FTS helps fair and festival producers succeed by providing convenient, secure and cost-effective payment processing and cash management services, tailored exclusively for the community event marketplace.
FTS has partnered with Visa and Bank of America Merchant Services to deliver a set of integrated turn-key services that decrease operating costs, reduce risk and increase revenue for producers, managers and vendors. FTS also provides more business intelligence than ever before so you can focus on serving your customers and growing your business.
FTS was formed in 2010 by the founders of Festivals.com and Festival Media Corporation. FTS is focused on providing secure, reliable commerce solutions that benefit community event producers, and the vendors who do business at events and to offer greater convenience and purchasing power to community event visitors. As part of its services portfolio, FTS offers a turnkey credit card transaction payment solution created exclusively for the event industry. FTS is partner oriented and dedicated to providing our customers outstanding service, year after year.
Formed in 2005, Festival Media Corporation helps fairs and festivals sell sponsorship through an online service that finds individual events for sponsors needing to reach tens-of-millions of consumers across networks of events. FMC provides planning and purchasing for the sponsors, as well as measuring of return-on-investment at festivals and events. In 2005, FMC launched SponsorFest®, the matchmaking service for festival sponsorship. It is a unique member-only program that raises sponsorship for events on a "success only" fee basis. Today more than 2,300 participating fairs and festivals have joined FMC SponsorFest members.
Launched in 1995, Festivals.com today is the largest resource on the Internet for information about community fairs, festivals and special events. With more than 40,000 community events worldwide behind the pages of Festivals.com, we are the most popular and widely used web site devoted exclusively to promoting community events worldwide.
Backstage@festivals.com is a Business-to-Business (B2B) community-building site, located at Festivals.com, where event producers list their events, event vendors list their businesses and sponsors find events, purchase sponsorships, and analyze return-on-investment metrics. Backstage@Festivals.com provides a single place for events, vendors and sponsors to find each other and conduct business, online.
FestivalFinder.com is a grassroots website owned by Festival Media Corporation that helps music lovers access information about more than 2,500 music festivals in North America. With a large and loyal following, FestivalFinder.com allows users to search for music by genre, with content completely maintained by music lovers themselves.