In this latest interview, we hear from Patrick McMeekin, Exclusive Licensee for SEATSERVE in the UK and Ireland, on the evolution of sports technology.
Katie McIntyre, recently caught up with Patrick McMeekin, Exclusive Licensee in the UK and Ireland for SEATSERVE - widely regarded as the ultimate Mobile Ordering & Fulfilment Platform - who provided insights about the major uptick that's been witnessed sector-wide regarding the use of technology, especially contactless and cashless.
Patrick provides details on the test events completed at Harlequins' Twickenham Stoop and Gloucester Rugby's Kingsholme Stadium, and specifically the lessons learned, highlighting the positive feedback SEATSERVE received post-event from Compass and Freemans Event Partners.
In a time of socially-distanced events and games, Patrick highlights how SEATSERVE is able to safely deliver fans their food, drinks and merchandise straight to their seats, all without them having to miss out on any of the action, and all while ensuring they can safely enjoy their entertainment.
Patrick also talks about his upcoming speaker role at the next edition of ALSD International, being held at client venue, Liverpool FC's Anfield Stadium, March 15-16, 2021.
Watch the full video interview here.
To find out more on the two pilot events completed by Harlequins at The Stoop and Gloucester Rugby at Kingsholme Stadium, simply follow the links below:
- Sky News: Harlequins vs Bath marks return of Premiership rugby with fans in pilot scheme
- Quins: Supporters share their positive experiences from their return to The Stoop
- The Times: Harlequins: we’ve shown everyone how to handle return of crowds
- SoGlos: Gloucester Rugby launches in-seat delivery service with Freemans Event Partners
- Event Industry News: Gloucester-based Freemans Event Partners delivers in-seat service at Gloucester Rugby
- SEATSERVE: Time-lapse video
SEATSERVE is sponsoring a session focused on Technology and Reopening with Confidence at the next edition of ALSD International, being hosted by Liverpool FC, with panelists from Ascot, Ashton Gate and of course LFC.
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The upcoming ‘hybrid’ edition of ALSD International – Europe’s leading event for the Premium Seat & Sports Hospitality sector – will focus on increasing revenue via new builds, renovations, service expansions & technology, and reopening with confidence. The event will feature a high-level conference, exhibition hall, networking events and tours of Anfield, Goodison Park and M&S Bank Arena, all of which will be available to in-person and virtual attendees ensuring optimised opportunities for knowledge-sharing, networking and doing business.