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Gene Polisseni Center Sponsorship Opportunities

With 14 NCAA tournament appearances, nine appearances at the “Frozen Four,” and two National Championships, the RIT Hockey Program has been a tradition of excellence that has bred success throughout the last 50 years. RIT hockey has been one of the leading unifying forces of students, faculty, staff, alumni, and the Rochester community, and continues to remain one of the leading entertainment entities on campus.

In 2014, this tradition of excellence will be moved to a brand-new, multifunctional arena on campus with double the seating capacity. Gene Polisseni, a prominent businessman and avid sports fan, set the new arena in motion with a generous $4.5 million dollar donation. Since that donation, ground broke during RIT’s 2012 homecoming weekend, and construction of the venue has been underway with an opening date set for fall 2014. The Gene Polisseni Center will meet the needs of the nationally-recognized men and women’s hockey programs–and the fans. With double the seating capacity, luxury suites, and a variety of dining options, the Polisseni Center will not only allow MORE fans to experience RIT hockey, but will also enhance the overall fan experience.

Become a part of this tradition and support RIT Hockey and The Gene Polisseni Center. Numerous sponsorship opportunities are available. To find out more, download The Gene Polisseni Center sponsorship opportunities brochure. Become a part of the next generation of RIT hockey.

Gene Polisseni Center Gift in Kind Opportunities

Do you want to make an immediate impact on the future of RIT Hockey? Gift in Kind opportunities are a great way to show our RIT Hockey athletes that you are invested in them and their success. There are a number of gift in kind opportunities available. Please see the list below. If you wish to make a gift in kind of one or more of these items, please contact Jordan Steffan, assistant director of sales and marketing, at 585.475.3980 or jordan.steffan@rit.edu.

Electronics & Lighting

  • IPTV System & Installation
  • $50,000
  • 8-Channel Radios (8)
  • $2,000
  • Microphones & Earpieces (8)
  • $400
  • 6-Unit Rapid Chargers (1)
  • $1,000
  • Printer/Copy/Fax (1)
  • $5,000
  • Concourse Televisions (8)
  • $24,000
  • Television Mounting Brackets (16)
  • $4,000
  • Aux Scoreboards (2)
  • $30,000
  • Video & Scoreboard Installation (4)
  • $40,000
  • Xenon Follow Spots (2)
  • $30,000

Equipment Tools

  • Ice Operations
  • Power / Mechanics Tools, etc.
  • $15,000
  • Mechanic Tools & Chest
  • $3,000
  • Ice Edger (1)
  • $3,000
  • Flammable Cabinet & Fuel Cans (1)
  • $1,000
  • Work Bench
  • $500
  • Fork Lift
  • $20,000
  • Pallet Jack
  • $75,000
  • Storage Cabinet (1)
  • $1,000

Ice Rink & Locker Rooms

  • Ice Floor Cover & Storage Carts (9)
  • $147,000
  • Zamboni
  • $90,000
  • Hockey Goals / Nets
  • $4,000
  • Glass & Dasher Carts
  • $28,000
  • Display Cases (2)
  • $24,000
  • Dry Erase & Cork Boards (1)
  • $250
  • Couches (4)
  • $7,000

Other

  • Concession Stand Kitchen Equipment
  • $500,000
  • Suites  (6)
  • $12,000
  • Club Lounge Kitchen/Bar
  • $160,000
  • Club Lounge Furnishings
  • $65,000
  • Rail Seating (12)
  • $6,000
  • 40' Rounds (10)
  • $5,000
  • Stackable Seating (80)
  • $32,000
  • Window Drapes (1)
  • $10,000
  • Artwork
  • $5,000
  • Web Development
  • $8,000
  • ITS
  • $200
  • Hall of Fame
  • $200,000
  • Event Operations
  • $206,000
  • 8' Crowd Barriers (20)
  • $3,000
  • Cable Crossover Ramps (12)
  • $3,000
  • Sign Holders & Posts (5)
  • $10,000
  • 8' & 6' Tables (10)
  • $3,000
  • Chairs (136)
  • $15,000
  • Chair Storage Rack (2)
  • $3,000
  • Decorations
  • $20,000
  • Venue Operations
  • $25,000
  • Concourse/Int. trashcans (35)
  • $10,000
  • Mats/Runners (10)
  • $5,000
  • Storage/Cabinets (2)
  • $1,000
  • Exterior Ash Receptacles (2)
  • $500
  • Dasher back panel
  • $40,000
  • AED
  • $4,000
  • Green Room Furnishings
  • $10,000
  • 60' Round Table (1)
  • $2,000
  • Folding Chairs (50)
  • $2,000
  • Furniture (3)
  • $2,000
  • Mobility Carts
  • $100,000
  • Lounge & Bar
  • $71,000
  • Certificates
  • $100,000
  • Plantings
  • $75,000
  • Box Office Computers, Ticket
  • $29,000
  • Computers/Monitors (5)
  • $8,000
  • Ticket Printers (5)
  • $5,000
  • Safe (1), Cash Drawers (6)
  • $1,000
  • Access Control Scanners (10)
  • $8,000