Elevate Sports Ventures and LEARFIELD Amplify Further Expand National Sales Center Offerings to Professional Sports and Live Entertainment Space

LEARFIELD Amplify-Led National Sales Center To Support Professional Teams And Entertainment Properties Across Industry With Seasonal And Event-Based Ticket Sales, Premium, Fundraising And Renewal Campaign Support


CHARLOTTE, NC (June 22, 2022) – Elevate Sports Ventures and LEARFIELD Amplify today announce intentions to expand Amplify’s multi-faceted National Sales Center to professional sports teams, venues and live events across the rapidly evolving sports and entertainment industry. The announcement signals continued growth for LEARFIELD Amplify, which currently serves more than 100 professional and collegiate sports partners across its ticketing, development and seating businesses.

Notably, Elevate will promote LEARFIELD Amplify’s offerings to its new and existing portfolio of clients, which include professional sports teams, performance venues, and live entertainment events across the globe. The National Sales Center is primed to provide these properties robust seasonal, event and campaign-based ticket, renewal and premium hospitality sales support.

In addition to the Pocono Raceway, Professional Bull Riders, and the NCAA, LEARFIELD Amplify currently represents 15 Power 5 universities, with multiple partners in each of the respective conferences. Over a dozen professional and collegiate sports teams and entertainment venues utilize LEARFIELD Amplify’s Plano, Texas-based National Sales Center to support unique sales campaigns remotely. In total, Amplify has more than 40 on-site partnerships across the sports and entertainment industry.

“This is an opportune season and period within the professional sports and live event calendar to deliver this new sales and revenue-driving offering to professional teams and entertainment venues, festivals, and events,” said Flavil Hampsten, COO of Elevate Sports Ventures. “The addition of a seasonal or campaign-driven sales team and call center provides the opportunity to complete, amplify or recover Front Office efforts at any period in the sales cycle. We are certain that sales leaders across the industry will have the ability to conveniently, effectively, frequently and confidently take advantage of this offering.”

“We are constantly innovating and adapting to better serve our clients,” said LEARFIELD Amplify Executive Vice President Jake Bye. “With the evolving landscape of our industry, strategically supplementing a team, university, or venue’s sales efforts with remote sales professionals is smart. We’re excited to team with Elevate to leverage our National Sales Center to its partners, taking an already proven concept to a level that is unparalleled in the sports and entertainment industry.”

About Elevate Sports Ventures: 

Elevate Sports Ventures is a best-in-class sports and entertainment consulting firm, providing proven, innovative solutions to organizations across the international sports and entertainment landscape. With over 175 global clients, Elevate provides thoughtful insights that empower sports teams, leagues, brands, venues, events and properties with comprehensive, revenue-driving solutions. Elevate’s unparalleled combination of agency and operating experience, along with proprietary products and solutions, maximizes efficiencies in Partnership Sales and Consulting; Hospitality Sales and Strategy; Brand Representation; Experiential Design; Feasibility and Revenue Consultation for New and Renovated Venues; Consumer Insights, Research, Strategy and Analytics; and more. For more information, follow Elevate on Twitter (@ElevateSV) and LinkedIN.

About LEARFIELD Amplify:

LEARFIELD Amplify works with leading sports and entertainment organizations to fill their stadiums and arenas with ticket sales services, drive their fundraising efforts with development services, and enhance their fan experience with premium seating solutions. It currently represents 40 partners nationally for outsourced ticket sales, and more than 100 clients in total across its ticketing, seating, and development businesses. Its National Sales Center provides a platform for professional and collegiate clients to leverage remote, seasonal sales support to engage with fans. Through sophisticated technology, industry leadership and experience, and first-class sales and service, LEARFIELD Amplify presents an unparalleled solution for universities and professional sports franchises to create engaged relationships with fans across the country while optimizing revenue opportunities.