At left: I-CAR Supervisor of Marketing Communications Brandon Eckenrode pictured (center) with past NABC President Guy Bargnes (left) and past PRIDE Chair Janet Chaney (right). Eckenrode was a National Auto Body Council (NABC) 2006 PRIDE award recipient for his community service work as a member of the collision industry. AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisement HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL – I-CAR employee Brandon Eckenrode has been promoted from senior marketing communications specialist to supervisor of marketing communications. In this new role, Eckenrode will largely be responsible for and will oversee advertising, media relations and the marketing of all I-CAR training deliveries – live, online and qualification tests including Mobile Qualification Tests. He will also continue to lead the marketing efforts of the I-CAR International Annual Meeting and the I-CAR presence at NACE. “Brandon takes a challenge head on and always finds a way to succeed,” said Tom McGee, I-CAR president and CEO. “While I-CAR was experiencing a downturn in student units, Brandon jumped at the chance to lead the effort to turn our numbers around. Not only has he used creative approaches in promoting I-CAR training and Qualification Tests, he is able to inspire others while leading new initiatives.” Eckenrode will report to the Director of Marketing Joyce Kasmer, while Jolinda Ottum, marketing communications specialist, will report to Eckenrode. Eckenrode is a graduate of Western Illinois University in Macomb, IL, and has been employed by I-CAR since January 2002.
The module weighed approximately 15,300 tonnes; Heerema claims this is the heaviest module ever lifted by a crane vessel.This was the second critical lift that Sleipnir completed for this project. Heerema installed both of the main topsides for Noble Energy in less than 20 hours. The modules have a combined weight of 24,500 tonnes.hmc.heerema.com
Players and officials of Go Round FC smiled Wednesday night as they received the sum of one million naira from the new club president, Charity Obuah.The new president of the club, Charity Obuah, made the presentation to the team when they arrived at their base.Charity was elated with the road win, the first ever for the club since they qualified to play in the top tier Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) in 2018.“The boys have made me proud. It is a real welcome present for me and I am so happy,” Charity said after the game.Sodiq Ololade scored for Go Round FC in the 37th minute, a solo run out of nothing and a beautiful finish.In the 68th minute, the home side, Abia Warriors got a penalty from a witless challenge by skipper, Ebuka Akobundu on Ibrahim Olawoyin.Ten minutes later, Go Round FC coach, Willy Udube made a double change with goal scorer, Ololade replaced by Junior Ogar and Chinonye Chinda going off for former Abia Warriors midfielder, Henry Ochuba.With both sides looking like they had settled for a draw, Onyedikachi Ugwu got the winner in added time.Related2018/2019 NPFL Match-Day Two Round-UpJanuary 17, 2019In “NPFl”SD Eibar vs Valencia CFJune 30, 2017Similar postNPFL: MFM, FC Ifeanyiubah Maintain Top Spots After First Round Of Match Day 7 FixturesFebruary 7, 2019In “NPFl”
Socios Esports, powered by cryptocurrency company chiliZ, has committed to expanding its presence in the esports industry by launching a sponsorship programme aimed at Fortnite and PUBG teams.Nine teams have been selected for the programme by Socios Esports, fans will able to vote from their favourite team from December 3rd-17th. Each team will produce a 60-second video that serves as an introduction and will give reasoning as to why they should receive sponsorship.Alexandre Dreyfus, CEO of Socios Esports discussed the initiative: “This sponsorship programme represents our commitment and passion for esports. With Socios.com, and Socios Esports, our goal is to change the way esports and sports organisations connect and engage with fans. We want to both support and grow small and medium-sized teams, and in turn, help the ecosystem grow in a healthy, sustainable way.”The nine teams that will take part are 3DMAX, Barrage Esports, Conquer Gaming, Copenhagen Flames, Enclave Gaming, Endpoint, NSG, Sensei Esports, and Vexed. The top three teams will receive six-month sponsorships based on their placements in the vote. First place receives €25,000, second place gets €20,000, and third place earns €15,000.Tom Pickering, Esports Manager for Socios Esports added: “I’ve been an esports fan since the start of Quake and can remember when, despite all the challenges they faced, grassroots teams just kept on pushing forward. At Socios.com, we see the potential in many up-and-coming teams, and want to support the entire esports ecosystem by helping grassroots as well as more established teams to grow stronger foundations. Fan engagement is the ultimate goal, and with this project, it’s the fans who decide who receives the sponsorship – they get the final word.”The funds received from the sponsorship are required to be spent on each organisation’s respective Fortnite or PUBG roster, including expenses such as player salaries, coaching coasts, and marketing.Esports Insider says: With Battle Royale emerging as a popular genre in esports – whether or not the majority believe it’s as good as other genres – this seems like a good time for Socios Esports to get more involved in the industry. The teams in the programme are all smaller in size and will definitely appreciate the money – it’s nice to see them receive some support.Subscribe to ESI on YouTube