November 12, 2012

UT Arlington and Nelligan Sports Marketing Announce Partnership

UT Arlington and Nelligan Sports Marketing Announce Partnership

Arlington, Texas – November 12, 2012 >>> UT Arlington (UTA) announced today a partnership with Nelligan Sports Marketing (NSM).  This long-term agreement gives NSM the exclusive rights to manage the University’s athletic corporate sponsorship program. 

 “We’re excited to be partnering with Nelligan Sports” said UT Arlington Athletic Director, Jim Baker.  “Their expertise in our field, track-record of growing revenue for their collegiate partners and their true model of partnership made it clear that NSM was the perfect company to help take our program to the next level.  We’re looking forward to working with NSM and continuing to build on the bright future of Maverick Athletics.” 

“We’re thrilled to announce this partnership with UT Arlington,” said Mark Devine, Senior Vice President for Nelligan Sports.  “From its large student population, its location in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, it’s unbelievable new College Park Center facility and its move to the Sun Belt Conference this summer, UT Arlington presents a highly attractive option for corporate America.  We’re confident that by working together with Jim Baker and his terrific staff we will build a first class corporate partner program that will benefit all involved.”

The University of Texas at Arlington sets the standard for educational excellence in the thriving Dallas-Fort Worth area. With an enrollment approaching 33,500, it's the second largest institution in the UT System and the sixth largest in Texas. The University is rising in stature through its commitment to transforming the lives of students, pushing the boundaries of knowledge, and serving those around us.

Dramatic, measurable advancements continue to propel UT Arlington toward its goal of becoming one of America’s premier research institutions. Research activity has more than tripled to $66 million over the past 10 years, with increasing expertise in bioengineering, medical diagnostics, micro-manufacturing, and defense and Homeland Security technologies, among other areas.

With a growing number of campus residents, UT Arlington has become a first-choice university for students seeking a vibrant college experience. In addition to receiving a first-rate education in more than 180 disciplines, our students participate in a robust slate of co-curricular activities that prepare them to become the next generation of leaders.

Nelligan Sports Marketing, Inc. provides sales and marketing expertise for sports properties worldwide.  NSM is dedicated to building long-term relationships with clients through exceptional management of the properties represented and by maximizing revenue growth through its corporate relationships.  NSM's high-level sales executives have a proven track record of exceptional revenue growth and management of the sports properties represented.  In addition to UT Arlington, NSM represents some of the elite college properties in the country, including the Patriot League, Brown University, Bucknell University, University of California Santa Barbara, Cal State Bakersfield, Cal State Sacramento, Cal Poly, Cleveland State University, Colorado State University, Fairfield University, Florida Atlantic University, Indiana State University, Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne, University of Louisville, Long Beach State, Marquette University, University of Massachusetts, Middle Tennessee State University, Missouri State University, Monmouth University, University of Nebraska Omaha, Northern Kentucky University, University of Pennsylvania, Princeton University, Providence College, Rutgers University, Seton Hall University, University of Texas-San Antonio, Texas State University, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, and the Penn Relays.

For more information about Nelligan Sports Marketing, please visit www.nelligansports.com.

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