Boca Raton, FL -- MovieTickets.com announced the addition of 355 screens with the signing of three industry leading Minnesota-based theatre chains: United Entertainment Corporation (UEC), Cinema Entertainment Corp. (CEC) and Mann Theatres. Online and mobile ticketing with UEC will commence in time for the 2013 summer blockbuster season, kicking off with the May 3rd release of Marvel's Iron Man 3. CEC and Mann Theatres will start their ticketing programs with MovieTickets.com later this year.
The addition of these three Minnesota-based circuits to the 260 movie theatre chains that MovieTickets.com represents further strengthens the company's position in the Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area and the Upper Midwest.
Joel Cohen, CEO of MovieTickets.com, stated, "MovieTickets.com has bolstered its presence in the Upper Midwestern states, and signing these three respected, family run theater chains is a welcome addition to our network of Exhibitor partners."
"We have always been committed to bringing a great movie-going experience to our theater patrons," said Robert Ross, President, CEC Theatres. "We believe that MovieTickets.com will further enhance the movie experience with their online and mobile ticketing options and we are delighted to provide this state-of-the art technology to our valued customers."
Mike Ross, President of UEC Theatres, said, "We explored a number of options for online and mobile ticketing. MovieTickets.com offered the flexibility and ease of operation that we were seeking in an online ticket system and we believe that the promotional opportunities provided by MovieTickets.com will further enhance movie entertainment for our guests."
"We are committed to providing moviegoers with overall entertainment value," said Stephen Mann, President of Mann Theatres of MN. "Advance online and mobile ticketing by MovieTickets.com will provide our guests with easy access to movie show-times, ticket price information and purchases. We look forward to a long partnership with MovieTickets.com"