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Ticketmaster Signs Multiyear Extension With Orlando City SC

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 11 / 21 / 17

Ticketmaster has struck a multiyear contract extension with Orlando City SC to remain the club’s official ticketing and technology partner. The agreement also will cover the NWSL Pride and other live events at Orlando City Stadium, including an enhanced working relationship with Ticketmaster p...

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