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AEW and Jacksonville Jaguars Foundation become title sponsors of KultureBall 2022

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All Elite Wrestling and the Jacksonville Jaguars Foundation Become Title Sponsors of KultureBall 2022

-- KultureBall Celebrates Inclusion and Acceptance For All --

June 28, 2022 – All Elite Wrestling (AEW) and the Jacksonville Jaguars Foundation have announced that they will become the co-title sponsors of this year’s “KultureBall,” one of the  world’s most prestigious invisible disability inclusion charity galas.

Taking place on Saturday, Aug. 27, in Birmingham, Ala., the gala will be titled “AEW/Jacksonville  Jaguars Foundation KultureBall 2022.”

KultureCity, the nation's leading nonprofit for sensory inclusion and acceptance of those with  sensory needs and invisible disabilities, has held the annual KultureBall as its premier charity  event since 2014. KultureBall is a night of celebration to promote accessibility, acceptance and  inclusion for those with sensory disabilities. In addition, at this year’s event, KultureCity will also  honor outstanding individuals and organizations for their work and advocacy in the disability  community with the “KultureCity Human Highlight Awards.”

“We’re proud to have AEW and the Jacksonville Jaguars as our co-title sponsors of KultureBall,  and to deepen our relationship with both of these amazing companies even further,” said Uma  Srivastava, executive director of KultureCity. “With KultureCity continuing to push the  boundaries of sensory inclusion, and the numbers of those with sensory needs and invisible  disabilities growing every day, this event takes on even greater importance and wider exposure  to companies and guests worldwide.”

“On behalf of the Jaguars and AEW, it’s an honor to support KultureBall and the example it sets for live events across the nation and the around the world,” said Tony Khan, CEO of AEW and Chief Football Strategy Officer of the Jacksonville Jaguars. “We look forward to continuing our partnership with KultureCity and ensuring that our events are sensory inclusive, accepting and inclusive for all.”

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Other sponsors of the KultureBall include Red Rock Secured, JH Berry, Harmony Venture Labs,  D/Tales, City of Birmingham, Steadpoint Insurance, Homewood Pharmacy, Yogibo, UPS  Foundation, Greg and Diane Knight, RedKnot Resource Group, UAB Callahan Eye Hospital,  Alabama Power, Don And Lisa Barden Charitable Giving Fund and Sharecare.

For those interested in attending or sponsoring, please visit www.kultureball.com

KULTURECITY

KultureCity is a leading non-profit recognized nationwide for using its resources to revolutionize  and effect change in the community for those with sensory needs, not just those with autism.  Since the program’s inception, KultureCity has created over 1,000 sensory-inclusive venues in 6  countries: this includes special events such as the NFL Pro-Bowl, NFL Super Bowl and MLB All Star  Weekend. KultureCity has won many awards for its efforts, including the NASCAR Betty Jane  France Humanitarian Award in 2017 and the 2018 Clio Sports Silver for social good in partnership  with Cleveland Cavaliers/ Quicken Loans Arena. The Cleveland Cavaliers’ Quiet Space Sensory  Room at Quicken Loans Arena was a finalist for the 2018 Stadium Business Award, KultureCity was  named one of the World’s Most Innovative Companies for 2019 by FastCompany and recently won  the Industry Partner Award in TheStadiumBusiness Design & Development Awards 2019.

About AEW

Founded by CEO, GM and Head of Creative Tony Khan in 2019, AEW is headlined by CM Punk, Jon  Moxley, Thunder Rosa, Chris Jericho, Bryan Danielson, Claudio Castagnoli, Kenny Omega, The Young  Bucks (Matt and Nick Jackson), Adam Cole, Sting, FTR, Jungle Boy, Luchasaurus, Jade Cargill, Dr. Britt  Baker, Scorpio Sky, Hangman Page, Sammy Guevara, Matt Hardy, Samoa Joe, Swerve Strickland,  Miro, Lucha Bros., PAC, Darby Allin, Nyla Rose, Red Velvet, Ruby Soho, Toni Storm, Hikaru Shida,  Athena, Malakai Black, Andrade El Idolo, Christian Cage, Eddie Kingston, Ethan Page, Orange Cassidy,  Ricky Starks, Powerhouse Hobbs, Lance Archer, Keith Lee and many more. For the first time in many  years, AEW is offering an alternative to mainstream wrestling, with a roster of world-class talent that  is injecting new spirit, freshness and energy into the industry.

“AEW: Dynamite” airs every Wednesday from 8-10 p.m. ET on TBS and attracts the youngest wrestling  audience on television. The fight-forward show “AEW: Rampage” airs every Friday from 10-11 p.m. ET  on TNT. AEW’s multi-platform content also includes “AEW Dark” and “AEW Dark: Elevation,” two  weekly professional wrestling YouTube series, “Being the Elite,” a weekly behind-the-scenes YouTube  series, and “AEW Unrestricted,” a weekly podcast series. For more info, check out Twitter.com/AEW;  Instagram.com/AllEliteWrestling; YouTube.com/AEW; Facebook.com/AllEliteWrestling

ABOUT THE JAGUARS FOUNDATION

The Jaguars Foundation and Community Impact Department are committed to uplifting the  Northeast Florida community and beyond by providing economic and equal opportunity through  programs that strengthen neighborhoods and develop youth to be the next generation of leaders and  change-makers. The Community Impact team at the Jaguars annually targets three key strategic  areas of focus: neighborhood revitalization, youth development and NFL league-wide initiatives. The  Jaguars and the Khan Family have always been strong supporters of our Jacksonville community and  have donated $22 million since 2012 through the Jacksonville Jaguars Foundation in support of many  worthy causes, including $1 million in 2021 in support of the revitalization of Jacksonville’s historic Outeast neighborhood.