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Waste Pro Sponsors Memphis Grizzlies

For Immediate Release                                           

Media Contact: Ron Pecora
Chief Marketing Officer
407-937-2653
rpecora@wasteprousa.com

MEMPHIS, TN – January 6th, 2020 – Waste Pro has signed a three-year sponsorship as the Official Waste Services Provider to the Memphis Grizzlies and FedExForum.  The partnership began during the current 2019-2020 NBA season and will continue through the 2021-2022 season.

With this partnership, Waste Pro will provide solid waste collection for all Memphis Grizzlies and events at FedExForum, as well as brand recognition at Memphis Hustle home games at Landers Center.

Waste Pro will be very visible within FedExForum with artwork on trash containers. In addition, Memphis residents may hear about Waste Pro on the radio and see trucks decked out in honor of the Grizzlies around the City.

This is the first multi-year sponsorship with a professional sports team Waste Pro has launched in the Memphis region. Waste Pro began serving Tennessee residents in 2015 after being selected by the Town of Arlington, with trucks running out of the Southaven, MS office. Waste Pro began servicing Germantown the following year, and opened an office in Memphis in 2019, after being selected as the garbage hauler for a section of the City.

“This is an exciting time for us here in Memphis,” said Waste Pro Regional Vice President Roland Joyner. “Waste Pro has grown exponentially in this area over the last few years, and we’re proud to partner with two fantastic institutions in the Memphis Grizzlies and FedExForum.”

“We are pleased and excited to partner with Waste Pro to service Grizzlies games and all games, concerts and events at FedExForum,” said Grizzlies President Jason Wexler. “Operating and servicing FedExForum is a complex task, and we look forward to sharing the story of how Waste Pro helps us operate effectively so we can collectively make every event at FedExForum a special one for our fans.”

About Waste Pro USA

Waste Pro USA, Inc. is one of the country’s fastest-growing privately-owned waste collection, recycling, processing and disposal companies, operating in ten southeastern states. Waste Pro, with revenues exceeding $700 million, serves more than two million residential and 40,000 commercial customers from over 75 operating locations. Waste Pro is headquartered in Longwood, Florida, and maintains more than 275 exclusive municipal contracts and franchises.

About the Grizzlies

Founded in 1995, the Grizzlies spent six seasons in Vancouver before relocating to Memphis in 2001. As one of the youngest franchises in the league, the Memphis Grizzlies have seen their share of success, making the NBA playoffs seven out of the past nine years in Memphis. Fans who want to support the Grizzlies and purchase 2019-20 Season Tickets can do so now by calling (901) 888-HOOP or going online to grizzlies.com/tickets. For more information on the Grizzlies, visit grizzlies.com, ‘like’ Memphis Grizzlies on Facebook or follow on Twitter and Instagram (@memgrizz).