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CHARLOTTE BOBCATS/HORNETS

Sponsorship Packet for Verizon Wireless

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Executive Summary 3 Charlotte Bobcats Profile 4 A. Team History 4 Mission Statement and Objectives 5 A. Core Values 5 Charlotte Bobcats Event & Program Description 6 A. Venue Information 6 B. Arena Staff Contact Information 7 2013-2014 Charlotte Bobcats Schedule 8 Corporate Partnership Department12 Inventory of Assets & Benefits13 Capabilities & Past Experience Producing Events14 Compatibility with Sponsor's Image & Target Market15 Sponsorship16 Addendum17

Executive Summary of Sponsorship Proposal

The Charlotte Bobcats are a professional basketball team based in Charlotte, NC. The team is a member of the Southeast Division of the Eastern Conference of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Our organization was established in 2004, two years after the previous NBA franchise, the Charlotte Hornets, relocated to New Orleans. The Charlotte area and the Carolinas in general have long been associated with the thrill and excitement of basketball. During the days of the American Basketball Association (ABA), the Carolina Cougars were a region team who enjoyed enthusiastic support. From their inception in 1988 until the relocation in 2002, the Charlotte Hornets were one of the most exciting and well supported teams in the NBA, leading the league in attendance for 7 years during which time the team strung together an eye popping 364 consecutive home sellouts! While the Bobcats have not found that level of success as yet, the 2014 NBA season will be our biggest season ever as we will finally launch the long awaited re-branding of the Charlotte Bobcats franchise to the Charlotte Hornets. We have heard the voice of our fans and once the New Orleans Hornets re-branded themselves the New Orleans Pelicans, our beloved nickname became available to us. There is a palpable “buzz” in the Carolinas as we near this rebirth. "People that have not come to many Bobcats games at all are now buying season tickets," said Bobcats President and COO Fred Whitfield (Martinez, 2013). In spite of being the worst team in the league over the course of the last two seasons, ticket sales for the 2013 Bobcats are up 60 percent, the team is in the top 10 in new ticket sales, in the top 10 in season ticket renewals, and once the switch over to the Hornets name is finalized, an even larger spike is expected (Martinez). We envision the Charlotte area and the Carolinas assuming a leading role in sport media during the 21st century and beyond. The Charlotte Bobcats/Hornets are going to be a big piece of that future. In order to meet our goals we are searching for like minded partners who have the desire and ability to be civic minded while delivering the best available product to fans and customers. We believe the time is right for the Charlotte Bobcats, a leader in the NBA to partner with Verizon Wireless, America's leading mobile network operator to form an unbeatable team with limitless potential!
Just like the Bobcats, Verizon Wireless appeals to the all important 18-49 year old demographic. Through a partnership with us, VW can secure loyal Bobcats fans as loyal VW customers. We play our home games in the state of the art Time Warner Cable Arena (TWCA). TWCA is also home to the Charlotte Checkers of the American Hockey League (AHL), musical concerts, recently hosted the 2012 Democratic National Convention and it's center hung 16' x 28' Daktronics screen is the largest of any indoor arena. These audiences will be exposed to the Verizon Wireless logo on signs and advertisements throughout the venue.
We aim to help VW achieve it's stated mission of enabling people and businesses to communicate with each other and believe a partnership with us will go a long way toward doing so particularly in our region. The three sponsorship options we have chosen to present to you include the “Jordan Slam”, which is the higher end option of the three, the “Jordan Jumper”, and the “Jordan Buzzer Beater”. Each plan offers a wide variety of opportunities for exposure in the arena, parking areas, and concourse.

Charlotte Bobcats Profile

Charlotte Bobcats History:

2002

Robert L. “Bob” Johnson awarded the expansion franchise and becomes the first majority African American owner in U.S. major professional sports.

2003

Team nicknamed “Bobcats” after the owner.

2004-2005

On November 4 the Bobcats play their first ever game, a 103-96 loss to the Washington Wizards.

2009

NBA legend and Wilmington, NC native Michael Jordan becomes majority owner of the team.

2010

On April 9, the Bobcats clinched their first ever playoff berth with an exciting 104–103 road win over the New Orleans Hornets. The team finishes the 2009-2010 season with an overall record of 44–38, the team's first-ever winning record.

2011-2012

In the lockout-shortened season the Bobcats posted an NBA-worst record of 7-59, losing their last 23 games of the season.

Current

The Bobcats are currently 1-2 and tied for 3rd in the Southeast Division.

Mission Statement:

“Create a winning organization that makes a positive impact on the Charlotte region through a commitment to excellence both on and off the court.”

Core Values:

HONESTY, ACCOUTABILITY AND RESPECT
The organization will serve as trust-worthy and responsible representatives of our fans and community.

FOCUS ON FAN RELATIONS
We will build fan loyalty through superior service, product excellence and maximizing customer value.

CIVIC ENRICHMENT
Through innovative programs and a "lead by example" attitude, the organization will positively impact the Charlotte region as leaders in the community.

COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY
The organization will actively promote opportunities for people of all races, religions, genders and sexual orientations, from staff to vendors to fans.

EMOTIOINALLY ENGAGING EXPERIENCE
Every game, event and program will create a sense of excitement and lasting memories for fans.

RESPONSIBLE MANAGEMENT
Sound business and basketball decisions will guide organizational development and growth.

Charlotte Bobcats Event & Program Description

Time Warner Cable Arena location:

TWC Arena
333 East Trade Street
Charlotte, NC 28202

Venue Information:

Time Warner Cable Arena is located at 333 E. Trade Street in the heart of Uptown Charlotte, North Carolina. The Arena is bordered by Trade Street, Fifth Street, Caldwell Street, and Charlotte’s Lynx Light Rail Transit line. Time Warner Cable Arena is located directly across Trade Street from the Charlotte Transportation Center, the main access point for bus services operated by CATS. Nearly 30,000 off-street parking spaces are located within a 15-minute walking distance of Time Warner Cable Arena. Time Warner Cable Arena was designed to reflect the community in which we live, work and play. Throughout the arena guests will find tributes to the Carolinas through artwork and unique displays. Seating capacity for basketball is 19,077 (expandable to 20,200).

Construction Costs was $260 million ($311 million in 2013 dollars).

Arena Staff Contact Info:

General Inquiries: (704) 688-9000

Director Of Event Booking: Glenn Grabski (704) 688-9058

Group Sales: (704) 688-9047

Levy / Catering: Jessica Reyman (704) 688-8218

Tickets: 1-800-745-3000

2013-2014 Charlotte Bobcats Schedule

Upcoming Games November | Opponent | Time | Local TV | Nat TV | Radio | Tue 05 | @ New York Madison Square Garden, New York, NY | 7:30 PM | SportSouth | | | Wed 06 | vs Toronto Time Warner Cable Arena, Charlotte, NC | 7:00 PM | SportSouth | | | Fri 08 | vs New York Time Warner Cable Arena, Charlotte, NC | 7:00 PM | SportSouth | NBATV | | Mon 11 | vs Atlanta Time Warner Cable Arena, Charlotte, NC | 7:00 PM | SportSouth | | | Wed 13 | @ Boston TD Garden, Boston, MA | 7:30 PM | SportSouth | | | Fri 15 | @ Cleveland Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland, OH | 7:30 PM | SportSouth | | | Sat 16 | vs Miami Time Warner Cable Arena, Charlotte, NC | 7:00 PM | SportSouth | | | Mon 18 | @ Chicago United Center, Chicago, IL | 8:00 PM | SportSouth | | | Wed 20 | vs Brooklyn Time Warner Cable Arena, Charlotte, NC | 7:00 PM | SportSouth | | | Fri 22 | vs Phoenix Time Warner Cable Arena, Charlotte, NC | 7:00 PM | SportSouth | | | Sat 23 | @ Milwaukee BMO Harris Bradley Center, Milwaukee, WI | 8:30 PM | SportSouth | | | Mon 25 | vs Boston Time Warner Cable Arena, Charlotte, NC | 7:00 PM | SportSouth | | | Wed 27 | vs Indiana Time Warner Cable Arena, Charlotte, NC | 7:00 PM | SportSouth | | | Fri 29 | vs Milwaukee Time Warner Cable Arena, Charlotte, NC | 7:00 PM | SportSouth | | | December | Opponent | Time | Local TV | Nat TV | Radio | Sun 01 | @ Miami American Airlines Arena, Miami, FL | 6:00 PM | SportSouth | | | Tue 03 | @ Dallas American Airlines Center, Dallas, TX | 8:30 PM | SportSouth | | | Fri 06 | vs Philadelphia Time Warner Cable Arena, Charlotte, NC | 7:00 PM | SportSouth | | | Mon 09 | vs Golden State Time Warner Cable Arena, Charlotte, NC | 7:00 PM | SportSouth | | | Wed 11 | vs Orlando Time Warner Cable Arena, Charlotte, NC | 7:00 PM | SportSouth | | | Fri 13 | @ Indiana Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, IN | 7:00 PM | SportSouth | | | Sat 14 | vs L.A. Lakers Time Warner Cable Arena, Charlotte, NC | 7:00 PM | SportSouth | | | Tue 17 | vs Sacramento Time Warner Cable Arena, Charlotte, NC | 7:00 PM | SportSouth | | | Wed 18 | @ Toronto Air Canada Centre, Toronto, ON | 7:00 PM | SportSouth | | | Fri 20 | @ Detroit Palace of Auburn Hills, Detroit, MI | 7:30 PM | SportSouth | | | Sat 21 | vs Utah Time Warner Cable Arena, Charlotte, NC | 7:30 PM | SportSouth | | | Mon 23 | vs Milwaukee Time Warner Cable Arena, Charlotte, NC | 7:00 PM | SportSouth | | | Fri 27 | vs Oklahoma City Time Warner Cable Arena, Charlotte, NC | 7:00 PM | SportSouth | | | Sat 28 | @ Atlanta Philips Arena, Atlanta, GA | 7:30 PM | SportSouth | | | Mon 30 | @ Utah EnergySolutions Arena, Salt Lake City, UT | 9:00 PM | SportSouth | | | January | Opponent | Time | Local TV | Nat TV | Radio | Wed 01 | @ L.A. Clippers Staples Center, Los Angeles, CA | 9:30 PM | SportSouth | | | Thu 02 | @ Portland Moda Center, Portland, OR | 10:00 PM | SportSouth | | | Sat 04 | @ Sacramento Sleep Train Arena, Sacramento, CA | 10:00 PM | SportSouth | | | Tue 07 | vs Washington Time Warner Cable Arena, Charlotte, NC | 7:00 PM | SportSouth | | | Fri 10 | @ Minnesota Target Center, Minneapolis, MN | 8:00 PM | SportSouth | | | Sat 11 | @ Chicago United Center, Chicago, IL | 8:00 PM | SportSouth | | | Tue 14 | vs New York Time Warner Cable Arena, Charlotte, NC | 7:00 PM | SportSouth | | | Wed 15 | @ Philadelphia Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, PA | 7:00 PM | SportSouth | | | Fri 17 | @ Orlando Amway Center, Orlando, FL | 7:00 PM | SportSouth | | | Sat 18 | vs Miami Time Warner Cable Arena, Charlotte, NC | 7:30 PM | SportSouth | | | Mon 20 | vs Toronto Time Warner Cable Arena, Charlotte, NC | 2:00 PM | SportSouth | | | Wed 22 | vs L.A. Clippers Time Warner Cable Arena, Charlotte, NC | 7:00 PM | SportSouth | | | Fri 24 | @ New York Madison Square Garden, New York, NY | 7:30 PM | SportSouth | | | Sat 25 | vs Chicago Time Warner Cable Arena, Charlotte, NC | 7:00 PM | SportSouth | NBATV | | Wed 29 | @ Denver Pepsi Center, Denver, CO | 9:00 PM | SportSouth | | | Fri 31 | @ L.A. Lakers Staples Center, Los Angeles, CA | 10:30 PM | SportSouth | | | February | Opponent | Time | Local TV | Nat TV | Radio | Sat 01 | @ Phoenix US Airways Center, Phoenix, AZ | 9:00 PM | SportSouth | | | Tue 04 | @ Golden State ORACLE Arena, Oakland, CA | 10:30 PM | SportSouth | | | Sat 08 | vs San Antonio Time Warner Cable Arena, Charlotte, NC | 7:00 PM | SportSouth | | | Tue 11 | vs Dallas Time Warner Cable Arena, Charlotte, NC | 7:00 PM | SportSouth | | | Wed 12 | @ Brooklyn Barclays Center, Brooklyn, NY | 7:30 PM | SportSouth | | | Tue 18 | @ Detroit Palace of Auburn Hills, Detroit, MI | 7:30 PM | SportSouth | | | Wed 19 | vs Detroit Time Warner Cable Arena, Charlotte, NC | 7:00 PM | SportSouth | | | Fri 21 | vs New Orleans Time Warner Cable Arena, Charlotte, NC | 7:00 PM | SportSouth | | | Sat 22 | vs Memphis Time Warner Cable Arena, Charlotte, NC | 7:00 PM | SportSouth | | | Fri 28 | @ San Antonio AT&T Center, San Antonio, TX | 8:30 PM | SportSouth | | | March | Opponent | Time | Local TV | Nat TV | Radio | Sun 02 | @ Oklahoma City Chesapeake Energy Arena, Oklahoma City, OK | 7:00 PM | SportSouth | | | Mon 03 | @ Miami American Airlines Arena, Miami, FL | 7:30 PM | SportSouth | | | Wed 05 | vs Indiana Time Warner Cable Arena, Charlotte, NC | 7:00 PM | SportSouth | | | Fri 07 | vs Cleveland Time Warner Cable Arena, Charlotte, NC | 7:00 PM | SportSouth | | | Sat 08 | @ Memphis FedExForum, Memphis, TN | 8:00 PM | SportSouth | | | Mon 10 | vs Denver Time Warner Cable Arena, Charlotte, NC | 7:00 PM | SportSouth | | | Wed 12 | @ Washington Verizon Center, Washington, DC | 7:00 PM | SportSouth | | | Fri 14 | vs Minnesota Time Warner Cable Arena, Charlotte, NC | 7:00 PM | SportSouth | | | Sun 16 | @ Milwaukee BMO Harris Bradley Center, Milwaukee, WI | 1:00 PM | SportSouth | | | Mon 17 | vs Atlanta Time Warner Cable Arena, Charlotte, NC | 7:00 PM | SportSouth | | | Wed 19 | @ Brooklyn Barclays Center, Brooklyn, NY | 7:30 PM | SportSouth | | | Sat 22 | vs Portland Time Warner Cable Arena, Charlotte, NC | 7:00 PM | SportSouth | | | Mon 24 | vs Houston Time Warner Cable Arena, Charlotte, NC | 7:00 PM | SportSouth | | | Wed 26 | vs Brooklyn Time Warner Cable Arena, Charlotte, NC | 7:00 PM | SportSouth | | | Fri 28 | @ Orlando Amway Center, Orlando, FL | 7:00 PM | SportSouth | | | Mon 31 | vs Washington Time Warner Cable Arena, Charlotte, NC | 7:00 PM | SportSouth | | | April | Opponent | Time | Local TV | Nat TV | Radio | Wed 02 | @ Philadelphia Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, PA | 7:00 PM | SportSouth | | | Fri 04 | vs Orlando Time Warner Cable Arena, Charlotte, NC | 7:00 PM | SportSouth | | | Sat 05 | @ Cleveland Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland, OH | 7:30 PM | SportSouth | | | Wed 09 | @ Washington Verizon Center, Washington, DC | 7:00 PM | SportSouth | | | Fri 11 | @ Boston TD Garden, Boston, MA | 7:30 PM | SportSouth | | | Sat 12 | vs Philadelphia Time Warner Cable Arena, Charlotte, NC | 7:00 PM | SportSouth | | | Mon 14 | @ Atlanta Philips Arena, Atlanta, GA | 7:30 PM | SportSouth | | | Wed 16 | vs Chicago Time Warner Cable Arena, Charlotte, NC | 8:00 PM | SportSouth | | |

For information on how you can profit by partnering with the hottest property in the Carolinas, contact the Charlotte Bobcats Corporate Partnerships Department:

Flavil Hampsten | Senior Vice President, Ticket Sales & Marketing Partnerships 704.688.8852 | fhampsten@bobcats.com
Dan Fitzsimmons | Senior Director of Marketing Partnerships704.688.8759 | dfitzsimmons@bobcats.com
Chris Ziegler | Director of Marketing Partnerships704.688.9032 | cziegler@bobcats.com
333 East Trade Street | Charlotte, NC 28202 (NBA, 2013).

Inventory of Events Assets & Benefits:

This is your chance to focus the attention of one of the country's most vibrant markets on your company and your product. The Charlotte Bobcats are proud to partner with some of the finest local, regional and national companies. Take advantage of the opportunity to join our distinguished group of corporate partners that have invested in a Bobcats Partnership today.

Signage - With thousands of fans at each Bobcats home game, advertising signs at Time Warner Cable Arena offer high visibility exposure that will put your company’s name in lights and make fans take notice throughout the arena. Media - Place your brand where it’s sure to be seen… IN THE GAME. The Bobcats broadcast television games and games on the radio across the Carolinas via the Bobcats Media Network. With all broadcast inventory owned by the team, your brand placement is protected with an integrated Bobcats partnership. Publications - Bobcats publications provide out fans with an in-depth look at their favorite team, organization, Season Ticket Holders and Corporate Partners. Our publications present a highly effective way to promote your companies products and services and assure your company's brand will get in the hands of thousands of fans.

Online - bobcats.com is the ideal place for Bobcats fans to get all the information about their team that they could possibly desire. Statistics, schedules, blogs, player features and more, as well as highlights of every Bobcats game, help make bobcats.com one of the top team sites among NBA fans.

In Arena Activation - An NBA basketball game at Time Warner Cable Arena makes for one of the top in-game atmospheres in professional sports. An in-arena promotion allows your company to reach its marketing goals by capitalizing on the energy and excitement at the arena every game.

In Market Activation - Developing a specially-designed retail promotion, sweepstakes or out-of-arena promotion utilizing the Bobcats name and logo can help increase traffic, generate sales and capture loyal Bobcats fans as your customers.

Special Events - Whether your company objectives are increased brand exposure or becoming more involved in the Charlotte community, the Bobcats host additional non-game events with entitlement and partnership opportunities to help you meet those objectives. Community - The Bobcats created the Charlotte Bobcats Charitable Foundation, a non-profit charity organization, with the team's inception in 2004. Now the Bobcats Youth Foundation, this foundation is a vehicle through which the Bobcats give back to the Charlotte community. Reaching out to the community remains a top priority for the Bobcats today. Teaming with us in this effort illustrates to your customers how your business is a partner in the community as well.

Hospitality - Bobcats hospitality provides your company the opportunity to entertain key customers and staff, giving them a unique experience and quality time out while taking in a great basketball game. (NBA).

Capabilities & Past Experience Producing Event:

Over the course of the 2012-2013 season, the Bobcats average home attendance was 15,324; this figure ranked them as 24th among the 30 NBA teams. Although it is early in the 2013-2014 season, already that figure has jumped to 18,017 which would rank the team 18th.

Time Warner Cable Arena is a state of the art facility with a warm, friendly atmosphere which makes it perfect for family outings, couples night out or just hanging out. Not only home to the Charlotte Bobcats and the Charlotte Checkers of the AHL, TWCA is also home to many musical, cultural and sporting events. A check of upcoming schedule events at TWCA reveals music concerts by such top acts as the Eagles, the Avett Brothers, Winter Jam, Demi Lovato, and Jay-Z. For the sports enthusiasts, Champions Cup Tennis will showcase the sports biggest and brightest stars. For wholesome family fun and entertainment, it's hard to top the legendary Harlem Globetrotters!

TWCA is a beautiful, exciting, and safe venue which is fun for everyone. The excitement and athleticism of the NBA increases tension and passion to a fevered pitch night in and night out. North and South Carolinians have long known that basketball is the greatest game for spectators and anyone who has ever stepped foot into TWCA knows that it's the greatest venue for watching it!

Compatibility with Sponsor's Image & Target Market

Verizon Wireless is a brand which is universally respected in not only it's industry, but in the business world at large. It is the largest mobile network operator in the United States, currently providing services to over 118 million subscribers. Verizon Wireless attracts and targets key segments of the population who spend money and make decisions, appealing to young, hip, urban trendsetters, and tech-savvy consumers as well as business professionals, mobile moms and families.

The NBA, more so than other sports leagues has a history and image which is cool, hip and distinctly urban. The Charlotte Bobcats are not excepted from this vibe. Bobcats fans are young, hip tech-savvy professionals, who are constantly on the go. These young, busy movers and shakers tend to have so many entertainment options, they must be immediately grabbed by their entertainment before they lose interest; that is one area TWCA has covered.

Prior to the 2012 Democratic National Convention, TWCA was outfitted with greater than state of the art high capacity Wi-Fi technology. The Ruckus Smart Wi-Fi system allows the arena to provide pervasive Wi-Fi service to all public seating areas, while also providing coverage to the locker rooms, luxury suites, concourses, and back office areas in the facility (Ruckus Wireless, 2012).

Sponsorship

This sponsorship proposal consists of three options we have chosen to present to you including the “Jordan Slam”, the “Jordan Jumper”, and the “Jordan Buzzer Beater”.

Jordan Slam:

This high end option is available for a term of five years with an option to renew for another two years at a 5% discount of the market rate. It includes one prominent placement on each scoreboard and the giant mid court LED screen, preferred signage throughout the venue, brand placement over the Bobcats media sources including 5 mentions per half over the Bobcats network broadcasts, multiple opportunities to entertain important customers and staff through Bobcats hospitality, preferred placement in Bobcats publications and online at bobcats.com and hornets.com. All this can be had for the incredibly low price of $15,000,000.

Jordan Jumper:

This mid range option is available to you for a term of five years and includes the same options as the Jordan Slam except for the product placements on the scoreboards, mid court LED screen and only 1 mention per half on the Bobcats network broadcasts. The price of this option is $10,000,000.

Jordan Buzzer Beater:

This is our budget option available on a yearly term. It features signage throughout the venue and online at bobcats.com and hornets.com and placement in Bobcats publications. The price of this option is $1,000,000.

ADDENDUM

Corporate Partners

Novant Health - Founding Partner | A role model in the Charlotte area, Novant Health has established itself as a leader in the Charlotte healthcare community. Visit novanthealth.org for more details. |
Anheuser-Busch - Founding Partner | As one of the world's largest brewers and having a 48% share of the U.S. beer market, Anheuser-Busch works hard to ensure their consumers receive the freshest beer available.Visit budweiser.com for more details. |
Time Warner Cable | Constantly at the forefront of technology, Time Warner Cable strives to make your life easier through their affordable and reliable Cable, High-Speed Online, and Digital phone packages.Visit timewarnercable.com for more details. |
North Carolina Education Lottery | With your help, so far the North Carolina Education Lottery has raised over $2.5 billion for education. These funds support salaries for teachers in grades K-3, school construction, Pre-K programs and college scholarships. Visit nc-educationlottery.org for more details |
Ticketmaster
| As the world's largest ticker retailer, Ticketmaster has more than 9,000 clients including concert venues, museums, and theaters.Visit ticketmaster.com for more details. |
Dr. Seitlin | The official dentist of the Charlotte Bobcats. Located at 1014 East Blvd., Charlotte, NC. |
Webber Dentistry | Your smile says a lot about you, and when you don't smile, it says even more. Webber Dentistry has been brightening and beautifying smiles in the Charlotte community for 50+ years. We specialize in invisalign, implants, cosmetic dentistry, routine and preventative care and we pride ourselves on having a professional and diverse staff. So call one of our convenient locations to schedule your initial consultation. Webber Dentistry is proud to be the Official Cosmetic Dentist of the Charlotte Bobcats.For more info please visit www.webberdentistry.com |
Paxton / Atlas | Paxton/Atlas Van Lines of North Carolina has been in a leader in the relocation industry for over 60 years. Paxton/Atlas handles all types of moves, whether it's local, long distance, international or office moving and record retention. We also specialize in handling corporate customers that need 1st Class Service with the closeness of a dedicated customer service coordinator. For relocation information, please contact Brooke LeBlanc at 704-332-2600 ext 222 or email at bleblanc@paxton.com. Let Atlas take you home. To find out more, visit paxton.com for more information. |
CPI Security | CPI has been protecting families and businesses throughout the Carolinas since 1976. And is the largest locally owned and operated Security Company in the southeast. CPI is one of the only security companies that designs, installs, monitors and services its own security systems. With one of the most technologically advanced central monitoring stations in the nation, CPI has some of the fastest response times in the industry during a burglary, fire or medical emergency. CPI strives to provide a superior product with world class 24 hour service. We are dedicated to keeping your home, family, and business safe. Visit cpisecurity.com for more information. |
Match Up Promotions | Match Up Promotions is one of the leading providers of promotional items and logo apparel in the nation. No specialty item provider can match the level and service and impact of Match Up. Visit matchuppromotions.com for more details. |
HM Properties | HM Properties is a full-service residential brokerage firm serving the Charlotte region and areas of upstate South Carolina. We specialize in residential real estate and relocation services including corporate moves. Visit www.hmproperties.com for more details. |
Foot Locker | Foot Locker is a leading global athletic footwear and apparel retailer. Its stores offer the latest in athletic-inspired performance products, manufactured primarily by the leading athletic brands. For more information, please visit www.footlocker.com |
Hickory Tavern | Who says you can’t be all things to all people?! Hickory Tavern is the perfect dining choice any day, any time for anybody. We also take Happy Hour very seriously and if you're in the mood for a big party night – then gear up and head to the Tavern. Our menu is a unique marriage of American fare and some eclectic items that you wouldn’t normally expect from a “tavern”. You can dine in our comfortable dining room, lively bar or outdoor patio. If you’re reading this there’s a Hickory Tavern near you. Check out www.TheHickoryTavern.com for locations. Hickory Tavern – ESPN Best Sports Bar In North America, Runner-Up |
Coca-Cola - Founding Partner | Coca-Cola is the number one non-alcoholic beverage distributor in the world. Now over 100 years old and operating in over 200 countries, Coca-Cola leads the way in beverage distribution.Visit coca-cola.com for more details. |
Lowe's - Founding Partner | Lowe’s Companies, Inc. is a FORTUNE® 50 company that serves approximately 15 million customers a week at more than 1,750 home improvement stores in the United States, Canada and Mexico. Founded in 1946 and based in Mooresville, N.C., Lowe’s is the second-largest home improvement retailer in the world.Visit lowes.com for more details. |
Wells Fargo | From the Gold Rush to the early 20th Century, Wells Fargo earned a reputation of trust by dealing rapidly and responsibly with people’s money and goods, offering both banking and express delivery. Visit wellsfargo.com for more details. |
Jordan
| Visit jumpman23.com for more details. |
Gatorade
| As the leader in innovative sports nutrition, Gatorade is constantly evolving to deliver the right products to meet the needs of every athlete. Visit gatorade.com for more details. |
Bojangles'
| Offering delicious, from-scratch products daily, Bojangles is the fun and festive fast food experience.Visit bojangles.com for more details. |
Toshiba
| As the world's technological powerhouse, Toshiba is constantly leading innovation. Visit toshiba.com for more details. |
ITEK Graphics | Over 40 years experience in solving Corporate Print and Direct Marketing problems. Forward thinking cutting edge solutions to gain print efficiency and reduce costs have made ITEK Graphics the preferred resource for Ink on Paper Solutions, as well as Cross Media Internet based marketing campaigns. Maximize your marketing budget! Think ITEK... The official printer of the Charlotte Bobcats. Contact www.itekgraphics.com to keep your printing costs inline and meet your deadlines. | rmsource | rmsource, Inc. is the official information technology partner of the Charlotte Bobcats. Our services include datacenter solutions, network infrastructure services, software development, and various business applications and products uniquely tailored to our customer’s needs. Our world class datacenters and private cloud technologies make us one of the fastest growing companies in the Southeast! For more please contact sales@rmsource.com or visit us on the web at: www.rmsource.com for more information. |
ARIA Resort & Casino | The heart of CityCenter, ARIA Resort & Casino combines striking architecture, impeccable hospitality and sustainable design with world-renowned chefs, luxurious amenities, and Viva ELVIS by Cirque du Soleil® to provide each guest an unmatched AAA Five Diamond Award-winning experience.www.arialasvegas.com |
Charlotte Regional Partnership | A nonprofit, public/private economic development organization, the Charlotte Regional Partnership leverages regional resources to market the 16-county Charlotte region. The Partnership’s business development activities position Charlotte USA for sustained, long-term growth, job creation and investment opportunities. Visit www.charlotteusa.com for more information. |
Jani-King
| A leader in the commercial cleaning industry, Jani-King provides cleaning services to tens of thousands of customers around the world including stadiums, event facilities, hospitals, resorts, schools, offices and more. Through its network of regional offices, Jani-King provides every customer with support processes to ensure the job gets done right and on-time. Whether you're turning a stadium for the next day's game or getting the boardroom ready for the next big meeting, you can count on Jani-King.Visit www.janiking.com for more information. |

References

Martinez, A. (2013, September 13). Bobcats see spike in ticket sales as team readies to become hornets. Retrieved from wbtv.com website: http://www.wbtv.com/story/23422191/bobcats-ticket-sales-are-all-the-buzz

Nba.com. (2013, November 5.). The official site of the charlotte bobcats. Retrieved from bobcats.com website: http://www.nba.com/bobcats/

Ruckus Wireless. (2012, September 04). Time warner cable outfits time warner cable arena with high capacity wi-fi technology for 2012 democratic national convention. Retrieved from ruckuswireless.com website: http://www.ruckuswireless.com/press/releases/20120904-time-warner-arena

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