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SecureNet’s powerful, all-in-one payment platform will reduce costs and streamline vendor relationships
Austin, TEXAS—September 23, 2013—SecureNet, the most innovative payment technology operating system powering omni-channel payments, today announced it has partnered with TicketReturn, a provider of Box Office and Online ticketing services, to securely process the sale of tickets with payment cards. TicketReturn serves more than 200 venues in the United States and Canada and issues more than 20 million tickets annually.
The partnership provides TicketReturn ticket sellers with a fully integrated, all-in-one payments platform to manage and grow ticket sales online and at venue Box Offices. TicketReturn has integrated SecureNet’s comprehensive omni-channel payments solution across its platform for use by clients in the U.S. Because SecureNet is an all-in-one partner with direct access to the major credit card networks, TicketReturn and its client venues will be able to eliminate third party payments middlemen, resulting in cost savings for any ticket seller.
“TicketReturn’s goal is to always provide our customers with the best ticket selling solution on the market, and we found that partnering with SecureNet provides greater simplicity and flexibility at a lower cost,” said Leroy Denton, President of TicketReturn.
As an all-in-one payments partner, SecureNet will provide TicketReturn and its clients with a simple, unified alternative to the traditional method of routing payments through middlemen gateways to merchant service providers. SecureNet’s total solution will:
- Set up and manage the merchant account
- Authorize, process and settle all transactions
- Provide 24/7 live U.S. technical support
- Perform in-house merchant services
- Merchant PCI compliance program
- Secure Card Storage
“Customers expect a seamless ticket sales experience whether they intend to buy tickets in person, online or on their smartphone or tablet,” said Brent Warrington, CEO of SecureNet. “TicketReturn is committed to providing a cost-effective, innovative solution for ticket sellers, and this partnership combines greater omni-channel capabilities and cost-savings. It’s a win-win for fans and ticket sellers alike.”
About SecureNet Payment Systems
SecureNet’s PayOS℠ offers the most innovative payment technology operating system directly connected to the major card networks available in the market. SecureNet’s PayOS enables merchants to accept any payment type, anytime, anywhere through point-of-sale, eCommerce and mobile acceptance. Sophisticated payment APIs and flexible architecture simplify integration and empower merchants and developers to design and control their own payment roadmap while monetizing their business solution. As a direct payment processor, SecureNet delivers cost effective solutions by passing on significant cost savings to merchants, resellers and partners. Processing over $15 billion in annual transaction volume, SecureNet enables universal commerce for over 17,000 merchants and some of the most well-known brand name partners. For more information, please visit www.SecureNet.com.
About Ticket Return
TICKETRETURN, LLC, of Charlotte, NC, is a leading provider of ticketing, fund-raising, priority-seating, and access-control software. The company has a proven reputation for innovation and service, which has propelled it to industry prominence in less than a decade. Since its founding in 2001, TicketReturn has grown to become the leading ticketing service provider in Minor League Baseball nationwide and is approved by the NBA. The company’s clients range from small community theaters to major universities and sporting venues, reflecting the ease of use and scalability of its products. As a result, TicketReturn has become a favorite choice of such diverse marketplaces as the performing arts, motorsports, horse racing, resorts and casinos, and universities.
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