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Posted December 20, 2019
ASHEVILLE – “Easy to create, simple to promote and sell.”
That’s the tagline for SimpleTix, a ticketing tech company based out of Asheville, North Carolina.
Founder Aron Kansal suggests his service is an alternative to high-priced, “cookie-cutter” eticketing solutions like Eventbrite and TicketLeap – and local vendors are starting to take notice.
This year, organizers for Buncombe County’s annual Lake Julian Festival of Lights switched from its standard provider to SimpleTix, which promised lower rates with flat-fee pricing.
The result: a record turnout, with almost 1,300 attending the ornate light display installed around Lake Julian Park.
“Part of the increased attendance was due to lower ticket prices,” explained Kansal, who appeared in person to help manage the event.
“Because the county saved money on fees, it was able to pass those savings along to event-goers in the form of lower ticket prices.”
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