ROLLING MEADOWS, ILL - March 31, 2022 – Gallagher, a global insurance brokerage, risk management and consulting services firm, today announced a strategic multi-year partnership with Ilitch Sports + Entertainment (IS+E), the business division of the Detroit Tigers, Detroit Red Wings, The District Detroit, Olympia Parking and the Ilitch joint venture interest in 313 Presents.
In this partnership, Gallagher becomes the official insurance broker, benefits and risk management services partner of the Tigers and Red Wings. The partnership will feature community impact programs benefiting the Detroit Tigers Foundation, Detroit Red Wings Foundation and Ilitch Charities.
The partnership will introduce Gallagher branding in the upper and lower suite levels at Comerica Park. In addition, the former Gate C at the ballpark will now be named the Gallagher Entry.
"We are very excited to participate in this community and marketing partnership with Ilitch Sports and Entertainment," said Christopher Mead, Gallagher's chief marketing officer. "The Detroit area is home to hundreds of Gallagher employees and clients. This partnership allows Gallagher to connect with the community and support the dynamic Detroit business landscape."
"We are excited about this new relationship with Gallagher, and to welcome them to the Ilitch Sports + Entertainment family," said Chris Coffman, senior vice president of corporate partnerships. "We look forward to partnering with them for years to come, and can't wait for Opening Day in Detroit."
Gallagher will also have a presence on both the Detroit Tigers Radio Network and the Detroit Red Wings Radio Network.
Through this partnership, Gallagher will also provide insurance, benefits and risk management services to the Ilitch companies.
Gallagher is one of the world's largest insurance brokerage, risk management and consulting firms. As a community insurance broker and trusted local consultant, we help people and businesses move forward with confidence. With more than 39,000 people working around the globe, we're connected to the places where we do business and to every community we call home. Managing risk with customized solutions and a full spectrum of services, helping you foster a thriving workforce, and always holding ourselves to the highest standards of ethics to help you face every challenge—that's The Gallagher Way.
About Ilitch Sports + Entertainment
Ilitch Sports + Entertainment (IS+E) provides world-class sports and entertainment experiences to fans, guests, and corporate partners. IS+E was formed as the shared business arm of the storied Detroit Red Wings, Detroit Tigers, Olympia Parking, and The District Detroit, the region's emerging epicenter of entertainment in the heart of the city. Ilitch Sports + Entertainment operates the award-winning Little Caesars Arena, Comerica Park, and the iconic Fox Theatre, all within a four-block radius in The District Detroit. It also maintains a joint venture interest in 313 Presents and provides facility management services for Pine Knob Music Theatre, Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre at Freedom Hill, and the Meadowbrook Amphitheatre.
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