30-Second Spots Will Start Running on CNBC, CNN, MSNBC, Bloomberg and FOX News Channels, Among Others
Feb. 19, 2010 (Business Wire) — CitySide Tickets, Inc. (PINK SHEETS:CIST) today announced that it has launched a nationally televised advertising campaign to generate broad consumer awareness of www.CitySidetickets.com, a nationwide event ticket purchasing venue that caters to a diverse selection of popular theater, music, and sporting events.
Over the next three weeks, 500+ 30-second commercials will air on national cable news channels, including CNBC, CNN, MSNBC, Bloomberg and FOX News, among others. This televised ad campaign is not only designed to display the benefits of purchasing tickets through CitySidetickets.com, but also to make consumers aware that they can sell tickets through the site as well. From an easy online form and a few bits of information, customers can set their own price and sell their event tickets via CitySide Tickets in a matter of minutes. In addition to a wide selection of concert and theater events, featuring top name performers and popular shows, CitySide Tickets, Inc. also offers a wide selection of sporting events including major NBA Basketball, NFL Football, NHL Hockey events, Major League Baseball, and NASCAR events.
Such a diverse range of products allows the Company to advertise to a much greater audience with a greater measure of success. This national advertising campaign is expected to be seen by over 8 million people over the course of the 21-day schedule. Company CEO Michael DeAmicis commented, “CitySide Tickets, Inc. is proud to be at such a point in our business strategy that we are able to produce these 30-second spots and capture the attention of millions of potential buyers and sellers. By providing a ticket sales venue for the average person, we believe that this truly sets us apart from our competitors. With just a few clicks of their mouse they can buy or sell event tickets any time – day or night.”
About CitySide Tickets, Inc.
CitySide Tickets, Inc. is positioning itself to become a major player in the event ticket market. CitySide offers a diverse range of tickets, including concert tickets, theater tickets, and sports tickets for sale through their website at www.CitySidetickets.com. In addition, visitors to the company’s website can use the site to sell tickets they have available. CitySide Tickets also offers tickets to Major League Baseball, NBA Basketball, NFL Football, and NHL Hockey events. They also offer Monster Jam tickets, National Finals Rodeo tickets, Ultimate Fighting Championship tickets, U.S. Open Tennis Championship tickets, and WWE-World Wrestling Entertainment tickets.
Currently, CitySide Tickets is offering concert tickets for acts such as Taylor Swift, Bon Jovi, Lady Gaga, and Elton John & Billy Joel, to name a few. For theater tickets, the company is offering tickets for Wicked, The Jersey Boys, South Pacific, and Phantom of the Opera, among others. Racing events offered include tickets to the Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway as well as the Atlanta Motor Speedway, Darlington Raceway, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Michigan International Speedway, Pocono Raceway, and Watkins Glen International.
For more information, please visit the Company’s website at: www.CitySidetickets.com.
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Source: Business Wire (February 19, 2010 – 11:09 AM EST)