Georgia Sports

The Libman® Company to Sponsor Four NCAA March Madness Tournaments

22 02 2018

Arcola, Ill. February 22, 2018 The Libman Company, a 122-year old manufacturer of household and high-power cleaning tools including mops, has expanded its current basketball sports sponsorships to include four upcoming NCAA men’s tournaments taking place in March: The Big Ten, Big East, Pac-12 and American Athletic Conferences. In addition to on-court signage, fan engagement and sampling opportunities, all of the sponsorships entail Libman supplying the court mopping crews with Libman branded mops and attire. Libman is currently the official hardwood floor care provider for the Big Ten Conference, Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets, and the Arkansas Razorbacks as well as for NBA teams including the Atlanta Hawks, Charlotte Hornets, Minnesota Timberwolves and Washington Wizards. The idea to sponsor basketball teams evolved from the fact that every team – professional and collegiate – has a crew that uses mops to clean the hardwood floor court. “It makes sense for us,” said Andrew Libman,...

NewBrick by Dryvit Announces Endorsement Deal with PGA Tour Professional Brad Faxon

22 02 2018

WEST WARWICK, R.I.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dryvit Systems, Inc., the manufacturer of NewBrick and North America’s leading manufacturer of exterior insulation and finish systems (EIFS), announced today that PGA Tour Professional Brad Faxon has signed an endorsement deal with Dryvit to promote NewBrick. Dryvit launched NewBrick in January 2017, offering architects, contractors, and building owners a breakthrough product that matches clay brick’s classic size and appearance while offering state-of-the-art engineering and lightweight technology to meet today’s building challenges. Faxon is an eight-time PGA tour winner who currently plays on the PGA Champions Tour, previously known as the PGA Senior Tour. He is also a current on-air golf analyst and commentator for FOX Sports. Faxon is a noted philanthropist, having created the Andrade-Faxon Charities for Children with fellow PGA Tour Pro Billy Andrade in 1990. The charity has donated more than $8 million dollars since its creation for needy...

Experience Redefines Student Ticketing With All Mobile Platform

21 02 2018

ATLANTA, Feb. 21, 2018 -- Experience (expapp.com) announced today that its mobile ticketing platform has redefined student ticketing at multiple NCAA schools by allowing students to use their mobile device to scan into games, thus eliminating the hassle of using their student ID as a ticket, printing a paper ticket, or waiting in line at the box office. Experience's 100 percent mobile option for students simplifies traditional student ticketing by combining text message reminders about game day with an easy-to-use interface that can be integrated into a school's existing mobile app.  Just this past football season, more than 51,000 unique students accessed mobile tickets with an additional 9,500 student guest tickets sold. Mobile Student Ticketing from Experience Experience's all-mobile student ticketing adds the opportunity for schools to increase an existing revenue stream by enabling students to purchase guest tickets in just three taps...

Born from racing: the new 2019 Porsche 911 GT3 RS

21 02 2018

ATLANTA, Feb. 20, 2018 -- The Porsche motorsport department is presenting Weissach's latest treat at the Geneva Motor Show: the 2019 911 GT3 RS with a race-bred chassis and a high-revving four-liter, naturally aspirated engine producing 520 horsepower and 346 lb.-ft. of torque. Based on the 911 GT3, the RS has been refined even further, combining the most powerful naturally aspirated engine ever fitted to a road-legal 911 with a suspension that features recalibrated rear axle steering tuned for maximum dynamics and precision. The new 911 GT3 RS accelerates from 0 to 60 mph in 3.0 seconds, which is 0.2 seconds quicker than the current 911 GT3 with PDK and 0.1 seconds quicker than the previous 911 GT3 RS. Top track speed of the 2019 911 GT3 RS is 193 mph. Following the launch of the 2018 911 GT3 and the 2018 911 GT2 RS, the new 911 GT3 RS represents the third road-legal GT model to be unveiled within a year. (PRNewsfoto/Porsche Cars North America, Inc.)... (PRNewsfoto/Porsche...

Medal of Excellence Awarded to Atlanta-Based Customer Contact Center

20 02 2018

ATLANTA, Feb. 20, 2018 -- The leading provider of employee engagement and performance optimization solutions for contact centers, announced Chime Solutions as a winner of the 2018 A-Game Contact Center Performance Medal of Excellence Awards. The honorees are recognized for their outstanding commitment to customer care, sales, and service delivery excellence through exemplary individual and team performance across a diverse range of business and customer experience metrics. "No other functional area of an organization is more focused on performance metrics than the contact center – without it, we have no basis from which to evolve or improve outcomes for customers or the business," said Chime Solutions Chief of Staff, Lauren Wilson. "But that doesn't mean the process can't be engaging or even fun. A-GAME helps us leverage performance metrics and game mechanics in a way that's proven to engage and motivate everyone involved in the care and support of our customers....

Diversified Adds New Senior Account Executive to Their All-Star Lineup Serving the Sports and Live Events Market

20 02 2018

Tony Gaston, Senior Account Executive, Diversified I am thrilled with the opportunity to join this world class organization. KENILWORK, N.J. February 20, 2018 Diversified, an industry leading technology solutions provider, is proud to announce that Tony Gaston has joined the ranks of the company’s Sports & Live Events division. Formerly serving as the company’s strategic account manager with Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, Gaston has partnered with Diversified on several key stadiums and venues in North America over the last two years. Prior to Grass Valley, Gaston served in a similar capacity with Sony Electronics for eleven years. With a deep knowledge of the technical requirements and evolving needs facing today’s sports and entertainment venues, Gaston has been instrumental in such high profile projects as Golden 1 Center, Scottrade Center, Busch Stadium, Mercedes Benz Stadium, SunTrust Field, Little Caesars Arena, Levi’s Stadium, AT&T Stadium, Dodgers Stadium,...

Cumberland Academy of Georgia to Host “Let’s ShamROCK” Spring Fundraising Gala

20 02 2018

Each year, the event is magical and a fun celebration. Our goal is to have everyone leave with a smile on their face and a new understanding of the beauty of our school. Cumberland knows how to host a fabulous evening for a wonderful cause! ATLANTA February 20, 2018 Cumberland Academy of Georgia, an Atlanta special-needs school, announced that it will be hosting its annual spring fundraising gala on Saturday evening, March 17, 2018. As March 17 is St. Patrick’s Day, the school chose “Let’s ShamROCK” as this year’s theme. The event will kick off at 6:30 p.m. and feature a dinner, dancing, and casino-style games. There will also be live and silent auctions and a raffle. Some of the items and prizes featured this year are a Big Green Egg®, different types of jewelry, vacation accommodations on a private island in Belize, and a New York City condo for a weekend away,. “Each year we host a gala to celebrate the special students of Cumberland and to raise funding for a specific...

The Landings Club Launches Revitalization Project

19 02 2018

The Landings Club is a luxury, private golf Club with six championship level golf courses. In an effort to reinvest in the organization, The Landings Club established three major projects that directly reflect the needs of members, are warm, inviting, timeless and fun for the entire family. The refurbishments serve to bring value into members backyards. The project promises enhancements in three phases: Franklin Creek Sports Complex A new 4,500 sq. ft. fast-casual dining facility New pickleball and bocce courts and new player's lounge A new player's lounge An enhanced pool complex with zero entry point, children's splash pad and unique water feature Oakridge Wellness Center Enlarged cardio and strength training areas New group studio and locker rooms An expanded child care facility Marshwood Clubhouse A brand new 23,500 sq. ft. clubhouse A resort style pool complex An enlarged Cabana Bar About The Landings ClubThe Landings Club is a member-owned,...

American Marketing Association's Atlanta Chapter Announces The 2018 AMY Awards Finalists

16 02 2018

ATLANTA, Feb. 16, 2018 -- More than 50 finalists were announced today for the 2018 Atlanta Marketer of the Year (AMY) Awards held on March 8, 2018 at The Stave Room at American Spirit Works. AMY Red Pencil awards honor local corporations and agencies across multiple marketing categories. 20 judges in the marketing and advertising industry in Atlanta participated in the evaluation of entries based on strategy, quality and results of each campaign. AMA Atlanta will also be presenting a "Marketer of the Year" Award, recognizing one agency/corporate marketing individual for outstanding marketing achievement during the previous year as well as a "Rising Star" award to an active "newbie" in a marketing-related role at a company or agency headquartered in Georgia, and have been in marketing for less than 1 year. To purchase tickets or to see more about the 61st annual AMY Awards, please visit www.amyawardsatl.com.   AMA Atlanta's AMY Award Finalists Advertising >...

Stretchable Electronics Market Growing with Healthy CAGR by 2024

16 02 2018

Sarasota, FL -- 02/15/2018 -- Stretchable Electronics Market: OverviewStretchable electronics (elastic circuits or elastic electronics) technology combines electronic equipment and circuits along with stretchable substrates. Electronic circuits are made by circuits and stretchable electronic devices on stretchable materials for instance: polyurethanes or silicones. Stretchable electronics technology is also utilized in the manufacturing of firm printed circuit boards (PCB). Most frequently used stretchable electronics equipment is based on active substances for double-layer super capacitors are based on carbon materials, for instance, single-walled carbon nanotubes, owing to their high surface area and exceptional electrical conductivity. On the other hand, the major drawback of this stretchable electronic based on super-capacitor expertise is the low precise capacitances well as energy density and this can improve by the integration of redox materials. An additional advancement of making...

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