Avaya, San Jose Earthquakes to Host Ceremonial Ribbon Cutting Event at Avaya Stadium

26 Feb 2015
WHAT: Santa Clara-based technology giant Avaya and the San Jose Earthquakes will host an official ribbon cutting ceremony at Avaya Stadium, the first cloud-enabled MLS venue. The event will include stadium tours, contests and a fan photo booth, as well as appearances by players and executives from the San Jose Earthquakes, Avaya, and the city of San Jose.

Opening just one day before the highly anticipated preseason matchup against the L.A. Galaxy, Avaya Stadium will offer an unrivaled fan engagement experience using its next generation technologies.

VISUALS: Ribbon cutting ceremony conducted by:
  • Kevin Kennedy, CEO, Avaya
  • Andy Cunningham, CMO, Avaya
  • Dave Kaval, President, San Jose Earthquakes
  • Sam Liccardo, Mayor, San Jose
-    Appearances from San Jose Earthquakes team members Khari Stephenson and Fatai Alashe
-    The completed stadium, including a tour following the ribbon cutting ceremony

WHEN: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Friday, February 27, 2015

WHERE: 1123 Coleman Avenue, San Jose, CA 95110

WHO:    The following will be available for interviews beginning at 2:15 p.m.
  • David Kaval, President, San Jose Earthquakes
  • Sam Liccardo, Mayor, City of San Jose
  • Khari Stephenson, Midfielder, San Jose Earthquakes
  • Fatai Alashe, Midfielder, San Jose Earthquakes 
  • Kevin Kennedy, CEO, Avaya
  • Andy Cunningham, CMO, Avaya

Jeremiah Glodoveza

+1 408-496-3190

jglodoveza@avaya.com