Hall of Fame Resort and Entertainment Company Appoints Vic Gregovits Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing | Company
CANTON, Ohio–(BUSINESS WIRE)–June 15, 2022–
Hall of Fame Resort & Entertainment Company (“HOFV” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: HOFV, HOFVW), the only resort, entertainment and media company focused on the power of professional football, today announced that it has named Vic Gregovits, highly experienced sports marketing and sales professional, as Director Vice President of Sales and Marketing, effective June 20, 2022. Gregovits, who will report to President and CEO Michael Crawford, will be responsible for further developing the HOFV brand with sponsors, consumers and the local community. His primary responsibilities will include overseeing all of the company’s strategic marketing efforts as well as paying particular attention to the development of new sponsors and partners for HOFV, Hall of Fame Village powered by Johnson ControlsHall of Fame Village Media, and the company’s emerging gaming and entertainment verticals.
“Vic is a groundbreaking addition to our company, having over 32 years of sales and marketing experience for some of the most recognizable sports franchises in the world, including the Philadelphia Eagles, Pittsburgh Pirates and Cleveland Guardians. “, said Crawford. “We are very pleased to leverage his strong ties to the business community to attract additional sponsors and his strong local market expertise to enhance the Hall of Fame Village guest experience. I look forward to working with Vic to further strengthen HOFV’s position as a preeminent brand operating at the intersection of sports, media and entertainment.
Gregovits joins HOFV from the Pittsburgh Riverhounds, where he served as president and oversaw business operations for the USL and its home ground, Highmark Stadium. In just one year with the Riverhounds, Gregovits has overseen double-digit increases in ticket sales and corporate partnerships. Additionally, he was instrumental in selecting Highmark Stadium to host the International Jazz Festival, Blues Festival, hosted the inaugural season of Pittsburgh Women’s Lacrosse, and the Western Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic League Football Championships ( “WPIAL”) on multi-annual agreements.
Prior to the Riverhounds, Gregovits spent two years as president of the Louisville Bats, the AAA affiliate of the Cincinnati Reds, where he oversaw all operations. He helped gradually increase overall revenue, including increasing double-digit corporate partnership renewals. During his career, Gregovits has held senior sales and marketing positions with several other top professional sports franchises and organizations, including the San Antonio Commanders, one of eight members of the Alliance of American Football, Home Team Marketing, Cleveland Guardians, Robert Morris University, Pittsburgh Pirates and Philadelphia Eagles. Impressively, Gregovits played a significant role in brokering the $58 million naming rights deal with Progressive Field.
“I am so excited to join HOFV and use my more than three decades of sales and marketing experience to elevate this brand exponentially,” said Gregovits. “There are so many great opportunities this company provides for fans and sponsors that no other company can, and I’m excited to get to work and help generate revenue in every industry vertical. organization It is an honor to work alongside Mike and the rest of our experienced management team.
Gregovits, who resides in Avon Lake, Ohio, graduated from Robert Morris University with a degree in business administration and received the Distinguished Marketing & Sales Award from Cleveland’s Sales and Marketing Executives in 2006. He was a volunteer member of the board of directors. trustees of Robert Morris University and the board of directors of the American Cancer Society, the Pittsburgh Advertising Club and the Louisville Sports Commission. In addition, Gregovits also served on the steering committee of the National Sports Forum.
About Hall of Fame Resort & Entertainment Company
Hall of Fame Resort & Entertainment Company (NASDAQ: HOFV, HOFVW) is a resort and entertainment company leveraging the power and popularity of professional football and its legendary players in partnership with the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Based in Canton, Ohio, Hall of Fame Resort & Entertainment Company owns Hall of Fame Village powered by Johnson Controls, a multi-purpose sports, entertainment and media destination centered on the Pro Football Hall of Fame campus. Famous. Additional information about the Company is available at www.HOFREco.com.
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PUBLISHED: 06/15/2022 08:31 / DISK: 06/15/2022 08:32