SPRINGFIELD – the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced Citi as the presenting partner for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame collegiate events. The newly-formed alliance with Citi will offer Citi cardmembers exclusive ticket pre-sales for all events in all markets and occasional meet-and-greet opportunities with Hall of Famers.
The Hall’s growing portfolio of collegiate events includes storied events such as the Tip-Off Tournament (November 16, 17 and 18), Women’s Showcase (November 18) and Holiday Showcase (December 16) at Mohegan Sun in Connecticut. Marque events now in their fourth and third year respectively include the Hoophall Miami Invitational at AmericanAirlines Arena (December 1) and the Basketball Hall of Fame Classic returning to STAPLES Center in Los Angeles (December 7). Inaugural events in this year’s line-up include the Jerry Colangelo Classic at Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix (December 9) and the Basketball Hall of Fame Boardwalk Classic in Atlantic City (December 15). A full schedule of events and match-ups will be revealed in the coming weeks. For details, please visit www.hoophall.com/events.
“This past season, basketball fans were treated to a number of tremendous Hall of Fame events featuring nationally ranked teams at world-class venues,” said John L. Doleva, President and CEO of the Basketball Hall of Fame. “Building on this momentum, we are very excited to partner with a global brand like Citi, who shares in our passion to provide memorable experiences for teams and fans alike.”