Gym Source Announces Sponsorship of Barclays Center and the Brooklyn Nets
Gym Source, the nation’s leading provider of innovative fitness solutions, is now a sponsoring partner of Barclays Center and the Brooklyn Nets NBA basketball franchise. As such, Gym Source becomes a valued fitness equipment supplier and service provider to the Nets’ training room.
Brooklyn, NY (PRWEB) November 28, 2012 – Gym Source is thrilled to announce its sponsorship of Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY, and to launch a partnership with the National Basketball Association’s hottest franchise, the Brooklyn Nets. As a sponsor of Barclays Center—the Nets’ home court—Gym Source becomes a valued fitness equipment supplier and service provider to the Nets’ on-site training facility.
For Gym Source CEO Richard Miller, the Barclays sponsorship is a natural fit for Gym Source and the Brooklyn Nets: “Barclays Center is the most exciting indoor facility in the country, and the Nets are bringing down the house. We’re delighted that the Nets can prepare for their championship season on Cybex equipment from Gym Source, as well as benefit from Gym Source expertise with all their fitness equipment needs.”
The sponsorship deal became official on September 28, 2012, and marks Gym Source’s inaugural sponsorship of a national sports team. Miller explains that for him, the partnership between Gym Source and Barclays Center is as much personal as professional.
“I was raised in Brooklyn,” says Miller. “I went to Ebbets field when I was very young, and I remember the blow to the neighborhood when the Dodgers left. Barclays Center is a great resurgence for Brooklyn, and for the entire city. This team and this arena are New York’s own, just like Gym Source. We serve a global clientele, but we’re a 100% American company. Our brand was born, bred and remains based in New York City.”
For more information about innovative fitness solutions and expertise from Gym Source, visit www.GymSource.com. To learn more about the Brooklyn Nets or to order tickets, visit www.BrooklynNets.com. For more information about exciting upcoming events at Barclays Center, visit www.BarclaysCenter.com.
About Gym Source
Now celebrating its 75th anniversary year, Gym Source is America’s leading provider of innovative fitness solutions. Gym Source offers the best brands of fitness equipment—like Cybex, Stairmaster, Octane, True, Hoist, Star Trac and more—along with trusted experts ready to help clients reach their fitness goals. Gym Source can design, deliver, set up and service fitness equipment for any facility—commercial or home. All products come with Gym Source’s iron-clad warranty.
About Barclays Center
Developed by Brooklyn-based real estate developer Forest City Ratner Companies, and designed by the award-winning architectural firms AECOMM and SHoP Architects, Barclays Center is the hottest new venue for musical events and serves as the new home of the NBA’s Brooklyn Nets. Approximately 18,000 seats with unparalleled sightlines are ready for fans to see the action, and the arena’s 101 luxury seats, four bars/lounges and three clubs—including Jay-Z’s 40/40 CLUB & Restaurant by American Express—all guarantee that an event at Barclays Center is destined to be memorable.
About the Brooklyn Nets
The Brooklyn Nets are a professional basketball team based in the New York City borough of Brooklyn. The team is a member of the Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference in the NBA, and is one of two NBA franchises that play home games in New York City. After 35 seasons in New Jersey, the team returned to the state of New York in 2012 to play in the new Barclays Center in Brooklyn as the Brooklyn Nets. They played their first game on November 3, 2012, in a 107-100 home victory over the Toronto Raptors.
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