|MYSTICS AND STATE FARM SIGN OFFICIAL PARTNERSHIP|
|Written by media relations|
|Tuesday, 21 June 2011 08:47|
Insurance Company Partners With Team for Second Consecutive YearWASHINGTON, D.C. – Washington Mystics Chief Operating Officer Greg Bibb announced today that the Mystics and State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company have agreed to an official corporate partnership.
“We are very pleased to have State Farm return as a corporate partner for the 2011 Mystics season,” Bibb stated. “State Farm’s commitment to our community and women’s sports is greatly appreciated and we look forward to working together on several initiatives during the course of the campaign.”
The comprehensive partnership with State Farm includes a year-long integrated marketing package. The relationship also consists of an onsite local agent presence, television, website and stadium/arena signage during the 2011 Mystics season. State Farm will have a presence at Mystics games on June 21 when the team faces the Indiana Fever and on August 9 when the Atlanta Dream visit Verizon Center. Both games are scheduled to start at 7:00 p.m.
“State Farm is proud of women's sports sponsorships,” said State Farm Marketing Manager Cathy Nyce. “We have shown a strong commitment to women's sports throughout the years, and we are delighted to continue our sponsorship of the Washington Mystics.”
State Farm insures more cars and homes than any other insurer in the U.S., is the leading insurer of watercraft and is also a leading insurer in Canada. State Farm's 17,700 agents and more than 67,000 employees serve 81 million policies and accounts – almost 79 million auto, fire, life and health policies in the United States and Canada, and nearly 2 million bank accounts. State Farm also offers customers banking, annuities and mutual fund products. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company is the parent of the State Farm family of companies. State Farm is ranked No. 34 on the Fortune 500 list of largest companies. For more information, please visit statefarm.com® or in Canada statefarm.ca®.