Motorsport News - US
Grand Prix of America Appoints Sports Systems for Key Operations Technologies
17th July 2012
Sports Systems Services, Inc., has been selected to supply key operational technology for the Grand Prix of America at Port Imperial, the new Formula OneTM auto race to be held overlooking the New York skyline in June 2013.
The specific operational areas that will use Sports Systems online services are: Media accreditation; staff, vendor, volunteer and local resident accreditation; sponsorship asset and contract management; internal ticketing; and oversight of the races VIP guest invitation, registration and logistics.
Sports Systems offers world leading, proven technologies to directly add control, tracking and highly productive day-to-day oversight tools over tasks required to be fulfilled at every event.
As an organization that will be running one of the worlds greatest sporting events less than a year from now, we are partnering with companies that have a proven track record of success, said Dennis R Robinson, the races COO. We are very pleased to have Sports Systems, a global leader in event accreditation and guest management technologies, join us as a partner.
Sports Systems President Jim Daigle commented, Sports Systems is honored to be partnering with Grand Prix of America because this will be a major international event in the New Jersey/New York area, and this is our hometown. Weve been involved with all levels of Formula One for 17 years but bringing a race here is a new and truly exciting effort to assist.
Like every event, GPA can run accreditation, internal ticketing and its own guest hospitality information management, but with Sports Systems it has a leading partner with turn-key solutions in all areas to enhance and streamline control over standard, required information.
About the Grand Prix of America
The world's top drivers will pilot the fastest, most high-tech race cars on the streets of New Jersey when the Grand Prix of America at Port Imperial joins the FIA Formula One World Championship. The inaugural race is planned for June, 2013, on the 3.2-mile circuit in Weehawken and West New York, N.J., against the stunning backdrop of the New York City skyline. GPAmerica.com
About Sports Systems
Sports Systems applies leading online technologies to upgrade tasks and responsibilities that are standard with event and sponsor operations. The company is a 26-year-old global sports technology leader for sports leagues, teams, events and their sponsors after developing proprietary technology services that enhance and upgrade event operations in accreditation, ticketing and guest management. Event clients include the US Open tennis tournament, golfs Open Championship, salings Americas Cup, horse racings Kentucky Derby and Dubai World Cup, and all NCAA championships and BCS bowl games 1,200 worldwide events total in 2011. Corporate clients currently include Intel, Sony, Vodafone, MasterCard, FedEx, Zurich Financial, Pepsi, InBev/Budweiser, PNC Financial and more than 20 other sponsorship leaders.
Based in Fort Lee, New Jersey, within the New York metropolitan area, the company has built an unmatched expertise streamlining and simplifying event and sponsor operations in key operational areas.
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