Groupon’s G-Pass Reaches One Million Redemption Milestone on Deals for Live Events

  Groupon’s G-Pass Reaches One Million Redemption Milestone on Deals for Live

Business Wire

CHICAGO -- June 14, 2013

Groupon (NASDAQ: GRPN) ( today announced that, since its
inception in April of 2012, G-Pass has allowed one million Groupon customers
to bypass the box office line and head straight into the venue to enjoy their
favorite band, take in an off-broadway show or cheer on the home team. The
G-Pass ticketing system grants purchasers direct admission to events,
eliminating the need to visit the box office to pick up tickets before
entering a venue.

“Perfecting the customer experience is always a top priority Groupon,” said
Greg Rudin, VP and general manager at Groupon. “G-Pass simply allows customers
to worry less about getting into the venue and focus more on enjoying the
event. And at the same time, it helps alleviate stress on box office

G-Pass has been adopted by hundreds of merchants across the United States and
Canada, spanning categories such as music, sports, arts and theater and family
events. For subscribers, this means access to presale opportunities, premium
tickets and packages that enhance the experience, as well as access to some of
the most sought-after events in the best venues. Gaining momentum, G-Pass has
already issued more than 700,000 tickets so far this year; some of the
noteworthy G-Pass deals include:

  *Seattle Mariners home game
  *Pitbull and Ke$ha concert in Chicago
  *Blue Man Group in Boston
  *The Joffrey Ballet’s “Othello”
  *“Spider-Man Turn Off The Dark” in New York
  *Bon Jovi: Because We Can - The Tour in North Jersey

About Groupon

Groupon (NASDAQ: GRPN) is a global leader in local commerce, making it easy
for people around the world to search and discover great businesses at
unbeatable prices. Groupon is reinventing the traditional small business world
by providing merchants with a suite of products and services, including
customizable deals, payments processing capabilities and point-of-sale
solutions to help them attract more customers and run their operations more
effectively. By leveraging the company’s global relationships and scale,
Groupon offers consumers incredible deals on the best stuff to eat, see, do,
and buy in 48 countries. With Groupon, shoppers discover the best a city has
to offer with Groupon Local, enjoy vacations with Groupon Getaways, and find a
curated selection of electronics, fashion, home furnishings and more with
Groupon Goods. To subscribe to Groupon emails, visit To learn
more about the company’s merchant solutions and how to work with Groupon,


Erin Yeager
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