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USA Curling excited to begin partnership with Franklin Group

By Terry L. Davis | June 17, 2019, 9:45 a.m. (ET)


June 17, 2019

Franklin Group, USA Curling announce partnership

(STEVENS POINT, Wis.) – USA Curling is proud to announce that it has entered into a national partnership that designates the Franklin Group as the official printing and promotions partner for the organization.  

The Franklin Group is a New York-based company with operations nationwide providing integrated marketing solutions to a diverse group of industries and organizations including the Brooklyn Nets, Miami Heat, LA Clippers, Miami Marlins, San Jose Sharks, New York Football Club and the Las Vegas Aces. The company becomes the latest sponsor for one of the fastest growing sports in the United States.   

“We are impressed with not only the traditional printing design and production services offered by Franklin Group, but also by the wide array of promotional products and other integrated marketing solutions offered,” said Rick Patzke, Chief Executive Officer of USA Curling. “We have also structured this partnership to provide discounted products and services to all USCA member clubs.”

“We are very excited to partner with USA Curling,” said Steven Zuller, CEO of Franklin Group. “The sport has significantly grown in popularity and Franklin looks forward to effectively supporting the drive for fan engagement with curling fans.”

This is the first sponsorship deal brokered by Philadelphia-based YSC Sports Marketing for USA Curling. The agency is in various stages of discussion with several other prospects while continuing weekly outreach to companies identified as potential good partners in collaboration with USA Curling leaders.

About Franklin Group
For over 30 years, Franklin Group has been designing, printing and distributing innovative marketing materials and promotional products for a wide range of sports organizations and commercial entities. Headquartered in Brooklyn, NY, the company serves as a printing and promotions partner for 70 professional and collegiate elite sports organizations in leagues which include the NHL, NBA, NFL, MLB, MLS, WNBA, AFL and NCAA, along with five sports venues. Franklin Group is also consistently involved in extensive marketing, printing and promotional work in the healthcare, real-estate and non-profit sectors. For more information please visit us at 
www.franklingroupusa.com or contact us at Sales@franklingroupusa.com. Follow Franklin Group on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/com

About USA Curling

USA Curling is the national governing body for the Olympic sport of curling and Paralympic sport of wheelchair curling and is headquartered in Stevens Point, Wis.

USA Curling is sponsored by AtomOS, Brooms Up Curling Supplies, CryoMAX 8-Hour Cold Pack, Franklin Group, ISS (Ice, Sports & Solar), Sitrin, The RAM Restaurant & Brewery, Thorne, Toyota, and Twin Cities Orthopedics, and is partnered with Brakebush, Laurie Artiss Ltd. – The Pin People, United Airlines, 12th End Sports Network, IHG, and CurlingZone.


For more information: Terry Davis, Director of Communications, terry.davis@usacurl.org, 608-338-9900 (mobile).