QuintEvents Presenting Travel/Experience Program on Behalf of the ESSENCE Music Festival
QuintEvents to market, deliver ticket/hotel/travel packages for July celebration
NEW ORLEANS, June 3, 2011
NEW ORLEANS, June 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — QuintEvents is introducing a new, publicly-available offering of tickets, accommodations and special access packages for the famed ESSENCE Music Festival in New Orleans, providing fans with an experience previously reserved only for officials, sponsors and media partners.
The ESSENCE Music Festival has partnered with industry-leading hospitality company QuintEvents to design, market and fulfill the packages for the July 1-3 celebration at the Louisiana Superdome. QuintEvents provides similar services for The Super Bowl, The Kentucky Derby and the NBA All-Star Game.
The program, named ESSENCE VIP Events, uniquely provides backstage passes, invitations to celebrity parties, on-site hospitality and premier ticket locations available only from ESSENCE, which owns and operates the world-renowned festival. The customized packages are available at multiple price levels and all elements are guaranteed by ESSENCE, providing fans with the transactional security and a hassle-free experience.
The blockbuster lineup for the three days of music includes Usher, Jennifer Hudson, Fantasia, Kanye West, Mary J Blige, Boyz II Men and a host of other artists. Packages include access to the 2011 ESSENCE Empowerment Experience, taking place concurrently at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. Billed as a "Weekend of Transformation," it features speakers such as Rev. Al Sharpton, Tavis Smiley, Steve Harvey, Soledad O'Brien plus Gospel music and more as part of a multi-cultural complement to the festival.
ESSENCE VIP Events packages, including center stage seats for all the music plus backstage, party invitations and VIP seating at the ESSENCE Empowerment Experience, start at $2,999. Detailed information is available at www.QuintEvents.com.
"Through ESSENCE VIP Events, we are offering an all-inclusive service that accommodates our Festivalgoers in a special way; including exclusive backstage access and invites to after-parties," said ESSENCE General Manager Joy Collins. "QuintEvents has mastered the art of serving fans, groups and businesses for major events like the ESSENCE Music Festival and we are pleased to partner with them."
- Premium Center-Stage seating
- Premium seating at seminars
- All-access pass to the Platinum VIP Lounge
- VIP parking/entrance
- Official gift bag
- Reception with ESSENCE executives, officials and sponsors
- Private meeting with ESSENCE executives
- Optional accommodations at the InterContinental
- Backstage access (selected)