HONOLULU – The Hawai‘i Bowl has signed a three-year title sponsorship agreement with EasyPost to become the EasyPost Hawai‘i Bowl. The ESPN Events’ owned and operated event is set for Christmas Eve – Friday, Dec. 24, at 8 p.m. ET/3 p.m. HT, featuring a team from the Mountain West versus a team from the American Athletic Conference. Founded in 2012, EasyPost is the first RESTful API for shipping. The title sponsorship was brokered by Denver-based Impression Sports & Entertainment, a Playfly Sports company.
The 19th edition of the bowl game will be played at the Clarence T.C. Ching Athletics Complex on the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa campus.
“This year marks a new chapter for our bowl game with a new title sponsor, and kick off at the new Clarence T.C. Ching Athletics Complex on Christmas Eve,” said Daryl Garvin, executive director. “We are thrilled to welcome EasyPost to Hawaii’s holiday tradition.”
“EasyPost is extremely proud to be the title sponsor for the EasyPost Hawai‘i Bowl,” said Jarrett Streebin, Founder and CEO of EasyPost. “The team behind our best-in-class shipping API is honored to support these best-in-class athletes on their journeys to greatness. EasyPost can’t wait to cheer on these talented athletes as they participate in this beloved football tradition.”
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About Impression Sports & Entertainment
Impression Sports & Entertainment, a division of Playfly Sports, is an international sports marketing agency that provides clients with full-service sponsorship sales representation, sponsorship consulting and venue naming rights services. Founded in 2011 and based in Denver, Impression Sports partners with top organizations in the sports world including USC, Florida Citrus Sports, The Independence Bowl Foundation, New Orleans Pelicans, Auburn University, the Fiesta Bowl Organization, USA Swimming, Sun Bowl Association and ESPN Events among others. Follow Impression Sports and Entertainment on LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook: @ImpressionISE.
About Playfly Sports
Playfly Sports is the full-service, leading sports marketing and media company that enables brands to engage with sports fans on a local, regional, and national level through scaled linear, digital, and experiential assets. Playfly Sports drives outcome-based solutions into 90-million households via more than 7,800 live U.S. broadcasts of MLB, NBA, and NHL games; and influences sports fans of all ages through the management of high school and college multimedia rights, uniform branding, and high-profile sports sponsorship platforms. The company introduces high school and college students to career development opportunities in esports through CSL Esports, operators of North America’s largest college esports league. Playfly Sports has the unique ability to partner, innovate, and advance the aspirations of athletes, brands, academic institutions, and sports fans across the U.S. Playfly Sports is Powered by Partnership. Visit Playfly Sports online at playfly.com and follow Playfly Sports on LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook: @PlayflySports.
ESPN Events, a division of ESPN, owns and operates a portfolio of 34 collegiate sporting events nationwide. The roster includes five early-season college football games, 17 college bowl games, 11 college basketball events and a college softball event, which accounts for approximately 400 hours of live programming, reaches nearly 64 million viewers and attracts over 800,000 attendees each year. With satellite offices in more than 10 markets across the country, ESPN Events builds relationships with conferences, schools and local communities, as well as providing unique experiences for teams and fans.