The Nashville Predators and Flat Earth Networking Inc. today announced a corporate partnership making Flat Earth the newest locally owned and operated business among the Predators’ sponsorship roster.
As part of its integrated partnership, Flat Earth will have a presence throughout the Predators’ multiple media platforms including video, print, radio and website/database advertising and marketing. Flat Earth will also be the exclusive sponsor of the stats report during the Predators Post-Game Wrap-Up Show on the Predators Radio Network.
“We’re proud to welcome Flat Earth Networking to the Predators’ family of marketing partners,” said Ed Lang, Predators executive vice president of finance and administration. “We appreciate Flat Earth’s commitment and our goal is to help grow their visibility and business via our communications vehicles that reach a growing number of Predators fans.”
Flat Earth Networking Inc. provides network security solutions to protect valuable information and data assets for their clients. Since 1996, the company has provided mid- to large-sized businesses an authoritative approach to network security that includes superior enterprise products and effective problem solving. With their team of security experts, Flat Earth strengthens existing technical departments with the knowledge and manpower required to support and protect the vulnerable areas of information networks before problems happen. For more information, visit www.flatearth.net
"Flat Earth is excited to partner with the Nashville Predators,” said Greg Flatt, owner of Flat Earth Networking Inc. “The Predators maintain a commitment to their local core of sponsors and fans. We look forward to this working relationship and anticipate great success for both organizations in the long term."
The November 5-11, 2007 issue of Street & Smith’s SportsBusiness Journal featured a study conducted by Turnkey Sports answering core brand questions about teams in professional sports, and the Predators ranked eighth of 122 major-league pro franchises in the category of “sponsor loyalty.” Data collected in this category attempted to measure how important fans feel sponsors are to their local teams and whether those partnerships affect fans’ buying decisions.