Sporting KC today announced its new partnership with ReplyBuy, the leading platform for messaging-enabled commerce that provides businesses with a unique combination of instant buyer engagement, artificial intelligence, analytics and payments. Leveraging the ReplyBuy platform will deliver an entirely new form of fan engagement and ease of purchasing for loyal fans. ReplyBuy will serve as a personal concierge for registered members. Starting today fans can complete their purchase by simply responding with a quick text message – eliminating the traditional friction in the e-commerce purchase flow.
Sporting KC fans who confirm their invite to the new program will receive personalized communications when tickets become available as well as $10 off their first order. Fans can complete their purchase on-demand in a matter of seconds. Tickets will be instantly delivered to the buyer’s phone where they will be scanned at the event.
“Our fans and their experience are paramount for us,” Sporting Kansas City President Jake Reid said. “To inform our supporters in real time with a seamless purchase flow that is fast and easy is always our goal, and we are excited to partner with ReplyBuy to make that happen. ReplyBuy offers the leading text-to-buy platform in sports and entertainment and the instant checkout is just one of their many, many great features.”
Fans can now register by visiting https://www.replybuy.com/sportingkc or by texting SPORTING to 20123 to setup a secure account. The partnership with ReplyBuy is just one of the many ways Sporting KC is working to make the game day experience memorable and hassle-free for fans.
“Sporting KC is widely known as one of the most progressive organizations within professional sports. This is an tremendous partnership and we’re eager to work with their leadership team and continue pushing the envelope,” said ReplyBuy CEO and Founder Josh Manley. We’ve had a great dialogue with their team leading up to this point discussing innovation, creative new ideas and what’s possible using the ReplyBuy platform.
ReplyBuy is a next generation mobile sales platform that combines artificial intelligence, messaging, payments and digital commerce in a single platform to deliver instant buyer gratification from the businesses they choose. As an initial market, ReplyBuy has been embraced by 100+ organizations across 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 businesses to engage with customers in real-time via mobile and completely removes the buying friction by offering an instant checkout.