and project manager, as well as access to our marketing and creative teams. Our experienced teams will support UNO’s marketing efforts to grow its fan base and digital revenue.”
NeuLion, Inc. (TSX: NLN) offers solutions that power the highest quality digital experiences for live and on-demand content in up to 4K on any device. Through its end-to-end technology platform, NeuLion enables digital video management, distribution and monetization for content owners worldwide including the NFL, NBA, World Surf League, Univision Deportes, Euroleague Basketball and others. NeuLion powers the entire video ecosystem for content owners and rights holders, consumer electronic companies, and third party video integrators through its MainConcept business. NeuLion's robust consumer electronics licensing business enables its customers like Sony, LG, Samsung and others to stream secure, high-quality video seamlessly across their consumer devices. NeuLion is headquartered in Plainview, NY. For more information about NeuLion, visit www.NeuLion.com.
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