PHOENIX, AZ--(Marketwired - April 26, 2016) - ReplyBuy, the global sales platform that combines mobile messaging, payments and digital commerce, continues to experience rapid growth within its initial launch market. Sports and entertainment are the company's first industry verticals. Over the past year, there has been a significant increase in the number of organizations that have embraced ReplyBuy to power instant mobile sales by removing the friction that typically accompanies event-related consumer transactions. In addition to public-facing exposure, the company is also experiencing notoriety among peers and industry authorities.
ReplyBuy was recently honored for its innovative solution and proven results with some significant award nominations. The company was nominated in the category of "Best in Mobile Fan Experience" for the 2016 Sports Business Awards, hosted by the Sports Business Journal. Nominees were announced on March 14 and winners will be announced on May 18 in New York City at the New York Marriott Marquis at Times Square. This nomination is especially significant to ReplyBuy because of the vast number of sports teams that trust its solution to help them engage with their fans.
Furthermore, ReplyBuy's impact has even rippled overseas. The company was nominated in the categories of "Move to Mobile" and "Product Innovation" at the upcoming Ticketing Technology Awards 2016, hosted by the Ticketing Technology Forum. The winners will be announced on April 27 at the Guinness Storehouse in Dublin. This nomination is an endorsement of the flawless technology that is behind ReplyBuy's smooth user and client interface.
"We've introduced a messaging based platform that has truly changed the way fans engage with their favorite brands by expediting the exchange of information, as well as the process of completing a purchase," says Tony Saia, CTO of ReplyBuy.
ReplyBuy's CEO Josh Manley will also be presenting with ESPN at the Collision Conference in New Orleans on April 26, discussing the solution's rapid market adoption along with other topics that include mobile messaging, payments and automation. The Collision Conference is known as "America's fastest growing tech conference" as well as "the best technology conference on the planet," according to Forbes Magazine. The conference boasts more than 11,000 attendees from over 50 countries.
ReplyBuy's session, "The Golden Ticket: Unlocking Global Sales via Messaging" will be presented within the "Sport Track." Panel members alongside Manley include Darren Rovell, ESPN Sports Business Reporter & ABC News Business Correspondent; Nic Barlage, Chief Sales Officer of the Phoenix Suns; and Taylor Stapleton, Head of Fan Engagement and Digital Strategy at the University of Kentucky. These esteemed panelists will be discussing their collective experience and insight into trends in sports, mobile technology and fan experiences.
"If there's one goal we have at ReplyBuy, it's to deliver seamless, enjoyable experiences for fans everywhere and to achieve an extremely high conversion rate of sales for our clients," says Manley. "The premise of our platform is that if fans can send a text message, they can complete a purchase. There are no extra apps and no external links to click. And on the client side, we work as an extension of brands' marketing, giving them the tools they need to connect directly with fans and rapidly increase sales. We're eager to see more growth in 2016, both for ourselves and our clients."
ReplyBuy is a global sales platform that combines mobile messaging, payments and digital commerce to deliver instant consumer gratification. ReplyBuy has been embraced across the NBA, NHL, MLS and NFL, as well as major universities. It is described as "what might be the fastest-growing company in the sports ticketing space," according to ESPN. ReplyBuy enables teams, clubs and venues to connect with their fans in real-time via mobile and creates an intuitive, friction-free purchasing experience for the fan.
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