Port St. Lucie, Fla. (February 27, 2015) – The National Volleyball League (NVL) named Helios LLC, a division of New Sunshine and leader in software solutions for more than 20 years, its 2015 partner to produce and live stream all eight of its professional beach volleyball tournaments this season. Helios’ industry leading technology will enable the NVL to reach beach volleyball fans on a multitude of platforms ranging from the NVL webcast to connected TV platforms.
“We’re pleased to have Helios on board for the 2015 season and to be able to deliver real-time competition to fans globally through high quality, easy to use streaming services,” said NVL Founder & CEO Albert Hannemann. “The NVL is continually looking for innovative ways to share professional beach volleyball with a broader audience and this is another key step forward for us.”
“We are excited about the partnership between Helios and the NVL. As the NVL continues to grow, we look forward to providing an outstanding platform for their fans all across the world to watch these elite athletes compete. We are privileged to ‘grow the game’ with the NVL,” commented Chad Hankinson, Vice President of Helios LLC.
The NVL will host eight tournaments in 2015 with stops in Panama City Beach, Fla.; Madeira Beach, Fla.; Ocean City, Md.; Milwaukee; Cincinnati; Hermosa Beach, Calif.; Seattle; and Port St. Lucie, Fla. The events will feature world-class competition in a festive beach party atmosphere that highlights the lifestyle elements of the sport. After each tournament, matches will be available free on-demand at TheNVL.com.
About National Volleyball League
Established in 2010, the NVL is a professional beach volleyball league built by players for all players, united in one mission: to create a sustainable future for pro beach volleyball in the U.S. Home to eight professional events in 2015, a grassroots series, and the NVL Club Med Beach Volleyball Academy, the NVL is the only national platform for current professionals and players of all levels to showcase their talents and pursue their aspirations in the sport. With sand volleyball now a sanctioned high school sport and the NCAA’s fastest-growing emerging sport in history, the NVL is building the infrastructure for young players to achieve their dreams.
About Helios LLC (A Division of New Sunshine)
Helios has been a leader in software solutions for over 20 years. Helios services include a market leading Salon Point of Sale System (gohelios.com), the New Sunshine Marketing Hub, a robust marketing platform (newsunshinehub.com), Salon Stream, an in-store entertainment channel (salon-stream.com) and most recently My School TV (my-school.tv) a connected TV and live stream services for schools, leagues, clubs and organizations. From their headquarters in Indianapolis, Indiana, Helios services clients in all 50 states and in several countries worldwide.