Inaugural Panini America Chalk Talk Filled with Heritage, Historic Announcement
August 01, 2014

CLEVELAND — On a history-making Thursday in downtown Cleveland, Panini America celebrated its intimate relationship with the game of football during the company’s inaugural Chalk Talk event, a star-studded gala featuring special guests — including emcee Trent Dilfer, legendary Cincinnati Bengal Anthony Munoz, and representatives from the Pro Football Hall of Fame, Pop Warner and NFL Players Inc. — and one huge, industry-changing announcement.

An event that started with Dilfer and Panini America Vice President of Marketing Jason Howarth exploring the considerable merits of the talent-rich 2014 NFL rookie class culminated with NFL Players Inc. President Keith Gordon and Panini America CEO Mark Warsop announcing a new long-term exclusive agreement that will make Panini America the only NFLPA-licensed trading card manufacturer beginning with the 2016 season.

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