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GSU and Van Wagner Announce Additions to #PantherFamily

May 10th 2016

“It has been a great first year working with Van Wagner,” director of athletics Charlie Cobb said. “They have opened doors to bring in additional revenue streams for our department. We have big plans in the years to come and they will be a big part in helping us reach those goals.”

ATLANTA – Georgia State and Van Wagner Sports and Entertainment (VWSE) have announced new additions to the Panther family’s corporate partners in 2016. VWSE signed with Georgia State nearly a year ago to handle all sponsorship agreements for the school.

Within the first year, multiple long term commitments have been made, including:

  • Atlanta Peach Movers – Official Moving and Football Equipment Transport Partner
  • Cooper Global Chauffeured Transportation – Official Transportation Partner
  • Eastern Airlines – Exclusive Charter Airline
  • Hyatt Regency Atlanta – Preferred Hotel Partner
  • Holiday Inn Atlanta-Northlake – Preferred Hotel Partner
  • Lyft – Exclusive On-Demand Ride Share Service
  • Brand Evolution, LLC – Official Promotional Partner
  • Georgia Natural Gas

Georgia State and VWSE also welcomed back several loyal partners that extended their partnerships for the 2016-17 year:

  • Jimmy Johns
  • Six Feet Under
  • Georgia Eye Partners
  • Moe’s Original BBQ

“It has been a great first year working with Van Wagner,” director of athletics Charlie Cobb said. “They have opened doors to bring in additional revenue streams for our department. We have big plans in the years to come and they will be a big part in helping us reach those goals.”

“Our team is excited that in our first few months on the campus of Georgia State, many corporations see the business growth opportunities by investing in GSU. We are developing strategic partnerships that put corporations in front of the entire campus. This is just the beginning as we anticipate more announcements in the near future,” Jason Capel Vice President VWSE.

Van Wagner Sports & Entertainment, LLC (VWSE), a wholly owned subsidiary of Van Wagner Group, LLC, is one of the preeminent sports marketing and media sales organizations in the world. It is an acknowledged innovator in property consulting and branding solutions and a global leader in naming rights, team and venue services, high-impact visible TV signage throughout the MLB, NBA, NCAA, MLS, and internationally in soccer, advertising and sponsorships sales, premium ticketing, technology design and integration, and in-venue content production. VWSE assists teams, organizations and properties in creating and selling advertising; sponsorships; and media that maximize revenue potential, and helps clients develop effective and powerful customized brand campaigns. VWSE works with more than 300 professional and college teams worldwide.