Openair St. Gallen

Zurich, 25 November 2015: From summer 2016, Swisscom Event & Media Solutions will provide Openair St. Gallen with the Cashless Payment and Access Control system from Intellitix. With this partnership, one of Switzerland’s most established festivals has opted for a highly efficient, secure, global and market-tested solution.

After several successful events, including the SummerDays Festival in Arbon, Swisscom Event & Media Solutions has proven that its Cashless Payment and Access Control system is effective and secure. Chief Financial Officer, Cyril Stadler, was particularly impressed by the data security, which fulfils the highest standards: “Swisscom Event & Media Solutions, in collaboration with Intellitix, is a reliable and trustworthy Swiss partner whose products and services have been successful in the events market for years. Its solution leads the way internationally and offers high security and stability.” In addition to the features of the previously used system, the new solution combines Access Control with Cashless Payments to make organisation workflows and processes more efficient and simpler.

Openair St. Gallen has been a sell-out event for many years and attracts more than 110,000 visitors to Sittertobel each year. An event of this magnitude demands reliability. Swisscom Event & Media Solutions relies on the market-tested system from exclusive partner Intellitix, which is used at major international events such as Tomorrowland in Belgium or the Coachella Festival in the US, with about 100,000 unique visitors per day.

About Swisscom Event & Media Solutions Ltd

Swisscom Event & Media Solutions Ltd. is a subsidiary of Swisscom and has approximately 50 employees. As a technical agency, it offers end-to-end solutions in digital event infrastructure and moving image communication and provides companies, event organisers and sports and cultural associations advice on telecommunications, IT, media and entertainment solutions for temporary use across Switzerland and abroad. As an expert in connectivity, live streaming and video production, Swisscom Event & Media Solutions also develops individual applications, such as event apps and internet TV solutions. Its product portfolio includes guest management systems, visitor activation tools, LED walls, rental equipment and event trucks. For more information about Swisscom Event & Media Solutions go to: http://www.swisscom.ch/en/business/sem.html

About Openair St. Gallen

Openair St. Gallen has been running annually for the last 39 years in Sittertobel. Music fans from all over Switzerland travel to experience top-class artists live on stage. Further information about the Openair St. Gallen is available at: http://www.openairsg.ch/

About Intellitix

Intellitix is the leading global provider of technology-driven solutions for festivals and live events. Intellitix’s RFID Access Control, interactive Experiential and Cashless Payment solutions have enhanced over 15 million guest experiences at live events around the world. Event organizers, vendors and guests are widely adopting Cashless Payment technology for the value-added benefits it delivers. Since its inception, IntelliPay has processed more than 15 million cashless transactions, totalling over 225 million Euros in on-site guest spending. For more information on Intellitix’s RFID event solutions, visit: https://intellitix.com

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