Nissan: Nissan announces ancestral entertainment sponsorship with 100 universities and unapproachable support of name NCAA championships

Posted on 19. Nov, 2015 by in Nissan Canada

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Nissan currently announced a ancestral understanding to turn an Official Sponsor of 100 colleges and universities nationwide, and a unapproachable believer of name NCAA Championships. The four-year agreement outlines a widest-reaching sponsorship in a story of collegiate sports.

This proclamation is partial of Nissan’s “go big” selling strategy, that was put in place to emanate significant, memorable selling moments such as Nissan’s return to a Super Bowl final deteriorate and a partnership with a Heisman Trophy Trust.

“This module gives Nissan an unmatched and rare tie to college-sports fans,” pronounced Jeremy Tucker, clamp president, Marketing Communications and Media, Nissan North America. “It allows Nissan to share extraordinary moments with students, alumni and fans – during any men’s and any women’s sport. Wherever fans go to follow these student-athletes, we’ll be there.”

Specifics of any sponsorship were negotiated via a summer with a media rights hilt for any propagandize involved, including IMG College, Learfield Sports, Outfront Media Sports, FOX Collegiate Sports Properties, JMI Sports and Sun Devil Athletics. The array of sponsorships will cover 22 sports (men’s and women’s), 100 schools, thousands of student-athletes, 22 million alumni and 188 million fans opposite a nation.

As an prolongation of Infiniti’s station as an Official Corporate Partner of NCAA Men’s Basketball, Nissan will accept rights to activate during name NCAA Championship events.

Student-athletes and fans comparison during any university mount to advantage from this sponsorship, with support fluctuating to grant funds, comforts upgrades (weight rooms, equipment, video boards, Wi-Fi) and education programs among other things.

The partnership provides permanent Nissan signage in hundreds of stadiums and arenas for mixed sports, as good as large media opportunities and tickets for consumer incentives.

Like a Nissan activations surrounding a Heisman Trophy Trust partnership, this understanding will grow over time. It starts Nov. 7 with football during Ohio State University, University of Alabama, Texas AM University, Oregon State University and University of Southern California. On Nov. 14 activation extends to Utah State University (basketball), Syracuse University (football) and Duke University (football) with others to follow in several sports and locations via a campuses. By a finish of 2015, Nissan on-campus activation will extend to 27 colleges and universities inhabitant providing a clever participation in any U.S. region; this extends to all 100 schools in 2016. 

Also enclosed is a sponsorship with a Red River Showdown, a classical conflict between a University of Texas and University of Oklahoma that has turn one of a many mythological rivalries in all of sports.

“This is large news for Nissan, and it is good news for these extraordinary student-athletes in any competition who merit approval and support,” pronounced Tucker. “We are celebrating a fad of all aspects of college sports, and are gay to respect a drive, dedication, and teamwork of student-athletes, and their fans, via a country.”

With this ancestral announcement, a record-breaking year for Nissan continues removing bigger. This news comes on a heels of Nissan’s exhibit of a new 2016 Nissan Altima, one of a many endless mid-cycle makeovers in Nissan history. The Altima, Nissan’s best-selling mid-size sedan, stands prepared to build on a segment-leading expansion over a past 6 years with a new design, new pushing feel, a new competition Altima SR class and a far-reaching array of extended technology, connectivity and reserve features.

Earlier in a year, Nissan also suggested a all-new 2016 Maxima and a Cummins Diesel-powered 2016 TITAN XD. The TITAN  XD full-size collect recently was named “Truck of Texas” by a Texas Auto Writers Association (TAWA) in a annual 2015 Texas Truck Rodeo.

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About Nissan North America
In North America, Nissan’s operations embody automotive styling, engineering, consumer and corporate financing, sales and marketing, placement and manufacturing. Nissan is dedicated to improving a sourroundings underneath a Nissan Green Program and has been famous annually by a U.S Environmental Protection Agency as an ENERGY STAR® Partner of a Year given 2010. More information on Nissan in North America and a finish line of Nissan and Infiniti vehicles can be found online during www.NissanUSA.com and www.InfinitiUSA.com, or revisit a U.S. media sites NissanNews.com and InfinitiNews.com.

About Nissan Motor Co.
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., Japan’s second-largest automotive company, is headquartered in Yokohama, Japan, and is partial of a Renault-Nissan Alliance. Operating with some-more than 247,500 employees globally, Nissan sole 5.32 million vehicles and generated income of 11.38 trillion yen (USD 103.6 billion) in mercantile year 2014. Nissan delivers a extensive operation of some-more than 60 models underneath a Nissan, Infiniti and Datsun brands. Nissan leads a universe in zero-emission mobility, dominated by sales of a LEAF, a initial mass-market, pure-electric vehicle. It is a best-selling EV in history. For some-more information on a products, services and joining to tolerable mobility, revisit a website during http://www.nissan-global.com/EN/.

About The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
The NCAA is a membership-led nonprofit organisation of colleges and universities committed to ancillary educational and jaunty opportunities for some-more than 460,000 student-athletes during some-more than 1,000 member colleges and universities. Each year, some-more than 54,000 student-athletes contest in NCAA championships in Divisions I, II and III sports. Visit www.ncaa.org and www.ncaa.com for some-more sum about a Association, a goals and members and corporate partnerships that assistance support programs for student-athletes.

About FOX Collegiate Sports Properties
FOX Collegiate Sports Properties is a full-service sales and selling classification representing USC Athletics, Georgetown Athletics, and a Big East Conference. Its goal is to emanate long-term vital partnerships by customized, integrated selling programs that broach good value while addressing a needs and objectives of corporate partners and pivotal stakeholders. Additionally, FOX Collegiate Sports Properties owns and operates a Continental Tire Las Vegas Invitational and Continental Tire Las Vegas Classic college basketball tournaments.

About IMG
IMG is a tellurian personality in sports, events, media and fashion, handling in some-more than 25 countries. The organisation represents and manages some of a world’s biggest sports total and conform icons; stages thousands of live events and branded party practice annually; and is a world’s largest eccentric writer and distributor of sports media. IMG also specializes in sports training; joining development; and marketing, media and chartering for brands, sports organizations and collegiate institutions. In 2014, IMG was acquired by WME, a world’s heading party agency, to form WME | IMG.

About JMI Sports
JMI Sports is a heading provider of sales, selling and plan government services to universities and veteran sports teams. With imagination in multimedia rights, sponsorships, sports trickery development, plan financing and business operations, a organisation delivers innovative solutions that maximize income and destiny code value. JMI Sports was founded in 2006 by CEO Erik Judson and record businessman John Moores, former owners of a San Diego Padres. To learn more, revisit www.jmisports.com

About Learfield Sports
Learfield Sports manages a multimedia rights for scarcely 120 collegiate properties, and a abounding story includes 4 decades of building trusted, long-term relations with some of a many worshiped institutions and associations in a universe of college sports. The organisation has inflection in all of a vital conferences and titles a prestigious Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup with endowment co-founders NACDA and USA Today. Learfield represents collegiate institutions, conferences and arenas for their particular multimedia rights and sponsorship initiatives, and offers these partners with veteran concessions and sheet sales, chartering and heading consulting, digital height imagination and venue signage and record systems by a owned companies. To learn some-more about Learfield’s history, businesses and pursuit opportunities, revisit www.learfieldsports.com.

About OUTFRONT Media Sports
Outfront Media Sports, a auxiliary of OUTFRONT Media Inc. (NYSE: OUT), is a selling and multimedia rights hilt for some of a many prestigious collegiate teams and sports venues opposite a country. Outfront Media Sports delivers artistic doing of in-venue and on-campus digital displays, change media, selling affiliation, experiential entertainment, and diversion day domination, that advantages universities, alumni, students, and ardent fan bases. Bringing to life these valuable, eye-catching, enchanting and results-driven resources attracts a rarely sought-after assembly for Outfront Media Sports’ advertisers.

About Sun Devil Athletics
Sun Devil Athletics’ prophesy is to offer as a indication among power-five jaunty programs for extensive value in jaunty achievement, educational success and affinity development. With 23 varsity sports, Sun Devil Athletics has determined inhabitant station not usually by a championship performances, though also a investment in a gratification of and support for a 550-plus student-athletes.  Sun Devil Athletics accomplishes a goals by embracing a core values:  “Sun Devils Win, Compete with Passion and Character, Are Relentless, Serve any other and a community, Are Family, and Are Sun Devils For Life.” For some-more information, revisit www.asu.edu and www.thesundevils.com, and follow Sun Devil Athletics on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

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Contact:

Jeannie Whited
Nissan North America
323-376-2297
Jeannie.whited@nissan-usa.com

Josh Clifton
Nissan North America
615-585-8214
Josh.Clifton@nissan-usa.com

Kevin Raftery
Nissan North America
615-981-9870
Kevin.Raftery@Nissan-USA.com

Gail Dent
NCAA
(317) 966-6783
gdent@ncaa.org

Emily Parker
Fox Collegiate Sports Properties
212.556.2412
Emily.Parker@fox.com

Andrew Giangola
IMG College
646-871-2402
andrew.giangola@imgworld.com

Reba Robinson
JMI Sports
619-756-6343
robinson@jmisports.com

Jennifer Duncan
Learfield Sports
469-767-8324
jduncan@learfieldsports.com

Carly Zipp
OUTFRONT Media Sports
212.297.6479
carly.zipp@outfrontmedia.com

Maggie Emmons
Sun Devil Athletics
217-369-7807
memmons@asu.edu

 

 

 

 

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