Thunder Announces Partnership with ReplyBuy

Monday, September 26 2016 9:36 AM

Wichita, KS (Sept. 26th) — The Wichita Thunder, ECHL affiliate of the Ottawa Senators and powered by Toyota, are excited to announce a new partnership with global sales provider, ReplyBuy, which provides an entirely new way for fans to purchase Wichita Thunder tickets.

Starting today, fans can gain access to and instantly buy Thunder tickets by simply responding with a text message to complete their purchase.

Loyal Thunder fans who participate and utilize the new program will receive customized notifications similar to a VIP concierge service when tickets become available. This enables them to complete their purchase on-demand in a matter of seconds without the hassle of clicking a link or completing additional steps. Electronic tickets will be delivered to the buyer’s phone instantly, which can be scanned at the event. The faster fans respond, the better their seat locations will be.

“With the advancement in technologies today, we have a strong investment locally with all of our partners on cutting edge elements that allow our consumer base to make transactional purchases simpler, faster, and more efficient,” stated Michael McCoy, Vice President of Ticket Sales & Community Relations of the Wichita Thunder. “We are currently consulting with Net-Ability, e2e Accelerator, WATC, WSU Technology, USD259 CTE on a large scale ‘Innovation’s in Technology Night’ and ReplyBuy was a key element to this program.”

Get started today and claim a $20 credit towards your first purchase using ReplyBuy. Fans can now register by clicking here or texting WICHITA to 20123. The partnership with ReplyBuy is just one of the many ways the Thunder are working to make the game day experience memorable and hassle-free for fans.

"We are thrilled to be partnering with the Wichita Thunder. The organization is forward thinking and understands that mobile technology is changing the way consumers attend sporting events," said Josh Manley, CEO of ReplyBuy. "We are in an on-demand society and the Thunder realize the value of expediting the buying process by not making fans click links or download apps to complete ticket purchases."

About ReplyBuy
ReplyBuy is a global sales platform that combines mobile messaging, payments and digital commerce to deliver instant consumer gratification. ReplyBuy has been embraced across the NBA, NHL, MLS and NFL, as well as major universities. It is described as “what might be the fastest-growing company in the sports ticketing space,” according to ESPN. ReplyBuy enables teams, clubs and venues to connect with their fans in real-time via mobile and creates an intuitive, friction-free purchasing experience for the fan.

For more information, visit www.replybuy.com. Twitter: @ReplyBuy

The Thunder kicks off their 25th Anniversary season on Saturday, October 15th against the Tulsa Oilers. Season tickets are on sale now. Place a $25 deposit for up to four seats and pay it off in 14 payments. Contact a Thunder representative at the office today.

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