National Football League (NFL) side the New Orleans Saints and the National Basketball Association (NBA)’s New Orleans Pelicans have partnered with Shift4, an integrated payments and commerce technology provider.
Shift4 will be the official payment solutions provider for the two New Orleans outfits, and will process payments for all Saints and Pelicans ticketing transactions through an integration with ticketing platform, SeatGeek.
Michael Isaacman, chief commercial officer, Shift4, said: “Our advanced payments technologies will enable the New Orleans Saints and Pelicans to modernise and enhance the ticket purchasing experience.
“We’re excited to help the organisation reduce costs and complexity while creating a better experience for their fans.”
Dennis Lauscha, New Orleans Saints and Pelicans president, added: “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 is already utilised by a number of sports franchises and entertainment venues across the US and Canada.