INNO Capital signed a deal to sponsor the Wellington Mayor’s XI at the Vince Lia Testimonial Football Match on 11 March.
The match is to celebrate Vince’s ten years with the Wellington Phoenix football club and followed by a black tie dinner hosted by Jason Pine and Mike Gray. The sponsorship is part of our effort to grow our network of local government officials and community outreach.
“INNO Capital is proud to be associated with the Wellington Phoenix and to be the sponsor of Wellington Mayor, Justin Lester’s team of 11 this weekend in the Go Media Testimonial Match.” said Clint Webber, Director, INNO Capital.
“We see the support of local sport and celebrating the contribution of players such as Vince as an important part of our community outreach. Our business in property finance and private lending is competitive and the values embraced by team sport – that will to win, perseverance and hardwork – are well aligned for INNO.” he added.
“Vinny first pulled on the yellow and black Wellington Phoenix shirt on 14 October, 2007. 10 seasons and 190 matches later, through highs and lows, he has remained a constant presence on the team.” said David Dome, General Manager, Wellington Phoenix.
Justin Lester, Wellington Mayor displayed great sportsmanship despite the downpour.
After the game, on the same evening, a “This is Your Life” style black tie dinner was held at the Westpac Stadium. The dinner was hosted by journalist Jason Pine and Go Media’s Mike Gray who entertained the evening, telling tales and reminiscing on the highlights of Vinny’s career across the last decade. A fundraising auction was included in the night with some fantastic sports memorabilia and exclusive activities up for grabs to the highest bidder.