Miami, USA – July 31, 2017 – Cooper&Hunter, a globally acclaimed manufacturer of a wide range of HVAC equipment, announced today a multi-year sponsorship agreement with the National Hockey League’s (NHL) Florida Panthers.
As the 2017-2018 season begins, fans will notice Cooper&Hunter signage throughout the BB&T Center, including dasher boards, LED ribbon boards and other in-game features that will reach hockey fans not only locally, but across the entire nation. The sponsorship also includes support of the Florida Panthers home hockey events. The partnership is wasting no time, with the first major activation taking place early in the 2017-2018 hockey season, presenting a takeover night during the Florida Panthers home game on October 26th.
“By partnering with one of the top hockey teams in the country, we can engage consumers across the United States and extend our brand’s awareness while continuing to support the local Florida community. It is a great honor for Cooper&Hunter to support the team, which is going through a number of promising transformations with newly signed players and coach on board,” said Yanni Angeles, Vice President of Comfortside LLC, exclusive master distributor of Cooper&Hunter HVAC equipment in the USA and Canada. “After screening the hockey sponsorship opportunities, our choice fell on our local Florida team, which is located in the same state as our office and logistics hub. Florida is home to one of the biggest markets for air conditioners and Cooper&Hunter is looking for an opportunity to create deep emotional connections with the Florida Panthers fans” she explained about the sponsorship decision.
“Our partnership with Cooper & Hunter is a natural fit, in that both organizations know a few things about staying cool in Florida,” said Panthers President and CEO Matt Caldwell. “We’re excited to partner with a South Florida-based company like Cooper & Hunter and look forward to working closely with them for years to come.”
A few months earlier, following the successful partnership with the Ice Hockey World Championship, Cooper&Hunter had announced that they were looking to expand sponsorship associated with ice hockey. While the Cooper&Hunter brand may have a global footprint, its marketing and communication strategies are driven by the local needs of each individual country, state or even county.
Speed and power, reliability and hardiness, ice and coolness, hot emotions and warm atmosphere – all these are common features of the Cooper&Hunter brand, its products, and ice hockey. This partnership is also a part of the SCR activity for Cooper&Hunter in their continuous effort to contribute to the development of sport and promotion of healthy living.
About Cooper&Hunter: For more than 20 years, Cooper&Hunter has offered a full range of air conditioning products to HVAC distributors in more than 30 countries. During last 10 years COOPER&HUNTER equipment has grown in popularity all over the world. The number of products yielded under the Cooper&Hunter brand is now measured in the millions and the "C&H" logo itself has become a mark of quality and reliability of HVAC equipment. The company’s goal has always been to supply their customers the best quality air conditioners for an affordable price. Headquartered in Miami, Florida, Comfortside LLC is the exclusive master distributor of Cooper&Hunter in USA and Canada. More information about Cooper&Hunter can be found on the corporate website: http://cooperandhunter.us, Facebook and Twitter
About Florida Panthers Hockey Club & BB&T Center
The Florida Panthers are a member of the Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference of the National Hockey League (NHL) and play at BB&T Center in Sunrise, Florida. The Club has been a part of the NHL since 1993. Home to the Florida Panthers Hockey Club and leading international concerts and events, the Broward County-owned BB&T Center is one of the top ranked venues of its kind in the world, servicing Broward, Collier, Miami-Dade, Monroe and Palm Beach Counties. For the latest info about upcoming events, visit www.thebbtcenter.com and follow BB&T Center on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.