28 Nov 2023 • 4 minute read

vivenu Partners with Southland Conference as Official Ticketing Provider

Logos of vivenu and the Southland Conference

TAMPA, November 28, 2023 The Southland Conference proudly announces a transformational partnership with vivenu, the premier event ticketing provider poised to take center stage as the primary ticketing platform for a myriad of the Southland's high-profile championships.

Van Wagner, who manages the Southland’s sponsorship and marketing partners program, orchestrated this strategic collaboration that will elevate the league’s revenue-generating capabilities.

"In our quest to align with industry trailblazers, vivenu emerges as a pivotal ally, contributing significantly to enhancing the fan experience and growing revenue at our championship events throughout the season,” remarked Southland Commissioner Chris Grant. “We are highly motivated to forge this dynamic partnership with vivenu, ushering in a new era of top-notch ticketing solutions for our devoted fan base, especially with the highly anticipated 2024 Jersey Mike’s Southland Basketball Championships presented by ExploreLouisiana.com this March in Lake Charles.”

vivenu stands out as the chosen catalyst to revolutionize the ticketing landscape for Southland enthusiasts, streamlining the process for attendance across multiple conference championships. Leveraging vivenu’s tech-leading primary ticketing platform, the Southland secures complete data ownership, enjoys adaptable white-label branding options, and achieves seamless integration with the venue’s digital ecosystem. As an official partner, vivenu’s prominence will be accentuated through strategic promotion during official Southland events and across marketing channels, ensuring a year-round presence in the league’s dynamic narrative.

"We couldn’t be more excited about the partnership between vivenu and the Southland Conference," said Darby M. Roggow, vivenu’s Director of Collegiate Partnerships. "The ticketing process is a crucial piece of the operational puzzle for athletic organizations. Our fully customizable platform will give the Southland the ability to control every step of this process, while maintaining 100% ownership of their customer data."

About vivenu
vivenu is ushering in the new era of ticketing by putting the power back in event organizers’ hands and giving them full autonomy over their event ticketing experience and customer data. The tech-leading platform gives organizers more freedom to build the events they’ve always wanted while turning ticketing into their most important business asset. That’s why vivenu is the global leader in end-to-end ticketing and powers iconic brands all over the world. Learn more at vivenu.com.

About the Southland Conference
Founded in Dallas in 1963, the Southland Conference is a powerful and dynamic Division I Conference comprising diverse collegiate environments, cultures, and communities that thrive on setting the P.A.C.E. – Pursuit, Achievement, Competition, and Equity. Based in North Texas, the Conference includes ten members in Louisiana and Texas – Houston Christian University, University of Incarnate Word, Lamar University, McNeese State University, University of New Orleans, Nicholls State University, Northwestern State University, Southeastern Louisiana University, Texas A&M University-Commerce, and Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. The Conference sponsors 18 NCAA Division I sports and has won numerous national championships, including the 2021 NCAA Division I Football Championship title. The Southland has also hosted the successful NCAA Division I FCS Championship Game in Frisco since 2011.

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