Indianapolis, Ind. – In an effort to provide Super Bowl XLVI guests staying in the NFL-reserved hotels a complete shopping experience, the NFL and MainGate announced that MainGate is the exclusive retail and merchandising company for the hotels the League will use at Super Bowl XLVI.
“We are pleased to work with MainGate to deliver quality merchandise and great customer service to our fans,” said Leo Kane, the NFL’s SVP of Consumer Products. “We look forward to working with them to continue to raise the level of our fans’ shopping experience.”
The agreement which formally begins at Super Bowl XLVI in February 2012 positions MainGate to operate merchandise sales at ten (10) hotels downtown Indianapolis and one (1) location at the NFL House located in Union Station. MainGate will utilize a variety of new selling locations that put an emphasis on the Super Bowl brand and the fan experience. MainGate is committed to providing the best customer service in the retail industry.
“We are absolutely thrilled to be awarded this opportunity. Being selected for the most prestigious sporting event in this world is an honor for our company. This validates to us that we are living up to our vision of being the premier event retail and merchandising company in the country,” said David Moroknek, President and CEO of MainGate. “We are excited to have a small part in the first Indianapolis Super Bowl. As a locally based company we bring an extra level of pride to the event as it means a great deal to each one of our employees.”