Mar 20, 2018
Paciolan Recaps Community Awards from Annual PACnet'18 Conference
TicketsNorth, University of Notre Dame, Stanford University and Tulane University honored during annual Star Awards.
IRVINE, Calif. (March 13, 2018) – Paciolan recently recognized four clients as recipients of its annual awards from PACnet ’18, an annual community conference held Feb. 11-14, 2018 at the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa in Newport Beach, Calif.
TicketsNorth, comprised of Prince George Cougars and CN Centre, was recognized as Paciolan’s Rookie of the Year, while University of Notre Dame was recognized as Innovator of the Year and Stanford University was honored as the Star of the Year. The fourth annual Founder’s Award celebrated Tulane University. Paciolan recognized the winning organizations during the Tuesday Morning Award Presentations.
“We are excited to honor TicketsNorth, University of Notre Dame, Stanford University and Tulane University with our annual Star Awards,” said Kim Damron, President and CEO of Paciolan. “These organizations distinguished themselves due to their thought leadership and excellent execution. Their success and innovation in thoughtful partnership with Paciolan have led to enhanced business operations and undeniable results.”
Prince George Cougars and CN Centre launched regional ticketing brand TicketsNorth and managed the conversion of their events onto the Paciolan Platform to great success, earning them the Rookie of the Year designation. Their first year with Paciolan, TicketsNorth hosted 36 regular season home hockey games plus preseason matches as well as hosted successful onsales for events including Hedley, Cirque du Soleil, Dirty Dancing and Jerry Seinfeld, selling more than 70 percent of tickets online and achieving 23 percent mobile adoption.
In 2017, Notre Dame was the first school to use a robust partnership with Ballena Technologies for single ticket sales as well as season ticket lottery functions. They also launched a new game day app that includes innovative technology with digital delivery. The university utilizes leading Marketing Automation technology, all of which contributed to their designation of Innovator of the Year.
Star of the Year Stanford University enacted unique mobile parking solutions utilizing mobile hot spots and allowing digital transfer and resale of parking passes. The university integrated with Ballena for football season ticket renewals and worked with Paciolan and the PAC-12 to bring third party data sources into their data warehouse.
Tulane University was honored as the recipient of the fourth-annual Founder’s Award, presented by Paciolan founder Jane Kleinberger. The award recognized Tulane’s excitement to join the Paciolan community and its drive to learn and implement everything about the system. Tulane continues to improve its adoption as it goes above and beyond to learn ways to make Paciolan work for the department in ticketing, marketing and fundraising.
PACnet’18 was the largest PACnet to date including more than 750 Paciolan clients, strategic business partners and attendees, highlighted by engaging keynote speakers and more than 150 presenters during the four-day event.