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March 14th, 2018
Washington Capitals Win Best Ticketing Sales Initiative from NHL at 2018 NHL Club Business Meetings
Capitals win 2018 Stanley Award for innovative mobile and digital ticketing initiative
Washington, D.C. -- The Washington Capitals yesterday won a best-in-League Stanley Award for the exponential growth and development of their digital and mobile ticketing program. The award was presented to executives for the Capitals and Monumental Sports & Entertainment today at the NHL Club Business Meetings in Las Vegas.
“We are committed to making the ticketing experience frictionless for all Capitals fans and we’re very proud to have that work acknowledged today by the NHL,” said Jim Van Stone, President of Business Operations for Monumental Sports & Entertainment. “This honor is a great tribute to the hard work of our innovative and dedicated sales, ticketing and marketing teams.”
The club received the Best Ticketing Sales Initiative Stanley award – one of four awards given out at the Club Business Meetings today -- for identifying and growing its base of new fans and successfully growing the use of mobile tickets. Streamlining the digital ticket process for fans has yielded a better experience for all Capitals fans who come through the gates at Capital One Arena.