Stuart, FL – August 23, 2018 – Team IP announced today that it has been selected as the exclusive provider of custom merchandise and digital services including e-commerce for the 2019 Outback Bowl in Tam pa, Florida.
The Outback Bowl attracts tens-of-thousands of out of market visitors each year from more than forty states who join local fans in generating a significant economic impact, estimated at $1 billion on the Tampa Bay area over its history.
Team IP CEO and President Randy Sparks stated, “our team is honored to play the lead merchandising and e-commerce role in one of America’s leading NCAA College Bowls on New Year’s Day 2019 and beyond. We’re committed to a long term partnership with this legendary bowl game and the entire Tampa Bay region.”
“It’s with great pride and confidence we announce the addition of Team IP as our exclusive provider of Outback Bowl Merchandise,” said Jim McVay, President/CEO of the Outback Bowl. "We are fortunate to have Team IP and their 25 plus years of industry leading experience as part of our championship team."
About the Outback Bowl:
The Outback Bowl, featuring teams from the Big Ten Conference and Southeastern Conference, is played in Raymond James Stadium and will celebrate its 33rd game on January 1, 2019. Over its history it has brought more than a million out of market visitors to the region while creating an estimated $1 billion in economic impact and distributing $143 million to universities. It has also contributed $500,000 to local charities since 2016. For information on the bowl go to www.OutbackBowl.com or call 813-874-BOWL.
About Team IP:
Recognized as the No. 1 Souvenir Merchandiser for amateur sports in the U.S., Team IP provides decorated apparel and branded promotional products for its three divisions; Events, Digital and Corporate. Founded in 1992, the company has grown exponentially, currently servicing more than 1,700 events annually while serving clients for over 25 years. Team IP is the exclusive provider of merchandise for major championship events, including 10 Disney owned ESPN College Football Bowl games, the Outback Bowl and various U.S. Olympic national championships, Junior Olympics, and Olympic Trials. Team IP is a five-time recipient of the INC 500/5000 Award presented to the fastest growing companies in the nation. For more information visit TeamIP.com