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Aspire adds third Horizon League partner at the University of Illinois at Chicago

August 27, 2018

ATLANTA, GA – The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) Athletics Department has announced a ticket marketing, sales and service partnership with The Aspire Sport Marketing Group. Located in the heart of Chicago, the on-campus UIC Fan Relationship Management Center (FRMC) will be responsible for new ticket sales and renewals as well as the generation…

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Penn Athletics continues ticket sales momentum with Aspire contract extension

August 21, 2018

ATLANTA, GA – The Aspire Sport Marketing Group and the University of Pennsylvania Division of Recreation and Intercollegiate Athletics have announced a multi-year extension to its contract. “Penn Athletics is excited to extend its partnership with The Aspire Group as we look to continue the momentum of sales growth for our ticketed sports and the…

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Aspire and Miami University Athletics agree to multi-year extension

August 13, 2018

ATLANTA, GA – The Aspire Sport Marketing Group and Miami Athletics announced today a contract extension. Since 2014, the on-site Fan Relationship Management Center (FRMC) has been responsible for outbound new ticket sales as well as service and retention for all RedHawks’ ticketed sports. “We are thrilled to extend our sales and service agreement with…

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Hartford Athletics & The Aspire Group announce ticket sales partnership

August 9, 2018

ATLANTA, GA – The University of Hartford Department of Athletics and The Aspire Sport Marketing Group have agreed to a partnership focused on developing and executing the Hawks’ ticket sales initiatives. The Fan Relationship Management Center (FRMC) will be located on campus at the University of Hartford. The FRMC will be responsible for all ticket…

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Northeastern Huskies add Aspire to support ticket sales initiatives 

July 19, 2018

ATLANTA, GA – Northeastern University Athletics announced today a partnership to outsource all ticket marketing, sales and service support to The Aspire Sport Marketing Group, Athletic Director Jeff Konya announced on Thursday. The partnership includes an on-site Fan Relationship Management Center (FRMC) that will be responsible for all athletic ticket inventory, seat-related donations and new…

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How Aspire changed college sports

July 16, 2018

Ten years ago, this new firm reimagined the way universities sold tickets. The principals recall how it started and the challenges along the way. By Abraham Madkour, Executive Editor, SportsBusiness Journal After nearly four years as CEO of the Atlanta Spirit ownership group, and mired in the politics of inner-ownership turmoil, Bernie Mullin was ready…

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WMU Broncos renew with Aspire for multi-year extension

June 14, 2018

ATLANTA, GA – Western Michigan University (WMU) Athletics and The Aspire Sport Marketing Group announced today a multi-year extension to its ticket sales partnership that began in 2011. In addition to new ticket sales initiatives, Aspire will now be responsible for service and retention, supplemental support for philanthropic donations to the Mike Gary fund, and…

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Vanderbilt hires Aspire to boost athletic ticket sales

June 7, 2018

Vanderbilt University Athletics announced today a multi-year agreement with The Aspire Sport Marketing Group to outsource outbound and group ticket sales responsibilities. In conjunction with the Vanderbilt Ticket Office, Aspire’s Fan Relationship Management Center (FRMC) staff will concentrate on developing new ticket sales initiatives for football, men’s and women’s basketball and baseball. The FRMC operation will…

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UNI Panthers partner with Aspire for ticket sales support

June 5, 2018

ATLANTA, GA – The Aspire Sport Marketing Group announced an agreement with the University of Northern Iowa Athletic Department to facilitate all ticket sales and service for the Panthers. The on-campus Fan Relationship Management Center (FRMC) will be responsible for UNI’s ticketed sports – football, men’s and women’s basketball, wrestling, and volleyball. “We are pleased…

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Akron Athletics launches ticket sales & service partnership with Aspire

May 18, 2018

ATLANTA, GA – The University of Akron Department of Athletics has agreed to a partnership agreement with The Aspire Sport Marketing Group for outsourced ticket sales and service, the Zips announced on Friday. The on-site Fan Relationship Management Center (FRMC) will be responsible for new sales and retention for all Zips’ ticketed sports as well as…

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