RALEIGH, N.C. – The Carolina Hurricanes have selected Ablr, a leading disability inclusion organization, to be their official Accessibility and Inclusion partner to transform the sporting industry and create a more inclusive experience for all.
This new partnership will focus on creating an accessible experience for all stakeholders of the Carolina Hurricanes by creating accessible digital experiences, training the Hurricanes and PNC Arena staff on inclusive language and disability etiquette, and fostering a sense of community and belonging for stakeholders within this industry.
“Now that Ablr is the Official Accessibility and Inclusion Partner of the Carolina Hurricanes, we have plans to continue evolving our relationship to include programming, ongoing inclusion training and continual testing of our content and experiences to ensure we are inclusive for all Caniacs” said Mike Forman, Chief Marketing Officer of the Carolina Hurricanes.
Ablr and the Carolina Hurricanes will partner together in March of 2024 to celebrate disability pride and inclusion and promote awareness around this important partnership, with an emphasis on creating sensory inclusive events that all members of the community can enjoy.
“We are beyond grateful for the love and support of the Carolina Hurricanes and their corporate commitment to Accessibility and Inclusion. This will be a transformation not only across the great State of North Carolina, but throughout the NHL and other major sporting leagues and franchises,” said Ablr Co-Founder Mike Iannelli.
Ablr is a disability inclusion and accessibility organization dedicated to removing barriers for people with disabilities by eliminating the digital divide, changing mindsets of people and organizations, and creating pathways to employment. Want to learn more about the work we do? Contact the Ablr team today!