Nevada Small Business Owners Invited to Participate in the Raiders and America First Credit Union “Small Business Showcase”
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Winner will receive a single-season sponsorship valued at $100K
LAS VEGAS – February 17, 2022 – America First Credit Union
The winner will receive signage inside Allegiant Stadium, radio advertisements, digital promotions on the Raiders’ website and mobile app, tickets to a home game, and more as part of the Small Business Showcase.
The contest is open to Nevada-based for-profit small businesses with an annual revenue of less than $10 million. To enter, participants must visit www.americafirst.com/raiders, and provide their contact information and a short profile about how this sponsorship would help their business.
All entries must be submitted by April 1, and finalists will be notified by the selection committee in late spring. Finalists will be invited to a private gathering at Allegiant Stadium to pitch their businesses for final selection. Following the judging period, winners will be announced on www.americafirst.com/raiders.
Businesses will be evaluated on how well they represent Nevada, how much they currently give back to the community, and how this opportunity will help them execute their business objectives successfully. All participants will be required to submit to the official rules. Click here for official rules.
More than 160 small businesses submitted entries for the 2021 competition. The grand-prize winner of the 2021 inaugural Small Business Showcase was Any Occasions Baskets (AOB), a Las Vegas-based gift baskets company. AOB gives back to the local community by donating gift baskets, holiday gifts to families in need, as well as donating electronics to local community centers.
Editor’s Note: Click here to access b-roll and photographs from the July 14, 2021 announcement of the winner.
ABOUT AMERICA FIRST CREDIT UNION
Proudly celebrating 82 years of servicing members and a long-standing history, America First Credit Union has become one of the largest, most stable and most progressive credit unions in the country, and has remained a member-owned, not-for-profit cooperative financial institution. Today, America First has 118 locations, and is the seventh largest credit union in assets in the United States with over $16 billion, and the fifth largest credit union in membership in America with more than 1.2 million members.
ABOUT THE LAS VEGAS RAIDERS
The Raiders began play in the American Football League in 1960 and are in their 63rd year of professional football competition, including the last 53 years as a member club of the National Football League. Over seven memorable decades, the Raiders won one AFL Championship, three NFL Championships, and four American Football Conference Championships; participated in five Super Bowls; played in 14 Championship games; won or tied for 17 Division titles; reached the playoffs in 23 seasons; played in 45 postseason games; and finished 38 seasons at .500 or better. With their appearance in Super Bowl XXXVII, the Raiders became the first NFL team to play in Super Bowls in four different decades. In addition, the Raiders are proud to contribute to community engagement, youth initiatives, environmental and multicultural awareness, and global outreach. The Raiders played in Oakland from their inception through 1982, relocated to Los Angeles in 1983, moved back to Oakland in 1995, and made Las Vegas its home in 2020. The Raiders base training and business operations in Henderson at Intermountain Healthcare Performance Center and play home games at Allegiant Stadium, a fully enclosed, state-of-the-art facility with a capacity of 65,000 located adjacent to the world-famous Las Vegas Strip. The Raiders maintain a global presence and communicate with the worldwide Raider Nation through the team’s official website and social media channels. For more information, please visit www.raiders.com or follow @raiders on Twitter and Instagram.
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