The Boston Globe will celebrate the best athletes, teams, individuals, performances and moments of the past year at the inaugural Globies on October 6 at House of Blues Boston
Boston (August 20, 2015) – The Boston Globe has announced tickets are on-sale for “The Globies Presented by Mercedes-Benz,” a first-of-its-kind sports awards celebration that will honor the best of the New England sports scene on and off the field. The inaugural event will take place on October 6 at House of Blues Boston.
Fans are able to purchase tickets by visiting BostonGlobe.com/Globies. Tickets to attend this celebration of New England sports start at $250 and include complimentary food and beverage. A portion of the proceeds from ticket sales will benefit the Travis Roy Foundation, which is dedicated to enhancing the lives of individuals with spinal cord injuries and their families. Along with The Travis Roy Foundation serving as the event beneficiary, Travis Roy will speak at The Globies and present the Editor’s Choice Awards.
“Travis Roy is an inspirational figure that transcends sports for all the work he does to improve the lives of those with spinal cord injuries,” said Mike Sheehan, CEO Boston Globe. “He is an amazing addition to The Globies and we are proud to help raise money for the Travis Roy Foundation with proceeds from ticket sales.”
The Boston Globe also announced that sportscaster Sean McDonough will emcee The Globies Presented by Mercedes-Benz. His father, Will McDonough, was a longtime Boston Globe sports reporter and columnist.
The Globies will be a part of HUBweek, a week long gathering to celebrate the big ideas and bold solutions that emerge from the people, openness, and intellectual energy found in Greater Boston. Mercedes-Benz is the principal partner of The Globies, while MGM Springfield and Budweiser are presenting sponsors. DraftKings, Delta Airlines and Tiffany & Co. are additional sponsors of the event. Fans can vote for their favorite nominees at The Globies website through September 1.
All attendees of The Globies Presented by Mercedes-Benz must by 21 years of age or older. Doors will open at 7:00 p.m. and the awards presentation will begin at 8:00 p.m. For more information about The Globies Presented by Mercedes-Benz, including how to purchase tickets, please visit BostonGlobe.com/Globies.
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About Fenway Sports Management (FSM)
A wholly owned subsidiary of Fenway Sports Group, Fenway Sports Management (FSM) is a leading sports and entertainment marketing agency that advises elite properties, athletes, and brands. FSM serves as the sponsorship sales arm for Fenway Sports Group’s prestigious sports portfolio: the Boston Red Sox, Liverpool Football Club, New England Sports Network (NESN), Roush Fenway Racing and the Pawtucket Red Sox. FSM is also the exclusive marketing agency for LeBron James and Johnny Manziel through a strategic partnership with LRMR. Additionally, FSM provides consulting and event management services to blue chip consumer brands and sports properties. For more information, visit www.fenwaysportsmanagement.com.
About the Travis Roy Foundation
The Travis Roy Foundation is dedicated to enhancing the life of spinal cord injured individuals and families by providing adaptive equipment and to finding a cure through increased funding of research, resulting in self-reliance and the ability to be as independent as possible. Find it on Facebook, follow it on Twitter @TRFoundation or visit www.travisroyfoundation.org
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