February 10, 2021
Moose Jaw, SK. (February 10, 2021) — Paciolan, a leading provider of ticketing and marketing solutions for live entertainment, has partnered with the City of Moose Jaw in Saskatchewan, Canada, to power the City’s new ticketing business SaskTix.ca. Paciolan will provide comprehensive digital ticketing and marketing solutions for all events at Mosaic Place, the Moose Jaw Ford Curling Centre, Moose Jaw Cultural Centre and the Mae Wilson Theatre and the Moose Jaw Exhibition Company.
“We are excited about the opportunity to elevate the fan experience with Paciolan’s mobile ticketing technology,” said Fraser Tolmie, Mayor of the City of Moose Jaw. “Paciolan has a proven track record with many venues across Canada and North America, and we look forward to leveraging their technology to provide a state-of-the-art experience to our fans.”
SaskTix.ca customers will take advantage of advanced mobile ticketing experiences powered by Paciolan. Fans can purchase mobile tickets, have them delivered via text message, scan them upon entry with their phone or seamlessly transfer or exchange tickets for events they cannot attend. This contactless technology also enables fans to safely enter the venue without the need to print or touch paper-based tickets.
“We are thrilled to be able to stand up the new ticketing business to serve the city of Moose Jaw and the surrounding community,” said Ryan MacIvor, General Manager of Spectra Venue Management and SaskTix.ca. “Paciolan is the perfect fit for our model, and our fans will enjoy their advanced ticketing and marketing technologies.”
Jim Puffalt, City Manager, of the City of Moose Jaw said “We look forward to rolling out this amazing advanced ticketing and marketing opportunity to the Saskatchewan marketplace; including sport organizations, festivals, theatres and any event that needs a safe, secure and Saskatchewan-backed platform to transform their ticketing functions.”
In addition to partnering with Paciolan, the City of Moose Jaw has also partnered with Spectra to deliver venue management services, including booking events, facilities management, Spectra is a leader in the industry, partnering with over 400 organizations globally.
“We’re excited to partner with the City of Moose Jaw as well as the team at Spectra to offer an elevated experience for fans,” said Kim Damron, Paciolan’s President and CEO. “We look forward to working closely with the SaskTix.ca team to re-engage the community through customized ticketing and marketing solutions for years to come.”
Paciolan, a Learfield IMG College solution, is a leader in ticketing, fundraising, marketing, and analytics solutions with over 40 years of experience serving more than 500 live entertainment organizations. Paciolan enables the sale of more than 120 million tickets per year by powering over 100 professional sports and arenas organizations, more than 150 college athletic programs, 75 performing arts venues and several regional ticketing partners who serve hundreds of venues. Learn more at www.paciolan.com.
About Mosaic Place
Mosaic Place, located in Canada’s Most Notorious City, Moose Jaw Saskatchewan, opened its doors on August 19, 2011. Mosaic Place is a 200,000 square foot facility featuring an entertainment/sports bowl, an 8 sheet curling centre, banquet rooms, meeting rooms and retail space. This entertainment venue, managed by Spectra Venue Management, has bowl seating for 4,465 for hockey spectators and 5000+ for events & concerts. The bowl also features 21 private suites and 132 club seats. The curling facility features locker rooms, a spacious loft social area and two-tiered theatre style seating to provide the ultimate game viewing and a fully catered lounge. Mosaic Place is owned by the City of Moose Jaw.
About the City of Moose Jaw
The City of Moose Jaw has a legendary past and an exciting future. With Al Capone’s infamous underground tunnels, the Canadian Forces Snowbirds aerobatic demonstration team and the World’s Tallest Moose statue (“Mac the Moose”), there’s no doubt we’re Canada’s Most Notorious City. Home to 35-thousand Moose Javians in the heart of southern Saskatchewan, Moose Jaw is Notoriously Friendly, Notoriously Welcoming and, thanks in no small part to facilities like Mosaic Place, the Moose Jaw Ford Curling Centre, the Moose Jaw Cultural Centre and the Moose Jaw Exhibition Company are Notoriously Entertaining.
Spectra Venue Management is the expert in hosting and entertainment, partnering with over 750 clients at over 400 global properties to create memorable experiences for millions of visitors each year. Spectra is committed to enriching the communities it serves, and focuses on the details behind every event, so you, our clients can enjoy the Spectra Experience. Learn more at SpectraExperiences.com.