One Direction Fans: HELP REINSTATE OUR HERSHEY PARK 2013 MEET AND GREETS
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One Direction Fans: HELP REINSTATE OUR HERSHEY PARK 2013 MEET AND GREETS

    1. Jenny Louis
    2. Petition by

      Jenny Louis

      Princeton, NJ

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October 2012

Victory

From Petition Creator Jenny Louis: One Direction issued this statement: "One Direction will honor the VIP Meet and Greet for 135 that was oversold by Hersheypark Stadium on July 6th of next year. The band have been able to make changes to their schedule around the show to accommodate this important event with their fans. The compensation initially offered to these fans will also, of course, still be honored. The band cannot wait to see their fans next year and have sent a tweet to let them know about the news directly."

On Tuesday October 2, 2012 several One Direction fans that had purchased Ultimate VIP Packages at Hershey Park Stadium last April received automated emails from Ticketmaster telling us our UVIP packages are no longer valid and we are no longer allowed to meet the band. The six-month window between the time tickets were purchased and the time we were notified makes no sense.

Below is an open letter to all parties involved.

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TO: Modest! Management, Hershey Park Stadium, and Livenation,

I want to bring to the attention a massive error involving the Ultimate VIP packages for One Direction's 2013 Hershey PA Show on the 6th of July.

As you may know a handful of fans, including myself, were distraught to find out that our meet and greet for next year had been removed and we’ve been demoted to regular VIP.

After speaking to several representatives for VIPNation, Ticketmaster and the Hershey Park stadium, all avenues have led to the allegations that One Direction's management is responsible for the loss of our meet and greet. Though, with the runaround we’ve been given it’s still in question who’s truly at fault.

Not only was the process of obtaining VIP tickets a stressful experience to fans, I only hope you can imagine the stress it's causing us now. To find out that after all our hard work in obtaining Ultimate VIP we don't get to meet the band is to be blunt, absolutely ludicrous.

It's unfair and frankly inexcusable that everyone involved feels it's impossible to work around this error and reinstate our meet and greets. For six months we've believed that we would be meeting Louis, Harry, Niall, Liam and Zayn as group in a controlled environment.

Now we get to go into regular VIP only to witness other people being ushered off to meet the band knowing we should've had that privilege too?

Nowhere does it state that our meet and greets could be jeopardized due to overselling that portion of the Ultimate VIP experience.

With the growing success of One Direction the opportunities to meet them in a private and controlled environment is a once in a lifetime chance.

Considering this is the only venue where this error has occurred, I don't see why it's impossible to host an extra meet and greet for those affected by something that was out of our control.

One Direction regularly states how much they love and appreciate all their fans, but right now we can’t help but feel expendable.

When all is said and done, all we’re asking for is our meet and greet back.

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We encourage other One Direction fans, friends, family members of those affected and anyone who agrees we've been wronged to join us in signing this petition. We want to bring attention to something that could have been avoided. It’s unfair what’s happened to us and we hope to prevent this from happening to other fans in the future. 

Recent signatures

    News

    1. UPDATE: ONE DIRECTION WILL HONOR ALL OVERSOLD MEET AND GREET TICKET HOLDERS

      Jenny Louis
      Petition Organizer

      One Direction issued this statement:

      "One Direction will honor the VIP Meet and Greet for 135 that was oversold by Hersheypark Stadium on July 6th of next year. The band have been able to make changes to their schedule around the show to accommodate this important event with their fans. The compensation initially offered to these fans will also, of course, still be honored. The band cannot wait to see their fans next year and have sent a tweet to let them know about the news directly."

      http://www.whptv.com/news/local/story/UPDATE-One-Direction-will-honor-all-oversold-meet/7YhKLIaAsE21l1iPNTlfjA.cspx

      UPDATE: One Direction will honor all oversold meet and greet ticket holders

      UPDATE: Following a story we brought to you two weeks ago, the band One Direction has announced they will honor all oversold meet and greet tickets. A representative of the band contacted Jesse Knutson to share the good news.

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    • christine queally MATAWAN, NJ
      • almost 2 years ago

      because I'm in love with one direction.

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    • Andrea Zabrecchi SINKING SPRING, PA
      • almost 2 years ago

      I believe that it is unfair and immoral to bring someone down like that. If it was Hershey's mistake with over selling the tickets then they should suffer the consequences, not the people who bought the tickets and are now being completely shattered by this news.

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    • Samantha Davis HUGO, OK
      • almost 2 years ago

      Because every Directioner should be able to meet our boys! Hershey park should have made sure of the tickets before they sold them. They broke the hearts of all those Directioners that thought they were going to meet our boys, and that's just wrong.

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    • Mirna Ri SARAJEVO, CROATIA
      • almost 2 years ago

      it's important because i'm a directioner

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    • Anna bANANA AUSTRALIA
      • almost 2 years ago

      they deserve the meet and greet!

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