The Italian Football Federation (FIGC-Federazione Italiana Giuoco Calcio) has reached a multi-year agreement with Vivaticket for the exclusive sale of tickets. The partnership also includes several innovative activities that will enrich the interactions of the global community of Azzurri fans and offer a raft of additional dedicated services.
Vivaticket was selected by the FIGC as the ideal partner to offer to fans a superior level of engagement through the introduction of cutting-edge hi-tech communications and advanced digital applications. With decades of experience and expertise in ticketing and event management, both nationally and internationally, Vivaticket will support the FIGC for years to come in enhancing the fan experience which begins with the purchase of match tickets.
The relationship between the FIGC and Vivaticket will strengthen the community of National Team supporters and increase the number of benefits for subscribers, feeding the passion of millions of Italians for the Azzurri and increasing engagement with the Under 21 team, the National Women’s team and Italian National Youth Teams. In addition to providing the convenience of multiple sales channels, the FIGC and Vivaticket will also provide fans with the ability to access individual home games via digital media, further augmenting the relationship with supporters and ensuring a pricing policy that allows everyone the opportunity to share the experience and cheer their national team on to victory.
From the 19th of August, fans will be able to purchase tickets online via the figc.vivaticket.it or vivaticket.it. For those fans who prefer to purchase face-to-face, they will be able to do this at one of 1300 outlets Vivaticket has set up across Italy, in stores run by the FIGC and from the ticket offices of the stadiums hosting the home matches. The first matches available for purchasing will be the Italian National Team vs Armenia (Yerevan, September 5th at 6pm CET) and vs Finland (Tampere, September 8th at 8.45pm CET).
Vivaticket, based in Bologna, Italy, is a world leader in the design, production, management and marketing of electronic ticketing and access control systems, in addition to event organizing and management. Within in the sports sector Vivaticket’s clients include FC Barcelona, Atletico River Plate, Inter Milan, AC Milan, AS Roma, Bologna FC, Atalanta Bergamasca Calcio, Torino FC, US Sassuolo and over forty top Italian clubs. Vivaticket was also the proud ticketing partner of the 2019 UEFA Under-21 tournament, in June 2019, which has been extremely successful in terms of visibility, thanks to the excellent organisation put in place.
From 19 August, it will be possible to purchase tickets online on the white label figc.vivaticket.it or on the vivaticket.it website. For those who prefer to buy tickets at physical points of sale, they can choose from over 1300 Vivaticket points of sale distributed throughout Italy, the points of sale managed directly by FIGC and the ticket offices of the stadiums during home competitions. The first matches available on the platform will be those of the National team with Armenia (Yerevan, 5 September at 6 pm CET) and Finland (Tampere, 8 September, 8.45 pm CET).
The Bologna-based company is one of the world's leading operators in the planning, production, distribution and management of electronic ticketing and access control systems, as well as in the management and organization of reception and security services for events. Leader in the sports sector for electronic ticketing services, Vivaticket includes in its portfolio some of the most prestigious Italian and international football teams, including F.C. Barcelona, Club Atlético River Plate, FC Internazionale, AC Milan, AS Roma, Bologna Fc 1909, Atalanta Bergamasca Calcio, Torino F.C., U.S. Sassuolo and over 40 teams from the main Italian championships. Vivaticket was also the official ticketing partner of the UEFA European Under-21 Championships (June 2019), which were a great success both in terms of audience and visibility thanks to the organizational skills put in field.