HUNT VALLEY, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 15, 2014--
TESSCO (NASDAQ: TESS) today announced that as a corporate sponsor of the
inaugural LPGA International Crown set for July 24-27, 2014, at Caves
Valley Golf Club in Owings Mills, Md., it will host a special full-day
event for women business leaders during the tournament.
TESSCO, a leading national force in the fast-growing wireless industry
with a more than 30-year history in Maryland, is generating additional
interest in the International Crown through its sponsorship of TESSCO’s
Professional Women’s Day, a celebration of women in the workplace, on
July 24. TESSCO customers and guests will enjoy a morning of
presentations and discussions by and for women business leaders followed
by an international luncheon and an afternoon watching the tournament.
“We are very proud to be a sponsor of the LPGA’s inaugural International
Crown to be held at Caves Valley, located just minutes from our Maryland
headquarters,” said Robert B. Barnhill, Founder, Chairman and CEO of
TESSCO, based in Hunt Valley. “TESSCO and its employees, partners and
customers look forward to this rare opportunity to see the world’s
leading women golfers play at one of the finest private clubs in the
country and we are happy to take this opportunity to salute women
business leaders at the Professional Women’s Day.”
TESSCO Vice Presidents Liz Robinson, Mary Beth Smith and Cindy King will
host this invitation only event. “We are delighted to welcome industry
leaders and innovators to our event and highlight the achievements of
women in the workplace today. TESSCO is proud to be a sponsor of the
LPGA International Crown Tournament here in Baltimore, as it gives us an
opportunity to celebrate the great contributions that women make every
day in our company and others,” said Robinson.
The International Crown is a first-of-its-kind biennial, global match
play competition featuring the best female golfers from eight countries
battling for the right to be "Crowned" the world's best golf nation. The
countries competing are Australia, Chinese Taipei, Japan, South Korea,
Spain, Sweden, Thailand, and the United States. The player field
includes the top four players from each country.
The International Crown is expected to have a $15 million economic
impact on the Maryland economy through hotel, restaurant, entertainment
and transportation spending, according to tournament organizers, who
anticipate a crowd of 70,000 to 80,000 spectators.
TESSCO (NASDAQ: TESS) makes wireless work. The convergence of wireless
and the Internet is creating opportunities for new applications that
revolutionize the way we live, work and play. TESSCO Technologies (tessco.com)
enables organizations to capitalize on these opportunities while
providing an extraordinary business experience. We deliver the
knowledge, product and supply-chain solutions required to build, use,
and resell wireless voice, data and video systems.
TK\PR Public Relations, Inc.
Mary Lou DiNardo, 212-909-0340