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Mississippi State Moves To Spectra Ticketing, Working With Sidearm Sports For Website

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 06 / 15 / 16

Mississippi State announced this week that it is shifting its ticket marketing and sales over to the Spectra Ticketing and Fan Engagement platform and services as part of an overall technology shift by the school. Spectra’s platform will manage ticket sales, donor relations and marketing autom...

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