Foxwoods(R) Resort Casino and Madison Square Garden Unveil Exclusive New Madison Club as Part of Phase II of The Garden Transformation
NEW YORK, Nov. 2, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino, the premier resort casino destination in the Northeast, and Madison Square Garden unveiled today the new Madison Club presented by Foxwoods, as part of Phase II of The Garden's historic, three-year top-to-bottom Transformation. The all-inclusive, member's only, 174-seat premium club, located on the Lexus Madison Suite Level (7th floor), will provide businesses and fans a suite experience and premium access to over 100 sporting events annually, including all Knicks, Rangers, college basketball, boxing and tennis events. The Madison Club presented by Foxwoods is located on the lower level of The Garden, as close as 23 rows away from the action, providing spectacular views for members.
The new agreement expands the long-time marketing partnership between Foxwoods and The Madison Square Garden Company.
"This is the perfect fit for us," said Foxwoods' Chief Marketing Officer, Becky Carr. "Presenting sponsorship of the Madison Club enables us to extend a prominent partnership in a manner that is consistent with our own brand promise. Foxwoods is committed to providing guests with extraordinary service and an outstanding entertainment experience. The Madison Club, with its spacious lounge, entertainment area and upscale food, is positioned to provide a world-class guest experience."
"Foxwoods has been a great partner of Madison Square Garden for many years, and we are pleased that they will now be the presenting partner of the new Madison Club," said Greg Economou, executive vice president of corporate sales and solutions, MSG Sports. "The Madison Club presented by Foxwoods will be a premier new club space that will provide members access to more than 100 of New York's top sporting events, adding to The Garden's variety of premium options in the transformed Garden."
Foxwoods continues to present the "Foxwoods Final Five." Instituted in 2010, the innovative platform provides Foxwoods with exclusive advertising rights to the final five minutes of New York Knicks (NBA), New York Rangers (NHL), New York Islanders (NHL), and New Jersey Devils (NHL) home game telecasts on MSG Networks, as well as Knicks and Rangers games in-arena at Madison Square Garden.
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ABOUT THE MADISON SQUARE GARDEN COMPANY
The Madison Square Garden Company (Nasdaq: MSG) is a fully-integrated sports, media and entertainment business. The Company is comprised of three business segments: MSG Sports, MSG Media and MSG Entertainment, which are strategically aligned to work together to drive the Company's overall business, which is built on a foundation of iconic venues and compelling content that the company creates, produces, presents and/or distributes through its programming networks and other media assets. MSG Sports owns and operates the following sports franchises: the New York Knicks (NBA), the New York Rangers (NHL), the New York Liberty (WNBA), and the Connecticut Whale (AHL). MSG Sports also features the presentation of a wide variety of live sporting events including professional boxing, college basketball, track and field and tennis. MSG Media is a leader in production and content development for multiple distribution platforms, including content originating from the Company's venues. MSG Media's television networks consist of regional sports networks, MSG Network and MSG+, collectively referred to as MSG Networks; and Fuse, a national television network dedicated to music. MSG Networks also include high-definition channels, MSG HD and MSG+ HD, and Fuse includes its high-definition channel, Fuse HD. MSG Entertainment is one of the country's leaders in live entertainment. MSG Entertainment creates, produces and/or presents a variety of live productions, including the Radio City Christmas Spectacular featuring the Radio City Rockettes. MSG Entertainment also presents or hosts other live entertainment events such as concerts, family shows and special events in the Company's diverse collection of venues. These venues consist of Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall, The Theater at Madison Square Garden, the Beacon Theatre, the Chicago Theatre, the Forum in Inglewood, CA, and the Wang Theatre in Boston, MA. More information is available at www.themadisonsquaregardencompany.com.
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