Recruited as Official Sponsor of Rugby Expo 2011

July 19, 2011 has been recruited as the official sponsor of Rugby Expo 2011, which will take place at Twickenham Stadium in London on November 23-24.

The global ticketing giant will provide an integrated ticketing system for thousands of visitors to Rugby Expo and will also lead a plenary conference session dealing with Dynamic Ticketing on the opening day of the event.

Derek Palmer, managing director and international executive vice-president of, said: “These are exciting times for rugby around the world and we are delighted to be part of the major global forum designed to facilitate exchange of information and promotion of professional best practice in rugby.”

Rugby Ventures chairman John Hockey added: “We are delighted to welcome back as sponsors of Rugby Expo. Not only do they play a vital role by providing the event ticketing system but the company is committed to the future success of rugby and to developing new approaches to helping clubs in rugby to maximise revenues from ticket sales.”

Hockey said: “Rugby Expo 2011 has a fresh new look after assessment of feedback from last year’s event. Day One will focus on the issues facing the professional and international game while Day Two will be dedicated to community rugby, with complimentary Day Two tickets being made available through County Unions.”