Cal State Northridge and Nelligan Sports Marketing Announce Partnership

Northridge, Calif. –

California State University, Northridge (CSUN) and Nelligan Sports Marketing (NSM) have announced that they have signed a multi-year agreement which gives NSM the exclusive rights to manage the University’s Athletic corporate partnership program.

“We’re very excited to be partnering with Nelligan Sports,” said CSUN Director of Athletics, Dr. Brandon E. Martin. “NSM has proven to be a leader in its field and the revenue they project to generate for the partnership will be valuable as we continue to enhance and build our program.  In addition to revenue growth, NSM has an outstanding reputation of working within the corporate community and representing each University in a first class manner. We’re confident our current and future corporate sponsors will be well-served by this partnership.”

“Cal State Northridge is an outstanding institution and we’re thrilled to be entering into this partnership,” said Mark Devine, Senior Vice President for Nelligan Sports. “We’ve been most impressed with the leadership of Dr. Martin and his staff. We’re proud to be a part of the vision that the University has for the athletic department for the future. With over 35,000 students and a growing brand both locally and regionally, California State University, Northridge is an ideal opportunity for corporate America to engage in the valuable college sports audience. We look forward to working with Dr. Martin and his team in creating a corporate partner program that will make everyone associated with Cal State Northridge proud.”

California State University, Northridge, is one of 23 campuses within the prestigious California State University system. It is a vibrant, diverse university community of nearly 36,000 students and more than 4,000 faculty and staff, sited on a 356-acre campus in the heart of Los Angeles' San Fernando Valley. As a forward-looking higher education institution that values a strong connection with students and the community they serve, California State University, Northridge’s vision is to be regularly engaged with their tens of thousands of students and hundreds of thousands of alumni. CSUN’s diverse academic programs, available services and rich campus life, like their Division I athletics competitions and the world-class arts programming at the new, state-of-the-art 1,700-seat Valley Performing Arts Center, show the commitment to growth and community that the University leadership share.

NSM provides sales and marketing expertise for sports properties worldwide. NSM is dedicated to building long-term relationships with clients through exceptional management of the properties represented and by maximizing revenue growth through its corporate relationships. NSM's high-level sales executives have a proven track record of exceptional revenue growth and management of the sports properties represented. CSUN is the seventh California school to partner with Nelligan Sports joining Cal Poly, Cal State Bakersfield, UCSB, Long Beach State, UC Riverside and Sacramento State. In addition to these California universities, NSM represents some of the elite college properties in the country, including the Bradley University, Brown University, Bucknell University, Cleveland State University, Colorado State University, Duquesne University, Eastern College Athletic Conference, Eastern Kentucky University, Fairfield University, Georgia Southern University, University of the Incarnate Word, Indiana State University, Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne, University of Louisville, Marquette University, University of Massachusetts, Middle Tennessee State University, Missouri State University, Monmouth University, University of Nebraska Omaha, Northern Kentucky University, the Patriot League, University of Pennsylvania, Princeton University, Providence College, Seton Hall University, University of Texas at San Antonio, UT Arlington, Texas State University, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, and the Penn Relays.


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