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vivenu to power ticketing for premier fair Art Düsseldorf

Jan 7, 2022

Düsseldorf, Northrhine-Westphalia (Germany), January 7, 2022

vivenu, the premier ticketing solution provider for sophisticated organizers and venues, has entered into a contract to provide its ticketing solution software to Art Düsseldorf, a leading German fair where an eclectic mix of regional and international galleries showcase contemporary and post-war art every year. Founded in 2017, Art Düsseldorf has quickly become a mainstay of the international art fair circuit, attracting some of the foremost galleries and more than 40,000 visitors every year.

Under the contract, vivenu will power a new unified online ticket shop for the fair that makes the ticket-buying experience faster, safer, and more intuitive for all visitors. The platform's powerful tools will ensure maximum convenience and security as the fair ramps up for its 2022 instalment.

With Covid-19 still impacting events, Art Düsseldorf is also going to leverage vivenu's growing number of features specifically geared towards making venue visits safe and Covid-compliant. These include the vivenu check-in app with instant Covid certificate scan as well as dedicated platform capabilities around sequenced access and time slots for visitors. As a result, vivenu will make sure that Art Düsseldorf stays Covid-compliant – and that visitors can enjoy a safe and secure experience at all times.

Simon Weber, Co-Founder of vivenu, is excited about the new partnership:

"We could not be more enthusiastic about this new partnership. Art Düsseldorf has quickly grown into one of the leading art fairs in Europe, with an impressive roster of galleries and pieces year after year. With vivenu, the fair will make ticketing part of its visitor experience: With maximum flexibility and countless customization options, Art Düsseldorf will use our platform to provide a truly unique ticketing experience that is also deeply integrated with its digital guest journey.”

About vivenu

vivenu is the future-proof solution for ticket sellers to manage, market, and analyze ticket sales efficiently. Created to support hundreds of thousands of event organizers and venues around the globe that until now had to work with clunky systems that haven’t kept up with their needs and expectations, vivenu is the first solution for the digital era that enables effortless and self-empowered ticketing. The company is headquartered in Düsseldorf and supports hundreds of organizers worldwide with its powerful, ready-to-use platform and a set of powerful APIs and SDKs. vivenu is backed by leading tech investors such as Balderton Capital, Activant, Redalpine, and the fund associated with the owners of the San Francisco 49ers who invested more than $65 million in the company to date.

About Art Düsseldorf

With over 40,000 visitors a year and excellent feedback from gallery owners, curators and collectors on an open and outstanding fair experience, Art Düsseldorf has successfully established its strong profile as a fair for contemporary art. Now in its fourth edition, Art Düsseldorf once again provides an essential overview of the most important developments of art-historically relevant positions and artistic discourses of the 21st century. With Areal Böhler in Düsseldorf, a former steel factory complex in a prime location, the fair has chosen an unusual and unconventional exhibition venue ideally suited for the presentation of art.