Society Brands Receives JobsOhio Grant to Support Corporate Expansion at New Headquarters at Iconic Hall of Fame Village Complex
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CANTON, Ohio, Dec. 5, 2023 ~ Society Brands, a tech-enabled consumer products company, has been awarded a $300,000 grant from JobsOhio, the state's private economic development corporation. This grant will be used to create 70 jobs in the local community over the next three years as Society continues its growth plans.

The company is set to move into its new corporate headquarters at the iconic Hall of Fame Village Complex in Canton, Ohio. To celebrate this move, Society Brands will host an open house on Tuesday, Dec. 5 attended by local dignitaries, investors and supporters of the company. Initially, Society will utilize 3,800 square feet on the top floor of the facility with plans to expand their footprint over time.

Michael Sirpilla, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer at Society Brands and native of the region said: "We are proud to have our headquarters in Canton, Ohio. Although the city is best known for the Pro Football Hall of Fame, the complex and its several amenities complement our overall brand position and is the ideal location to invite investors, acquisition targets, team members and our brand presidents."

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Since inception, Society Brands has acquired eight exceptional brands with a dedicated and loyal consumer base that drives sales on their direct-to-consumer sites. The JobsOhio grant will be invaluable to Society Brands as they expand their corporate headquarters workforce.

Ray Hexamer, President and Chief Executive Officer of Stark Economic Development Board said: "We are proud to have this growing innovative e-commerce organization in Stark County. Society Brands' decision to build and grow their corporate headquarters here demonstrates Stark County's strength in skilled workforce and its business-friendly environment."

Unlike other companies in this space, Society Brands was built by founders for founders™ offering a unique business model whereby entrepreneurs obtain meaningful liquidity while tapping into Society Brands' leadership expertise best practices and other resources. At present they support eight brands including Club EarlyBird Capsule Supplies Barnesmith Power Theory Wolf Tactical with more acquisitions planned soon.
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