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USA TODAY Launches 33rd Ad Meter Competition

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - 2:30pm

USA TODAY, part of Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI), launched its 33rd Ad Meter program, the premiere gauge for public evaluation and opinion about Super Bowl advertisements.

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  • USA TODAY, part of Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI), launched its 33rd Ad Meter program, the premiere gauge for public evaluation and opinion about Super Bowl advertisements.
  • All commercials that are ranked in USA TODAYs Ad Meter will also be curated into a proprietary USA TODAY Ad Meter Playlist on YouTube AdBlitz .
  • Beginning today, fans can leverage a unique augmented-reality filter on USA TODAY and USA TODAY Sports Instagram pages that allows fans to share their excitement about this years Ad Meter competition with their social network.
  • The video show hosted by USA TODAY Ralphie Aversa, host of USA TODAYs Entertain This!, will feature industry experts, including Adweeks Editor-in-Chief, Stephanie Paterik, and USA TODAY National Sports Columnist Nancy Armour for commentary on the commercials and Ad Meter results.

HyperX Sponsors New Orange County School of the Arts Esports Program

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - 2:15pm

HyperX , the gaming division of Kingston Technology Company, Inc. , today announced a new partnership with Orange County School of Arts (OCSA), by donating a full array of gaming peripherals to launch their esports program in the Digital Media Conservatory.

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  • HyperX , the gaming division of Kingston Technology Company, Inc. , today announced a new partnership with Orange County School of Arts (OCSA), by donating a full array of gaming peripherals to launch their esports program in the Digital Media Conservatory.
  • Products provided to the school include HyperX Cloud Alpha gaming headsets, HyperX Alloy Elite RGB keyboards, Pulsefire mice, FURY mousepads, Quadcast microphones and FURY memory.
  • The technology lab will be named the HyperX Digital Media and Performance Lab.
  • This donation from HyperX will help positively impact OCSAs student population with an esports club growing and expanding this year and in the 2021-22 school year as part of the North America Scholastic Esports Federation (NASEF).

Former Senior Marketing VP of Under Armour Joins SquadLocker’s Board of Directors

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - 1:03pm

A 25-year veteran in marketing, media and digital, Jim is Chief Marketing Officer at consumer electronics giant, Bose .

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  • A 25-year veteran in marketing, media and digital, Jim is Chief Marketing Officer at consumer electronics giant, Bose .
  • We are pleased to welcome Jim to SquadLockers board of directors, said Gary Goldberg , CEO of SquadLocker.
  • This is an exciting time to be joining SquadLockers board of directors as the company comes off a year of growth, said Jim Mollica.
  • I am looking forward to working with company management along with fellow board members to advance SquadLockers presence in schools and sports organizations nationwide.

Expresso Fitness Appoints Jeff Veldhuizen Chief Executive Officer

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - 1:00pm

Expresso Fitness, the leader in gaming technology for the commercial fitness market, today named Jeff Veldhuizen as chief executive officer.

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  • Expresso Fitness, the leader in gaming technology for the commercial fitness market, today named Jeff Veldhuizen as chief executive officer.
  • He is the ideal match for the Expresso Fitness culture given his strong consumer mindset, connected fitness and direct to consumer marketing expertise, and proven success scaling brands, said Bill Stensrud, chairman of Interactive Fitness Holdings.
  • Im joining Expresso Fitness at an exciting time with at-home fitness on the rise.
  • Expresso is an immersive gamified fitness platform with more than 15 years of innovation and a highly engaged community, said Veldhuizen.

Global All-terrain Vehicle Market (2020 to 2025) - Increase Use of Technology in ATV to Drive the Demand - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - 12:09pm

The rising demand for ATVs in recreational activities, mainly worldwide championships, will boost the future growth of the all-terrain vehicle market.

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  • The rising demand for ATVs in recreational activities, mainly worldwide championships, will boost the future growth of the all-terrain vehicle market.
  • The COVID-19 pandemic has had a low impact on the North America and Asia Oceania all-terrain vehicle market.
  • Utility ATV is the largest segment in All-terrain vehicle market, by type
    Utility ATVs are estimated to hold the largest share of the all-terrain vehicle market, by type.
  • According to analysis, the US will continue to drive the growth of the all-terrain vehicle market.

Entercom Launches “BetQL Audio Network”

Monday, January 25, 2021 - 7:56pm

Entercom announced the launch of BetQL Audio Network.

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  • Entercom announced the launch of BetQL Audio Network.
  • Network programming will also initially include BetQL Countdown to Kickoff, which has run throughout the NFL playoffs, with future programming expansion announced at a later date.
  • Available nationwide via RADIO.COM, the fastest growing digital audio platform in the U.S., BetQL Audio Network will also be accessible via the BetQL mobile application and desktop platform and on-demand where podcasts are found.
  • As part of the network launch, KEZW-AM in Denver will relaunch as The Bet 1430AM, serving as a broadcast distribution channel for BetQL Audio Network content.

Virginia Lottery Grants Genius Sports Group Online Sports Betting Supply License

Monday, January 25, 2021 - 6:52pm

Genius Sports Group (GSG or Genius) announced today that the Virginia Lottery has awarded a sports betting supply license to Genius Sports Group.

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  • Genius Sports Group (GSG or Genius) announced today that the Virginia Lottery has awarded a sports betting supply license to Genius Sports Group.
  • The license enables Genius Sports Group companies Betgenius and Genius Sports Media to power the sportsbook and marketing operations of licensed betting operators within Virginias newly legalized sports wagering market.
  • With a population of over 8 million, Virginias online sports betting market has significant potential, said Jack Davison, Chief Commercial Officer at Genius Sports.
  • Genius Sports Group is the official data, technology and commercial partner that powers the global ecosystem connecting sports, betting and media.

Global Sports Food Markets, 2012-2019 & 2020-2027 - Market is Expected to Surpass $100 Billion - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Monday, January 25, 2021 - 12:48pm

The "Sports Food - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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  • The "Sports Food - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • Protein Sports Food, one of the segments analyzed in the report, is projected to record a 6.9% CAGR and reach US$34.5 Billion by the end of the analysis period.
  • The U. S. Market is Estimated at $19.1 Billion, While China is Forecast to Grow at 8.8% CAGR
    The Sports Food market in the U. S. is estimated at US$19.1 Billion in the year 2020.
  • In the global Pre-workout Sports Food segment, USA, Canada, Japan, China and Europe will drive the 4.7% CAGR estimated for this segment.

Papa John’s Challenges Fans With New Epic Stuffs Sweepstakes

Monday, January 25, 2021 - 1:00pm

To celebrate the launch of its new Epic Stuffed Crust Pizza at the peak of the winter sports season, Papa Johns announced today the Epic Stuffs Sweepstakes.

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  • To celebrate the launch of its new Epic Stuffed Crust Pizza at the peak of the winter sports season, Papa Johns announced today the Epic Stuffs Sweepstakes.
  • For a limited-time, Papa Johns challenges fans to show off their totally epic moves dunks, jumps, trick shots, blocks and more to win an exclusive sports-watching experience of their very own the Epic Stuffed Chair.
  • Now, Im challenging Papa Johns fans to show me their epic moves for the chance to win the most coveted sports-watching chair around, the Epic Stuffed Chair.
  • Beginning today, Papa Johns Epic Stuffs Sweepstakes will run through Feb. 14, when one winner will be awarded the Epic Stuffed Chair.

GTJAI to Boost VSPN’s Innovation and Development

Friday, January 22, 2021 - 2:31am

GTJAI actively responds to and participates in the governments policies of upgrading the esports industry structure and promoting the cultural and entertainment industry as well as the economic development through esports events.

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  • GTJAI actively responds to and participates in the governments policies of upgrading the esports industry structure and promoting the cultural and entertainment industry as well as the economic development through esports events.
  • Besides, the participation in this project enables GTJAI to provide quality products for current wealth management clients, promote the efficient integration and development of various businesses of the Group, to achieve win-win situation with clients.
  • Guotai Junan International (GTJAI, Stock Code: 1788.HK) is the market leader and first mover for internationalization of Chinese Securities Company.
  • Currently, GTJAI has been assigned Baa2 / Prime-2 and BBB+ / A-2 rating from Moody and Standard & Poor respectively.