Wednesday, December 13, 2017
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Angel Of The Winds Casino Resort Signs On for 10-Year Naming Rights Partnership
The Everett Public Facilities District and Spectra by Comcast Spectacor announced today that an agreement has been reached with Angel Of The Winds Casino Resort on a 10-year naming rights partnership through 2028. The value and terms of the naming rights deal are for $3.4 million over the life of the contract.
“We are thrilled to announce and formally welcome everyone to Angel Of The Winds Arena,” said Rick Comeau, Angel Of The Winds Arena general manager. “Angel Of The Winds Casino Resort has been an important sponsor, and supporter, of the building for well over the last five years. After a thorough, months-long search throughout the region, we can think of no one better to expand our partnership with, and come aboard long-term for the arena naming rights.”
Under the new deal, the arena will be officially rebranded to Angel Of The Winds Arena, effective immediately. New exterior signage will go up over the coming months, along with updates within the arena to reflect the name change. Following this morning’s press conference announcement, tickets and information for all upcoming events can be found at angelofthewindsarena.com.
“The Arena at Everett is one of the Northwest’s leading sports and entertainment venues, which is why the Stillaguamish Tribe is proud to be entering into a sponsorship agreement to create the Angel Of The Winds Arena,” said Travis O’Neil, General Manager of Angel Of The Winds Casino Resort. “Our resort and casino provide the local community and greater Seattle market with an opportunity to experience the excitement of an award-winning gaming and leisure experience. Through our partnership with the newly named Angel Of The Winds Arena, our customers and all the people of the Pacific Northwest will be able to experience sports and entertainment on an unprecedented scale.”
Since the building opened in 2003, the multi-purpose arena has drawn over 5 million guests to downtown Everett, hosted hundreds of Everett Silvertips hockey games, along with more than 1,500 events, covering all genres from monster trucks and sold-out concerts, to high school graduations and Disney On Ice.
“On behalf of the Everett Public Facilities District, we are excited to enter into an arena naming rights sponsorship with Angel Of The Winds Casino Resort and the Stillaguamish Tribe,” said EPFD board president, Gary Weikel. “We look forward to partnering together well into the future, and working to bring first-class entertainment to Snohomish County.”
“The Stillaguamish Tribe is delighted to be a part of the new partnership between Angel Of The Winds Casino Resort and The Arena at Everett in the new naming rights sponsorship of Angel Of The Winds Arena,” said Shawn Yanity, Chairman of the Stillaguamish Tribe of Indians. “Angel Of The Winds Casino Resort has provided the Stillaguamish Tribe with many great opportunities over the past 13 plus years to grow and improve our quality of life programs for our members and also give back to our neighbors within Snohomish County. We are very excited for this new partnership in Everett which will help us to continue to cultivate these relationships going forward.”
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