Florida Sports

WrestleMania® Generates Record $181 Million for Orlando Region

15 11 2017

STAMFORD, Conn.--WWE® (NYSE:WWE) and Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer announced today that WrestleMania 33 generated $181.5 million in economic impact for the Orlando region this past April, according to a study conducted by the Enigma Research Corporation. This marks a new record for WrestleMania’s economic impact and the sixth consecutive year that WrestleMania generated more than $100 million in economic impact for its host region. Over the past 11 years, WrestleMania has generated more than $1 billion in cumulative economic impact for the cities that have hosted the event. WrestleMania 33 also generated approximately $22.7 million in federal, state and local taxes. “On behalf of the residents of the City of Orlando, I would like to thank the tens of thousands of WWE fans that converged on our city to be part of WrestleMania Week,” said Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer. “The week-long series of events boosted our economy by bringing guests to our restaurants, shops and hotels, and also benefited...

xG Technology Reports Third Quarter 2017 Results and Conference Call

15 11 2017

...

SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Investigates Claims On Behalf of Investors of Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. - FOXA

15 11 2017

NEW YORK, Nov. 14, 2017 -- Pomerantz LLP is investigating claims on behalf of investors of Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. ("Fox" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: FOXA).   Such investors are advised to contact Robert S. Willoughby at [email protected] or 888-476-6529, ext. 9980. The investigation concerns whether Fox and certain of its officers and/or directors have engaged in securities fraud or other unlawful business practices.  [Click here to join a class action] On November 14, 2017, at the corruption trial of three former executives of the Fédération Internationale of Football Association ("FIFA"), a former executive of the sports-marketing company Torneos y Competencias SA testified that several companies, including Fox Sports, had paid bribes in order to win lucrative, multiyear broadcasting rights for tournaments.  Specifically, the former executive testified that Fox Sports wanted to use "the TV rights to expand its Fox signal in all of the Americas,...

Soft Tissue Repair Market Will Hit USD Around 17.12 Billion by 2021

14 11 2017

Sarasota, FL -- 11/14/2017 -- Zion Market Research has published a new report titled "Soft Tissue Repair Market (Mesh/Tissue Patch, Soft Tissue Fixation Devices, Laparoscopic Instruments and Others) for Skin Repair, Orthopedic, Hernia Repair, Dental, Breast Reconstruction Repair and Other Applications: Global Industry Perspective, Comprehensive Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Segment, Trends and Forecast, 2015 – 2021" According to the report, the global soft tissue repair market was valued at around USD 11.15 billion in 2015 and is expected to reach approximately USD  17.12 billion by 2021, growing at a CAGR of around 7.5% between 2016 and 2021.Soft tissues in the body include ligaments, tendons, skin, and synovial membrane which are support, connect, or surround other structures and organs of the body.  Soft tissue injuries are segmented into the time frame since the injury and the healing processes that are occurring at that time. In repair, damaged tissue is replaced...

EverCheck Recognized in OUTSIDE’s Best Places to Work 2017

12 11 2017

November 12, 2017 For the second year running, EverCheck has been selected as one of OUTSIDE’s Best Places to Work. Up 63 spots from its 2016’s ranking, EverCheck has proven that not only it is a great workplace for its staff, but that it respects the environment and encourages a balance between work and enjoying life in the great outdoors. “We’re ecstatic to be a part of an elite group of companies recognized for creating work environments that encourage staff to be the best versions of themselves,” says Brian Solano, EverCheck Founder & CEO. Companies from across the country participated in a two-part survey process where workplace policies, philosophies, practices, and the like were evaluated. Employees also took part in a survey to measure personal experience. The winning companies are those that value productivity in combination with an active, eco-conscious lifestyle for a fulfilling experience inside and outside the office. This is OUTSIDE’s tenth year providing...

IHG Announces New Holiday Inn Express(R) And Suites In Kissimmee

11 11 2017

Orlando, FL November 11, 2017 - IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) and international hospitality developer Palm Holdings today announced the opening of the newly renovated 162-room Holiday Inn Express® and Suites, South Lake Buena Vista.The hotel, located at 5001 Calypso Cay Way in Kissimmee, was formerly the independent Inn at Calypso Cay Hotel Orlando. Located less than five miles from Orlando’s world-class theme parks, the hotel offers travelers attractions, shopping and dining minutes away.The Holiday Inn Express® and Suites, South Lake Buena Vista, offers guests access to the adjacent resort and all of its amenities, including three pools, waterslides, a poolside bar, splash pads, sports court and more. The hotel also provides a tour desk to help guests plan the perfect vacation and complimentary transportation to nearby theme parks.“Our team has been working incredibly hard transitioning this hotel with the intention to make this the No. 1 Holiday Inn Express® in the world,”...

FailArmy Announces Veterans Day Twitch Event to Raise Support for Wounded Warrior Project

10 11 2017

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 10, 2017 -- On Veterans Day, FailArmy, one of the web's most popular humor destinations with more than 30,000,000 fans across social platforms, will host a special Twitch stream event to raise awareness and support for Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP). During the eight-hour livestream FailArmy hosts and celebrity guests will interact with wounded veterans to discuss their service, their injuries, and the impact WWP has had on their lives – all while taking part in activities, playing popular video games, interacting with FailArmy content creators, and participating in giveaways for fans and those that make donations to WWP.   Among the celebrity guests are cast members of the CBS drama "SEAL TEAM" including Neil Brown Jr., AJ Buckley, Max Thieriot, and Judd Lormand. Also joining live in studio are Dallas Braden, former professional baseball player and host of the Barstool Sports podcast "The Starting 9", and actor Brett Davern from MTV's Awkward...

Loud and Live and the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County Announce ¿QUÉ PASA, U.S.A.? Today… 40 Years Later

10 11 2017

...

The Beyond Burger Joins the Menu at 2,000 New Restaurants in Beyond Meat’s First Six Weeks of Partnership with Sysco

09 11 2017

EL SEGUNDO, Calif.--The revolutionary Beyond Burger® from plant-based leader, Beyond Meat®, has experienced explosive growth in recent months, mirroring a growing consumer trend around plant-based meats and better-for-you food options. In September, The Beyond Burger was selected as part of Sysco’s Cutting Edge Solutions program and since then, has been added to the menu at more than 2,000 new food service outlets including restaurants, hotels, college campuses and professional sports teams’ training camps. Many of these restaurants are innovative, single-unit restaurants like Delilah LA, The Moonlighter in Chicago, The Distillery NYC and The Hamilton Inn in Jersey City, that seek to appeal to meat eaters and vegetarians alike by offering innovative, plant-based options. Existing partners have also seen impressive growth since adding The Beyond Burger to their menus. “In the first three months, we’ve sold more than 20,000 Beyond Burgers which equates to about 10% of burger/sandwich...

Engel & Völkers Florida Launches Spirit of Giving Campaign to Support Special Olympics

09 11 2017

Creating inclusive communities is what makes the places in which we work and live stronger, more enjoyable and simply better. NAPLES, Fla. November 09, 2017 Engel & Völkers Florida announces its participation in the Spirit of Giving campaign to benefit the Special Olympics and its Play Unified initiative. Funds raised by the master license partner and its regional network will support the luxury real estate brand’s goal of raising $100,000 this year to support Special Olympics’ American and local chapter initiatives, education and healthcare programs. Since the company’s announcement at their 2015 Exchange event, they have raised more than $300,000 across North America and accumulated over 1000 volunteer hours for the organization. “Engel & Völkers Florida is proud to be a part of the Spirit of Giving campaign,” said Timo Khammash, Managing Partner of Engel & Völkers Florida. “Creating inclusive communities is what makes the places in which we work and...

Live Traffic in Miami, FL