SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment Forms Multi-Year Partnership with Panasonic

Panasonic Enterprise Solutions Company, a leader in implementing advanced technology solutions serving sports, entertainment and retail industries, has been chosen by SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment to be the official technology partner of the parks.  The partnership, set for three years, will allow Panasonic to provide technology products and services for the parks.
 
“We are delighted to partner with Panasonic, a company that has such well-established reputation for quality and innovation,” said SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. President and Chief Executive Officer Joel Manby. “We are excited to begin deploying Panasonic technology solutions to enhance the guest experience in our parks.”
 
SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment has 11 parks throughout the US including SeaWorld, Aquatica, Discovery Cove, Adventure Island, Busch Gardens, Water Country and Sesame Place.  
 
“Panasonic is very pleased to be chosen by SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment as their new technology partner,” said Jim Doyle, President of Panasonic Enterprise Solutions Company.  “There are endless possibilities when it comes to adding technology to update and enhance the guest experience throughout all of the parks.  Panasonic looks forward to delivering the most cutting-edge technology solutions to impress and amaze.”
 
 
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About Panasonic Corporation of North America
Panasonic Corporation of North America provides a broad line of digital and other electronics products and solutions for consumer, business and industrial use. The company is the principal North American subsidiary of Osaka, Japan-based Panasonic Corporation and the hub of Panasonic’s U.S. branding, marketing, sales, service and R&D operations. In Interbrand’s 2014 annual “Best Global Green Brands” report, Panasonic ranked number five overall and the top electronics brand in the report. As part of continuing sustainability efforts, Panasonic Corporation of North America relocated its headquarters to a new facility, adjacent to Newark Penn Station in Newark, NJ.  It is the first newly constructed office tower in Newark to earn both LEED Platinum and Gold certifications from the U.S. Green Building Council. Learn more about Panasonic at us.panasonic.com/news.
 
About SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc.
SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: SEAS) is a leading theme park and entertainment company delivering personal, interactive and educational experiences that blend imagination with nature and enable its customers to celebrate, connect with and care for the natural world we share. The company owns or licenses a portfolio of globally recognized brands including SeaWorld®, Shamu® and Busch Gardens®. Over its more than 50-year history, the company has built a diversified portfolio of 11 destination and regional theme parks that are grouped in key markets across the United States, many of which showcase its one-of-a-kind zoological collection of approximately 89,000 marine and terrestrial animals. The company's theme parks feature a diverse array of rides, shows and other attractions with broad demographic appeal which deliver memorable experiences and a strong value proposition for its guests. 
 
SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. is one of the world's foremost zoological organizations and a global leader in animal welfare, training, husbandry and veterinary care. The company collectively cares for what it believes is one of the largest zoological collections in the world and has helped lead advances in the care of animals. The company also rescues and rehabilitates marine and terrestrial animals that are ill, injured, orphaned or abandoned, with the goal of returning them to the wild. The SeaWorld rescue team has helped more than 27,000 animals in need over the last 50 years. 
 
 
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Jim Reilly (Panasonic)                           201-392-6067                 jim.reilly@us.panasonic.com
Julie Stern-Monteiro (Panasonic)            201-392-6329                 julie.sternmonteiro@us.panasonic.com