Learfield Communications, Inc. acquired GoVision L.P., a full-service provider of LED video displays, according to the press release from the 30th of June. The announcement was made jointly by Learfield President and CEO Greg Brown and GoVision Founder and CEO Chris Curtis.
The transaction, the terms of which are confidential, takes effect immediately. The company will continue to operate under the GoVision name and brand, and all current employees will remain with the firm. Curtis will report to Learfield COO Marc Jenkins.
“GoVision is a terrific company with an innovative and entrepreneurial spirit,” - said Brown. “The services and equipment they provide help bring events to life, and it will be a fantastic addition to capabilities we can provide our partners.”
Learfield is a diverse multimedia enterprise specializing in collegiate sports marketing. The company is on the market for more than four decades and manages the multimedia and sponsorship rights for 125 collegiate institutions, conferences, and arenas. The move will expand the company’s range of services in sports and entertainment.
“We have long admired the relationships Learfield has cultivated throughout college athletics and in the business community,” - said Curtis. “This is a great day for GoVision and our employees and customers. With Learfield’s help, we will be well-positioned to expand greatly the award-winning services we provide our clients, delivering unrivaled experiences.”
Founded in 2002, GoVision specializes in providing mobile and modular LED video technology, closed circuit TV, creative/content services, custom design, fabrication, and installation. The company’s services have been deployed for nearly 1,000 major sporting events, concerts, festivals and corporate events around the world, including the installation of the world’s largest outdoor, center-hung display "Colossus".