Mariners renew with FanConnect

SEATTLE, Nov. 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — The Seattle Mariners have extended their agreement with FanConnect following a successful launch of the service earlier this year. The FanConnect platform allows the Mariners to integrate their live game feed with player stats, game information, social media, and partner marketing for fans around Safeco Field using their existing television displays.

“We are excited to continue working with the Mariners and showcase the FanConnect platform. We look forward to continually expanding the offering and increasing the engagement of fans throughout Safeco Field,” said CEO of FanConnect, Larry Witherspoon.

FanConnect provides a variety of software and technology platforms to meet venue requirements and is already in use at over 50 college and professional stadiums.

“FanConnect allows us to reach our fans on the hundreds of TV monitors throughout Safeco Field,” said Dave Curry, Seattle Mariners Vice President of Information Services. “We can target messages to them at points of sale on the concourses, at ticket windows, or within special event areas for group outings. It’s a great way for us to communicate directly with our fans.”

To learn more about FanConnect, visit their website at www.fan-connect.com.

About FanConnect

Charlotte, NC-based FanConnect provides a suite of affordable cloud-based technology products centered on the creation and distribution of digital content to screens throughout a venue over existing RF distribution or IPTV. Their unique digital marketing platform allows venues to enhance the fan experience, maximize sponsorship revenue, and increase brand exposure. From the time a fan enters the venue, until the time the game ends, FanConnect engages crowds with an unparalleled entertainment experience.

About Seattle Mariners

The Seattle Mariners are entering the franchise’s 40th season in Major League Baseball’s American League West Division. Since July 1999, the team has called Safeco Field home. The ballpark is widely regarded as one of the best in baseball for great sight lines and fan amenities. The one-of-a-kind retractable roof is a signature feature of the ballpark, eliminating the risk of rainouts. Safeco Field features MLB’s largest HD video screen and was the first MLB ballpark to convert to LED lighting for the playing field.

Contact

To learn more about this partnership, please contact:

Larry Witherspoon
CEO, FanConnect
Office: (704) 837-7099
larry@fan-connect.com

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