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Van Wagner Announces Extended Partnership With Canon U.S.A., Inc.

Jun 30th 2020

NEW YORK, NY (June 30, 2020) - Van Wagner is proud to announce Canon U.S.A., 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, has been named the “Preferred Camera and Lens Products” of the world leading Van Wagner Productions.

Along with the Van Wagner partnership, Canon U.S.A. has extended their partnerships with the America East Conference, Big South Conference, Colonial Athletic Association, Western Athletic Conference and the West Coast Conference for an additional three years as the “Official Imaging Partner” of each Conference. In addition to these renewed partnerships, Canon will extend their Van Wagner partnership portfolio to include the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference and the Southland Conference.

This multi-conference marketing partnership will allow Canon access to over 100 NCAA Division I & II institutions across the U.S., as well as build a valuable business relationship within the Van Wagner platform.

As the Official Imaging Partner, Canon U.S.A. will continue to receive an integrated year-round marketing presence and will have the exclusive rights to promote their products and services through official Conference events and channels throughout the year. Canon U.S.A. will continue to provide each Conference and its member institutions imaging tools and education programs to enhance their live sport broadcasts and other imaging needs.

“Partnering with Van Wagner has been a great opportunity for Canon U.S.A. as it has helped us to broaden our relationships and further drive our brand awareness at notable collegiate conferences,” said Tatsuro “Tony” Kano, Executive Vice President and General Manager of Canon U.S.A.’s Imaging Technologies and Communications Group “We look forward to continuing this long-term, mutually beneficial relationship with Van Wagner.”

“We are excited to continue our partnership with Canon U.S.A.,” said Mike Palisi, EVP at Van Wagner. “This partnership not only will continue to provide opportunities for our member institutions to enhance their broadcasting fan experience and allow for state-of-the-art educational opportunities for their broadcasting teams, but will also give Canon U.S.A. unique access to build valuable relationships with the member institutions and our growing presence at the largest sporting events across the globe.”

Canon U.S.A. joins Van Wagner’s national partnership line-up, which includes Hercules Tires, GEICO, Jersey Mike’s, TicketSmarter, Rawlings, and Wilson, among others.

For additional information or details on Canon U.S.A.'s professional video products, please visit: http://www.usa.canon.com. For more on Van Wagner, 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 $33 billion in global revenue, its parent company, Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ), ranks third overall in U.S. patents granted in 2019† and was named one of Fortune Magazine's World's Most Admired Companies in 2020. Canon U.S.A. is dedicated to its Kyosei philosophy of social and environmental responsibility. 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.


ABOUT VAN WAGNER

Van Wagner is a wholly owned subsidiary of Van Wagner Group LLC that creates, advises, and sells on behalf of world-class teams, leagues, brands, properties, and colleges. An innovator in the sports and media business, Van Wagner is a global leader in high-impact broadcast visible signage throughout the MLB, NBA, NCAA, and the highest levels of international soccer, sponsorships sales, premium ticketing, college multi-media rights, and in-venue content production at the world’s biggest sporting events. www.vanwagner.com.

Media Contacts:

Canon: Robert Luckett – rluckett@cusa.canon.com

VW: Mike Palisi – mpalisi@vanwagner.com