Crestron Named Official A/V Automation, Lighting, and DigitalMedia™ Distribution Partner of the Pro Football Hall of Fame & Johnson Controls Hall of Fame Village

Crestron to work together with Pro Football Hall of Fame and Johnson Controls Hall of Fame Village to develop the first-ever sports and entertainment ‘Smart City’ in Canton, Ohio.


Rockleigh, NJ, August 4, 2017 – Crestron, a global provider of enterprise control and automation technology, has been chosen by the Pro Football Hall of Fame and Johnson Controls Hall of Fame Village as its official A/V automation, lighting, and DigitalMedia distribution partner. This deal marks a 15-year agreement between Crestron and the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

The 100-acre Johnson Controls Hall of Fame Village in Canton, Ohio, a nearly $800M mix-used development, is set to be completed in 2020 to coincide with the National Football League’s Centennial. Johnson Controls includes 10 main components including the spectacular Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium and a National Youth Football & Sports Complex. Other facets of Johnson Controls Hall of Fame Village are a four-star Hall of Fame Hotel; the Center for EXCELLENCE for corporate management programs, coaching clinics, officiating academies and medical services; and a Player Care Center including Legends Landing, an assisted living, independent living and memory care facility. It also will have restaurants, retail, and residential, and the Hall of Fame Experience, an indoor amusement park and water park. Crestron will provide the A/V, controls and lighting for each of these spaces.

“It’s a great day for Crestron,” said Randy Klein, CEO of Crestron. “The Pro Football Hall of Fame is an organization that epitomizes excellence, high values and character – the exact same principles we guide our business by every day. We’re proud and honored to be their partner, and look forward to our relationship for many years to come.”

“This partnership showcases just how versatile Crestron’s technology is,” said Landon Lovett, Vice President of Federal at Crestron. “By working with the Pro Football Hall of Fame to develop the first-ever sports and entertainment ‘Smart City’, we’re able to highlight how Crestron’s technology can power many different industries – from education and healthcare to government and tourism.”

“Crestron is a company that shares the values of the Pro Football Hall of Fame and Johnson Controls Hall of Fame Village and make them an ideal partner,” stated Pat Lindesmith, Senior Vice President of Sponsorship & Gold Jacket Relations.

Crestron would like to recognize and congratulate this year’s Pro Football Hall of Fame enshrinees: kicker Morten Andersen; running back Terrell Davis; safety Kenny Easley; owner, president and general manager Jerry Jones; defensive end Jason Taylor; running back LaDainian Tomlinson; and quarterback Kurt Warner.


About Crestron

At Crestron we build the technology that integrates technology. Our automation and control solutions for homes and buildings let people control entire environments with the push of a button, integrating systems such as AV, lighting, shading, security, BMS and HVAC to provide greater comfort, convenience and security. All of our products are designed and built to work together as a complete system, enabling you to monitor, manage and control everything from one platform.
Our products are backed by more than 90 fully-staffed offices that provide 24 x 7 x 365 sales, technical, and training support across the globe. In addition to its World Headquarters in Rockleigh, New Jersey, Crestron has sales and support offices throughout the U.S., Canada, Europe, Asia, Latin America, and Australia. Discover Crestron by visiting www.crestron.com.


About the Pro Football Hall of Fame

Located in Canton, Ohio, the birthplace of the National Football League, the Pro Football Hall of Fame is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit institution with the Mission to Honor the Heroes of the Game, Preserve its History, Promote its Values, & Celebrate Excellence EVERYWHERE.

Hundreds of thousands of fans from across the globe travel to Canton annually to experience “The Most Inspiring Place on Earth!” that chronicles America’s most popular sport. Construction on Johnson Controls Hall of Fame Village, a $700 million development project that includes 10 main components, is under way in Canton to transform the Hall of Fame’s campus.

For more information about the Pro Football Hall of Fame, please visit ProFootballHOF.com; @ProFootballHOF on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, and YouTube.

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