Recent announcements from Impression Sports & Entertainment:
Impression Sports & Entertainment hired by Orlando City Soccer Club
Sales Representation Firm Engaged to Sell New Stadium Naming Rights
June 2016 - Impression Sports & Entertainment has been formally engaged by Orlando City Soccer Club to sell the naming rights for the club's brand new 25,000 seat downtown stadium. The $150M project will be the permanent home to the ever-successful Orlando City Lions and be the hub for numerous other soccer-related and entertainment events. Construction on the new state-of-the-art venue is scheduled to be completed in Feb 2017.
TGI Worldwide Aligns With Impression Sports
Global Visual Branding Company Becomes Strategic Partner
May 2016 - Impression Sports & Entertainment has created a strategic partnership with visual branding leader - TGI Worldwide (www.tgiworldwide.com). A global leader in the visual branding industry, TGI offers solution-based products and services for projects of all sizes: from small, one-day events in a single location to large-scale, multi-day, multi-venue events.
Impression Sports & Entertainment Secures Blockbuster Sponsorship Deal:
Camping World named as Naming Rights Partner to both
Orlando Citrus Bowl Stadium and the Orlando Kickoff Game
Entities now to be known as Camping World Stadium and Camping World Kickoff, respectively
ORLANDO, FL – The newly renovated, 65,000 seat football stadium in Orlando now bears the name of the nation’s top retailer of RVs, RV accessories, and RV-related services. Effective immediately, the stadium formerly known as the Citrus Bowl, will be known as Camping World Stadium thanks to a new, long-term exclusive agreement as the stadium’s new naming rights partner. The multi-year partnership between Florida Citrus Sports and Camping World was brokered by Denver-based Impression Sports & Entertainment (www.impressionsports.com).
In addition, Camping World will be the title sponsor of the venue’s early season neutral-site Division 1 college football games. The inaugural Camping World Kickoff will debut Labor Day weekend in 2016 and feature Ole Miss vs Florida State. The 2018 game will showcase Alabama and Louisville and the highly anticipated 2019 match-up has just been confirmed between in state rivals, Florida and Miami.
Illinois Quad City Civic Center Authority Retains Impression Sports & Entertainment
To Secure New Naming Rights Partner
The Illinois Quad City Civic Center Authority unanimously voted today to retain Impression Sports and Entertainment to secure a new naming rights partner for the venue. The venue’s current partnership with iWireless will expire in July of 2017.
Colorado Rapids extend sponsorship agreement with Transamerica
Colorado Rapids Soccer Club are delighted to announce the extension of its sponsorship agreement with Transamerica through 2019. The Major League Soccer side began wearing the iconic Transamerica name and logo last season as part of a two-year deal. Such was the success of the partnership, both parties have agreed three additional years. The deal was originally brokered by Denver-based Impression Sports & Entertainment.
Impression Sports Hired to Represent Sunderland A.F.C of the Barclays Premier League
Sunderland AFC have engaged Impression Sports & Entertainment to provide sponsorship consulting services and to assist with the club's overall sponsorship sales efforts. The engagement with Sunderland AFC is Impression Sports' first major international sales project with a global sports brand.
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Impression Sports Secures Another Bowl Game Title Sponsorship:
Motel 6 Cactus Bowl Announced
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Nov. 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Fiesta Bowl Executive Director, Mike Nealy announced today that Motel 6 will be the title sponsor of the 2016 Cactus Bowl, now officially named the 'Motel 6 Cactus Bowl.' The agreement between the Fiesta Bowl organization and Motel 6 was brokered by Denver-based Impression Sports & Entertainment (www.impressionsports.com).
Returning to Chase Field for the first time since 2005, the 27th annual 'Motel 6 Cactus Bowl' will be held on January 2, 2016 at 8:15 MST. Operated by the Fiesta Bowl organization, the Motel 6 Cactus Bowl will be carried on ESPN and will feature two teams from the Big 12 and Pac-12 conferences.
GEICO and the ECHL Announce Unprecedented Leaguewide Partnership
The ECHL, the Premier ‘AA’ Hockey League in North America announced today a new, multi-year partnership with auto insurance giant GEICO. Per the agreement, GEICO will become the Official Auto Insurance of the ECHL and will receive first-of-its-kind branding as the official goal sponsor for all 27 U.S. based teams. This agreement was brokered by Denver-based Impression Sports & Entertainment (ECHL) and Division ONE Sports (GEICO).
Impression Brings Essensa as Official Sponsor of the American Hockey League
Impression Sports & Entertainment has secured a major new, multi-year marketing partnership for the American Hockey League (AHL). Essensa, a nationwide group purchasing organization (GPO), will become an official league partner and the “Official GPO” of the AHL. Essensa will have a presence at all League events, including annual meetings, and the annual All-Star Classic. Essensa will also have assets with individual teams and will provide business solutions and cost-savings opportunities to the League office and its 30 teams across the United States and Canada. Essensa is the nation’s fastest-growing GPO that delivers procurement solutions, supply chain efficiencies, and greater operating margins to businesses and organizations.
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Impression Secures Camping World as Title Sponsor of the Independence Bowl
Shreveport, La., Thursday, July 16, 2015 – Independence Bowl Foundation officials are excited to announce Camping World as the title sponsor of the Independence Bowl. The 2015 bowl game is scheduled for Saturday, December 26 at 4:45 p.m. CST and will be known as the Camping World Independence Bowl.
“We are excited to begin our partnership of the Independence Bowl and this is a great event to kick off our yearlong celebration honoring the 50th anniversary of our businesses,” said Marcus Lemonis, CEO & Chairman of Camping World and Good Sam, and host of CNBC’s The Profit. “Our customers enjoy the thrill of competitive sports along with the bonding that comes from tailgating. As a company, we have a great appreciation for the tradition of college football and look forward to the fan experience.”
Cactus Bowl Retains ISE for Title Search
Now with a new location at Chase Field in downtown Phoenix, and a renewed conference affiliation agreement between the PAC-12 and the Big 12 Conferences, the Cactus Bowl will continue to be must-see college football TV during the heart of the bowl season. The 27th Annual Cactus Bowl will kick off on Saturday, January 2, 2016 live on ESPN. The bowl features the 6th selection from the PAC-12 and the 5th selection from the Big 12, after selections by the College Football Playoff.
ISE pairs with Columbus Crew SC to secure shirt partner
Columbus, OH, May 2015 – Impression Sports & Entertainment (Impression) has been retained by Major League Soccer’s Columbus Crew SC to help secure a team shirt/kit sponsor for the 2016 season and beyond.
Columbus Crew SC is one of the most well-known and successful franchises in American soccer. With 3 MLS Supporters Shields, and MLS Cup, and the first soccer-specific stadium in the United States, the franchise has been a benchmark for the success of American Soccer in North America.
Impression secures Centura Health for the ADA
Denver, CO, May 2015 – Impression Sports & Entertainment has secured Centura Health as a Founding Partner of the American Diabetes Association – Colorado Chapter in one of the most integrated and inclusive partnerships in the chapter’s history. Centura Health will receive Founding Partner status within several ADA campaigns including Wellness Lives Here, Stop Diabetes, and Alto a la Diabetes. In addition, Centura Health will be recognized as a Presenting Partner of the Camp Colorado program.
Global Brand Transamerica Brought on as Rapids Kit/Jersey Sponsor
COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (Wednesday, March 18, 2015) – The Colorado Rapids of Major League Soccer and Transamerica have signed a sponsorship agreement that will feature the financial services company’s logo on the Rapids uniforms throughout the 2015 and 2016 seasons. The agreement was brokered by Denver-based Impression Sports & Entertainment (www.impressionsports.com).
The Rapids will debut jerseys featuring Transamerica in their home opener against New York City FC on Saturday, kickoff scheduled for 2p.m. MT at Dick’s Sporting Good Park in Commerce City.
“We are truly grateful and excited to announce this new global partnership with Transamerica. Transamerica has wonderful history with an iconic brand that is poised to make a significant impact in our club, our sport, our league and here in Colorado,” said Tim Hinchey, President of the Colorado Rapids Soccer Club.