Hartford residents pick theatre seats for Spotlight Theatres Front Street location opening end of summer 2012 in Hartford, CT
For Immediate Release March 22, 2012
Spotlight Theatres, Inc, in association with The HB Nitkin Group and Alerion Services, LLC announces results from their "Pick Your Seat" theatre chair promotion. The public was asked to test 8 different possible seating choices with the winning chair to be used in the new Spotlight Theatres Front Street location opening later this year at Adriaen's Landing, Hartford, CT.
Over 1700 people cast their vote electronically and results are as follows:
"We are very pleased with the response to our seat promotion and I think the people of Hartford and surrounding community made a great choice picking a seat produced by Greystone Seating.", said Joseph Paletta III, President & CEO of Spotlight Theatres, Inc. "A Greystone chair is one of the only seats manufactured here in the United States and it's great to see people in a blind test choose an American made product."
Ben Stanton, National Sales Manager for Greystone Seating thanks the community of Hartford, CT for selecting their chair. "The current movie-going public demands premium amenities when deciding where to spend their entertainment dollar. We are pleased to present Hartford with our aptly named Kingston Premium Rocker model. This state-of-the-art chair represents the finest quality being offered in movie theatre seating today", said Ben Stanton.
The Kingston Premium Rocker is designed by Ford Motor Company in 2001, Greystone's seats have a long standing reputation built on unparalleled ergonomic comfort, long-term durability, and modernized styling. Greystone is also proud to be one of the few remaining seating companies produced from start to finish in the United States of America.
However, I cannot see exhibitors' willingness to absorb spiral- ling concessions costs. We are already operating on very slim margins and will find ways to pass along price-increases to the consumer in some form or fashion. Frankly, movie theaters that do not turn a profit on their investment will go out of business.
About Spotlight Theatres, Inc
Spotlight Theatres, Inc. is a company organized in 2003 by Joseph Paletta III, former Senior Executive, Reliance MediaWorks USA and 15 year veteran with Regal Entertainment Group, to develop and operate state of the art multiplex theatres offering a complete movie-going and entertainment experience. An important part of the Company's strategy is to embrace the latest digital technology while building and operating attractive luxurious theatres that provide a comfortable movie-going environment, unsurpassed service and the latest theatre amenities including a full-service restaurant option.
About Alerion Services, LLC
Alerion Services, LLC is a management company organized by experienced industry leaders with over 50 years of combined operations, distribution and film booking experience specializing in turn-key management solutions for independent theatre owners, landlords and government authorities. Alerion Pictures a subsidiary of Alerion Services, LLC provides distribution planning, film booking and logistic services directly to independent producers and directors servicing Hollywood and Foreign Language film communities.
About Greystone Seating
Greystone Seating is a manufacturer of premium seating that is 100% US made for Theater, Cinema, Performing Arts, Auditorium, Educational and Worship venues. What sets Greystone products apart from those at other firms in the public seating industry is that they were designed by automotive designers and engineers on an automotive platform. The company's automotive roots at Ford parts supplier Visteon lend its products a noticeable durability and quality. Structural integrity is what drives both the operations of Greystone and the architecture of the chair they manufacture. They are committed to always acting in the best interest of their customers, their local economy, and the environment. Greystone theatre chairs are the choice of many of the high-end exhibitors and venues across the globe.
About The HB Niktin Group
The HB Nitkin Group, headquartered in Greenwich, Connecticut, is a privately-owned real estate investment company specializing in the ownership, development, acquisition, and financing of institutional quality properties.
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