New Orleans and Playfly Aspire Extend Ticket Sales Partnership

ATLANTA, GA – The University of New Orleans (UNO) and Playfly Aspire have announced an extension of their long-standing ticket partnership. This extension will keep Playfly Aspire’s Fan Relationship Management Center (FRMC) and its industry-leading sales tactics on-site for years to come. Playfly Aspire will also continue to support Privateer athletics with marketing strategy, fan research expertise, and maximization of the Privateer Scholarship fund donor base.

Since the partnership’s inception in July of 2020, Playfly Aspire has driven nearly $1M in new ticket, sponsorship, and donation revenue for the Privateers. Notable achievements of the partnership include growing 2023 Men’s Basketball revenue 18% y/y alongside considerable increases in single game sales. Playfly Aspire remains committed to driving sustainable growth, fostering enhanced fan experiences, and achieving mutual success alongside UNO athletics.

“We are thrilled to extend our ongoing partnership with Playfly Aspire,” expressed University of New Orleans Vice President of Athletics and Recreation, Tim Duncan. Generating revenue is paramount in college athletics and Playfly Aspire has consistently demonstrated their ability to execute strategies that bring more fans to see Privateers Athletics.  We eagerly anticipate continued growth in ticket sales and service.”

“Playfly Aspire is excited to continue enhancing our long-term partnership with UNO under the strong leadership of Tim Duncan,” said Tony Garrett, Senior Vice President of Fan Relationship Management & DEI for Playfly Aspire. “We look forward to many more years of successful growth!”


About New Orleans Athletics

Established in 1956 and situated in the heart of New Orleans, Louisiana, UNO sponsors 14 NCAA Division I program, who compete in the Southland Conference. The Privateers men’s basketball team has captured both the Southland regular season and conference tournament championships on several occasions, UNO’s women’s basketball team is coming off its best season in 22 years, and the baseball team has competed in two College World Series while generating 91 MLB Draft Picks.

Stay up to date with all UNO Athletics news at unoprivateers.com. Connect with the University on InstagramTwitter (X), and Facebook.

About Playfly Aspire

Playfly Aspire is an award-winning sports and entertainment marketing firm, recognized as a top employer in the industry by Forbes and Front Office Sports. Renowned for innovative consulting, ticket sales, and partnership services, Playfly Aspire pioneered the outsourced ticket sales niche, revolutionizing with its first Fan Relationship Management Center (FRMC) at Georgia Tech in 2009. Over the past 15 years, more than 300 collegiate and professional sports properties have trusted Playfly Aspire to drive revenue, attendance, and enterprise-value growth through strategic consulting and research, sales and service training, and best-in-industry fan relationship management.

 

For more information about Playfly Aspire, visit: www.theaspiregroupinc.com and follow us on all our social media channels, InstagramFacebookLinkedIn, and Twitter.

For project and partnership inquiries, contact:

Joe Kronander at joe.kronander@playfly.com

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