Klipsch Enters Partnership with Indiana PacersINDIANAPOLIS (December 5, 2012) — Klipsch, a leading global speaker manufacturer, announces today a strategic partnership with the National Basketball Association’s (NBA) Indiana Pacers. With the 2012-2013 NBA basketball season underway, Klipsch will serve as the official headphone partner of the Pacers to further impact brand visibility in its global headquarter city of Indianapolis and with the league’s national audience.
"The Indiana Pacers are proud to partner with Klipsch, a local company that is a world-wide leader in the speaker industry", stated Jim Morris, president of Pacers Sports & Entertainment. "This will add exciting elements to the game experience for our fans and players in Bankers Life Fieldhouse."
As a partner to the Pacers, Klipsch will be highly present among the team’s players, staff, broadcasters and spectators. Klipsch will supply the Indiana Pacers with its latest headphones on an on-going basis in order for the players to personally experience the brand’s award-winning comfort and high-performance sound signature. Boomer, the Pacers mascot, will also wear Klipsch headphones during his game-day activities.
Adding to the brand’s visibility, Klipsch speakers and branded signage will be utilized throughout the Pacers locker room.
To extend Klipsch’s presence inside Bankers Life Fieldhouse, the brand will play a major role in pre-game activities and in-game product giveaways to interact with fans during select home games. At every home game, Klipsch and its products will be intermittently present on digital signage throughout the arena.
“We are honored to forge what we hope to become a long-term partnership with our hometown Pacers,” said Mike Klipsch, president of global operations for Klipsch. “With our global headquarters in Indianapolis, we are eager to serve as a relevant local business in support of the Indianapolis sports community and its fans. We look forward to the local and national impact this caliber of partnership has the potential to provide.”
For more information on the Klipsch brand and its product offering, please visit http://www.klipsch.com.
About Klipsch Premium Speakers
For over 65 years, Klipsch has designed premium speakers for those who are passionate about great sound. Company founder Paul W. Klipsch started this legacy in 1946, and it continues today with sheer commitment to innovation and delivering the world’s most powerful, detailed and emotional sound reproduction. Today, the brand’s diverse product portfolio encompasses home theater, professional cinema, installed whole-house contracting, commercial, computer speakers, iPod® docks and headphones. As one of the first U.S. loudspeaker companies, Klipsch continues to be the high-performance brand of choice for audiophiles and home theater aficionados around the world. Klipsch Group, Inc. is also a wholly-owned subsidiary of VOXX International (NASDAQ: VOXX).