UC Irvine Athletics Announces Relationship With IMG Learfield Ticket Solutions

IRVINE, CA. (September 10, 2018)  The UC Irvine Athletics Department announced a relationship with IMG Learfield Ticket Solutions (IMGLTS) to coordinate outbound tickets sales and enhance customer service through the creation of a ticketing sales and service team.

“UC Irvine has a growing fan base that we want to continue to engage and nurture,” Interim Athletic Director Paula Smith said. “IMGLTS is a leader in the industry and we believe a partnership with them will help us achieve that goal. Anteater fans will benefit greatly from their expertise in providing high-level game day experiences and customer service.”

The new ticket sales and service team will supplement existing efforts to enhance customer service for Anteater fans. The IMGLTS team will be responsible for implementing best practices for sales and service, while collaborating with our staff to boost the overall fan experience. IMGLTS will integrate the shared assets of Anteater Sports Properties (multi-media), Learfield Licensing, SIDEARM Sports (website and mobile app) and Paciolan (ticketing system).

“We are proud to align with UC Irvine who combines a prestigious academic environment with athletic success,” said IMG Learfield Ticket Solutions Senior Vice President Brad Sexton. “After meeting with their leadership team, it was clear there is a tremendous vision for growth and we are excited to be a part of their customer service and revenue generating efforts moving forward.”

IMG Learfield Ticket Solutions, a joint venture established in March 2012 between IMG College and Learfield, represents 50 partners.  In addition to individual relationships it holds with collegiate institutions and conferences, IMGLTS also represents the Indianapolis Colts and the Ultimate Fighting Championship among other professional sport teams and events. IMGLTS provides high-value expertise, solutions, and experiences to its partners, helping build and retain the most engaged fan bases in sports.