As the 10th founding partner of Mercedes-Benz Stadium, SCANA Energy joins local and national businesses in supporting the home of the National Football League's Atlanta Falcons and Major League Soccer's Atlanta United. As the exclusive natural gas provider, SCANA Energy will provide natural gas service for the stadium and all Atlanta Falcons and Atlanta United facilities.
In celebration, SCANA Energy is giving Atlanta Falcons fans and Atlanta United supporters a chance to join an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of Mercedes-Benz Stadium before it is scheduled to open in 2017.
Falcons fans and Atlanta United supporters age 21 and up can visit SCANA Energy's Facebook page on September 30 at 10 a.m. to enter for a chance to win a slot on the tour for themselves and a guest. Ten winners will be selected by October 12 and the behind-the-scenes tour will take place on October 18 at 11 a.m. at Mercedes-Benz Stadium.
Tour participants will meet a Falcons player, mascot Freddie Falcon, and Falcons cheerleaders and participate in photo opportunities. They will also receive Atlanta Falcons and Atlanta United merchandise.
"Many of our SCANA Energy customers are passionate Falcons fans and Atlanta United supporters, so we feel this is a great opportunity to share an exclusive tour as part of our alliance. Joining the Mercedes-Benz Stadium founding partners will deepen SCANA Energy's long-standing partnership with the Falcons and our commitment to the Atlanta community," said George Devlin, vice president and general manager of SCANA Energy.
"We are pleased to continue our long-standing partnership with SCANA Energy," says Tim Zulawski, chief commercial officer, AMB Sports & Entertainment. "As a founding partner of Mercedes-Benz Stadium, we are excited for SCANA Energy to extend their partnership beyond the Atlanta Falcons to include the Atlanta United soccer franchise."
Serving as the Official Natural Gas Provider of the Falcons since 2013, SCANA Energy and the Falcons also partner on the SCANA Energy Homework Center program with player, mascot, and cheerleader appearances. SCANA Energy Homework Centers provide secure, supervised environments in metro Atlanta area schools where children in grades two through five can spend time after school working on homework assignments and developing study skills.
About SCANA Energy
SCANA Energy serves households and businesses as a leading natural gas marketer inGeorgia. The company also has a regulated unit, SCANA Energy Regulated Division, selected as the state's only natural gas provider of last resort.
About Mercedes-Benz Stadium Upon its completion in 2017, Mercedes-Benz Stadium will be a world-class sports and entertainment facility and home to the National Football League's Atlanta Falcons and Major League Soccer's Atlanta United. The multi-purpose stadium will host major sports and entertainment events, including the Super Bowl in 2019, the NCAA Men's Final Four in 2020 and the 2018 College Football Playoff Championship game. Mercedes-Benz Stadium is proud to be collaborating with eight founding partners, which include Coca-Cola, Equifax, The Home Depot, NCR, Novelis, SunTrust, IBM and American Family Insurance. To learn more about what is happening at Mercedes-Benz Stadium including stadium updates, seating options and announcements visit www.mercedesbenzstadium.com. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.