Gongshow Hockey and NAHL renew partnership for 2013-14 season
September 5, 2013
The North American Hockey League (NAHL) has announced that they have renewed their partnership with Gongshow Gear Inc. (Gongshow) to continue on as the Official Lifestyle Hockey Apparel of the NAHL for the 2013-14 season. As part of the agreement, Gongshow will continue as the sponsor of the NAHL TV platform on the NAHL website at www.nahl.com. Gongshow and the NAHL began their partnership in September of 2011.
Gongshow will also be the exclusive sponsor of the Flow of the Month promotion exclusively on the NAHL and Gongshow Twitter sites @NAHLHockey and @GONGSHOWGEAR. Fans and players alike are encouraged to submit photos of their best ‘hockey hair’ or ‘flow’ via Twitter and at the each of every month during the regular season, one fan and one player winner will be recognized on NAHL.com. During the month of November, Gongshow and the NAHL will team up for their ‘Movember’ campaign, as NAHL coaches, staff and players will support Men’s health and cancer awareness by growing beards and mustaches. Gongshow will be providing the prize pack to the team that raises the most funds.
“We have been very pleased with our partnership the past two seasons with Gongshow and have received some great feedback during that time from our teams and players,” said NAHL commissioner Mark Frankenfeld. “Gongshow are the leaders in their industry and are always coming up with new and innovative apparel that appeals to our hockey players and fans. We look forward to another year of developing and continuing some promotions together that will enhance everyone’s experience.”
“Each season our relationship with the North American Hockey League continues to grow and flourish as the Official Lifestyle Apparel Sponsor,” said Ger McNamee, President of Gongshow Gear Inc. “The NAHL has some of the brightest young hockey talent in North America and we continue to join them in a cooperative mission of having a positive influence on the game of hockey as we evolve the way that hockey players set the trend in clothing apparel.”
Headquartered in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada - Gongshow is recognized as the hockey good industry's premier manufacturer of innovative, high quality, fashionable and trend setting clothing apparel for hockey athletes of all ages and abilities. Since introducing the first Lifestyle Hockey Apparel hat to hockey players in 2002, and pioneering a new retail category within hockey stores, Gongshow has constantly pushed the envelope in the evolution of hockey lifestyle and continues to influence the game in a positive manner around the world. The brand is worn by hundreds of NHL Players off the ice, which has helped further fuel its growth as the apparel of choice for hockey players of all ages and skill levels.
Gongshow was founded in 2002 by three teammates in the Central Junior "A" Hockey League after identifying the need for a hockey apparel brand that would accurately represent the exciting and exclusive lifestyle that hockey players live. Gongshow was the first Lifestyle Hockey Apparel brand in the world to hit the market in 2002, and this game changing company has since grown into the largest hockey lifestyle clothing brand in the world - selling in over 500 retail locations, in 15 countries internationally, and has hailed comparisons to such pioneering lifestyle brands as Billabong (Surfing Lifestyle), and Burton (Snowboarding Lifestyle). Gongshow is dedicated to a core set of philosophies and strengths: design superiority, highest level of material quality and workmanship, edgy and trend setting hockey expression, a focus on consumer to brand connection, and strong partnerships with retailers and suppliers. Visit Gongshow online at www.gongshowhockey.com