ELEVATE SPORTS VENTURES PARTNERS WITH ST. LOUIS CITY SC TO SUPPORT SPONSORSHIP, PREMIUM AND TICKET SALES
AHEAD OF THE SOCCER TEAM’S 2023 SEASON KICKOFF, ELEVATE WILL OFFER
DYNAMIC SPONSOR OPPORTUNITIES, FROM KIT TO STADIUM EXPOSURE
ST. LOUIS –September 15, 2020 – Major League Soccer (MLS) season ticket sales in St. Louis are just around the corner with St. Louis CITY SC fans starting to place ticket deposits on Sept. 16 to reserve their 2023 season ticket purchasing spot. To support the 28th MLS team’s efforts in sponsorship, premium and ticket sales, Elevate Sports Ventures, the best-in-class sports and entertainment consulting firm providing proven, innovative solutions to organizations across the global sports and entertainment landscape, has entered into a partnership with St. Louis CITY SC.
Elevate’s team will connect brands to St. Louis’ highly anticipated soccer team and stadium. Offerings available include placement on team kits and exposure in the proposed 22,500-seat Downtown West stadium, home to approximately 17-20 regular season MLS games annually.
Overseeing the Elevate team’s efforts is St. Louis CITY SC’s Chief Revenue Officer, Dennis Moore. A 20-year NFL, sports and entertainment industry veteran, part of Moore’s role will be working with Elevate in driving sponsorship and sales forward.
“Elevate is truly one of the best in the business when it comes to building the ticketing process, offerings and sponsors,” said Moore. “As we continue to prepare for our kickoff in 2023, the team at Elevate will play a key role in our success and we’re diligently working together to finalize essential details for season tickets. It’s amazing to think in just three years we’ll have a stadium filled with fans from all around the region.”
“It is a special honor to represent St. Louis CITY SC and one of the most dynamic and dedicated ownership groups in professional sports today, under the vision of Carolyn Kindle Betz and her appointed leadership in industry veteran Dennis Moore,” said Al Guido, Chairman of Elevate Sports Ventures. “We are proud of the part Elevate has played and will continue to play in supporting MLS in a city with such a rich history in and love for soccer; this is the beginning of something extraordinary for the fans and brands in St. Louis.”
Elevate will leverage the best-in-class expertise and resources from its dynamic roster of founding partners to support sponsorship, premium and ticket sales for St. Louis CITY SC. Fueled by unmatched understanding of CRM and database management, analytics and data-driven fan insights and award-winning ticket sales techniques, the Elevate team plans to implement a St. Louis market and team-specific strategy. For more information, fans can visit STLCITYSC.com.
ABOUT St. Louis CITY SC:
Major League Soccer’s (MLS) 28th expansion team, St. Louis CITY SC has its sights set on the 2023 season and bringing the MLS Cup to America’s first soccer capital. With 100 percent St. Louis-based owners and a majority female-led group, they are committed to the continued growth of the City and the sport of soccer by building an overwhelmingly privately financed stadium and team. To stay up-to-date with St. Louis City SC, visit STLCITYSC.com and follow along on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
ABOUT ELEVATE SPORTS VENTURES:
Elevate Sports Ventures is a best-in-class sports and entertainment consulting firm, providing proven, innovative solutions to organizations across the global sports and entertainment landscape. Elevate taps into the extensive resources, relationships, and expertise of its partners to innovate and execute comprehensive strategies and solutions in Venue Renovations, Sales and Marketing, Stadium Licenses, Premium Ticketing, Corporate Hospitality, Customer Research, Strategy and Analytics, Sales Training, and more. Formed in partnership between the San Francisco 49ers and Harris Blitzer Sports & Entertainment (HBSE) in 2018, Elevate welcomed Oak View Group (OVG) and Ticketmaster and Live Nation as partners in June 2018. For more information, visit: www.ElevateSportsVentures.com or follow @ElevateSV.