The Kansas City Royals announced today several new corporate partners for the upcoming season, in addition to extensions with several current Royals partners as the Club heads into the 2018 season."We're pleased to welcome several new partners for 2018, and are appreciative for the continued support from our returning partners,"
The Kansas City Royals announced today several new corporate partners for the upcoming season, in addition to extensions with several current Royals partners as the Club heads into the 2018 season.
"We're pleased to welcome several new partners for 2018, and are appreciative for the continued support from our returning partners," said Michael Bucek, Royals Vice President of Marketing & Business Development. "To help us celebrate the 50th season of Royals baseball, fans can look forward to our partners engaging in memorable promotions at Kauffman Stadium and throughout Kansas City and our region."
Konica Minolta: Konica Minolta extended its partnership for five years. As a part of the expanded partnership, the company will now hold naming rights for the Konica Minolta Diamond Club.
Miller Lite/Blue Moon: Miller Lite returns as an "Official Beer" of the Kansas City Royals for the 2018 season. Partnering with the Royals since 2009, MillerCoors and its extensive brand portfolio will be highly visible throughout Kauffman Stadium.
Planet Fitness: Planet Fitness has renewed as an "Official Fitness Partner" of the Kansas City Royals. Its presence in-stadium increases with lower home plate rotational signage. This will be Planet Fitness' third season as a sponsor.
RE/MAX: RE/MAX has placed an iconic signage installation in the Outfield Experience, a 38-foot RE/MAX balloon above left-center field.
StubHub: StubHub is now the official Fan-to-Fan Ticket Marketplace for the Royals. They will work closer with the Royals to provide a safe, secure way for fans to purchase tickets on the secondary market, as well as have additional signage throughout the ballpark.
United Airlines: United returns as our "Official Airline" partner and will again be the charter airline service provider for the Royals during the 2018 season.
AAA: AAA Missouri is now the "Official Motor Club Roadside Assistance Partner" of the Royals. In addition to the marketing and AAA member benefits, they will also be providing complimentary vehicle assistance to fans in need following all home games.
The City of Lee's Summit: The City of Lee's Summit, celebrating 50 years, has joined the Royals as a partner and will be featured on Royals Radio Network broadcasts and inside Kauffman Stadium.
DH Pace: Olathe-based DH Pace has joined the Royals as an official partner. The company has provided door and door-related products to home and business owners since 1926. DH Pace will also contribute to Royals Charities to showcase its history in Kansas City.
Dunkin' Donuts: Fans will be able to get new and expanded offerings at the Dunkin' Donuts location in Kauffman Stadium. Fans can also purchase Royals licensed refillable coffee tumblers at area Dunkin' Donuts.
Minit Mart: Fans will see Minit Mart signage throughout the stadium, including behind home plate and on CrownVision. The convenience store chain will also air spots on the Royals Radio Network.
Musco Lighting/KCP&L: Musco is an Iowa-based sports lighting-systems company that installed new LED lights to the stadium in the offseason. The new lights will provide better lighting coverage and turn on and off in less time. KCP&L worked closely with the Royals on an energy rebate savings program that will significantly increase the energy efficiency through the LED system.
Restless Spirits: Now available at The K, Restless Spirits' Builder's Gin will be the featured spirit of a rotating menu at the Craft Cocktail Bar located on the third-base side of the Konica Minolta Diamond Club.
50th SEASON PARTNERS
Pepsi, Price Chopper, Miller Lite and KCP&L: The Kansas City Royals would like to thank Pepsi, Price Chopper, Miller Lite and KCP&L as the official partners of this year's 50th season celebration. Look for special offers inside the Ballpark App, relive great moments in Royals history during Royals Radio Network broadcasts and get special commemorative giveaway items throughout the season on behalf of these great partners.
SPECIAL FAN PROMOTIONS:
Blue KC: Blue KC and the Royals will continue to honor those individuals who positively impact our community. Through the Coaches with Character program, area youth coaches will be honored each month of the season for their exemplary work with children.
Dunkin' Donuts: When fans purchase a reusable coffee cup at the stadium, they can take it to any Kansas City-area Dunkin' Donuts and get a coffee for 99 cents. (Not redeemable at Kauffman Stadium.)
McDonald's: The day after a Royals turn a double-play, fans can buy one sandwich and get one free. This offer includes both breakfast and lunch/dinner sandwiches. The promotion must be redeemed on the McDonald's app. The promotion applies to both home and away games.
Papa John's: The "Royals5" promotion will continue again this year any time the Royals score 5 runs, regardless of the game's final result. Fans can get 50% off regular menu price pizzas at papajohns.com each day immediately after the Royals score 5 runs in a game.
Sonic: Fans can still participate in the Sonic Slam Inning which takes place during the sixth inning. If a Royals player hits a home run during the inning, they can win $100. The money goes into a pot for each game where a home run isn't hit. If a grand slam is hit during the Sonic Slam Inning, the lucky fan wins $25,000. Fans sitting in the Sonic Slam seats will receive a $5 MySonic ® Card when a home run is hit into the Sonic Slam Section.
Subway: When the Royals record at least nine hits during a game, fans can sign up to receive a free six-inch sub with purchase of any six-inch sub and 30-oz drink. Offer valid at participating Subway locations.