POSTED: November 19th 2015

Olympics: PyeongChang 2018 inks deal with Interpark for Korean ticket sales

The Interpark signing (center L & R) POCOG Secretary General Yeo Hyungkoo and Representative Director of Interpark Kim Yang-sun / POCOG
The Interpark signing (center L & R) POCOG Secretary General Yeo Hyungkoo and Representative Director of Interpark Kim Yang-sun / POCOG

LAURA WALDEN at the INTERCONTINENTAL HOTEL in PRAGUE / Sports Features Communications 

(SFC) The PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (POCOG) announced that they have signed a deal with Interpark Corporation as the "Official Supporter" for Ticketing Sales and Distribution Services. 

The company will be the official partner for Ticketing Sales and Distribution Services category in the Republic of Korea. They will offer ticket sales services to key client groups and the general public in the and also provide the required ticketing system, equipment, and personnel needed to implement the POCOG ticketing program. 

Interpark is well known in Korea as it is the largest ticketing service in the nation and has already worked with a number of world class sporting events such as the 2002 FIFA World Cup, 2010 Formula 1 Korean Grand Prix, 2011 IAAF World Championships in Athletics in Daegu, and recently the 2015 Gwangju Summer Universiade. 

 "It is very meaningful to have Interpark, which is one of the leading companies in the ticketing business in Korea, as a sponsor. Through its outstanding infrastructure and sales know-how, PyeongChang 2018 is striving to achieve full stadia," declared POCOG Secretary General Yeo Hyungkoo. 

Signing the sponsorship, Representative Director of Interpark KIM Yang-sun stated, "It's an honor to be the sponsor of the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018. We will fully support POCOG with our extensive ticketing services experience acquired across major events." 

Interpark also has the reputation as being the premier ticket service provider for the entertainment business in Korea. 

**LAURA WALDEN has over twenty-five years of experience in the Olympic Movement, formerly at the European Olympic Committees with SportEurope under former IOC President Dr. Jacques Rogge and IOC Member Mario Pescante. She worked with the Rome 2004 and Turin 2006 Olympic bids and also managed PR & media for Dr. Jacques Rogge during his campaign for the presidency.

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