Weldon, Williams & Lick Inc. of Fort Smith has completed its acquisition of Worldwide Ticketcraft, a Florida-based ticket company.
Erik Covitz, founder and CEO of Worldwide Ticketcraft (WWTC), and Jim Walcott, president and CEO of Weldon, Williams & Lick Inc. (WW&L) jointly announced the closing of the acquisition recently.
“This move will consolidate the entrepreneurial drive of WWTC with the strength and capacity of WW&L,” a news release states. “Combining the best practices of each company will offer the admissions industry a full suite of products and smart solution choices.”
Worldwide Ticketcraft will remain in Florida and continue to serve its customers with an expanded product line. Covitz will serve as vice president of Market Development for WW&L. “This is very exciting news for our customers and employees,” Walcott said. “It’s truly an honor to have the opportunity to join with Erik Covitz and his entire team at Worldwide Ticketcraft.”
Covitz said the resources at Weldon, Williams & Lick “will drive our future growth and new opportunities for our employees.”
Weldon, Williams & Lick Inc. was founded in 1898 and offers a wide array of admission tickets, parking permits, event ticket printing and distribution services, hang tags, credentials and kiosks.
Worldwide Ticketcraft, founded in 1999 and headquartered in Boynton Beach, Fla., is also a ticket design and printing business. In 2006, Worldwide Ticket and Label acquired New York based, Ticketcraft Inc. and merged both companies to form Worldwide Ticketcraft. The company produces hundreds of millions of thermal and digital products each year, including reserved seating, point of sale, season books and predesigned tickets.