NEW YORK, June 16, 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 this time introduced the nationwide tour for AKC Meet the Breeds®, America’s largest in-person canine breed academic showcase. The 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 San Diego, CA and Dallas, TX by the tour’s unique ticket supplier SeatGeek®.
AKC Meet the Breeds® will convey the two-day breed showcase to a number of cities in 2021 with extra dates and places to be introduced later within the 12 months.
From Afghan Hounds to Yorkshire Terriers and all the pieces in between, the showcase provides pet lovers the distinctive alternative to satisfy and play with greater than 100 completely different canine breeds in cubicles that depict every breed’s nation of origin, historic objective/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 picture alternatives with the entire household. All occasions can be held with COVID-19 protocols in place.
“We’re thrilled to have the ability to convey this distinctive, academic canine occasion to new cities in 2021,” mentioned Dennis B. Sprung, President and CEO of AKC. “We relish within the skill to teach the general public about canine and which breeds might match their way of life and learn how to be accountable canine house owners. It is a main enterprise for us, and we’re excited to get on the street. We thank our educated Mum or dad Membership members for volunteering their experience on every distinctive breed.”
Added Shawn Tilger, President, GF Sports activities & Leisure: “We won’t wait to convey smiles to the faces of pet lovers throughout the nation when the first-ever AKC Meet the Breeds Nationwide tour begins this summer time. We’re delighted to be in new cities for 2021 and plan to broaden the tour additional in 2022.”
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 could have a presence in all tour places with a branded field workplace and activation all through the occasion. SeatGeek may also help occasion promotions by on-line and digital advertising and marketing efforts. SeatGeek’s mobile-focused ticket platform permits customers to purchase and promote tickets for stay sports activities, concert events 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. 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
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 canine on the earth and oversees the game of purebred canine in the USA. The AKC is devoted to upholding the integrity of its registry, selling the game of purebred canine and breeding for sort 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 house owners and promotes accountable canine possession. Greater than 22,000 competitions for AKC-registered purebred and blended breed canine are held below AKC guidelines and laws annually together with conformation, agility, obedience, rally, monitoring, herding, lure coursing, coonhound occasions, hunt checks, subject 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, 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 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 cellular ticketing apps, a fan-friendly person expertise and its proprietary Deal Rating™ know-how that helps followers establish one of the best ticket values for a given occasion, SeatGeek is remodeling the way in which 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