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IOA And The Florida Panthers Enter Into Five-Year Partnership

by Staff Writer / Florida Panthers

SUNRISE, Fla. -- Insurance Office of America (IOA) and the Florida Panthers of the National Hockey League announced today they have entered into a five-year partnership designating IOA as an Official Partner of the Panthers. Elements of the program include on and off ice signage, hospitality, tickets, digital, and use of the Panthers marks.

“We are excited to be working with the Florida Panthers in our home state and largest marketplace. The Panthers are off to a great start this season under the leadership of the Viola family, Peter Luukko and the hard working front office team.” stated John Ritenour, IOA Chairman & Founder upon making the announcement.

"We are thrilled to partner with IOA on a long term agreement," said Florida Panthers Executive Vice President Charlie Turano. "IOA shares our commitment to customer service and excellence and is a great partner for our brand."

“Geographically the Florida Panthers in the southeast region round out our partnership program in the State of Florida, they join the Orlando Magic and UCF in the central region, Tampa Bay Lightning in the northwest region and the Jacksonville Jaguars in the northeast region of the state.” announced IOA Sports Partners President, Paul Garofolo after signing the new partnership, “The Panthers were simply outstanding to work with and we believe there is a lot of opportunity to grow the relationship in the coming years.”

About Insurance Office of America (IOA)

IOA is the largest privately-held insurance agency in the State of Florida and the 11th largest privately held insurance agency nationally with its headquarters office in the Orlando suburb of Longwood, FL. IOA has 45 offices coast-to-coast and over 1100 employees and is one of the fastest growing agencies in the country. IOA has become the agency of choice for the full complement of insurance needs by an ever increasing number of business and personal clients throughout the US. Within the world of sports, IOA continues to experience significant growth in its client base of sports teams, leagues, facilities, associations and venues including members of the NFL, NHL, NBA, AHL, the Pro Football Hall of Fame Village Project, the Jerry Colangelo Golf Classic, and the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. To learn more about IOA please visit .

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