The Indianapolis Colts and MainGate Inc. Announce the Grand Re-opening of the Colts Pro Shop located in Circle Centre Mall.
INDIANAPOLIS, IN–July 24, 2008–The Indianapolis Colts and MainGate have announced a Grand Re-opening Weekend Celebration for the Colts Pro Shop located on the 2nd floor of Circle Centre Mall this coming Saturday and Sunday, July 26 - 27.
"We are extremely excited for the Colts Pro Shop Re-opening Weekend Celebration," said David Moroknek, President and CEO of MainGate. "As the official merchandising company of the Indianapolis Colts, this store re-opening is another exciting step in our partnership. And for the celebration to include Colts Cheerleaders, Alumni Players, Blue and Head Coach Tony Dungy, we are absolutely thrilled. We look forward to providing the total customer experience to the Colts fans and we feel this weekend is a great start."
The Colts Pro Shop Re-opening Weekend Celebration includes:
Saturday, July 26 / 12:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Autograph Session with Colts Cheerleaders, Alumni Players Bill Brooks and Mike Prior and team mascot, BLUE
Sunday, July 27 / 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Head Coach Tony Dungy signing his new children's book You Can Do It!
"The Grand Re-Opening of the Pro Shop in Circle Centre Mall with MainGate as our official merchandiser will give fans the opportunity to purchase the latest and greatest Colts gear in preparation for what we hope to be the best season in Indianapolis Colts history," said Tom Zupancic, Senior V.P. of Sales and Marketing for the Indianapolis Colts. "MainGate and its' leadership understand the needs of our fans and will provide the highest quality merchandise as well as a customer friendly atmosphere at both of their Pro Shop locations."
As part of the seven (7) year partnership between the Indianapolis Colts and MainGate, the ColtsProShop.com e-commerce website launched this past March. The Colts Pro Shop in Circle Centre Mall is the first store location to be re-vamped and re-opened by MainGate and soon to follow will be the Colts Pro Shop located in the new Lucas Oil Stadium this August. To provide the fans the opportunity to purchase their gear during games and other special events, MainGate will also merchandise and manage the many Colts Retail Express locations around Lucas Oil Stadium, as well as two (2) mobile merchandise trailers outside the stadium.
ABOUT MAINGATE INC.
Since it's founding in 1963, MainGate has been the premier event retail and merchandising company in the country. MainGate today is a multifaceted merchandising and marketing company that serves numerous business partners with various channels of distribution.
MainGate is the exclusive retail merchandising company of the Indianapolis Colts operating the ColtsProShop.com, all retail locations in Lucas Oil Stadium as well as other store locations throughout Indiana. MainGate is the exclusive on-site merchandiser of the NHRA, Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA), Wrangler National Finals Rodeo (WNFR), Bud King Racing, John Force Racing, Kenny Bernstein Racing, Danica Patrick Racing, IndyCar Series, Andretti Green Racing and Barrett-Jackson Classic Car Auto Auction. MainGate holds licenses and partnerships with Indiana Sports Corporation, St. Louis Rams, Cleveland Browns, Jack Nicklaus Companies, WNBA, CAT Racing, Harley-Davidson, Ford, Chevy, Mopar, Pontiac, the National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA), National FFA, 500 Festival, National Lacrosse League, Indy Racing League, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, O'Reilly Raceway Park, New Jersey Nets and the Indiana Pacers. For more information regarding MainGate's e-commerce websites, as well as the company's other business facets, please visit www.MainGateInc.com.