goCharge has joined RedZone Group Purchasing’s portfolio of authorized distributors

goCharge is a leading provider of mobile device charging stations to conferences, trade shows, events, universities, hospitals, sports stadiums, arenas, and more. Available for sale, rent, or lease, goCharge provides a “must have” utility to keep people connected wherever they are.

goCharge has joined RedZone Group Purchasing’s portfolio of authorized distributors. This arrangement with RedZone will give its members access to the country’s widest range of charging solutions and technology that keeps visitors connected both right after and long after their charging experience. This unique relationship also provides RedZone’s professional sports franchises and sports & entertainment venue members with significant discounts and saving opportunities on all goCharge products.

“We’re excited to have goCharge included in RedZone Group Purchasing’s prestigious portfolio of Authorized Vendors,” says Karyn Greenblatt, Vice President of Sales at goCharge. “Given RedZone’s success in serving hundreds of members within the sports & entertainment industry and our wide products offering we see this as a win-win partnership – the fans win with our diverse charging products and RedZone members save with deep discounts as a result of the national contract RedZone Group Purchasing pricing.”

Peter Secord, President of RedZone Group Purchasing, also expressed avid support. “As a company, we strive to drive savings for our member organizations and to bring best-in-class [vendor] solutions for as many spend categories as possible. In today’s uber-connected world, the hardware required to stay connected is a smart phone or smart watch. We see goCharge, THE PIONEER OF THE CHARGING STATION INDUSTRY SINCE 2009, as the best-in-class charging solution, and the savings offered to our members, AS WELL AS THE EXCEPTIONAL ROI OPPORTUNITY THROUGH THIRD PARTY SPONSORSHIP as an outstanding option. Their track record and portfolio of customers within the sports & entertainment industry truly validates their products’ utility.”

About goCharge

The power to stay connected

goCharge has provided over a million safe and secure charges since they opened their doors in 2009.

Today, you’ll find their charging stations at many of the most well-known conferences, trade shows, concerts, sporting events and music festivals, as well as hospitals, universities, casinos, shopping malls and more. They offer customized solutions to meet any and all specific needs and to seamlessly fit into their clients’ décor and venue configurations.


Karyn Greenblatt, Vice President of Sales



About RedZone Group Purchasing

RedZone Group Purchasing offers owners and managers of arenas, stadiums, convention centers, performing arts centers and professional sports franchises access to a nationwide group purchasing program. The purchasing program brings buying power to all members though procurement agreements focused on MRO, Capital Equipment, Building Materials, IT, Food & Beverage, Office Supplies, Equipment Rentals and now goCharge is added to that mix.


Peter Secord, President



How to improve your facility’s operational efficiencies

In this video, Peter Secord from RedZone Group Purchasing discusses how to improve the operational efficiencies of arenas, stadiums and other large facilities with Greg Wolfe of IAVM (International Association of Venue Managers) and John Siehl of VenuWorks.

If you are interested in improving your facility’s operational efficiencies and greatly reducing your costs in many categories, contact RedZone Group Purchasing.

Global HR Research Partners with RedZone Group Purchasing

Providing Entertainment Venue Operators a Streamlined and More Cost-Effective Employment Screening Solution

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FORT MYERS, Fla., Sept. 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Global HR Research (GHRR), a leading employment-screening provider, has entered into an exclusive partnership agreement with RedZone Group Purchasing (RedZone). The agreement was facilitated by Ceridian, a global leader in human capital management (HCM) technology, as a strategic alliance to foster a streamlined, technologically advanced hiring solution. The agreement with RedZone will give its members access to the country’s most advanced screening services, which are supported by GHRR’s industry-leading screening technology, Clairiti. This unique relationship also provides Redzone’s professional sports franchises and sports & entertainment venue members with national contract pricing discounts—not otherwise available in the retail market—across their entire hiring process.

“When Ceridian presented the RedZone opportunity, we were excited to join an organization with such a vast portfolio of vendors, including Grainger, Home Depot Pro, and Cintas,” said Brandon Phillips, Founder and Chief Revenue Officer of GHRR. “This partnership will provide RedZone members unique access to our expansive team of experienced employment screening professionals to help them navigate the increasingly complex and regulated professional sports and entertainment industry. Our better data intelligence, better teams, and better technology create a perfect fit for RedZone members.”

Peter Secord, President of RedZone, also expressed avid support. “Because each one of our approved vendors has earned the trust of many of the country’s most recognized sports franchises and entertainment venues, the strategic alignment offers significant advantages to RedZone members, and that means we’re able to help drive incremental savings, which is at the core of our value proposition.”

The professional sports and entertainment industry must navigate complex compliance requirements throughout the candidate and employee life cycle. GHRR’s in-house compliance team constantly monitors the ever-changing legislative landscape and provides clients and partners with educational content, including white papers, webinars, and case studies, aimed at helping organizations mitigate risks at every turn. Providing additional context, Mr. Secord added, “The professional sports and entertainment industry must be constantly aware of compliance, from financial protocols to workplace regulations. By partnering with GHRR, our members can be confident that one of the most critical tasks they depend on, hiring their employees and contractors, is in the hands of one of the most trusted and capable screening providers out there.”

About Global HR Research

Better by every measure.

Global HR Research (GHRR.com) has earned the trust of Fortune’s Top 50, Forbes’s Largest Private Companies, and Inc.’s Top 5000 companies across the United States by leveraging its proprietary employment screening platform, Clairiti, and a team of expert consultants. That trust has been consistently recognized and awarded for over a decade by the industry’s most influential associations and news publications, including HRO Today magazine’s “Bakers Dozen” list of top national background screening providers and Workforce magazine’s “Hot List” of top background screening providers for the past nine years – is accredited by the Professional Background Screening Association (PBSA) as recognized by the Background Screening Credentialing Council (BSCC), and SHRM as an accredited educational resource . Our advanced proprietary platform provides our customers with a set of employment screening, compliance, and risk management solutions, and a comprehensive set of tools that help them make better hiring decisions faster.    These distinctions have consistently made GHRR a better alternative for their customers providing better data intelligence, better technology, better teams.

About RedZone Group Purchasing

RedZone Group Purchasing offers owners and managers of arenas, stadiums, convention centers, performing arts centers and professional sports franchises access to a nationwide group purchasing program. The purchasing program brings buying power to all members though procurement agreements focused on MRO, Capital Equipment, Building Materials, IT, Food & Beverage, Office Supplies, Equipment Rentals and now GHRR is added to that mix.

Media Contact:
J Christine Feeley
Vice President of Marketing 
239.274.0048 x21222

SOURCE Global HR Research

Schindler Elevator and Escalator Service: RedZone Group Purchasing named Schindler a 2021 Distinguished Vendor

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Schindler proudly partners with RedZone Group Purchasing to provide elevator and escalator maintenance programs on a national cooperative contract. The benefit: RedZone Group Purchasing members can score deep discounts. With expert technicians and engineers motivated for excellence, and the industry’s most advanced and connected technology and tools, you don’t have to worry. Working with Schindler is easy.

Dedicated account management

  • Quarterly stewardship reports
  • Custom one-on-one annual capital planning
  • Comprehensive portfolio management
  • Proactive 24/7 service
  • Maintenance monitoring
  • Increased equipment uptime
  • Continuous online support
  • Valuable data, trends and information
  • Preferred pricing

Redefining reliability

Schindler provides expert maintenance on all brands of elevator and escalator equipment. Your account manager is always available to proactively monitor all aspects of you elevators and escalators, such as:

  • Maintenance fulfillment
  • Testing compliance
  • Problem resolution

Complete equipment transparency

With Schindler Service, you enjoy access to performance and maintenance records for your elevators and escalators as well as customizable reports with the Schindler ActionBoard online tool and app. So, whether you’re on site or on the go, when someone asks you what’s happening with the elevators, you’ll have the answers.

Clean and Touchless options

Schindler offers a variety of touchless, sanitization, and upgrade options that can add value to your elevators and escalators and help bring peace of mind to patrons.

For more information, please contact:

Dan Winder

Key Account Manager



RedZone Group Purchasing announces exclusive partnership with CEIA USA

CEIA USA has become RedZone Group Purchasing’s exclusive provider of best-in-class metal detectors and security devices for sport & entertainment venues.

RedZone Group Purchasing is pleased to announce that they have entered into a strategic partnership with CEIA USA to become RedZone’s exclusive distributor of metal detectors and security equipment. Given RedZone’s presence in the sports industry, this partnership gives additional opportunities to sports arena group purchasing members to save money.

CEIA USA is the industry leader in providing security equipment for sports & entertainment venues of all sizes. RedZone Group Purchasing members will be able to capitalize on national contract pricing offered on CEIA’s products through this arrangement. RedZone Group Purchasing and CEIA USA are both committed to providing exceptional customer service and technical expertise along with significant cost-savings.

“We are delighted to partner with the proven leader in venue security. CEIA’s values and drive for excellence and innovation are in line with RedZone’s commitment to its members to offer significant savings on the best products and service from industry leading companies.” Peter Secord, RedZone Group Purchasing.

Luca Cacioli, CEO of CEIA USA comments: “One of CEIA USA’s missions is to sell, distribute and service the world’s most advanced technology in venue security. We look forward to providing RedZone Group Purchasing members with the best-in-class equipment and service for their members.”

About CEIA USA: With over 50 years of experience in designing and manufacturing Metal Detectors, CEIA has developed a series of devices with superior sensitivity and throughput. The preference given to CEIA Metal Detectors by the world’s largest and most prestegious public and private public assembly venues confirms its position as the market leader in security. CEIA USA provides nationwide sales, service and customer support to public (federal, state and local governments) and private sector customers in North America.


About RedZone Group Purchasing: RedZone Group Purchasing offers professional sports franchises, colleges & universities and sports & entertainment venue operators the opportunity to save money on fixtures, furniture and equipment along with most everything needed for daily operations. Savings are generated through the power of RedZone Group Purchasing’s vast portfolio of national vendor contracts. RedZone serves hundreds across the United State and membership is free.


Ceridian Announces Partnership with RedZone Group Purchasing to Drive Quantifiable Value for Sports and Entertainment Industry

Ceridian HCM Holdings, a global human capital management (HCM) technology company, announced a partnership with RedZone Group Purchasing (RedZone). As its exclusive HCM partner, Ceridian will provide RedZone’s members with access to the award-winning Dayforce platform to deliver value to their organizations and workforces.

Read more about this exciting partnership between Ceridian and RedZone Group Purchasing here