Month: December 2014

“Boston Red Sox Buy Social Media Vending Machines to Spread Holiday Cheer and Hype for Next Season” from Sport Techie

In the midst of revamping their roster during the offseason, the Boston Red Sox rethought how to build hype for next season, too. The additions of Hanley Ramirez, Pablo Sandoval, and Rick Porcello bring buzz around the team, but they can’t sell tickets just by their names alone. The Red Sox–despite its tradition and generational… Read more »

“Boston Red Sox Woos Fans With Social Media-Powered Vending Machine” by Emily Jed, Vending Times

BOSTON — The Boston Red Sox used social media powered vending machines to give away thousands of prizes and build excitement around 2015 tickets going on sale. The team worked with Dayton, OH-based Innovative Vending Solutions to deploy two machines that dispensed prizes to fans who posted on Twitter or Instagram using the hashtag #TheGiftOfSox… Read more »

“Insta-Freebie: How to Reward Event Guests for Instagram Posts” by Michele Laufik, BizBash

Insta-Freebie: How to Reward Event Guests for Instagram Posts Innovative Vending Solutions, the company behind the increasingly popular Twitter-activated vending machines, has launched an Instagram version Photo: Courtesy of Innovative Vending Solutions Following the success of its Twitter-activated vending machines, Dayton, Ohio-based Innovative Vending Solutions has launched an Instagram posts version. After guests post a… Read more »