VEGAS (November 20, 2019) - Vegas Golden Knights Chairman and CEO Bill Foley announced today, November 20, that the Golden Knights and BT SUPPLIES WEST INC have signed a long-term partnership agreement to name the new Vegas Golden Knights community arena in Henderson, Nevada where BT Supplies West Inc. maintains its corporate headquarters. The new facility will officially be named "Lifeguard Arena in Henderson."
As part of the agreement, BT Supplies West Inc., and its affiliated company L & M Foodservice Inc., two leading suppliers of a wide variety of disposable and reusable paper goods and janitorial supplies and equipment, will be rebranding both companies over the upcoming months, and both will be rebranded as Lifeguard Industrial and Home Supplies, in time for the planned grand opening of the new Vegas Golden Knights community arena.
"The Vegas Golden Knights and BT Supplies West Inc. both share the same foundational principles of commitment to our community and dedication to growing the great game of hockey," said Vegas Golden Knights Chairman and CEO Bill Foley. "Lifeguard Arena in Henderson will provide locals and hockey fans of all ages and skill levels with a world class location to learn, play and experience the sport. We are thrilled to partner with BT Supplies West Inc. on this endeavor and are eagerly anticipating the grand opening next year."
"As the official supply partner for the Vegas Golden Knights, Lifeguard will name the team's outstanding new facility the 'Lifeguard Arena in Henderson'," said Steven Odzer, who helped orchestrate the partnership for BT Supplies West Inc.
The venture will include naming rights for the new community facility at 240 South Street in Henderson, and will also make BT Supplies/Lifeguard the exclusive supply partner of paper goods and janitorial supplies and equipment to the Vegas Golden Knights, as well as other affiliated businesses.
Lifeguard Industrial and Home Supplies is a newly branded entity of BT Supplies West Inc. and affiliated company L & M Foodservice Inc. The company supplies hotels, schools, arenas and related businesses as well as homes with hundreds of goods ranging from cleaning supplies to paper needs and office furniture.
"As a lifelong resident of Las Vegas and Nevada, I am so proud to be part of this strategic partnership between Bill Foley, the Vegas Golden Knights, and Lifeguard Industrial and Home Supplies", said Lifeguard President Sig Rogich.
"We are thrilled to partner with Bill Foley and the Vegas Golden Knights on this amazing opportunity, as we share in the vision of growing the sport of hockey in Nevada and demonstrating our support and commitment to the city of Henderson," said Chairman of the Board of BT Supplies West Inc. and Lifeguard Industrial and Home Supplies. Ruby Azrak.
With newly opened offices in NV, AZ, and LA, BT Supplies/ Lifeguard is rapidly expanding its operations in Nevada and to other gaming hubs.
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