People of **accesso**: Valerie Wierenga – On Culture, Teamwork and Working in Tech

People of accesso: Valerie Wierenga – On Culture, Teamwork and Working in Tech

In October, we kicked off the “People of accesso” blog series with the goal of highlighting some of the incredible and passionate professionals that make up the accesso team. Beginning with CEO Paul Noland and on to EMEA Director of Ticketing Operations Robin Goodchild, we’ve returned to the states to share some insight from one of the leaders of our office in Lake Mary, Florida – accesso Product Owner of Ticketing Research and Development Valerie Wierenga – to take a closer look at the accesso company culture, the importance of investing in others and what it’s like to be a woman in technology.

**accesso** Webinar Series: Best Practices for Cancelling a Show

accesso Webinar Series: Best Practices for Cancelling a Show

Having to cancel or reschedule a show can be a very hectic, frustrating and all-around stressful process for a venue and even its patrons! Luckily, with the right strategy, execution plan and ticketing software, you can help minimize the damage. accesso ShoWare Director of Client Success Joe Wettstead and Client Services Manager Mikala Thompson share their insider tips and best practices for canceling & rescheduling events.

Client-Driven Development and 3 New **accesso Siriusware** Features

Client-Driven Development and 3 New accesso Siriusware Features

As a member of the QA team at accesso, I spend most of my time testing enhancements and fixes that are requested or suggested by our clients for our accesso Siriusware POS software. It‘s rewarding to help our clients with these specific requests, and often, the resulting improvement is something that all clients can utilize. Here’s a glimpse into client-driven development and three recent features that have come about as a result of requests from our customers.

**accesso** Blog Series:  Reasons to Embrace Continuous Learning at Your Venue

accesso Blog Series: Reasons to Embrace Continuous Learning at Your Venue

In the fast-paced entertainment and leisure industries, change is the ultimate constant. In order to stay on top of these changes and remain competitive in the marketplace, business leaders are embracing continuous learning programs as a way to nurture their most valuable assets – their people. Read on to discover what is driving the need for continuous learning and to explore options that make sense for your organization, whether you are a theme park, museum or ski area!

**accesso** Learning Series: Introducing **accesso Siriusware** QuickScan!

accesso Learning Series: Introducing accesso Siriusware QuickScan!

We are excited to debut the first of three products designed to shape the future of mobile applications for our accesso Siriusware point-of-sale solution – our new QuickScan application! This new solution combines the software of ScanMan with a beautiful, angular front end that is compatible with Android® Mobile, and also includes new features to help you streamline your access control operations onsite.

**accesso** Learning Series: Amplify Your Marketing with **accesso ShoWare** Qualifiers!

accesso Learning Series: Amplify Your Marketing with accesso ShoWare Qualifiers!

We’re excited to announce the latest enhancement in our accesso ShoWare box office solution, Location-Based Qualifiers! Qualifiers empower venues to facilitate seamless marketing campaigns. The first phase in this release brought the ability to set performance-level credit card restrictions, meaning that a theatre could offer exclusive AmEx pre-sales for specific performances with just a few clicks in the back-end. With this second phase, it’s even easier to run promotions with special partners and set aside inventory for group sales. Director of Client Success Joe Wettstead and Product Analyst Kate MacBean-Valverde introduce us to the many benefits and opportunities for utilizing Qualifiers Phase 2 and provide a demo in our latest learning series video.

accesso Webinar Series: eCommerce Imagery Best Practices.

accesso Webinar Series: eCommerce Imagery Best Practices.

It’s widely said that a picture is worth a thousand words. Whether you are selling tickets, meal deals or season passes, the images that you use online have a major influence on a guest’s decision to purchase. If you’re not a graphic designer, though, how do you know the difference between imagery that will convert and imagery that won’t? We recently asked Jeff Prystaijko, one of our senior designers at accesso, to share insights into eCommerce imagery best practices gained from nearly 15 years of design experience within the amusement and attractions industry.