Humpty's Restaurant (www.humptys.com)
The CFLPA is proud to have partnered with one of Canada's largest family restaurant franchises in Western Canada. "This new relationship with Humpty's Restaurant is a great opportunity for the CFLPA to work with an organization that is firmly entrenched in the community in Western Canada." says Mike Morreale, Director of Marketing for the CFLPA and Pro Players.
"Humpty's Family Restaurant is very pleased to be partnered with the CFLPA and Pro Players on this exciting Lunch with a Legend promotion. The promotion itself features eight short video vignettes from different CFLPA legends and a contest to win a place on the roster at the 2012 CFLPA FANtasy Camp in Barbados. This promotion is exciting for us because it involves CFLPA Players and because fans of the CFL are such a good representation of our customers across Western Canada. We look forward to a continued partnership with the CFLPA and Pro Players going forward" says Dan Koenig, president and CEO of Humpty's Restaurants.
RIVALUS Inc. (www.rivalus.net)
As the official supplement provider to the CFLPA, the new partnership will have positive effects on not only the brand of the CFLPA but also will be a direct benefit to performance of our players on the field. In lieu of the drug testing policies adopted by the PA and the League it has been critical to find the supplement partner whose products comply with and exceed the standards set. "Our players will all benefit from the partnership with Rivalus and their great product line" commented Mike Morreale, Director of Marketing for the CFLPA and Pro Players.
"It is with great honour that RIVALUS has been named the official supplement sponsor of the Canadian Football League Players’ Association. As a Canadian company we take pride in the communities and athletes that helped build our business to where we are today. I would like to personally thank the CFLPA for allowing us to build this relationship and I look forward to a long prosperous future together. Dr. Darren Burke, President and CEO of Rivalus Canada.
Barbados Tourism Authority (www.visitbarbados.org)
One of the most important elements to the success of the inaugural FANtasy Camp has been the selection of a tropical location. Barbados and more specifically the Barbados Tourism Authority have been instrumental to the development of this programme and with their enthusiastic support have partnered with the CFLPA. This partnership between the CFLPA and the BTA will enable the BTA to further our marketing reach into one of their most important markets, Canada. “We are extremely excited to host our first ever Pro Players’ FANtasy Camp on the beautiful island of Barbados. While filming the pilot videos back in May, we experienced firsthand the warmth and generosity of not only the Bajan people but also the exotic beauty of the Island. Our new partnership with the BTA will help to ensure not only a great event come next May but for many years to come” said Mike Morreale, Director of Marketing for the CFLPA and Pro Players.
Turtle Beach Hotel by Elegant Hotels (www.turtlebeachresortbarbados.com)
The CFLPA has partnered with Turtle Beach Hotel as the host venue for the CFLPA Pro Players’ FANtasy Camp. "We are very excited to be hosting our inaugural FANtasy Camp at this terrific property with its wonderful amenities which will serve as the perfect backdrop for our fans and players “said Mike Morreale, Director of Marketing for the CFLPA and Pro Players.
"We are delighted to host the C.F.L.P.A. Players, Executives and their fans at Turtle Beach by Elegant Hotels for their inaugural Pro Players’ FANtasy Camp, our premium All-inclusive All-suites resort. Barbados is a beautiful vibrant island with so many things to do and our team at Turtle Beach is known for its high level of personalized service and attention to detail, a winning combination to ensure everyone will have a great time." commented Sylvia Scholey VP Sales, Marketing & Ecommerce.
Sun Life Financial is proud to team up with the CFLPA to offer financial planning and career seminars to all players across the league. This marks the first time the professional sports players association has partnered with a financial services organization to provide athletes with resources and tools to plan for retirement and life after football. As part of the seminars, Sun Life will be offering the opportunity for players to learn about becoming advisors once they step off the field.