May 9, 2012

NQC Gets New Look Online

Hey friends! There’s a lot of exciting news around here as we get read for National Quartet Convention 2012 and we want you to hear all about it! For starters:


Shipping/Handling Holiday Be a Facebook friend so that you will know when NQC is offering free shipping/handling on the purchase of NQC seats. Only Facebook friends will be notified of these “holidays”.


Showcase Schedule Set Gaither Vocal Band Reunion and Gaither Homecoming Sing-a-Long is slated for the afternoon showcase spectaculars along with the return of the Parade of Pianos and the Crabb Family Reunion. See the full schedule here.


NQC Music Awards The categories and criteria have been posted here. Make sure you are on the NQC e-mail list so you can receive a ballot when they are e-mailed at the beginning of July.


All Male Quartet Night Has Returned Joining the evening concert lineup once again is the All Male Quartet Night. Find out the complete evening concert schedule including artists that have been added and purchase your seats here.


NQC Live Volume 11 Possibly the best volume of all time is now available! Check out a preview here and pick up a copy here.


We’ve saved the biggest news for last… our newly redesigned website! We’re very proud of how it turned out and hope that you are too! Read the official Press Release below and then browse around to see the new site in action!


National Quartet Convention unveils complete redesign of website


The National Quartet Convention, gospel music’s largest annual event, has been working hard preparing for their 2012 event. Part of those efforts included a redesigned website. The online destination for gospel music fans,, has just gone through a massive overhaul and is ready to impress online viewers around the world. With a new streamlined design perfect for any computer, smart phone, mobile device or even tablet such as the popular Apple iPad, viewers can now enjoy easy browsing of schedules, purchasing seats, shopping and fans can now get the inside scoop on the all-new NQC Music Awards including how they can vote on 13 of 18 awards!


Fans will be sure to appreciate the newly highlighted Schedule & Seating section. Inside, clearly see the performance schedule, as well as view a brand new video tutorial for ordering seats. Executive VP, Clarke Beasley knows the benefit of the latest addition, “People will be absolutely thrilled when they see this tutorial. It’s something we’ve been missing for a while.”


Beginning with the video tutorial, the process for booking the perfect section and seats for NQC 2012 has been made easier. Under two minutes in length, it provides clear instructions for ordering seats allowing users to quickly and easily find their perfect spot. Selected seats are even reserved for twenty minutes allowing plenty of time to enter billing information.


In addition to the website overhaul, NQC has given their entire social network a new look and lots of new features. For starters, fans of their Facebook page can now shop the new NQC Shop without leaving Facebook. This new feature also allows fans to LIKE the products and SHARE them with their friends & family. Finally, fans can now signup for official NQC eNewsletters while using Facebook and everyone knows that if you love Gospel Music, then you have to be a fan of NQC eNewsletters!


After the “Facebook Facelift“, NQC moved on to YouTube and not only gave it a nice new look, but they filled it with fan favorites and unforgettable memories from past NQC events. Viewers should subscribe to the all-new channel for great new clips coming up for this year’s NQC 2012.


Those closest to NQC are ready to reveal the new online look, “We are really happy with the site’s re-design and the opportunities it gives us moving forward,” said Beasley, “I think the fans are going to love it and we’re excited for people to see and use the new features.”


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