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San Jose Earthquakes, PayPal Agree to 10-Year Stadium Naming Rights Partnership

The San Jose Earthquakes have signed a 10-year naming rights sponsorship agreement for its stadium with PayPal Holdings, making the Major League Soccer club’s home known as PayPal Park. PayPal Park will feature a 250-seat reserved section for underserved members of the community and provide them with access to complimentary tickets and transportation to and […]

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Miami Marlins, loanDepot Announce Naming Rights Agreement for Ballpark

The Miami Marlins will rename its home ballpark as loanDepot park in the first naming rights agreement that the club has had for the venue that opened for the 2012 season. The agreement deepens the relationship between loanDepot and baseball. The company is already the official mortgage provider of MLB and presenting sponsor of both […]

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Buffalo Bills Announce Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Western New York as Stadium Naming Rights Sponsor

The Buffalo Bills officially announced that Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Western New York will be the new naming rights partner for Bills Stadium. Effective immediately, the home of the Bills will now be named Highmark Stadium. “We are proud to welcome Highmark to the Buffalo Bills family and we are thrilled to partner […]

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EventConnect Partnering With Legacy Sports USA

EventConnect has announced a partnership with Legacy Sports USA, which in January 2022 will open Legacy Sports Park, a 320-acre multi-use family, sport and entertainment complex in Mesa, Arizona. Legacy Sports USA will use EventConnect’s platform to streamline attendee user data to maximize attendee experiences with event and hotel registrations, ticketing and concessions planning at […]

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Crowd Management is Changing; The Time to Plan for Reopening is Now

Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, crowd management was focused on the guest experience and physical security of the facility. This included access control efforts such as entry point monitoring and bag screenings, as well as broader security measures like dealing with behavioral threats and securing the field from surprise intrusions. Coordinating these efforts requires a […]

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Ron Bension Named President and CEO of ASM Global

ASM Global has named Ron Bension to the position of president and chief executive officer. Bension will assume his new role immediately after a long tenure at Live Nation as president of House of Blues Entertainment. “We are thrilled to have Ron join the ASM Global team,” said Kosty Gilis, managing director at Onex and ASM […]

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The San Diego Padres' downtown ballpark will continue to be called Petco Park after an extension of the company's naming rights agreements. Photo by Matt Traub/Sports Travel

Petco and San Diego Padres Announce Petco Park Naming Rights Extension

Petco Health and Wellness Company and the San Diego Padres have agreed to extend the naming rights for Petco Park through the 2027 Major League Baseball season, a two-year extension on the already 17 years that the downtown gem in San Diego has been known as. Petco Park was recognized as the best ballpark in […]

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Kansas City Chiefs fans at Arrowhead Stadium cheer before their AFC Divisional round playoff game against the Houston Texans in Kansas City, Missouri on January 12, 2020. (AP Photo/Reed Hoffmann)

Kansas City Chiefs Announce Naming Rights Agreement for GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium

The Kansas City Chiefs‘ raucous home stadium will have a new name. Beginning with the 2021 NFL season, the home of the Chiefs will be GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium, with both the team and new partner saying they are committed to ensuring Arrowhead Stadium remains the identity of the stadium. The announcement expands on […]

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Pittsburgh Pirates, PNC Bank Extend Stadium Naming Rights Partnership

The Pittsburgh Pirates and PNC Bank have announced a 10-year extension to their current agreement, the centerpiece of which is the continued naming rights of PNC Park. Financial terms were not disclosed. With the original 20-year naming rights agreement set to expire prior to the 2021 season, the two Pittsburgh institutions agreed to extend the […]

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University of Florida Unveils New Baseball Stadium

The University of Florida has debuted its new baseball stadium, which replaces McKethan Stadium that the Gators had called home since 1949. The Populous-designed Florida Ballpark at Alfred A. McKethan Field is a $65 million project that will serve as home to the team that started the season ranked No. 1 in most national polls. […]

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