Tag: Nationals Park

Ticketing Star Awards: Tyler Hubbard

Tyler Hubbard, director of ticket operations, Washington Nationals. (Photo courtesy Tyler Hubbard) Winning in many forms  From the time Tyler Hubbard started his first ticketing internship with Major League Baseball’s Washington Nationals in 2005, he has worked to make the team a top-flight ticketing destination. Then, in 2019, as the team’s director of ticket operations, he realized a dream as the team won its first World Series championship, as he used new technology to keep the club’s ticketing moving forward.  “The last two seasons have been just insane,” Hubbard said, from hosting the All-Star Game in 2018 — a “huge undertaking” that condensed everything he has learned into three days’ worth of ticketed events and festivities — to setting the stage for the postseason run in 2019.  “We’ve always said here internally that if we ever got to the World Series, this town would go crazy,” he said. “We got to […]

To access this post, you must purchase Subscribe to VenuesNow – 1 Year, Subscribe to VenuesNow – 2 Years or Subscribe to VenuesNow – 3 Years. If you are already a member of VenuesNow, please login here: log in

Read More

Square Gets Around, Into Sports Venues

A customer pays a beer vendor using Square at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C. (Courtesy Square) Payment tech company is POS vendor for food, retail at Chase Center Square, the technology firm many consumers are familiar with from paying cabbies and food trucks with credit cards, is expanding its mobile payment system into sports venues. Chase Center, the Golden State Warriors’ new $1.6 billion arena, has Square as its point-of-sale vendor for all food and retail outlets, including outdoor bars and food stands next to the facility. For Square, whose headquarters are two miles northwest of Chase Center, it’s the first full-scale activation at an arena, confirmed Jonathan Ghio, Square’s enterprise account executive.  In addition to the arena, Square’s point-of-sale equipment has been in place for Coachella, Goldenvoice’s annual music festival in the California desert, for the past five years, and the Washington Nationals and Tampa Bay Rays used Square for beer […]

To access this post, you must purchase Subscribe to VenuesNow – 1 Year, Subscribe to VenuesNow – 2 Years or Subscribe to VenuesNow – 3 Years. If you are already a member of VenuesNow, please login here: log in

Read More
Loading

This Month’s VenuesNow