U.S. Polo Assn. Named Official Apparel Partner of Germany’s Prestigious Engel & Volkers Berlin Maifeld Cup


U.S. Polo Assn. Named Official Apparel Partner of Germany’s Prestigious Engel & Volkers Berlin Maifeld Cup

The Event Will Take Place at Historical Olympic Park, Where One of America’s Greatest Athletes, Jesse Owens, Shattered Records and Broke Barriers in the 1936 Summer Olympics

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WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Aug. 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – U.S. Polo Assn., the official brand of the United States Polo Association (USPA) announced it will serve as the official apparel partner for the prestigious Engel & Völkers Maifeld Cup. The event will be held at the Maifeld Berlin Polo Club starting August 16, with the finals scheduled for August 25. The finals will be played on the Maifeld fields at historic Olympiapark, which served as the Olympic Park for the 1936 Berlin Summer Olympics.

The Maifeld Cup, also referred to as the German High Goal Polo Championship, has become one of the most prestigious and popular polo events in Europe. This high-profile event not only attracts polo players from around the globe but also influencers from the worlds of entertainment, business, culture, politics and sports. With the historic Berlin Olympic Stadium looming in the background, the event offers a spectacular setting for the 10-day tournament, with eight highly competitive teams vying for the championship.

“We are thrilled to be the apparel partner at this very prestigious and important polo event in Germany, which, along with the rest of Europe, is a major market for U.S. Polo Assn.,” said J. Michael Prince, President and CEO of USPA Global Licensing, which manages the multi-billion-dollar U.S. Polo Assn. brand. ”We are also very humbled to be able to sponsor this event, which takes place in one of the truly special and historic venues in sports, as the backdrop of Olympiapark is where one of America’s most admired athletes, Jesse Owens, shattered records and broke barriers by winning four gold medals in the 1936 Berlin Summer Olympics.”

As the official apparel partner for the event, U.S. Polo Assn. will produce custom-designed performance jerseys for all players, as well as custom uniforms for umpires and specially designed outfits for event staff. In addition, there will be a “pop-up” shop with a curated apparel collection at the event, providing tournament attendees with an opportunity to both commemorate the event and take home a piece of the polo lifestyle.

“As the organizing agency of the Maifeld Polo Cup 2019, we are looking forward to partnering with U.S. Polo Assn. as our official apparel partner, with its authentic connection and long history with the sport of polo,” commented Moritz Gaedeke, Co-CEO of Sevendays Polo Event GmbH. ”The playing ground for the final matches, the Maifeld, is one of the world’s most renowned polo fields within Olympic polo stadium and a perfect setting for Germany’s most prestigious tournament.”

U.S. Polo Assn. and USPA Global Licensing Inc. (USPAGL)
U.S. Polo Assn. is the official brand of the United States Polo Association (USPA), the nonprofit governing body for the sport of polo in the United States founded in 1890, making it one of the oldest sports governing bodies. With a global footprint of $1.7B and worldwide distribution through 1,100 U.S. Polo Assn. retail stores, department stores, independent retailers and e-commerce, U.S. Polo Assn. offers apparel for men, women and children, as well as accessories, footwear, travel and home goods in 166 countries worldwide. Recently ranked the fourth largest sports licensor and 36th overall in License Global magazine’s 2019 list of “Top 150 Global Licensors,” U.S. Polo Assn. now takes its place alongside such iconic sports brands as Major League Baseball, National Football League and National Basketball Association.

USPA Global Licensing Inc. (USPAGL) is the for-profit subsidiary of the USPA and the exclusive worldwide licensor for the USPA’s global licensing program. USPAGL is the steward of the USPA’s intellectual properties, providing the sport with a long-term source of revenue. USPAGL also produces global broadcasts to bring the sport of polo to consumers and sports fans around the world including the GAUNTLET OF POLO, the sport’s new high-goal $1 million prize money series played on U.S. Polo Assn. Field. 

For further information contact: 

Shannon Stilson- Senior Director, Marketing 

Phone +001.561.227.6994 – Email: sstilson@uspagl.com

Visit our website at www.uspoloassnglobal.com.


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314 Pure Cannabis Ltd., an Alberta-based cannabis producer, receives cultivation license for hydroponic facility

314 Pure Cannabis Ltd., an Alberta-based cannabis producer, receives cultivation license for hydroponic facility

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CROSSFIELD, AB, Aug 19, 2019 /CNW/ – 314 Pure Cannabis Ltd. has received its Cultivation License from Health Canada for their hydroponic growing facility in Crossfield, Alberta. 314 Pure will produce medicinal and recreational cannabis for distribution in Canada in the form of premium dried flower, oils and concentrates that are expected to be available on the market in Q1 2020. Custom built for 314 Pure to produce high-quality cannabis, the initial campus consists of a 42,500 square feet building on 16 acres of land with expansion plans of another 270,000 square feet. The license permits indoor cultivation, sales of seeds and plants and processing of cannabis material. This cultivation facility was designed to EU–GMP standards with patent pending hydroponic technology. Phase one includes all administration required for the total build-out allowing remaining phases to consist of only grow rooms. The overall site plan was created for seamless expansion with the goal to exceed 35,000 kg of annual production.

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“Our proven hydroponic growing methods will enable us to produce high quality cannabis at a low cost while minimizing our environmental footprint,” said Steve Clark, Chief Operating Officer of 314 Pure. “All elements of our design considered our environmental impact including recycling our water and implementing energy efficient lighting technology. Our team of growers have refined this grow method under federal MMAR licensing and bring years of experience to our operations. Our EU-GMP designed facility and access to 75 strains positions 314 Pure to provide the market with premium hydroponic cannabis.”

With phase one complete, the second 60,000 sq. ft. expansion is underway with development permits in place and an anticipated completion date of Q1 2020 which will continue to add jobs to the Alberta economy. 314 Pure plans to continue to implement green technology through collection of rainwater, recapturing energy from smokeless bio-mass incineration and utilization of alternative power sources.

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Pear Deck Partners With Jeffco Public Schools For 1:1 Technology Program


Pear Deck Partners With Jeffco Public Schools For 1:1 Technology Program

Prominent Colorado school district selects Pear Deck as a partner for tech program launch

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IOWA CITY, Iowa, Aug. 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Teachers in one of Colorado’s largest school districts will have the power to boost student engagement this school year, as Jefferson County Public Schools (Jeffco) rolls out its 1:1 technology program with the help of Pear Deck. Recognized for a forward-looking adoption of technology in the classroom, the Jeffco district is launching a four-year initiative to supply students with individual devices and a suite of education apps, including Pear Deck.

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Today, Pear Deck is used in one out of every three schools in the United States with extensions installed by millions of users. With Pear Deck, teachers can create, distribute, and manage multimedia content and formative assessments on students’ devices. Designed to support traditional, online, flipped, and even blended classrooms, Pear Deck’s flexible platform can be leveraged by teachers working across all of Jeffco’s grade levels and subject areas. 

“This partnership is a great example of how Pear Deck can provide an entire district the power to engage every student, with an affordable solution that seamlessly integrates with the content and technologies that teachers are already using,” says Pear Deck CEO Riley Eynon-Lynch.

Pear Deck’s innovative products work seamlessly with Google and Microsoft classroom tools. Educators use Google Slides and PowerPoint Online, to create, edit, and launch interactive lessons. Lessons are saved as Slides or PowerPoint files and stored within Google Drive or OneDrive, ensuring that teachers can always access and use their Pear Deck lessons.

For more information about Pear Deck, visit peardeck.com.

About Pear Deck™
Pear Deck was founded by educators on a mission to help teachers create powerful learning moments for every student, every day. Pear Deck’s powerful student engagement platform is used by 1 out of 3 schools in the United States to foster connections with learners of every age and ability. Backed by investors focused on solving major global problems in education, Pear Deck designs technology that is inclusive, accessible, and promotes equitable engagement in the classroom. To learn more about Pear Deck, visit www.peardeck.com.


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