TIXSTAR Expands with New Acquisition

March 20, 2018
TIXSTAR Expands with New Acquisition

TIXSTAR, the marketplace for sports & entertainment experiences is pleased to announce it's acquisition of Building Brands and A Positive Move, expanding its corporate client base, resources and capabilities in supporting rights holders throughout the industry.

TIXSTAR launched in conjunction with Marketplacer in 2016 as a dedicated marketplace for sports & entertainment experiences. Over 100+ rights holders currently partner with TIXSTAR including some of the biggest names in the industry from sports leagues, teams, venues, entertainment promoters and more. Some of these vendors include the AFL, Etihad Stadium, the majority of AFL Clubs, ANZ Stadium, Victoria Racing Club, theatre producers Michael Cassel Group and Gordon Frost Organisation along with some of the best wineries in the country. The marketplace services the corporate market for client engagement, incentives and rewards solutions and is expanding into the consumer experiences market.

The acquisition of Building Brands and its flagship corporate membership, The Melbourne Network, provides a unique offering to rights holders. The Melbourne Network, is the fastest growing business membership of entertainment, connection and business facilitation in Melbourne. A Positive Move is a well respected and established business steeped in history and family values, while providing events and guest speaker services to a loyal corporate customer base. This combination with the TIXSTAR marketplace provides a full solution for its growing corporate customer base.

TIXSTAR CEO, Jordan Leask, said the acquisition provides great capability in expanding its service offering to its customers.

"Bringing together these established businesses provides a full service solution for our clients that not only leverages our expertise and relationships with rights holders in the sports + entertainment industry, but enables us deliver exceptional experiences for our customers for any occasion. The TIXSTAR marketplace continues to grow, while this acquisition enables us to fully maximise broader expertise in sales and private events."

Based in South Melbourne, TIXSTAR is part of Marketplacer who own and operate 14 marketplaces in 9 countries including The MYER Market, BikeExchange, TiniTrader, House of Home, CyclingTips, LENZO, TIXSTAR, Outdoria, GoSee Australia and Cellarspace.

For further details or queries on this announcement please contact TIXSTAR on (03) 9257 3255 or info@tixstar.com