USATF Virginia Partners WIth Exclamation Services To Enhance Marketing & Communications Efforts

RICHMOND, Va.  -  USATF Virginia has announced it has partnered Exclamation Services to support its marketing, communications and branding efforts. As part of the agreement, Exclamation Services will expand the association’s visibility to both current and potential USATF members in the state of Virginia. Exclamation Services was selected to help strengthen the overal USATF Virginia brand via social media, web, email communications, merchandise sales and community outreach.
"We are so excited to have this new partnership with Exclamation Services," stated USATF Virginia president James Holdren. "We know we have an incredible product  but we need to be more visible. I can’t think of a better company to help us get more exposure than Exclamation Services."
Exclamation Services is an Indiana based company, owned and operated by Andy Martin, who has been in involved in the track & field industry for over 35 years––first as an athlete and later as an  executive administrator.  Martin, a New Jersey native, competed for the University of Virginia in the late 80‘s.  Prior to starting Exclamation Services in 2012, Martin served as the director of grass roots programs for USA Track & Field (USATF) in Indianapolis. During his 12-year tenure at USATF, Martin oversaw the membership, associations, youth, masters track & field, and youth programs. Membership increased from 67,000 to 115,000 members during his tenure.  
"I am honored that the association's board has placed its confidence in Exclamation Services to support their growth," Martin offered. “We have a lot of work to do but we are excited to work with them to foster the improvements that will connect the association more closely with the track & field, long distance running, and race walking communities throughout the state.
Over the winter Exclamation Services helped the association rebuild its website utilizing the USATF network platform.  In the coming weeks the association will unveil a new Facebook page.  
USATF Virginia is the local association of USA Track & Field, Inc. (USATF).  USATF is the United States Olympic Committee’s recognized governing body for the sports of track & field, long distance running, and race walking in the United States.  USATF Virginia is responsible to assist in the development and growth of the sport in the state of Virginia (excluding Arlington and Fairfax counties).
Exclamation Services helps non-profit organizations and events improve their marketing, communications, fiscal and event management efforts. The company offers affordable marketing services and products to increase awareness of organizations and their causes. It also keeps existing members in the loop with the latest news and events, solicits donors and recruits volunteers.