2018-11-26 16:00:00 CET
The Beach Volleyball Major Series announces long-time partner, AutoNation, will be presenting sponsor for the 2019 Fort Lauderdale Major
Fort Lauderdale, FL (November 21, 2018) – America’s only five-star beach volleyball tournament of 2019 – and the first of the New Year – will be officially named the Fort Lauderdale Major presented by AutoNation and takes place February 5-10, 2019.
AutoNation, America’s largest automotive retailer, has previously sponsored Major Series events in Fort Lauderdale in 2015, 2017 and 2018. AutoNation’s 2019 presenting sponsorship will increase brand awareness with the tournament set for coverage on ABC/ESPN. AutoNation will also have activation on site at the Beach Village, including AutoGear-equipped vehicle displays which showcase a new line of aftermarket accessories
Beach Majors CEO Hannes Jagerhofer said: “We’re thrilled to welcome back our friends from AutoNation for the 2019 tournament in Fort Lauderdale and proud to have their name in the event’s title.”
“They have been loyal partners of ours for the past three events in Fort Lauderdale, and we’re looking forward to what promises to be another hugely exciting event that will kick-off the new season in style.”
The Fort Lauderdale Major presented by AutoNation is the first Beach Volleyball Major Series tournament of the 2019 season. Olympic and World Champions will meet for the first title of the year and fight for a share of USD 600,000 in prize money.
Marc Cannon, Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer for AutoNation, said: “We are excited to be the presenting sponsor of the first Beach Volleyball Major Series of 2019, in our hometown, Fort Lauderdale. This will be an exciting event with extraordinary athletes.”
About AutoNation, Inc.
AutoNation, America’s largest automotive retailer, is transforming the automotive industry through its bold leadership, innovation, and comprehensive brand extensions. As of September 30, 2018, AutoNation owned and operated over 325 locations from coast to coast. AutoNation has sold nearly 12 million vehicles, the first automotive retailer to reach this milestone. AutoNation’s success is driven by a commitment to delivering a peerless experience through customer-focused sales and service processes. Through its Drive Pink initiative, AutoNation is committed to drive out cancer, create awareness and support critical research. AutoNation continues to be a proud supporter of the Breast Cancer Research Foundation and other cancer-related charities.
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