Industry Press / 09.02.19
TicketPlan Launches With the National Concert Hall of Wales; St David's Hall
Ticket Insurance and Protection pioneers TicketPlan have announced a new partnership with prestigious Cardiff venue, St David’s Hall.
Since opening in 1982, many millions of concert-goers have flocked to the National Concert Hall and Conference Centre of Wales to experience the venue’s awe-inspiring sound and diverse programme.
With an overall capacity of 2,000, the Hall hosts illustrious events like BBC Cardiff Singer of the World, the International Concert Series, the Welsh Proms and the British Academy Cymru Awards to name just a few. Well over 300 shows are staged each year with audiences in excess of 250,000 including world renowned classical music, ballets, opera and countless high-profile comedians.
In 2016, media website Business Insider UK ranked St David’s Hall ninth in the Top 10 world’s best sounding concert halls – ahead of the Royal Albert Hall, Sydney Opera House and other famous venues.
Graham Berg, CEO of the TicketPlan Group said:
“We were delighted to be selected to partner with St David’s Hall in order to provide a Ticket Protection service to their customers . St David’s Hall is an iconic venue known for having some of the very best acoustics in Europe and we are delighted that they have chosen our internationally recognised, tried, trusted and proven solution."
Giles Ballisat, Arts & Theatres Manager at St David’s Hall said:
“We are continually looking for ways of improving our service to customers . T he ability to choose the option to purchase ticket protection when buying tickets give s customers added peace of mind ; especially when tickets are on sale many months in advance of the event itself. The service s of TicketPlan perfectly fulfill our expect ations, and those of our customers.”
TicketPlan was established in 1999 enabling ticket companies to provide an added value service to ticket buyers and to develop a new and valuable incremental source of revenue. An ever increasing number of ticketing organisations now trust TicketPlan to provide their ticket insurance and protection facilities.
Situated in the heart of Cardiff, St David’s Hall is owned, managed and funded by Cardiff Council with support from the Arts Council of Wales. The Hall continues to be a leading venue in the cultural and continuing development of Cardiff into one of Europe’s most cosmopolitan cities.