Manila, Philippines –SM has made ticket selling easy and within reach. It launched its new service that it sure to please the concert/live performance fans and event hoppers. Patrons can now have full access to the hottest entertainment: concerts, sports and arts in all SM Cinema ticket booths nationwide. Purchasing and selling tickets will never be the same again.
SM Tickets had its grand press launch last February 23, 2011 at the Discovery Suites Hotel. The room was jam-packed and attended by friends from the press, promoters, guests and executives.
SM Tickets had its first kick-off last Aug. 2010. For the first four months of its operation, SM Tickets captured 48% of events with a market share of 30%. Some of the shows that were handled by SM Tickets were Adam Lambert, John Mayer, Supah Fest, Citipointe and the top grosser event of SM Tickets for 2010 were “Little Big Club” and “Great American Circus” which were all purchased through SM Cinema ticket counters.
By December 2010, the marketing website of SM Tickets were introduced to the public and later on launched SM Tickets Facebook fan page that has started from 84 to 1624 fans and still growing.
Absolute experience of entertainment convenience!
SM Tickets unveils a digital masterpiece in www.smtickets.com. SM Tickets along with Mobile Group Inc. have teamed up to bring the best ticketing system and provide an easy and efficient ticket selling experience.
What makes the SM Tickets website amazing is that it allows patrons to reserve and buy tickets online. This success is characterized by long lines, especially during peak season. Now, you can purchase your tickets from the comfort of your own home, office or wherever you may be. What's more is that you can choose and reserve your seats before even getting to the venue!
Once you've purchased your tickets, you will be given a choice of either receiving an SMS (eTicket) or printing the e-mail verification. Scan the eTicket on your mobile phone or your printed copy on BCode machines located at the venue and your ticket will print instantly. Or if you want to get your ticket in advance, print the claim ticket voucher and redeem it in any branch nearest you. BCode machines will recognize all mobile phones from colored LCDs to the old school black and white.
You may pass the eTicket to your friends or relatives so that they may claim and use your tickets in your place. This unique ticketing system is the first in the country.
SM Tickets pioneers this unique experience to enhance customer convenience. We've made the entire process of buying your tickets as easy as 1,2,3.
SM Ticket has also revolutionized ticket printing by adding security features on tickets so you don’t have to worry about fake tickets. SM Tickets made sure of its authenticity by its remarkable features such as fluorescent UV traceable ink, invisible UN mark, secure numbering application, and screened logo with varnish.
Be sure to visit and register at www.smtickets.com, the absolute entertainment convenience begins here!
Event and Live Performance promoters will be able to take advantage of SM Cinema’s 24 Million foot traffic for their marketing and promotion. SM Tickets is sure to break the seal of the entertainment industry with its 30 crowd-drawer events, 20 red carpet premiers, 100 plus advanced screenings, 52 ticket booths across 39 branches and still growing and a whole lot of opportunities and surprises in store for everyone.
Expect bigger surprises from SM Tickets as we bring you the best of both worlds. We present to you mind-blowing and world class entertainment: Anberlin, Planet Shakers, Pulp Summer Slam XI, Justin Bieber, Switchfoot, Kenny Loggins, Maroon 5, Cosplay Mania and other fun-filled events. All these and more are in store for everyone this 2011.
SM Tickets would like to return the complement by promoting the partnership that will revolutionize the live entertainment industry. SM Tickets will now be available at SM Department Stores nationwide effective March 2011. But wait there’s more! SM Tickets wanted to be accessible to the music lovers and so SM Tickets teamed up with Odyssey who is now the leader in his own right.