COLUMBUS, Ohio– The Ohio Machine are announcing the establishment of the Machine Business Alliance (MBA), a new business-to-business networking platform built for local companies passionate about the game of lacrosse and supportive of its growth throughout the region. This innovative, new program – developed based on feedback from various community leaders – will host networking events throughout the year to connect businesses both at Ohio Machine home games and at various partner locations.
“The introduction of the Machine Business Alliance opens the door to area businesses of all sizes that want to develop a strong tie with the local lacrosse community and a deeper affiliation with the Ohio Machine,” Machine President Ryan Chenault said. “Additionally, the MBA provides a tremendous opportunity for these companies to partner with like-minded business that share in a passion for the game of lacrosse.”
As part of the program, members will receive two platinum reserved season memberships, a 20% merchandise discount, an exclusive MBA member gift, an invite to a minimum of six networking events throughout the year, and access to eight pre-game functions during Machine home games. Businesses will also have the opportunity entertain their own clients, prospects and staff at Machine home games with a dedicated space that is exclusive for MBA members.
Membership in the Machine Business Alliance starts at $1,000 and is valid for 12 months. For more information about the Machine Business Alliance, interested businesses can call the front office of Ohio Machine Lacrosse at 614-754-1973 or email the Vice President of Marketing and Business Development, Brian Ciccone at
About the Ohio Machine
The Ohio Machine is a professional lacrosse team based in Columbus, Ohio. The Machine is one of nine teams competing in Major League Lacrosse (MLL), the premier professional outdoor lacrosse league. The team has been competing in the MLL since 2012 and won the franchise’s first MLL Championship in 2017. The team competes at Fortress Obetz, the nation’s first professional lacrosse specific stadium. For more information on Ohio Machine lacrosse, please visit
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