Inc., (NYSE: RNG), a leading provider of global enterprise cloud
communications, collaboration, and contact center solutions, today
announced that the Oakland-Alameda Coliseum will now be renamed the
The multi-year agreement to serve as the named sponsor of the
Oakland-Alameda Coliseum was approved by the Oakland-Alameda County
Coliseum Authority (JPA) Board at a May 31, 2019 board meeting and is
subject to formal approval from Major League Baseball (MLB). The funds
will go directly to the Joint Powers Authority to manage the facility.
JPA Chairman and Oakland City Council Member Larry Reid said, “We
welcome RingCentral as a key partner to this iconic venue. With this
investment, RingCentral has shown a commitment to the fans of Oakland,
the Bay Area and beyond. We look forward to collaborating with them to
keep Oakland sports on the global stage.”
“As a global leader in cloud communications solutions, we continue to
grow our professional sports relationships with leading teams across the
country and enhancing fan engagement with our world-class communications
technology,” said Vlad Shmunis, Chairman, Founder and CEO, RingCentral.
“We are excited to align our brand with the Oakland-Alameda County
Coliseum and work closely with the JPA to improve the overall experience
for all Coliseum-goers.”
In addition to acquiring the naming rights for the Oakland-Alameda
Coliseum, RingCentral is the founding partner of the Golden State
Warriors, official business communications partner for the Oakland A’s,
and a proud partner of the Detroit Pistons.
JPA Vice-Chairman and Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley said,
“RingCentral’s sponsorship stands as a testament to the Bay Area’s
technology community partnering with important public venues. With this
agreement, local taxpayers will receive an important return on their
50-year investment in the stadium.”
Today, the Oakland Alameda County Coliseum is the only stadium to host
two major league professional franchises, the Oakland A’s and the
Oakland Raiders. The facility has been upgraded to compete with other
major regional entertainment venues.
Executive Director Scott McKibben added, “This is a tremendous win for
the residents of Oakland and Alameda County. We are partnering with
another important brand in the high-tech community and providing returns
for the taxpayer.”
About the JPA: The Authority is a public partnership between the
City of Oakland and the County of Alameda (owners of the Coliseum
Complex) that manages the Complex on behalf of City and County. An
eight-member Board of Commissioners governs the Authority. Oakland City
Councilmember Larry Reid serves as Chair of the Board. Alameda County
Supervisor Nate Miley currently serves as the Vice-Chair.
About RingCentral, Inc. (NYSE: RNG) RingCentral, Inc. (NYSE: RNG)
is a leading provider of global enterprise cloud communications,
collaboration, and contact center solutions. More flexible and
cost-effective than legacy on-premises systems, the RingCentral platform
empowers employees to Work as One™ from any location, on any device, and
via any mode to better serve customers, improving business efficiency
and customer satisfaction. The company provides unified voice, video
meetings, team messaging, digital customer engagement, and integrated
contact center solutions for enterprises globally. RingCentral’s open
platform integrates with leading business apps and enables customers to
easily customize business workflows. RingCentral is headquartered in
Belmont, California, and has offices around the world.
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