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AC Milan Ticket Sales Soar 7.5% After Partnership With WePlay For 6 Months

The club is being innovative and using digital platforms to bring fans back to the San Siro.

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SportBusiness are reporting that AC Milan has undergone as 7.5% boost to ticket sales just 6 months after joining forces with London based WePlay. The digital marketing agency has helped the club significantly by increasing their digital engagement. 25% of the growth is attributed to sales to new audiences - i.e. have never watch a game at the San Siro before. Milan's average attendance has risen to 54,000 this season from 37,000 in 2015-16.

The club is focused on developing the brand globally and is focusing on getting matches to be a destination event. Casper Stylsvig, chief revenue officer at AC Milan, said: “Innovation is an important part of AC Milan’s DNA and we are delighted to see our increased focus on digital have such an immediate commercial impact. Our relationship with WePlay has helped us to welcome new fans into the AC Milan community, which is an important part of our ambitious plans to drive revenue for the club.”