November 17, 2016 // Franchising.com // MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Great Clips announced today a partnership with Feld Entertainment® that will bring Monster Jam® and the world’s largest salon brand together. This partnership will include a new name for the fan-favorite Mohawk Warrior® Monster Jam truck to the Great Clips Mohawk Warrior for select markets. Up-and-coming Monster Jam athlete Bryce Kenny will unveil the new truck design at Minneapolis’ U.S. Bank Stadium on Saturday, December 10, 2016. Kenny will then pilot the new Great Clips Mohawk Warrior truck on the Monster Jam Triple Threat SeriesTM West presented by AMSOIL, debuting in Salt Lake City, UT, on January 7, 2017.
“We are excited to join Monster Jam as a sponsor of the Mohawk Warrior truck,” said Terri Miller, Great Clips Sr. Vice President of Marketing and Communications. “The tie to hair is a perfect fit! The series and its brand are a powerful partner to help Great Clips reach a young demographic. We are starting on the West Coast and look to expand our footprint to more markets as we activate our assets.”
“For the first-time ever, a salon sponsor has signed on to support Monster Jam and we cannot be more eager to see what the future holds for both this sponsorship and Bryce Kenny as he pilots the Great Clips Mohawk Warrior truck in 2017,” said Jason Bitsoff, Senior Vice President, Global Partnerships, Feld Entertainment. “Great Clips is the perfect fit for bringing the world’s largest salon brand and Monster Jam together.”
“I am thrilled to represent the Monster Jam family and be a brand ambassador for Great Clips as the driver of the Great Clips Mohawk Warrior Monster Jam truck,” said Kenny. “This is a huge opportunity to show the power of the Monster Jam community and support an amazing organization that clearly supports the Monster Jam fans. Great Clips is now officially part of the Monster Jam movement for 2017 and there is no better group than the Mohawk Nation to spearhead this next chapter for the sport we all love.”
2016-2017 Great Clips Mohawk Warrior tour schedule:
Monster Jam brings high-octane, motorsports entertainment to fans around the world. The action-packed live events feature the most recognizable trucks including Grave Digger®, Max-D® and many more, performing jaw-dropping displays of gravity-defying feats. Fans can also experience the non-stop racing excitement year-round on FS1. In addition, Monster Jam trucks provide strong licensing and merchandising opportunities for a variety of partners.
For more information on Monster Jam, log onto www.MonsterJam.com. You can follow Monster Jam on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.
Great Clips, Inc. was established in 1982 in Minneapolis. Today, Great Clips has 4,000 salons throughout the United States and Canada, making it the world’s largest salon brand. Great Clips is 100 percent franchised, and salons are owned locally by more than 1,200 franchisees across North America. Great Clips franchisees employ nearly 40,000 stylists who receive ongoing training to learn the Great Clips customer care system and advanced technical skills. As a walk-in salon, Great Clips provides value-priced, high-quality haircare for men, women and children. No appointments are needed, and salons are open nights and weekends. Getting a great haircut is more convenient than ever with Great Clips’ Online Check-In and Clip Notes®. To check-in online, visit GreatClips.comor download the app for Android and iPhone. For more information about Great Clips, Inc. or to find a location near you, visit GreatClips.com.
Feld Entertainment is the worldwide leader in producing and presenting live touring family entertainment experiences that lift the human spirit and create indelible memories, with 30 million people in attendance at its shows each year. Feld Entertainment's productions have appeared in more than 75 countries and on six continents to date and include Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey®, Monster Jam®, Monster Energy Supercross, AMSOIL Arenacross, Disney On Ice, Disney Live! and Marvel Universe LIVE! More information about Feld Entertainment is available online at www.feldentertainment.com.
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