NEW YORK, July 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The American Kennel Membership (AKC)®, the main purebred canine registry and governing physique of canine sports activities in the United States, and GF Sports activities & Leisure, a worldwide sports activities and leisure occasions and operations firm, at present introduced tickets on sale for 4 further cities on the AKC Meet the Breeds® Nationwide Tour. AKC Meet the Breeds® is America’s largest in-person canine breed instructional showcase. The 2-day occasion is ideal for the entire household with youngsters’s tickets decrease than $20 and a wide range of ticket choices together with early entry and VIP experiences. Tickets are on sale now for Tampa, FL (Sept. 18-19); Columbus, OH (Nov. 13-14); and New Orleans, LA (Nov. 20-21) by way of the tour’s unique ticket supplier SeatGeek®.
From Affenpinschers to Yorkshire Terriers and all the things in between, the showcase provides pet lovers the distinctive alternative to satisfy and play with greater than 100 totally different canine breeds in cubicles that depict every breed’s nation of origin, historic objective/perform, and attributes as a household pet, all whereas studying about accountable pet possession and which breeds could also be proper for them. The occasion additionally consists of distinctive actions equivalent to testing your personal agility expertise in our interactive space and collaborating in video games and photograph alternatives with the entire household. All occasions can be held with COVID-19 protocols in place.
“We’re past excited to deliver this distinctive, instructional canine occasion to extra cities,” mentioned Dennis B. Sprung, President and CEO of AKC. “This is a wonderful alternative to teach the general public about canine and which breeds could match their life-style and the way to be accountable canine homeowners. Particular due to the educated volunteers from AKC father or mother breed golf equipment and native golf equipment for supporting our imaginative and prescient and making this accountable pet training extravaganza attainable.”
Added Shawn Tilger, President, GF Sports activities & Leisure: “The keenness for the AKC Meet the Breeds® occasions from venue operators throughout the nation is unimaginable. We’re excited to have the ability to add three extra dates to this yr’s tour, with hopefully extra to come back!”
SeatGeek has signed on as the primary official ticketing supplier of the AKC Meet the Breeds® Nationwide Tour. As a part of the multi-year enterprise, SeatGeek may have a presence in all tour places with a branded field workplace and activation all through the occasion. SeatGeek can even help occasion promotions by way of on-line and digital advertising efforts. SeatGeek’s mobile-focused ticket platform allows customers to purchase and promote tickets for stay sports activities, concert events and theater occasions. SeatGeek permits each cell app and desktop customers to browse occasions, view interactive color-coded seat maps, full purchases, and obtain digital or printed tickets. By means of their relationship, SeatGeek will present AKC Meet the Breeds® with best-in-class information analytics instruments designed to investigate ticket demand and maximize income potential throughout their occasions.
Go to akc.org/meetthebreeds for up-to-date info on all AKC Meet the Breeds® occasions.
Concerning the American Kennel Membership®
Based in 1884, the American Kennel Membership® is a not-for-profit group, which maintains the most important registry of purebred canine on the planet and oversees the game of purebred canine in the US. The AKC is devoted to upholding the integrity of its registry, selling the game of purebred canine and breeding for kind and performance. Together with its greater than 5,000 licensed and member golf equipment and its affiliated organizations, the AKC advocates for the purebred canine as a household companion, advances canine well being and well-being, works to guard the rights of all canine homeowners and promotes accountable canine possession. Greater than 22,000 competitions for AKC-registered purebred and combined breed canine are held below AKC guidelines and rules every year together with conformation, agility, obedience, rally, monitoring, herding, lure coursing, coonhound occasions, hunt checks, discipline and earthdog checks. Affiliate AKC organizations embrace the AKC Humane Fund, AKC Canine Well being Basis, AKC Reunite and the AKC Museum of the Canine. For extra info, go to www.akc.org.
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About GF Sports activities & Leisure
GF Sports activities & Leisure is a worldwide occasions and operations firm that elevates the expertise of stay sports activities, leisure and interactive occasions. The corporate owns two of the ATP Tour’s longest operating American tennis tournaments, the Dallas Open and the Truist Atlanta Open offered by Fiserv, in addition to the Nationwide Lacrosse League New York Riptide. In partnership with the American Kennel Membership (AKC), the main registry and governing physique of canine occasions in the US, they function the AKC Meet the Breeds® touring present. GF Sports activities & Leisure additionally incubates new and rising sport ideas, this consists of Wolf Pack Ninjas, which operates ninja-focused occasions globally.
GF Sports activities & Leisure was based in July 2015 by New York-based non-public fairness agency GF Capital. For added info, please go to www.gfsportsandentertainment.com.
SeatGeek® is the main mobile-focused ticket platform that permits followers to purchase and promote tickets for sports activities, live performance, and theater occasions. With industry-leading cell ticketing apps, a fan-friendly person expertise and its proprietary Deal Rating™ know-how that helps followers establish the perfect ticket values for a given occasion, SeatGeek is reworking the way in which that followers purchase and promote tickets to their favourite occasions. SeatGeek Enterprise – the corporate’s main ticketing platform – is utilized by companions all through the U.S., from the Dallas Cowboys and New Orleans Pelicans, to Austin F.C. and Arizona Cardinals. SeatGeek additionally has a league-wide partnership with Main League Soccer, and tickets a good portion of the English Premier League, Headquartered in New York, SeatGeek additionally has worldwide places of work within the U.Okay., Israel, and Italy. For extra details about SeatGeek, go to www.seatgeek.com.
SOURCE American Kennel Membership