A new mobile application for iPhone and Android smartphones, RPO Rewards, has been developed and released by digital marketing solutions provider KODIME on behalf of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO).

The new app, RPO Rewards, now available for both iPhone and Android platforms, provides the RPO with a comprehensive solution to market, promote and sell tickets for a wide range of concerts, in venues including London's Cadogan Hall, Fairfield Halls in Croydon and Southbank Centre’s Royal Festival Hall.

The app combines concert listings with mobile ticketing and a loyalty scheme, rewarding registered users for their ticket purchases and social interactions such as sharing their chosen event with their friends on Facebook and Twitter.

Uniquely, the app also acts as the container for the mobile ticket, using QR code technology to enable ticket buyers to easily gain access to RPO performances.

A built-in loyalty scheme rewards users for ticket purchases by allocating points which can be redeemed for prizes such as Spotify and Amazon vouchers and CDs.

A complete smartphone proposition to find out about RPO concerts, incentivising viral marketing and enabling easy to use ticketing, the RPO Rewards app makes full use of the mobile channel to engage with and expand the audience.

Chris Evans, Director of Press & Marketing, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, said: "The Orchestra is delighted to enter the app market by offering RPO Rewards. I believe it is important for an orchestra to investigate and explore modern marketing practices and Kodime Ltd has been the perfect partner. RPO Rewards will enter the market place during an exciting time for the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra as we extend our reach around the UK; RPO Rewards will become a useful tool to help and encourage new patrons to attend our wide-variety of classical concerts we have to offer."

Nico Köpke, Director Kodime Ltd, commented: "We are excited about this new app, which adds to our growing portfolio of app and other digital work in the arts and music sector. Backed by our Komobility platform this app provides both the end users and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra a seamless solution to actively market and sell tickets digitally, supported by loyalty and engagement tools."

For more information and screenshots see www.rporewards.co.uk

For more information on KODIME see www.kodime.com

Related app projects by Kodime include Student Pulse, an app promoting discounted tickets to students, Eagle-i Music, an app facilitating the licensing of audio tracks for film and advertising; and Imagem Creative Services, providing instant access to a comprehensive recording catalogue.

About the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Formed in 1946 by flamboyant maestro Sir Thomas Beecham, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) has enjoyed more than sixty-five years of success, giving first-class performances of a wide range of musical repertoire all over the world with artists of the highest calibre.
About KODIME Ltd

Kodime is a digital marketing solutions provider. Based in Guildford, Surrey, the agency delivers its platform and services to a wide range of clients in sectors such as the arts, housing, healthcare, retail and brands.

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Published on: 10:39AM on 25th October 2013