America II to be a Sponsor of the Bitcoin St. Petersburg Bowl

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This is about so much more than college football. This sponsorship is part of America II’s ongoing commitment to support our community.

America II Electronics, Inc., one of the world’s largest distributors of semiconductors and electronic components, announced today that the company will be an official sponsor of the Bitcoin St. Petersburg Bowl. Owned and operated by ESPN Events, a subsidiary of ESPN, the Bitcoin St. Petersburg Bowl is an annual college football postseason game played at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida. The game takes place on Friday, December 26 at 8 p.m. EST and is in its first year of new conference affiliation with the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) and the American Athletic Conference (AAC).

As part of its sponsorship, America II will be represented during the game’s official welcome press conference and reception for the schools participating in the Bowl. The event will be held at the Hotel Zamora on St. Pete Beach on Thursday, December 11 from 5 – 7 p.m. EST.

“America II is delighted to be part of the Bitcoin St. Petersburg Bowl,” said Michael Galinski, CEO and founder, America II Electronics. “This is about so much more than college football. This sponsorship is part of America II’s ongoing commitment to support our community. It’s about promoting the St. Petersburg area with the goal of strengthening our local economy.”

“We are excited to have an international company based in St. Petersburg joining our family of corporate sponsors,” said Brett Dulaney, Executive Director, Bitcoin St. Petersburg Bowl. “Our Team Welcome event has evolved to be a very special and entertaining evening for the teams and our board members and having America II involved will allow us to continue to enhance the event.”

Headquartered in St. Petersburg, Florida, America II Electronics is an active sponsor for local events. The company is currently the title sponsor for America II Corporate SportsFest and America II Extreme Mud Wars, held on St. Pete Beach and historic Downtown St. Petersburg respectively. Working with ESPN Events allows the company to continue its support for local events in the St. Petersburg community.

To learn more, contact America II Electronics at (800) 767-2637 or visit http://www.americaii.com.

About ESPN Events:

ESPN Events, a subsidiary of ESPN, owns and operates a large portfolio of collegiate sporting events worldwide. The roster includes two Labor Day weekend college football games; 11 college bowl games and eight college basketball events, which accounts for approximately 200 hours of programming, reaches almost 64 million viewers and attracts over a half a million attendees each year. With satellite offices in Boca Raton, Boise, Birmingham, Dallas-Fort Worth, Albuquerque, St. Petersburg and Las Vegas, ESPN Events builds relationships with conferences, schools and local communities, as well as providing unique experiences for teams and fans.

ESPN Events also manages the Big 12 Corporate Partner Program.

Collegiate Football
AdvoCare V100 Texas Bowl (Houston); AdvoCare Texas Kickoff (Houston); Birmingham Bowl (Alabama); Bitcoin St. Petersburg Bowl (Florida); Boca Raton Bowl (Florida); Famous Idaho Potato Bowl (Boise); Gildan New Mexico Bowl (Albuquerque); Hawai’i Bowl (Honolulu); Heart of Dallas Bowl (Dallas-Fort Worth); Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl (Dallas-Fort Worth); MEAC/SWAC Challenge presented by Disney (Orlando, Fla.); Raycom Media Camellia Bowl (Montgomery, Ala.); Royal Purple Las Vegas Bowl (Nevada) and The Home Depot College Football Awards (Orlando, Fla.)

Collegiate Basketball
Armed Forces Classic (U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen, PR); DIRECTV Wooden Legacy (Orange County, Calif.); Gildan Charleston Classic (South Carolina); Hawaiian Airlines Diamond Head Classic (Honolulu); Jimmy V Men’s & Women’s Basketball Classics Presented by Corona Extra (New York City & South Bend, Ind.); Orlando Classic (Walt Disney World Resort near Orlando, Fla.); Puerto Rico Tip-Off (San Juan, PR) and State Farm Champions Classic (Indianapolis)

For more information, visit http://www.espnevents.com or follow on Twitter and Facebook.

ESPN Media Contact: Rachel Margolis Siegal at 860-766-2798 or rachel.m.siegal(at)espn(dot)com

Contact:

Jack Heilig, Media Relations
Bitcoin St. Petersburg Bowl
954.634.2299
jack(at)trifectateam(dot)com

About America II Electronics:

Established in 1989, America II Electronics, Inc. stocks more than four billion components, making it one of the world’s largest distributors of semiconductors and electronic components. The company serves as a primary partner for all OEM and EMS customers. Headquartered in St. Petersburg, Florida and with offices in the UK, Germany, China, Japan, Singapore and Mexico, the company stocks components from 1,900 manufacturers, while providing value-added services and inventory solutions from its ISO 9001:2008 and ESD-certified 420,000 square foot North American distribution facility. This year, the company is celebrating its 25th year in business.

Contact:

Anton Wurr, Marketing Director
America II Electronics
800-767-2637
awurr(at)americaii(dot)com

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