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LMC Partners with Colonial Life Arena for Venue Ticketing System
Posted by: Jennifer Wilson, Public Relations Manager | January 09, 2012
COLUMBIA, SC – Global Spectrum and Gamecock IMG Sports Marketing are pleased to announce a partnership with Lexington Medical Center for the venue ticketing system and box office. Members of the community can now purchase tickets to all Colonial Life Arena events by going to www.LMCtix.com or the Lexington Medical Center Box Office at the arena.
The Colonial Life Arena and Lexington Medical Center will kick off the partnership with a special contest called “OPERATION: LMCtix.com Relay” on Thursday, January 12, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. at the arena box office. Six Lexington Medical Center employees will race against each other to dress in full surgical scrubs. Then, each employee will try to stay calm and cool under pressure while they surgically remove 13 obstacles in a unique “LMC Operation” game. The winner of the contest will receive a pair of tickets to all remaining ticketed eventsat Colonial Life Arena for 2012!
“We’re truly excited to rebrand our ticketing system with an amazing partner in Lexington Medical Center,” said Lexie Boone, Global Spectrum General Manager for Colonial Life Arena. “Lexington Medical Center presents us with tremendous opportunities to generate new customers and sell more tickets to arena events.”
LMCtix.com is powered by New Era Tickets, a full service ticketing company which enables its clients to sell branding and marketing opportunities such as naming rights.
“Lexington Medical Center is proud to partner with the Colonial Life Arena. This exciting endeavor will be a new opportunity for our hospital to reach out into the community and promote our health services,” said Mark Shelley, director of Marketing at Lexington Medical Center.”
News reporters and photographers are welcome and encouraged to attend this highly visual and fun event. Members of the news media should arrive inside the lobby of the Colonial Life Arena before 10:00 a.m. on January 12.
About Global Spectrum
Global Spectrum (global-spectrum.com) manages the Colonial Life Arena, as well as more than 100 other public assembly facilities around the world. Nearly 20-million people attended more than 11,000 events in Global Spectrum venues last year. Based in Philadelphia, PA, Global Spectrum is part of Comcast-Spectacor, one of the world’s largest sports and entertainment companies. Comcast-Spectacor also owns the Philadelphia Flyers of the National Hockey League, Ovations Food Services, a food and beverage services provider, New Era Tickets, a full-service ticketing and marketing product for public assembly facilities, Paciolan, the leading provider of venue establishment ticketing, fundraising and marketing technology solutions, Front Row Marketing Services, a commercial rights sales company, and Flyers Skate Zone, a series of community ice skating rinks.
Lexington Medical Center, in West Columbia, S.C., anchors a county-wide health care network that includes six community medical centers throughout Lexington County and employs a staff of 5,900 health care professionals. The network also includes comprehensive cardiovascular care, an occupational health center, the largest nursing home in the Carolinas and more than 60 physician practices. At its heart is the 414-bed state-of-the-art Lexington Medical Center, with a reputation for the highest quality care. Lexington Medical Center won “Best Hospital” by readers of The State for ten years in a row, “Best Hospital” by readers of the Free Times, "Best Place to Have a Baby" by readers of Palmetto Parent, the "Consumer Choice Award" from the National Research Corporation and the prestigious “Summit Award” from Press Ganey for outstanding patient satisfaction.