Shift4 to power Saints-Pelicans payments


Two New Orleans teams partner with Shift4 Image: ASM Global

The National Football League (NFL) team New Orleans Saints and the National Basketball Association (NBA) team New Orleans Pelicans have selected Shift4, a global leader in integrated payments and commerce technology, as their official payment solutions provider.

‘New Orleans Saints’ stated that as a leader in integrated payments, point-of-sale, mobile commerce, and loyalty solutions, Shift4 is used by every major professional sports league, colleges and many other business verticals – transforming the way fans and guests shop, order and pay. Shift4 will process payments for all Saints and Pelicans ticketing transactions through integration with SeatGeek.

The New Orleans Saints are a professional American football team based in New Orleans. The Saints compete in the National Football League (NFL) as a member of the league’s National Football Conference South division.

The 74,295-capacity Caesars Superdome is a multipurpose stadium located in the Central Business District of New Orleans, Louisiana, US. It is the home stadium of the New Orleans Saints of the National Football League.

The New Orleans Pelicans are an American professional basketball team based in New Orleans, US. The Pelicans compete in the National Basketball Association (NBA) as a member of the league’s Western Conference Southwest Division and play their home games at the Smoothie King Center.

The 17,791-capacity Smoothie King Center is a multipurpose indoor arena in New Orleans, Louisiana. It is located in the City’s Central Business District, adjacent to the Caesars Superdome. The arena opened in 1999 as the New Orleans Arena and has been home to the New Orleans Pelicans of the National Basketball Association since 2002.

Shift4 is boldly redefining commerce by simplifying complex payments ecosystems across the world. As the leader in commerce-enabling technology, Shift4 powers billions of transactions annually for hundreds of thousands of businesses in virtually every industry.

SeatGeek is a mobile-focused ticket platform that enables users to buy and sell tickets for live sports, concerts and theater events. SeatGeek allows both mobile app and desktop users to browse events, view interactive color-coded seat maps, complete purchases, and receive electronic or print tickets.

‘New Orleans Saints’ quoted Michael Isaacman, Shift4’s Chief Commercial Officer, as stating, “Our advanced payments technologies will enable the New Orleans Saints and Pelicans to modernize and enhance the ticket purchasing experience. We’re excited to help the organization reduce costs and complexity while creating a better experience for their fans.”

Exulted Dennis Lauscha, New Orleans Saints and Pelicans President, “We are thrilled to welcome Shift4 into the Saints and Pelicans family. We’re committed to a best-in-class fan experience, so the company’s integrated payments solution will support that mission by enhancing the ticket purchasing process for our loyal fans.”

Shift4’s integrated commerce solutions are used in more than 150 sports and entertainment venues across North America. The company powers billions of transactions annually for hundreds of thousands of businesses in virtually every industry.

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