Nashville SC CEO Ian Ayre Tours New Stadium with Nashville LGBT Chamber of Commerce
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (June 17, 2021) – Earlier this afternoon, Nashville Soccer Club CEO Ian Ayre and Nashville LGBT Chamber of Commerce CEO Joe Woolley toured the new Nashville SC Stadium as they discussed issues around diversity, equity and inclusion, and how to be an ally in support of the LGBTQ+ community.
As part of PRIDE Month, Nashville SC and the Nashville LGBT Chamber of Commerce will be hosting an official NSC PRIDE Night on Saturday, June 26, as the club takes on CF Montréal at Nissan Stadium at 7:30 p.m. CT. The event will highlight the LGBTQ+ community and raise funds in support of programming and advocacy initiatives focused on diversity, equity, and inclusion. Tickets for the match can be purchased here.
For more information on Nashville SC and its PRIDE Month activities, click here.
- The interview with Nashville SC CEO Ian Ayre and Nashville LGBT Chamber of Commerce CEO Joe Woolley on their tour of the new Nashville SC Stadium can be viewed on the Nashville LGBT Chamber's Facebook, LinkedIn, and YouTube pages.
- Nashville SC Media Center with news, b-roll from training, match notes, other video and photo resources
The official club hashtag when referring to Nashville SC on social media is #EveryoneN
About Nashville SC
Nashville SC is a Major League Soccer club initially founded by local supporters in 2013 as an amateur soccer organization called Nashville Football Club. It officially became Nashville Soccer Club in 2016 when it earned a USL Championship club and as it began its bid to join Major League Soccer. On Dec. 20, 2017, Nashville SC became the 24th organization to be awarded an MLS club. In its inaugural MLS season, Nashville SC defeated expectations by becoming the second MLS expansion side to win and advance to the Conference Semifinals in the Audi MLS Cup Playoffs. Nashville SC will continue its participation in MLS in 2021 playing at Nissan Stadium before moving into its new and permanent stadium in 2022, which will be the largest soccer-specific stadium in the United States. For more information, visit NashvilleSC.com and follow the club at @NashvilleSC on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and Spotify.
About the Nashville LGBT Chamber:
The Nashville LGBT Chamber advocates and educates on behalf of our individual, small business, corporate, and nonprofit members who share the values of promoting equality and diversity in business and society. More info at nashvillelgbtchamber.org.