FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE.
Chief Operating Officer, The Zone, LLC
The Zone Sports Partners with SuitUp for Special Next Level Event
(New York, NY- July 10, 2019)- The Zone Sports, a youth sports startup, is pleased to announce its partnership with SuitUp ahead of its second annual summer camp. Both Organizations will collectively host a special career-orientated competition on Wednesday, August 14, 2019 which will give campers insight to career options available beyond the court.
The event will consist of teams made up of 8-10 students each with The Zone Sports coaches as volunteers being tasked with designing a product for a real brand (like creating a new product for Nike). and then presenting their novel ideas to a panel of judges at the end of the day. The winning team will receive a prize.
“Our collaboration with SuitUp allows us to move the needle of developing the well-rounded athlete both on and off the court,” Erik Poldroo, Chief Operating Officer of The Zone Sports says. “We are thrilled to start this journey with them while continuing our mission of using sports as a bridge for life.”
To sign your child up for camp, please send an email with their name and grade to firstname.lastname@example.org.
What: SuitUp Business Competition
When: 10:00AM- 2:00PM on Wednesday, August 14, 2019
Where: The Zone Sports Camp
Who: 35-50 students, 10-15 volunteers (parents and SU volunteers)
About The Zone Sports
Preparation for sports, preparation for life. With this philosophy in mind, The Zone, LLC, a startup sports company, aims to help develop well-rounded athletes. Our brand narrative focuses on valuing your power, diversity, and empowering others to that you’re more than an athlete.
SuitUp increases college and career awareness for students through innovative business plan competitions with professionals. Through SuitUp, students experience solving a realistic corporate challenge, such as designing a new product for Nike. Volunteers coach them on the marketing, financing, and strategy before helping them pitch to live judges. By the end of the day, students can see the corporate world as part of “their world” and know that job titles, such as CEO or Director of Marketing. are now in their grasp.