Bonzi and GameOfficials.net Merger
PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Amy Pate, CEO of Bonzi Technology (www.gobonzi.com), announced the merger of GameOfficials.net (www.gameofficials.net ) with Bonzi. JJ Blodgett, the CEO of GameOfficials.net announced that he has relocated to Portland, Oregon to join the team at Bonzi Technology's home office. Amy Pate commented, "The merger is a very important step along the strategic growth path for Bonzi and Game Officials. It will enhance the leadership position we hold in the market and add value for our clients and to the growth initiatives we are pursuing. We firmly believe it is a classic example of the sum of two being greater than the separate parts. We are excited to have JJ Blodgett and his team members with their deep knowledge and experiences in referee assignment, registration and education join us. Further, we are excited about the opportunities to add value for the clients of both companies by building and growing the capabilities and systems offered."
Bonzi is a leading provider of management and communication systems for sports clubs, leagues and associations. Services include website management, player and coach registration, game and field scheduling, payment processing, background checks, communications tools and administration services for soccer, football, baseball, basketball and numerous other sports organizations. It has served those markets for over 13 years.
GameOfficials.net is a leading provider of end-to-end referee management systems for sports organizations. Services include assignment, registration, scheduling, training and payment processing. It is the preferred provider for many state and national associations as well as many independent referee assigning organizations.
The merged entity will work to grow and enhance the GameOfficials.net product and to begin the process of integrating the features of that product into the related features of Bonzi products. Development programs will be implemented to create integration and fluid movement between scheduling, registration and communication tools within player, parent, coach, referee and administrator environments. The companies will continue to set the industry standard for the delivery of client service in support of their programs.