The ECHL announced on Monday that Prolific 1 has been named the “Preferred Ticket Distribution Partner of the ECHL” for the 2020-21 Season.
As part of the agreement, Prolific 1 will offer controlled ticket distribution to select teams across the ECHL, providing benefits such as increased event awareness, historical and real-time sales data and a trusted buying experience for fans.
“Continuing our relationship with Prolific 1 allows us to ensure our fans get the best tickets available for ECHL games while also helping create new ones through their distribution channels,” said ECHL Commissioner Ryan Crelin. “With the 2020-21 Season being different than any other year in our history, this relationship is even more important on the road ahead.”
The partnership is an extension based on a successful partnership following last season and continues to establish Prolific 1’s presence in hockey, with numerous professional and affiliate relationships already in place.
“We’re excited to extend our partnership with the ECHL and continuing to offer teams a proven primary and secondary market strategy,” said Michael Garvie, Chief Revenue Officer of Prolific 1. “Collaboratively, we achieved great results last year and now more than ever, a trusted distribution partner will be needed help teams and organizations drive awareness and revenue as live events return.”
About the ECHL
Began in 1988-89 with five teams in four states, the ECHL has grown into a coast-to-coast league with 26 teams in 19 states and two Canadian provinces for its 33rd season in 2020-21. There have been 678 players who have gone on to play in the National Hockey League after starting their careers in the ECHL, including 16 who made their NHL debuts in the 2019-20 season. The ECHL had affiliations with 25 of the 31 NHL teams in 2019-20, marking the 23rd consecutive season that the league had affiliations with at least 20 teams in the NHL. Further information on the ECHL is available on its website at ECHL.com as well as on Twitter and Facebook.
About Prolific 1
Prolific 1 is the largest ticket distribution company and consultant in the United States. Collaborating with entertainment rights-holders, they combine industry-leading technology with expert analysis to drive incremental revenue and attendance for live events, on your terms.
With 250+ forward-thinking relationships across all sectors of live entertainment, Prolific 1 delivers flexible solutions that provide market strategy, real-time pricing optimization, controlled inventory management, actionable data and analytics, and more. Relying on decades of experience and millions of tickets sold each year, Prolific 1 provides next level insight, seat by seat.