Panini America signs deal with USA Baseball IRVING, Texas, March 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Panini America, the world's largest sports and entertainment collectibles company, and USA Baseball, the national governing body of amateur baseball in the United States, announced today a long-term extension of the exclusive agreement that the two entities first entered into in 2012. The extension continues Panini America's status as the Official Baseball Card of USA Baseball and grants Panini America exclusive trading card category rights to all USA Baseball marks as well as the annual Collegiate, 18U and 15U National Teams.
Panini America signs deal with Leonard Fournette IRVING, Texas, Feb. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Panini America, the world's largest licensed sports and entertainment collectibles company, announced today that it has reached an exclusive agreement with former LSU running back Leonard Fournette for autographs and memorabilia. The history-making pact, facilitated through negotiations with Roc Nation Sports, makes Fournette the first running back to become an exclusive member of Panini Authentic, the memorabilia division of Panini America.
Panini America partners with Kevin Durant IRVING, Texas, Jan. 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Panini America, (www.paniniamerica.net), the world's largest sports and entertainment collectibles company, announced today that it has entered into long-term exclusive business partnership with Oklahoma City Thunder superstar Kevin Durant, including trading card, autograph, marketing and business development aspects. As part of the agreement, Durant will serve as a global NBA spokesman for the company and his autographed trading cards and memorabilia will be available exclusively through Panini America (www.paniniamerica.net) and Panini Authentic (www.paniniauthentic.com). In addition, Durant will have unprecedented input into product development and creative for select Panini NBA trading card products, as well as into product development for his Panini Authentic memorabilia products. This announcement coincides with the launch of Panini's first TV campaign exclusively featuring Kevin Durant that will air on kid-centric networks including Cartoon Network, Disney XD and Nickelodeon.