Xavier Partnering with Get Real Sports for 2012-13
Sept. 18, 2012
CINCINNATI- Indianapolis, August 20, 2012 - Get Real Sports Sales (GRSS) and Xavier University Athletics have announced a partnership for the 2012-2013 season. The main goal is for GRSS to increase group and season ticket sales across all ticketed sports. GRSS, a results driven, outsourced ticket sales firm, will provide an on-site ticket sales staff in an effort to meet and exceed mutually agreed upon ticket sales goals.
"We are excited to be working alongside Xavier University in order to plan and execute an expansive sales campaign geared towards reaching businesses and individuals throughout the tri-state area," explains Jake Vernon, president of Get Real Sports Sales. "I am confident that our experienced sales staff and expertise within the ticket sales field can help Xavier increase its fan base and produce positive sales results in a short period of time."
Xavier University is not the first partnership with a Division I sports program for GRSS. Other successful collegiate partnerships include: Butler University, Iowa State University, Wright State University, St. Bonaventure University and Loyola University. GRSS not only works with universities but also partners with professional sports organizations including: the Indianapolis Colts, Minnesota Timberwolves, Charlotte Bobcats, Indianapolis Motor Speedway and the PGA Tour.
"Our partnership with Get Real Sport Sales will allow us (Xavier University) to maximize ticket sales revenue with a well executed sales campaign conducted by a proven, professional sales staff " Brian Hicks, Assistant Athletic Director for Marketing explained. "Get Real Sports Sales has a proven track record of success and we look forward to utilizing their expertise to get more fans to experience the excitement of Xavier Athletics."
GRSS provides its clients with a flexible staffing model that can deliver results in any market, for any sport, and in any timeframe. Its collaborative sales approach with clients is a key factor in GRSS' ability to reach short and long term revenue goals in an effective manner. GRSS takes pride in grooming goal-oriented sales executives to make strides and establish GRSS as the prime ticket sales outsourcing company worldwide. Since opening their doors 16 months ago, the company has grown from four to 22 employees and has plans to nearly double its staff in the next year and a half.