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(COLUMBUS, Ohio) – Watermark Home Services, Ohio’s leading plumbing, drain cleaning, heating, and cooling services provider, is excited to announce its long-term sponsorship of Ohio State Athletics beginning with the 2023-24 football season. The agreement was reached through athletic media rights holder Ohio State Sports Properties, the locally based team of LEARFIELD, the media and technology company powering college sports.
“The Ohio State Buckeyes are known for their rich traditions and winning performances,” said David Specht, President of Watermark Home Services. “The Waterworks has maintained a long-standing legacy in the Columbus market with the Havens family and their support of The Ohio State University. As we grow our business model throughout Ohio, we look forward to a continued relationship with the nationally respected and recognized sports and educational collegiate powerhouse that is The Ohio State University.”
The five-year agreement between Watermark Home Services, parent company to The Waterworks, and Ohio State Athletics will feature co-branded broadcast and digital elements, social media promotions, and on-site, in-game activations. There are plans to expand the imprint in year two.
“We are thrilled to bring Watermark Home Services on board as a corporate partner of Ohio State Athletics,” said Todd Knisely, vice president and general manager, Ohio State Sports Properties. “With a shared dedication to the Columbus community, we look forward to continue collaboration in the years to come as we work together to serve Buckeye Nation.”
As a Columbus-based company with a statewide presence, Watermark Home Services will have the opportunity to reach millions of devoted Buckeyes fans through this collaboration.
With a team of 305 dedicated professionals serving residential, commercial, and industrial customers in central Ohio and additional employees throughout their family of companies, Watermark Home Services is committed to making a positive impact on the Columbus community as well as communities in Dayton, Cleveland, and Cincinnati.
“We recognize Ohio State University as a powerful force in the Columbus community and beyond,” added Specht. “We look forward to the numerous benefits this partnership will bring, which will help us define our brand promise of better care, better value and better results.”
About Watermark Home Services
Watermark Home Services, LLC is a Columbus, Ohio-based Home and Commercial Services company focused exclusively on the Plumbing, Drain Cleaning, and HVAC industries. Its current holdings include The Waterworks (Columbus, Ohio), Atherton Plumbing (Dayton, Ohio), The Plumbing Source (Cleveland, Ohio), and Neyer Plumbing (Cincinnati, Ohio).
About The Waterworks
The Waterworks is Ohio’s largest plumbing, drain, and HVAC company, servicing homeowners, businesses, and municipalities with over 150 specialized technicians, employees, and a dedicated fleet of service vehicles. Truly full-service, The Waterworks solves both large and small plumbing issues, from indoor leaks and clogs to underground pipeline and sewer repair to advanced hydro-jetting and excavation. The team also provides complete furnace and air-conditioning tune-ups, repairs, and full system replacements. Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, The Waterworks serves customers in and around central Ohio. For more information, visit https://thewaterworks.com/ or call 614-232-2222.
LEARFIELD is a media, data, and technology services leader in intercollegiate athletics. The company unlocks the value of college sports for brands and fans through an omnichannel platform with innovative content and commerce solutions. LEARFIELD services include trademark licensing and branding; collegiate sports properties’ multimedia sponsorship management; NIL solutions; publishing, audio, digital and social media; data analytics and insights; ticketing software; and ticket sales, premium seating, and fundraising services; campus-wide business and sponsorship development. Since 2008, it has served as title sponsor for NACDA’s acclaimed LEARFIELD Directors’ Cup, recognizing athletic departments across all divisions.