ATLANTA, Ga. –
IMG College, a division of IMG Worldwide, today announced a partnership agreement with Florida A&M University to be the exclusive third party sales representative for the University’s athletic corporate sponsorship program effective Oct. 31, 2010.
“We are excited to announce a strategic partnership with IMG and believe this multi-year deal is a great statement about where we are as a University and athletic competitor,” said James H. Ammons, President, Florida A&M University. “We are confident in IMG’s ability to foster new sponsorship opportunities and to develop corporate partner initiatives for the continued growth of our University.”
“Florida A&M University has done an excellent job in developing its athletic program,” said Tom Stultz, SVP & Managing Director, IMG College. “We believe the University has tremendous growth potential beyond the local level, and we look forward to escalating its brand by further enhancing its sponsorship program.”
The new deal runs through October 31, 2013.
Florida A&M University’s brand licensing program is managed by The Collegiate Licensing Company (CLC), also a division of IMG Worldwide. The University currently ranks first in collegiate merchandise sold among Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) represented by CLC.