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Outrigger Hotels and Resorts Named Title Sponsor of Big West Men’s Volleyball Championship Presented by the Hawaiian Islands


IRVINE, Calif. (April 15, 2021) – The Big West Conference announced today a multi-year partnership with Outrigger Hotels and Resorts to serve as the title sponsor of the Big West Men’s Volleyball Championship presented by the Hawaiian Islands. The conference also released the 2021 Big West Men’s Volleyball Championship logo.

Outrigger Hotels and Resorts becomes the latest corporate partner secured by Van Wagner, who manages the Big West’s sponsorship and marketing partners program.

26986The 2021 OUTRIGGER Big West Men’s Volleyball Championship, presented by the Hawaiian Islands, will take place April 22-24 at SimpliFi Arena at Stan Sheriff Center on the University of Hawai‘i campus.

“The Big West Conference is excited to welcome Outrigger Hotels and Resorts as the title sponsor of our men’s volleyball championship,” Big West Commissioner Dan Butterly said. “The support that Outrigger provides will help us deliver a first-class experience for the participating student-athletes and we strongly encourage all Big West fans to consider Outrigger Hotels and Resorts when visiting the Hawaiian Islands.”

Outrigger Hotels and Resorts will be designated as the Exclusive Hotel Partner of the Big West Men’s Volleyball Championship. As a part of their title sponsorship, they will receive digital and print assets, web and broadcast content as well as in-arena activations.

“Outrigger is proud to continue our long-standing partnership with University of Hawai‘i Athletics and expand our support of intercollegiate sports to showcase our signature hospitality to the Big West Conference,” said Sean Dee, executive vice president and chief marketing officer at Outrigger Hospitality Group.

About the Big West Conference
The Big West Conference was formed in 1969 and is a member of NCAA Division I with 11 academically and athletically prominent institutions consisting of Cal Poly, CSU Bakersfield, Cal State Fullerton, CSUN, Hawai‘i, Long Beach State, UC Davis, UC Irvine, UC Riverside, UC San Diego and UC Santa Barbara. The conference sponsors 18 sports at the NCAA Division I level: baseball, softball, men’s and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s volleyball, women’s beach volleyball, men’s and women’s cross country, men’s and women’s golf, men’s and women’s soccer, men’s and women’s tennis, men’s and women’s track and field and women’s water polo.

Long Beach State is the two-time reigning national champion in men’s volleyball after winning titles in 2018 and 2019. For more information, visit or follow the Big West Conference on Twitter @BigWestSports.

About Van Wagner
Van Wagner is a wholly owned subsidiary of Van Wagner Group LLC that creates, advises and sells on behalf of world-class teams, leagues, brands, properties and colleges. An innovator in the sports and media business, Van Wagner is a global leader in high-impact broadcast visible signage throughout the MLB, NBA, NCAA and the highest levels of international soccer, sponsorship sales, premium ticketing, college multi-media rights and in-venue content production at the world’s biggest sporting events.

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