10-year arrangement makes ForeverLawn the official synthetic turf partner of the Hall of Fame Village powered by Johnson Controls
Hall of Fame Resort & Entertainment Company (“HOFV” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: HOFV, HOFVW), the only resort, entertainment and media company centered around the power of professional football, today announced it has signed a 10-year, multi-million dollar agreement with ForeverLawn, Inc.® (“ForeverLawn”), a premier artificial and synthetic grass manufacturer based in Ohio. The agreement will make ForeverLawn the official synthetic turf partner of the Hall of Fame Village powered by Johnson Controls (the “Destination”).
“As an organization that takes pride in the high quality of its events, HOFV is excited to partner with an esteemed brand in ForeverLawn,” said Erica Muhleman, Executive Vice President of New Business Development/Marketing & Sales for HOFV. “As we look towards our future needs, ForeverLawn is the ideal choice to partner with for the synthetic turf on the fields at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium and the Hall of Fame Village Sports Complex, and the rest of our facilities at Hall of Fame Village. Moreover, ForeverLawn joins our roster of world-class sponsor companies supporting the Hall of Fame Village powered by Johnson Controls, who enable us to continue creating one-of-a-kind experiences for our guests to enjoy.”
ForeverLawn offers realistic and innovative synthetic grass solutions that are built on a proprietary technology platform that ensures the quality of its products from the ground up. Its SportsGrass® product, in addition to its associated premium brands, which will be used on assets at the Destination, provides unlimited use, limited maintenance and unmatched performance. It has been manufactured to unique specifications, resulting in a distinct product that eliminates excessive amounts of infill getting into players’ eyes, soft surfaces with too much give, or hard, compacted grass.
“We’re thrilled to invest in our local community in such a tangible way,” say Dale and Brian Karmie, co-founders of ForeverLawn. They continue: “The Hall of Fame Village represents excellence at the highest level, and so does ForeverLawn. As we look to further develop our brand and our commitment to integrity, quality, and innovation, it’s hard to imagine a better venue or a better partner than the Hall of Fame Village. We’re excited to work together and share the vision each entity has to positively impact the lives of others and our community.”
As part of the agreement, ForeverLawn will receive entitlement rights to the Hall of Fame Village Sports Complex, and will work together with the Company to determine its official name. Additionally, HOFV and ForeverLawn will collaborate on other marketing assets.
About Hall of Fame Resort & Entertainment Company
Hall of Fame Resort & Entertainment Company (NASDAQ: HOFV, HOFVW) is a resort and entertainment company leveraging the power and popularity of professional football and its legendary players in partnership with the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Headquartered in Canton, Ohio, the Hall of Fame Resort & Entertainment Company is the owner of the Hall of Fame Village powered by Johnson Controls, a multi-use sports, entertainment and media destination centered around the Pro Football Hall of Fame's campus. Additional information on the Company can be found at www.HOFREco.com.
About the Hall of Fame Village powered by Johnson Controls
Hall of Fame Village powered by Johnson Controls is a multi-use sports, entertainment and media destination centered around the Pro Football Hall of Fame's campus in Canton, Ohio. Owned by the Hall of Fame Resort and Entertainment Company (NASDAQ: HOFV, HOFVW), the Village currently has over $250 million worth of assets under management and is one of the largest ongoing construction projects in Ohio. Phase I of the project entailed the construction of the Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium, a world-class 20,000 seat, sports and entertainment stadium, and the National Youth Football and Sports Complex. Phase II, currently under construction, will add the Constellation Center for Excellence, the Center for Performance, a Fan Engagement Zone, a Hall of Fame indoor waterpark and a Hilton Tapestry Hotel. Phase III is currently in planning stages. For more information, visit www.HOFVillage.com.
ForeverLawn improves spaces and communities through innovative synthetic grass solutions. The premium choice for synthetic surfacing, each product is engineered to solve unique consumer needs and desires while maintaining superior standards and natural aesthetics. For more information, visit www.foreverlawn.com.
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