Valpo Athletics Announces TicketSmarter as Official Ticket Marketplace Sponsor

By: Valparaiso University Last Updated: January 21, 2020

The Valparaiso University Athletic Department has announced the addition of TicketSmarter to its corporate partner program.

As the department’s official ticket resale and marketplace sponsor, TicketSmarter will provide Valpo fans with a new platform to buy and sell tickets.

“TicketSmarter is proud to enter a partnership with Valparaiso and we look forward to many years of close collaboration,” TicketSmarter CEO Jeff Goodman said. “As an extension of our collegiate efforts, we hope to continually develop our relationships with collegiate conferences, teams and bowl games to bring fans exciting sporting experiences.”

“We are excited to partner with TicketSmarter and make Valpo Athletics more accessible to our fans and supporters in Northwest Indiana and beyond,” Valparaiso University Director of Athletics Mark LaBarbera said. “This partnership will help us reach the goal of making it as convenient as possible for fans to purchase tickets and watch the Region’s Division-I team in action.”

Fans can stay up to date with all the latest in Valpo Athletics by following @ValpoAthletics on Twitter and Instagram or visiting ValpoAthletics.com. Van Wagner Sports, the multi-media rights and sponsorship partner of Valparaiso, facilitated the development and execution of this partnership.

About TicketSmarter

With seats for over 100,000 live events and 48 million tickets for sale, TicketSmarter helps customers from all walks of life experience the power and excitement of live events by creating helpful partnerships and giving back. TicketSmarter is committed to partnering with St. Jude’s Children Hospital from ever transaction to help treat and eliminate childhood cancer. In addition to partnering with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, TicketSmarter is proud to be the official ticket resale partner of Rose Bowl Stadium and the title sponsor of the TicketSmarter Birmingham Bowl with ESPN Events.

About Van Wagner Sports

Van Wagner Sports, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Van Wagner Group LLC, creates, advises, and sells on behalf of world-class teams, leagues, brands, properties, and colleges. An innovator in the sports and media business, Van Wagner is a global leader in high-impact broadcast visible signage throughout the MLB, NBA, NCAA, and the highest levels of international soccer, sponsorships sales, premium ticketing, college multi-media rights, and in-venue content production at the world’s biggest sporting events. www.vanwagner.com