Orlando named Ticket Department of the Year

The ECHL announced on Monday that the Orlando Solar Bears are the 2014-15 recipient of the ECHL Ticket Department of the Year award.

The other finalists were the Colorado Eagles, Gwinnett Gladiators, Idaho Steelheads and Toledo Walleye.

The Solar Bears welcomed 9,288 fans to the 2015 ECHL All-Star Classic, the game’s highest attendance since 2000 and the third-largest crowd in the event’s history. During the 2014-15 regular season, Orlando had its three largest group nights in the team’s history while increasing ticket revenue for Faith and Family Night, Hockey Fights Cancer Weekend and Military Appreciation Weekend over the 2013-14 season. The Solar Bears finished the regular season fourth in the ECHL in attendance and finished first in average attendance during the Kelly Cup Playoffs for the second consecutive season.

The Solar Bears’ ticket sales department is led by President/CEO Jason Siegel and Vice President of Ticket Sales and Service Scott Einhorn and is comprised of Director of Group Ticket Sales/Game Presentation Mark Nolte, Director of Premium Ticket Sales and Service Justin DeRazza, Director of Season Ticket Sales/Community Relations Chris Carmichael, Senior Group Ticket Sales Account Manager Stephanie DiMuro, Ticket Sales Account Manager Doug Perri, and Group Ticket Sales Account Managers Erin Croce, Jake Ninko and Dylan Tell.

ECHL Ticket Department of the Year

2015 Orlando Solar Bears
2014 Ontario Reign
2013 Ontario Reign
2012 Florida Everblades
2011 Ontario Reign
2010 Stockton Thunder
2009 Cincinnati Cyclones
2008 Reading Royals
  Victoria Salmon Kings
2007 Florida Everblades
  Alaska Aces
2006 Las Vegas Wranglers
  Stockton Thunder
2005 Bakersfield Condors
  Long Beach Ice Dogs
2004 Alaska Aces
2003 Reading Royals