Indiana Hoosiers Partner with Blockparty to Deliver Premium Tailgating Options
DALLAS (May 29, 2018) — Blockparty, a fan-focused hospitality and entertainment company, announced today that it has entered into an exclusive sponsorship with Learfield's Indiana University Sports Properties and Indiana University Athletics. The relationship is designed to enhance pregame hospitality options around Memorial Stadium and provide white glove game day service options for groups of all sizes.
"Blockparty will allow us to enhance the great IU tailgating tradition through new and innovate options," said Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Fred Glass. "We want to reward our fans who return to campus for games with the best game day atmosphere in the country."
Blockparty will offer customizable tailgating options in the fields at the intersection of 17thand Indiana Ave. Options include bellhop service, tailgate attendants, catering options, tailgate games and event-day service via Blockparty's SMS on-demand service platform FanTextTM. From premium lounge furniture to media packages with HD satellite service and an integrated sound bar, Blockparty offers fans the ultimate hassle-free tailgating experience.
"We can't wait to become a part of game day on the Indiana campus," said Blockparty CEO, Adam Ward. "Our goal is to make tailgating hassle-free so Hoosier fans can focus on having a good time by providing them with premium service and amenities."
"We're always looking to upgrade our fan experience, and Blockparty allows us a unique opportunity to do that," added Matt Bauschek, general manager for Learfield's Indiana University Sports Properties, the university's athletics multimedia rights holder. "Many of our fans are used to concierge service and on-demand offerings in other aspects of their lives, and we think they should have those same options when they're on campus for a game."
Blockparty is a full-service fan experience firm providing the highest level of management expertise in sports and entertainment hospitality. By combining fully integrated partnership services with turnkey hospitality solutions and 5-star customer service, the Blockparty team creates the ultimate fan experience. Blockparty is an official partner of multiple college football programs, several professional teams, and the world's largest music promoter, Live Nation Entertainment.