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 world sports activities and leisure occasions and operations firm, immediately introduced tickets on sale for 4 extra cities on the AKC Meet the Breeds® Nationwide Tour. AKC Meet the Breeds® is America’s largest in-person canine breed academic 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 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 function/operate, 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 similar to testing your personal agility abilities in our interactive space and taking part in video games and photograph alternatives with the entire household. All occasions might be held with COVID-19 protocols in place.
“We’re past excited to carry this distinctive, academic canine occasion to extra cities,” stated Dennis B. Sprung, President and CEO of AKC. “This is a superb alternative to coach the general public about canines and which breeds might match their life-style and be accountable canine homeowners. Particular because of the educated volunteers from AKC mum or dad 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 passion 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 return!”
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 areas with a branded field workplace and activation all through the occasion. SeatGeek may even help occasion promotions by on-line and digital advertising efforts. SeatGeek’s mobile-focused ticket platform permits customers to purchase and promote tickets for stay sports activities, live shows and theater occasions. SeatGeek permits each cellular app and desktop customers to browse occasions, view interactive color-coded seat maps, full purchases, and obtain digital or printed tickets. Via 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 data on all AKC Meet the Breeds® occasions.
In regards to 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 canines on the planet and oversees the game of purebred canines in the USA. The AKC is devoted to upholding the integrity of its registry, selling the game of purebred canines 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 blended breed canines are held below AKC guidelines and laws every year together with conformation, agility, obedience, rally, monitoring, herding, lure coursing, coonhound occasions, hunt exams, discipline and earthdog exams. Affiliate AKC organizations embody the AKC Humane Fund, AKC Canine Well being Basis, AKC Reunite and the AKC Museum of the Canine. For extra data, go to www.akc.org.
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About GF Sports activities & Leisure
GF Sports activities & Leisure is a world 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 USA, 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 personal fairness agency GF Capital. For added data, please go to www.gfsportsandentertainment.com.
SeatGeek® is the main mobile-focused ticket platform that allows followers to purchase and promote tickets for sports activities, live performance, and theater occasions. With industry-leading cellular ticketing apps, a fan-friendly consumer expertise and its proprietary Deal Rating™ know-how that helps followers establish the very best ticket values for a given occasion, SeatGeek is remodeling the best way that followers purchase and promote tickets to their favourite occasions. SeatGeek Enterprise – the corporate’s major 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