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Van Wagner Sports & Entertainment Announces Multi-Conference Marketing Partnership With Canon U.S.A.

Aug 14th 2018

New York, NY (August 14, 2018) - Van Wagner Sports & Entertainment (VWSE) Collegiate Division is proud to announce Canon U.S.A. Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, is now the “Official Imaging Partner” of the American East Conference (AEC), Big South Conference, Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA), Colonial Athletic Association (CAA), West Coast Conference (WCC), and Western Athletic Conference (WAC).

This multi-conference marketing partnership will allow Canon access to over fifty-two NCAA Division I & II institutions across the US, as well as the opportunity to build valuable relationships with VWSE linear divisions across the Van Wagner Group platform.

“Partnering with Van Wagner Sports & Entertainment Collegiate Division is a great advantage for Canon U.S.A. as it will help us to broaden our relationships and further drive our brand awareness at notable collegiate conferences,” said Kazuto Ogawa, president and COO, Canon U.S.A., Inc.  “We look forward to working with Van Wagner to create a long-term, mutually beneficial relationship.”

“We are excited to add Canon U.S.A. to our Conference Partners B2B Program” said Jason Capel, Vice President at VWSE. “This partnership will provide opportunities for our member institutions to enhance their broadcasting fan experience, allow for state of the art educational opportunities for their broadcasting teams, as well as give Canon U.S.A. a unique access to build valuable relationships with the member institutions.”

Canon U.S.A. joins VWSE’s partnership line-up which includes NIKE, ESPN, Gatorade, GEICO, TixCity, Paramount & Co., Rawlings, among others.

Since 2014, VWSE Collegiate Services has become a leader in college sports marketing and developed to represent the sponsorship or multimedia rights for multiple schools and athletic conferences, including the America East Conference, Big South Conference, Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association, Colonial Athletic Association, Western Athletic Conference, and the West Coast Conference, as well as Arizona State National Sales, Canisius College, East Tennessee State University, Florida International University, Georgia State University, Kennesaw State University, Liberty University, Longwood University, Loyola Marymount University, Niagara University, Pepperdine University, Samford University, University of San Francisco, Siena College, Saint Joseph’s University, Santa Clara University, Stony Brook University, and Towson University. 

For additional information or details on Canon USA's professional video products please visit: http://www.usa.canon.com/provideo. For more on VWSE, visit www.vanwagner.com.

ABOUT CANON U.S.A., INC Canon U.S.A., Inc., is a leading provider of consumer, business-to-business, and industrial digital imaging solutions to the United States and to Latin America and the Caribbean markets. With approximately $36 billion in global revenue, its parent company, Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ), ranks third overall in U.S. patents granted in 2017 and is one of Fortune Magazine's World's Most Admired Companies in 2018. Canon U.S.A. is committed to the highest level of customer satisfaction and loyalty, providing 100 percent U.S.-based service and support for all of the products it distributes in the United States. Canon U.S.A. is dedicated to its Kyosei philosophy of social and environmental responsibility. In 2014, the Canon Americas Headquarters secured LEED® Gold certification, a recognition for the design, construction, operations and maintenance of high-performance green buildings. To keep apprised of the latest news from Canon U.S.A., sign up for the Company's RSS news feed by visiting www.usa.canon.com/rss and follow us on Twitter @CanonUSA. For media inquiries, please contact pr@cusa.canon.com.

 ABOUT VAN WAGNER SPORTS & ENTERTAINMENT  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 works with more than 300 professional and college teams worldwide. 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.

 

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Media Contacts:

Canon: Jennifer Myers – jemyers@cusa.canon.com or (631) 330-5124

VWSE: Mike Palisi – mpalisi@vanwagner.com or (212) 699-8627