NASHVILLE, TN AND BOSTON, MA (February 6th, 2020) --- We Are Nations and ISlide announced a worldwide licensing partnership today.
Under the terms of the agreement, ISlide will license the We Are Nations roster of esports team and influencer IP for use on ISlide’s footwear, which will be sold through the ISlide sales channels.
Already a long term active licensee with major sports leagues including the NBA, NHL and MLB, this deal will add significant depth to the existing ISlide esports roster, which includes the Overwatch League and NBA2K.
“Anyone who has been following We Are Nations knows that getting our teams on products sold next to mainstream sports organizations and through mainstream sales channels has always been a primary part of our growth strategy.” Patrick Mahoney, CEO of We Are Nations said. “With ISlide, we found the perfect partner who makes a quality, on-trend and well priced product that also shares our vision of esports. We are excited to see where this goes.”
"ISlide is always looking toward the future, and recognizes gaming as a major opportunity for the company.” remarked Justin Kittredge, founder of ISlide. “Over the past two years, we have seen an amazing response to our product from the Overwatch League and NBA 2K League communities and are excited to bring ISlide and our custom ability to even more gamers around the world. We are proud to be partnering with the best in the industry through We Are Nations and to allow their communities to Stand In What You Stand For”
Product will be available on ISlideusa.com starting on Thursday, February 6th and will include the teams Complexity, UYU, SK Gaming, Method and Reciprocity.
About We Are Nations
We Are Nations is a company specializing in esports consumer products and retail, with locations based in the United States, United Kingdom and Australia, with additional distribution partners around the world. They provide merchandise design, sales, manufacturing, licensing and distribution services for esports teams, leagues and other endemic and non-endemic brands operating in the esports industry. For more information, visit: wearenations.com or Twitter and Instagram @wearenations_
ISlide is the industry leader in premium, custom slides. Founded in 2013 by Justin Kittredge, a footwear industry veteran with 2 decades of experience, ISlide has amassed over 50 licenses and more than a dozen partnerships. ISlide enables consumers to create their custom design on high-quality athletic and high fashion-inspired slides, enabling individual expression and self-representation with peers, family, and friends, embodying the message “Stand In What You Stand For.” For more information, visit islideusa.com or Twitter and Instagram @islideusa
Media Contact: Alaina Gossett firstname.lastname@example.org (We Are Nations)
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