GNAC, Baron Rings Extend Partnership Agreement

Thursday, February 8, 2018

PORTLAND, Ore. – Baron Championship Rings, one of the largest championship ring manufacturers in North America, will continue to be the official ring supplier of the Great Northwest Athletic Conference, GNAC commissioner Dave Haglund announced.

The sponsorship agreement provides Baron the opportunity to associate with GNAC member institutions on championship ring purchases and other special-recognition commemoratives, including all-conference rings and pendants.

“We are delighted to extend our relationship with Baron, which is known for producing high-quality products commemorating extraordinary achievements,” said Haglund. “An exciting feature of this agreement is the ability to provide our conference student-athletes the opportunity to purchase all-conference rings and pendants through a GNAC-branded online store directly from the conference website.”

Said Kevin Kloostra, manager of business development for Baron: “Baron and the GNAC have a great history and we are very excited to continue this great partnership.”

About the GNAC: Founded in 2001, the Great Northwest Athletic Conference is comprised of 11 full-member institutions in five Western states and one Canadian province.

Full members of the GNAC include the University of Alaska Anchorage, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Central Washington University, Concordia (Ore.) University, Montana State University Billings, Northwest Nazarene University (Nampa, Idaho), Saint Martin’s University (Lacey, Wash.), Seattle Pacific University, Simon Fraser University (Burnaby, B.C.), Western Oregon University, and Western Washington University. Affiliate members in football include Azusa Pacific University (Azusa, Calif.) and Humboldt State University (Eureka, Calif.).

About Baron Rings: Baron Championship Rings boasts one of the most advanced ring-making processes in the world. Baron is able to create whatever you can imagine thanks to its innovative and unique 3D design and print system that is ahead of the competition in every way. Baron’s designers have a combined 50 years of experience.

Baron started as a family business in 1988 and has continued the family-like model that customers look for in business partnerships.