August 06, 2015 // Franchising.com // BOSTON, MA – Paint Nite, the global leader in social painting, announced today that it has hit a major milestone - two million tickets sold worldwide.
Launched in Boston in March 2012, Paint Nite has quickly become a nightlife phenomenon with live, nightly events held in more than 1,200 cities and towns and five countries.
“This is a very exciting achievement for our team,” said Sean McGrail, co-founder of Paint Nite. “Selling two million tickets provides significant validation that consumers love Paint Nite. We are grateful for our partnerships with local artists, business owners, and the network of bars and restaurants that embrace our events. It is this dynamic Paint Nite community that produces the unforgettable events that keep consumers coming.”
Within the last seven months alone, Paint Nite sold one million tickets, and launched in 85 new metropolitan areas. The company’s 900+ artists currently host approximately 4,100 events a month in more than 2,600 bars and restaurants across the globe, providing the ultimate social painting experience to 158,000 people each month.
“Paint Nite continues to see tremendous growth,” said Nancy Joyce, chief marketing officer of Paint Nite. “Our research shows that there is still great potential in the ‘paint & sip’ sector of the entertainment space, so we’re actively exploring all angles to ensure that we’re bringing the most innovative and creative event concepts to our consumers.”
Tickets to Paint Nite events are available online for advance purchase and range in price from $45-$65. Each ticket includes a 16” X 20” canvas, all painting supplies, and step-by-step instruction led by a professional artist. If desired, drinks and food can be purchased directly from the hosting bar or restaurant. Event locations, artist information, and a sample of each featured painting can be found on PaintNite.com.
To find a Paint Nite event near you, join our network of venues, or to inquire about becoming a featured artist, visit PaintNite.com.
Paint Nite, the industry leader in social painting, offers a creative spin on a night out; participants create art over cocktails at a local hotspot with a professional artist. Headquartered in Boston, it was founded in March 2012 by entrepreneurs Daniel Hermann and Sean McGrail and is now a worldwide phenomenon. For more information, visit www.paintnite.com and follow them on social media, Facebook.com/PaintNite and @paintnite on Twitter.
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