CANTON, Ohio–(BUSINESS WIRE)–February 8, 2022–
Hall of Fame Resort & Entertainment Company (“HOFV” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: HOFV, HOFVW), the only resort, entertainment and media company focused on the power of professional football, today announced its partnered with The Fatherhood Institute, an entity that focuses on using sport to restore fatherhood in families, to host the Fatherhood Festival (the “Event”), a three-day festival centered around creating useful entertainment for the whole family. The event will take place from Friday, June 17 through Sunday, June 19, 2022 at the Hall of Fame Village powered by the Johnson Controls campus.
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“We are thrilled to work with our partners at The Fatherhood Institute to help promote the critical importance of father figures to children across the country with Fatherhood Festival,” said Mike Levy, President of Operations for HOFV. “The event will directly instill the core values of fatherhood in dads across our community and will emphasize vital concepts such as being a coach and a role model, prioritizing relationships over outcomes, and modeling habits and behaviors we want to see in our children. In addition to the Fatherhood Festival, we look forward to creating more events and experiences at the Hall of Fame Village that will tackle this important issue while providing engaging and unique programs for all of our guests to enjoy and learn from.
Fatherhood Festival, the signature event of the Fatherhood Institute, organized in partnership with the NFL Alumni Association, members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame and NFL legends, including Anthony Munoz, and active NFL players, offers fun for the whole family with an interactive and experiential event on Father’s Day Weekend. Thousands of attendees will experience a movie night at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium on Friday night, hands-on activities for dads and kids, a mom’s clinic, a sponsor experiential festival area, speeches from active former players of the NFL, a celebrity concert on Saturday and ending with a Father’s Day brunch on Sunday.
The Fatherhood Festival is a state-of-the-art event with simulcast parties and a custom mobile app. Attendees will be able to use the mobile app during and after the event, and will be able to access its gamification features and content focused on sustainability in helping fathers and children improve their lives and long-term relationships. The Festival is currently seeking targeted sponsors and donors who wish to connect with attendees of this weekend event.
Fatherhood Institute Founder Justin Batt is heavily involved in the planning and programming of the event in partnership with Retail Sports Marketing and a host of local, regional and national non-profit organizations serving paternity and family who were invited to participate. Justin is also the founder of the Daddy Saturday Foundation 501(c)(3), author of dad saturday, a TEDx speaker and has spoken nationwide on the topics of fatherhood and family values.
Anthony Munoz, member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, said: “Fatherhood is at the very heart of how we can work together to make America stronger, which is why I am so happy to serve as an ambassador. of the Hall of Fame for the Fatherhood Festival. It’s amazing to have an event of this magnitude where the epicenter of football and the epicenter of fatherhood collide.
Batt said: “I have spent the past 10 years on a mission to help fathers intentionally engage their children and end the cycle of fatherlessness. It’s amazing to see the support of so many organizations, businesses, and individuals who believe in the basic truth that having an engaged father is important in a child’s life. The great thing about authorship is that it’s open source, it’s all game and we’ve already seen the eagerness to get involved from a whole host of companies, organizations and organizations to nonprofit serving fathers across the country in this essential endeavour.
A variety of ticket options will be available for Fatherhood Festival, and more information, including partnership opportunities for the event, can be found now at www.fatherhoodfestival.com.
About Hall of Fame Resort & Entertainment Company
Hall of Fame Resort & Entertainment Company (NASDAQ: HOFV, HOFVW) is a resort and entertainment company leveraging the power and popularity of professional football and its legendary players in partnership with the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Based in Canton, Ohio, Hall of Fame Resort & Entertainment Company owns Hall of Fame Village powered by Johnson Controls, a multi-purpose sports, entertainment and media destination centered on the Pro Football Hall of Fame campus. Famous. Additional information about the Company is available at www.HOFREco.com.
About the Hall of Fame Village powered by Johnson Controls
Hall of Fame Village powered by Johnson Controls is a multi-purpose sports, entertainment and media destination centered around the campus of the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio. Owned by the Hall of Fame Resort and Entertainment Company (NASDAQ: HOFV, HOFVW), the Village currently has over $250 million in assets under management and is one of the largest ongoing construction projects in Ohio . Phase I of the project involved the construction of the Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium, a 20,000 seat world-class sports and entertainment stadium, and the National Youth Football and Sports Complex. Phase II, currently under construction, will add the Constellation Center for Excellence, the Center for Performance, a fan engagement area, a Hall of Fame indoor water park and a Hilton Tapestry hotel. Phase III is currently in the planning stage. For more information, visit www.HOFVillage.com.
About the Fatherhood Institute
The Fatherhood Institute, LLC (B-Corp pending), established in 2021, is a leading provider of family and fatherhood events, experiences, and education, enabling a meaningful connection between fathers and children and working to solve the epidemic of fatherlessness. The Fatherhood Festival, the company’s signature event, held at the Hall of Fame Village in Canton, OH and in partnership with the NFL Alumni Association, Pro Football Hall of Fame members such as Ray Lewis and Anthony Munoz, and players NFL assets, provides fun for the whole family through an interactive and experiential event over Father’s Day weekend. The Fatherhood Institute is a cutting-edge organization that strives to leverage the metaverse, cryptocurrency, NFTs, AI, gamification, and digital content to help fathers create meaningful connections with their children and ending the epidemic of fatherlessness. For more information, visit FatherhoodFestival.com.
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PUBLISHED: 02/08/2022 08:00 AM/DISC: 02/08/2022 08:02 AM