Press Box

MARQUETTE, Mich. – Northern Michigan University Intercollegiate Athletics and Recreational Sports offers great marketing and advertising opportunities to showcase your business within its world-class athletic venues in a multitude of sponsorship opportunities. With direct access to NMU students (9,700), alumni, faculty/staff, fans and community members, advertising with NMU is a successful affiliation and great way to enhance your company’s exposure to targeted groups.

Since the Superior Dome first opened in the fall of 1991, the average yearly attendance has been 200,000 people. The Berry Events Center averages 150,000 people since opening in September of 1999. Combined with the visitors to the Physical Education Instructional Facility (PEIF) and Recreational Sports facility, numbers reach upwards of 400,000 annually. These figures represent potential customers to every business in Marquette County, the Upper Peninsula and the northern Midwest region.

“Advertising with NMU has been a great way to get our grocery store marketed to a very large demographic,” said Zach Quinnell, store manager at Econo Foods.

All facilities offer plenty of space for billboard signage. There are also spaces available on the scoreboards, dasher board, zamboni ice surface. Additional action graphic advertising is available on the rotating display panel sign in the Superior Dome and on its outdoor sign.

NMU also offers game sponsorships, game program and ticket advertising, promotions and give-aways, team schedule posters and special event sponsorships. We can tailor a package to meet your needs and budget.

For your business to reach these potential customers in the most effective manner possible, let us help you and your business design a program that best serves your needs, marking plan and budget. To inquire about certain areas for advertising or to obtain more information, contact Robin Burke, Athletics Business Manager, at 906-227-2491 or

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Prepared By
Calvin Larson
Sports Information