PNC Bank and Gwinnett Center Announce Sponsorship Deal
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Duluth, GA. (June 26, 2014) – Gwinnett Center and PNC Bank announced a sponsorship deal today, which includes mobile phone charging stations and ATMs on campus.
PNC Bank will provide two (2) charging stations and two (2) ATMs in The Arena at Gwinnett Center and two (2) charging stations and one (1) ATM in Gwinnett Convention Center. Each charging station will provide patrons with (16) charging ports, including MicroUSB cords (compatible with most Android phones, GPS and Bluetooth devices) and iPhone 3/4/4S/5/5C/5S cords.
Gwinnett Center is a multi-purpose campus in Gwinnett County that attracts over one million guests annually, and includes The Arena at Gwinnett Center, Gwinnett Convention Center, Gwinnett Performing Arts Center and the Hudgen’s Center for the Arts.
“We look forward to extending the banking benefits that PNC Bank is providing our patrons,” said assistant general manager, Ron Jackson. “These charging stations will provide our customers with the opportunity to stay connected to their friends, family or work during events.”
“These charging stations and ATMs are a great example of how PNC works with local businesses to deliver creative solutions that give consumers access to their money and to their information, when and where they want it,” said Brandon Siegel, PNC Bank commercial bank market manager for Georgia. “Gwinnett Center includes some of the most popular venues in metro Atlanta, and now we have a chance to extend the PNC brand, while also providing an enhanced transaction experience for thousands of visitors.”
The partnership begins immediately and patrons can begin to use the charging stations and ATMs at their next event on campus. The terms of the partnership have not been disclosed.
The charging stations were created by New York based company, goCharge.
From left to right, Ron Jackson, Gwinnett Center assistant general manager, Brandon Siegel, PNC Bank commercial banking marketing leader, Tyan Keyes-Ballard, PNC Bank corporate banking relationship manager and Joseph Dennis, Gwinnett Center general manager
About Gwinnett Center
Just minutes outside of Atlanta, Gwinnett Center’s 80-acre lakefront campus can accommodate a variety of events from concerts, performances, meetings, trade shows, conventions, banquets, and celebrations. The multipurpose campus includes an amazing 13,000 seat arena, a 702-seat Performing Arts Center, 23 versatile meeting rooms, a 50,000 square foot exhibit hall, and a 21,600 square foot grand ballroom. Gwinnett Center is beautifully landscaped and architecturally stunning facility with an award-winning outdoor private garden, soaring atriums and modern angles which provide a beautiful backdrop for any event. The campus, operated by the Gwinnett Convention and Visitors Bureau, distinguishes itself by hosting a diverse range of events, including the NCAA Women’s Gymnastics Championships, Lady Gaga, Catalyst Convention, George Strait, Beyoncé, Enrique Iglesias, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Menopause the Musical, American Idol Live!, Dave Matthews Band, Vicente Fernandez, Carrie Underwood, Eric Clapton, FLW Forrest Wood Cup, Michael Bublé, MUSE, and many more. For more information about events on Gwinnett Center’s campus, please visit www.gwinnettcenter.com/events.
About PNC Bank
The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (www.pnc.com) is one of the United States' largest diversified financial services organizations, providing retail and business banking; residential mortgage banking; specialized services for corporations and government entities, including corporate banking, real estate finance and asset-based lending; wealth management and asset management.
goCharge is a leading provider of mobile device charging stations to conferences, trade shows, events, universities, hospitals, sports stadiums, arenas, and more. Available for sale, rent, or lease, goCharge provides a "must have" utility to keep people connected wherever they are.
Gwinnett Center, Marketing and PR Manager