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College Athletics Seek Bigger Profits Outsourcing NCAA Ticket Operations

February 11, 2011

By Curtis Eichelberger, Bloomberg  Sales people in the Georgia Tech box office used to sit by the telephone waiting for fans to call and place an order. When the administration got tired of seeing empty seats in its football stadium, it outsourced its ticket operation to Aspire Group, a closely held company in Atlanta that…

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Bernie Mullin to Speak At National Sports Forum

January 17, 2011

Bernie Mullin Informs Audience about “Delegating vs. Doing” and his Secrets to Success ATLANTA — Jan. 11, 2011 — The Aspire Group founder and CEO, Dr. Bernie Mullin, will travel to Louisville, Kentucky at the end of this month to speak to attendees at the 2011 National Sports Forum.  The three-day meeting consists of several…

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Follow Up: The Future of College Ticket Sales

December 10, 2010

Outsourcing ticket sales efforts has been a blessing to many universities in the past several years, and it was a topic of discussion Thursday at the IMG Intercollegiate Athletics Forum hosted by SBJ/SBD. The panel consisted of Roedl; Univ. of Washington Senior Associate AD for Advancement Jennifer Cohen; DiFebo Company Principal Matt DiFebo; Georgia Tech Associate AD Wayne…

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The Future of College Ticket Sales

December 6, 2010

Bernie Mullin, CEO of The Aspire Group to sit on panel at 2010 IMG Intercollegiate Athletics Forum ATLANTA- December 6, 2010 – On December 8-9, 2010 IMG will host the 9th Annual Intercollegiate Athletics Forum at the W Hotel in New York City. The program will address all of the most pressing issues for collegiate…

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Georgia Tech Continues 26-Year Relationship With Paciolan by Renewing Partnership

November 23, 2010

IRVINE, CA and ATLANTA, GA–(Marketwire – November 23, 2010) – Paciolan, the leading provider of ticketing, marketing and fundraising solutions in college athletics, announced today that Georgia Tech has renewed its partnership with the company. Georgia Tech will leverage the Paciolan system to continue to provide fans and season ticket holders with world-class services during…

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Ottawa 67’s Know How to Treat Fans

November 22, 2010

THE OTTAWA CITIZEN by: Robert Farley We are truly blessed to have the Ottawa 67’s in our city. The ticket pricing (hockey and parking), is very competitive and, unlike Scotiabank Place, it is easy to enter and exit the Rona Centre. As well, they have the PowerDancers to entertain us and sometimes even greet us…

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The Aspire Group Partners with Coventry City Football Club

October 19, 2010

Coventry City FC has partnered with The Aspire Group to sell and service tickets for the club and Ricoh Arena ATLANTA-October 18- Coventry City FC has launched a series of new ticket products aimed at tempting lapsed supporters back to regular attendance and has contracted with The Aspire Group to operate a new Fan Relationship…

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The Aspire Group Partners with Leicester City Football Club

September 20, 2010

Leicester City Football Club and The Aspire Group form a Partnership to Sell Tickets and Provide Customer Service for Supporters Club set to open the first ‘Fan Relationship Management Center’ (FRMC) in England. ATLANTA- September 20, 2010 – Leicester City Football Club and The Aspire Group today announced that they are partnering to sell tickets…

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College Ticket Sale Efforts Go Pro

August 17, 2010

By Don Muret, Staff writer Georgia Tech’s athletic department faces several challenges trying to fill Bobby Dodd Stadium for football games. The downtown Atlanta school fights for discretionary dollars in a crowded big-city sports market. It has an undergraduate base of 16,000 students, not big by BCS standards, and many graduates leave town for engineering…

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Miami RedHawks and The Aspire Group Partner on Fan Relationship Management Center

September 10, 2014

The Aspire Group and Mid-American Conference (MAC) member Miami University have reached an agreement to form a Fan Relationship Management Center (FRMC) on-campus in Oxford, Ohio. Miami and Aspire will engage in a full scope, next-level partnership that includes proactive outbound sales, service and retention, intelligent e-marketing, and a full array of strategic consulting and…

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