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Making every experience one-of-a-kind.

Based on the power of professional football, the Hall of Fame Resort & Entertainment Company is a leading sports, entertainment, media, and gaming enterprise headquartered in Canton, Ohio.

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Hall of Fame Resort & Entertainment Company (NASDAQ: HOFV, HOFVW)

As a world-class resort and sports entertainment company, we do what no other company can through our unique brand partnerships and direct access to exclusive content. By doing this, we create exceptional experiences across multiple platforms that honor the past and inspire the future. With this unwavering purpose, we strive to maximize shareholder value and pursue excellence.


Inspiring unique and exhilarating sports and entertainment experiences that maximize growth and fan engagement.


We create exceptional sports-inspired destination, media, and gaming experiences that uniquely leverage brand partnerships and direct access to exclusive content.


Based on our connection to professional sports, we strive to exemplify these values: Inspiration, Teamwork, Respect, Integrity, and Excellence.



Making legendary guest experiences throughout our immersive assets — Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium, ForeverLawn Sports Complex, Constellation Center for Excellence, Center for Performance, Fan Engagement Zone, and Play-Action Plaza.

Creating compelling original content across all genres, lengths, and mediums including TV and streaming services, films, games, events, podcasts, branded content, and emerging media.

Harnessing the multifaceted power of gaming by delivering world-class online and on-site experiences in sports betting, fantasy sports, and Egaming for players of all levels.













Letter From Our CEO


Take a walk with Michael through the past, the present, and the future of Hall of Fame Resort & Entertainment Company.

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Birthplace of Professional Football


the founders

The Founders Mural by North Canton-based artist Dirk Rozich.

  • In 2021, Stark County, Ohio benefited from direct visitor spending of $1.1 billion, which generated the County’s tourism economic impact of $1.9 billion. This economic impact included 13,944 total new jobs with associated labor income of $367 million. The Company plays a significant role in the tourism industry within Stark County and will continue to increase contributions going forward.

    Source: Tourism Economics and Oxford Economics Company. (2021). Economic Impact of Tourism in Stark County, Ohio 2021
  • The Company is able to foster Northeast Ohio’s “destination pipeline” from the approximately 32+ million vehicles traveled by the destination on the primary highway adjacent to Hall of Fame Village.

    Source: Ohio Department of Transportation
  • The significant economic impact from the Company will lead to incremental tax dollars attributed to property taxes, sales taxes, income taxes, and lodging taxes.

    Source: Ice Miller Whiteboard
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Destination-Based Entertainment Assets


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Phase i

Completed - $250M assets already created

 Pro Football Hall of Fame*

 Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium

 ForeverLawn Sports Complex

phase ii

In Progress - $350M assets in development

 Center for Performance

 Constellation Center for Excellence

 Fan Engagement Zone

 Play-Action Plaza

 A Hilton Tapestry Hotel**

 HOFV Indoor Football-Themed Waterpark**

phase iii

Planning has begun for $300M in new assets across 600 acres of available land.

May include a potential mix of residential space, additional attractions, entertainment dining, merchandise, and more.

*Owned by Pro Football Hall of Fame.
**Projected Completion Q4 2024

DoubleTree by Hilton

DoubleTree by Hilton Canton Downtown

Located in the heart of downtown Canton, and just 2.6 miles from the Pro Football Hall of Fame, this 4-star hotel was completed in November of 2020, and upon the completion of $30M in renovations, includes 164 guest rooms, multiple meeting spaces, a business center, indoor pool and fitness center, and ballroom with over 11,000 square feet of event space, among other amenities. The 330 Bar & Grill is the hotel’s in-house dining lounge with a great mix of local flavors and friendly hospitality serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner.


Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium

Completed in 2017

Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium is a one-of-a-kind sports and entertainment complex that features over 20,000 seats and 28,000 sq. ft. of premium event space.


  • Annual Hall of Fame NFL Football Game – Started the NFL season with the Las Vegas Raiders defeating the Jacksonville Jaguars.
  • Enshrinement Ceremony & Gold Jacket Ceremony.


  • Annual event since 2019.
  • The annual Black College Football Hall of Fame Classic returned to Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium in 2022 with Central State University defeating Winston-Salem State University.


  • Hosted 2022 USFL Semifinal Playoff and Championship Games – The Birmingham Stallions won the 2022 Championship Game.
  • The USFL is a new spring professional football league directed by FOX Sports that consists of eight teams split into two divisions, each playing 10 regular season games.


  • 3-year agreement to host OHSAA’s state football championships across seven divisions.


  • 2022 Concert for Legends presented by Ford: Journey & Donnie Iris.
  • Stand-up comedian, Dave Chappelle: In Your Dreams Tour.
  • R&B Legends, The O’Jays: Last Stop on the Love Train Tour.


  • Winter Blitz
  • Fatherhood Festival
  • 90+ Private Events held throughout Stadium


  • Largest, longest running & most competitive women’s tackle football league in the world.
  • Over 60 teams across the United States.
  • Five-year partnership starting in 2021.

Freedom Bowl

  • The largest high school football event in the country consists of five games including national and state powerhouse teams.
  • The Freedom Bowl commemorates those who have protected our nation through military service and featured activities to support youth football players.
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ForeverLawn Sports Complex


This home for all things tournaments has 8 rectangular sports fields and buildings to house merchandise, food, medical, coaches, classrooms, and ticketing. The ForeverLawn Sports Complex was completed in August of 2022 and continues to serve hundreds of thousands of athletes and fans with demonstrated year-over-year growth through a wide variety of sporting events, including soccer, flag football, lacrosse, and more.

Constellation Center for Excellence

Constellation Center for Excellence

Completed in November 2021

The Constellation Center for Excellence was completed in the Fall of 2021. The 75,000-square-foot mixed-use facility is a world-class home to business and retail that includes a variety of sports-centric research and programming. The Constellation Center for Excellence is an innovative hub and incubator for companies and individuals across the country to collaborate on critical issues and advance opportunities in sports and a variety of environments.

Center for Performance

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Center for Performance

Completed in August 2022

The Center for Performance is one of the largest fabric-domed facilities of its kind in the country and features 100,000 square feet of flat floor space for a large indoor venue with the year-round capacity to continue hosting sporting events, tournaments, concerts, conventions, and other kinds of activities.

Play-Action Plaza

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Play-Action Plaza

Completed in August 2022

Play-Action Plaza will feature several attractions, including the only two rides of their kind in Stark County, Ohio – a 125-foot-tall “The Red Zone” ferris wheel and “The Forward Pass” zipline. Play-Action Plaza is a fun and inviting setting, bringing together people of all ages to enjoy activities such as food trucks, concerts, games, a fitness trail, and one of the largest manmade water features in Ohio.

Fan Engagement Zone

Fan Engagement Zone

Completed in August 2022

The Fan Engagement Zone is a sport and entertainment-themed, 82,000-square-foot promenade that is an active hub for fans to go before, during and after events to have fun, dine and socialize, while offering rooftop views of Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium. A unique football-themed Build-A-Bear Workshop, Don Shula’s American Kitchen, The Brew Kettle with Topgolf Swing Suites, Pro Football Hall of Famer Isaac Bruce bringing Smoosh Cookies, The Visit Canton Visitor Center, Pizza Oven, Heggy’s Nut Shop, and others will build out an exciting guest experience.

Hotel and Waterpark

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Under Construction

Premium Hilton Tapestry Hotel

This seven-story, 130,000 sq.-ft premium Hilton Tapestry Hotel will feature 180 guest rooms, 10 suites, a 2,500 sq.-ft. ballroom, 2,100 sq.-ft. of meeting rooms, an indoor pool and fitness center, as well as a full-service 106-seat restaurant with indoor and outdoor seating.

Indoor Football-themed Waterpark

A spectacular 144,000 sq.-ft. football-themed waterpark will be highlighted by 85,000 sq.-ft. of indoor wet space that includes a waterslide tower, lazy river, wave pool, zero-entry fun zone, swim-up bar, and outdoor entertainment area.


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Hall of Fame Village Media: Continuing to build a Pipeline

world-class content company

Hall of Fame Village Media is a premier, multi-dimensional content studio creating engaging content across all genres, lengths, and mediums, including TV and streaming series, films, games, events, podcasts, branded content, and emerging media.

Potential Content Distribution Partners


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media content initiatives

Content creation across multiple channels

Football Heaven Vodcast

Aditi Kinkhabwala, Joe Horrigan, and Jon Kendle explore the most fascinating stories and personalities in NFL history, bringing the Hall of Fame’s incredible collection of over 40 million documents and artifacts to life with special guests Jerome Bettis, Kurt Warner, Warren Moon, Steve Young, Jim Kelly, Chris Berman, Peter King, Franco Harris, and Doug Williams.

  • Reached over 6 million people
  • Nearly 200k episode & promotional clip listens on 15+ platforms.

The Perfect Ten

In partnership with H2H, NFL Films, and Fox Sports, the 90-minute documentary profiles the exclusive group of NFL athletes who are both Heisman Trophy winners and Pro Football Hall of Fame Inductees. The Perfect Ten placed in the top-five highest premiered documentaries for Fox Sports Films based on the first 24-hour airing numbers.

  • Delivered FOX’s best prime-time documentary viewership in three years; highest rated documentary for FOX since the Brady heist.

Gone Fishin'

In this one-hour special, viewers step onboard Pro Football Hall of Famer Jimmy Johnson’s “Three Rings” boat to witness a friendly competition – who will catch the most (and least) fish? In the process, Gone Fishin’ will explore the camaraderie, storytelling, and life lessons shared on the water.

Inspired: Heroes of Change

A celebration of inspirational sports figures who have used their platform to help those in need as well as bring people and their communities together.

  • Aired special June 4th-5th on 100+ Gray Television local channels.
  • #1 broadcast TV program in 63 markets during its airtime.


Hall of Fame Village Media will work with Jennings and executive producers Lisa P. Wolf and Charles Cook to develop and produce various content projects across multiple formats and genres, leveraging Jennings’ unique skills, passions, and personality while advancing HOFV’s mission to Honor the Past and Inspire the Future.


Next generation content – New Business Launch

  • An annual, one-of-a-kind digital collectible that acts as an annual membership to all the Hall of Fame Village has to offer.
  • Owners of these tokens receive exclusive access to varying levels of sporting event experiences, media screenings and viewing parties, unique discounts with our partners, and free rides.
  • 110 Total HOFV-Passes in Navy and Diamond Levels.

Launch of Gold Summit Gaming


Gold Summit Gaming harnesses the multifaceted power of Gaming by delivering world-class experience in Fantasy Sports, Sports Betting, and Egaming. Gold Summit Gaming connects fans in a variety of innovative ways both virtually and in-person.

Hall of Fantasy League Season Recap

  • Hall of Fantasy League Season 2 introduced an array of new features on the app, including in-app messaging, two free-to-play contest formats, and NFL data feeds.
  • The Contests totaled $100,000 in cash prizes, including a season-long “Legendary Lineups” that allowed participants to “double down” on points when a player is part of the Huddle and a weekly contest called “Blood, Sweat & Tiers.”
  • The League expanded from 10 to 12 teams managed by high-profile fantasy analysts, while engaged the community and maintained the integrity of the league throughout the 16 weeks.

12 Football franchises representing key markets throughout the us

Commissioner: Emmitt Smith

  • Atlanta Hot Wings
  • Boston Barflies
  • Chicago Hogmollies
  • 2022 HOFL CHAMPIONS Denver Mile Highs - Melissa Jacobs
  • Green Bay Winter Warriors
  • Los Angeles Sidekicks
  • New Jersey Boardwalkers
  • New York Bodega Cats
  • Ohio Goats
  • Philadelphia Powderkegs
  • Seattle Haze
  • Vegas Pocket Kings

Meet Emmitt Smith »

Sports Betting

Introducing Betr

  • Betr, the first and only direct-to-consumer sports betting app dedicated to microbetting.
  • Microbetting delivers instant gratification to the multi billion dollar Sports Betting industry by enabling fans to bet on every moment of live sporting events for the first time.
  • In addition to a share of revenue generated by Betr on sports betting activity in Ohio, HOFREco holds equity ownership in the company as it continues to expand. Betr continues to expand betting operations in states outside Ohio.
  • Strategic partnerships will support an on-site retail sports betting location at the Village and a mobile platform that allows guests to bet with their digital devices from anywhere in the state of Ohio.



  • Egaming tournament series open to players ages 13 and older featuring Doubles and Singles competitions set in the unique setting of the Tom Benson Hall of Fame Club Level.
  • A wide range of professional and casual players from all parts of the country compete on numerous high-definition monitors while broadcast live via Twitch and with highlights displayed on the Stadium’s scoreboards.
*Subject to obtaining all necessary sports betting licenses

Sponsorship & Corporate Partners

world-class brands representing excellence

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Congratulations to the Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2022

Charles Woodson

Tony Boselli

Calvin Johnson

Cliff Branch

Peyton Manning

LeRoy Butler

Alan Faneca

Art McNally

Drew Pearson

Sam Mills

Bill Nunn

Richard Seymour

John Lynch

Dick Vermeil

Tom Flores

Bryant Young


2022 Progress Continues

Key Milestones

 Hall of Fame Resort & Entertainment Co.

 Hall of Fame Village

 Hall of Fame Village Media

 Gold Summit Gaming


Partnership with Former NFL Player and Dancing with the Stars Champion Rashad Jennings to collaborate with Hall of Fame Village Media on a range of dynamic content initiatives

The Atlanta Hotwings are the champions of the Hall of Fantasy League after a successful season.


The Hall of Fantasy League hosted Special Livestream Twitch event to analyze the Super Bowl matchup and provide a look ahead to the 2022 HOFL season

Partnership with Allied Sports announced as Company agency of record for all sponsorship and media opportunities

Announced Fatherhood Festival in partnership with The Fatherhood Institute to host festival centered around creating purposeful fun for the whole family

Signed a multi-year agreement with Cleveland Clinic as the official healthcare provider of the ForeverLawn Sports Complex and Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium


Company hired Rob Borm as Executive Vice President of Gaming

Company appointed Benjamin Lee as Chief Financial Officer

Announced 2022 Concert for Legends presented by Ford, headlined by Journey

Signed lease with Build-A-Bear Workshop to open in the Fan Engagement Zone

Partnership with The SportDome to transfer the operation of local sports leagues to the Center for Performance


Released details surrounding Play-Action Plaza offerings that featured the “Red Zone” giant wheel and the “Forward Pass” zipline

Shared Fatherhood Festival details announcing Hall of Famer appearances and Jordan Davis in concert

Company closed $4M loan with Midwest Lender Fund, LLC and moved forward with $3.2M in PACE financing


Partnership with Iconic Football Personality Jimmy Johnson to produce Gone Fishin’

Launched two additional NFT Playbooks featuring NFL stars Shane Vereen and Justin Forsertt

Announced Women’s Football Alliance Championship Weekend


Premiered INSPIRED: Heroes of Change across 100+ Gray Television stations in partnership with Tupelo Honey

Announced stand-up comedian Dave Chapelle to entertain at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium

Signed long-term lease agreement with Visit Canton to open a Welcome Center in the Fan Engagement Zone

Company named Vic Gregovits the Executive Vice President of Global Sales

Announced the largest high school football event, The Freedom Bowl, to take place at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium

Hosted the semifinal contests and championship game for the United States Football League’s 2022 season


Secured $33.4M PACE Loan from Stonehill Strategic Capital, LLC

Launched Football Heaven Vodcast in partnership with the Pro Football Hall of Fame to bring the incredible collection of artifacts to life

Announced R&B Legends the O’Jays: Last Stop on the Love Train Tour with special guest Gladys Knight

Opened Starbucks at the Constellation Center for Excellence

The Forward Pass zipline opened at PlayAction Plaza


Partnership with Sugardale as the official Hot Dog of Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium and ForeverLawn Sports Complex

Kicked off partnership with Molson Coors Beverage Company at Hall of Fame Game

Signed partnership with Slrrrp Shots through branded portable bars and pre-packed gelatin shots sold at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium

Company appointed Marcus LeMarr Allen to its Board of Directors

Unveiled Hall of Fantasy League Season 2 with Emmitt Smith as League Commissioner

Announced 10-year Mobile Sports Betting Agreement with Betr

Renewed partnership with Pepsi

Sold long-anticipated documentary The Perfect 10 showcasing the most elite club in the history of football to Fox Sports Films


Opened unique Build-A-Bear Workshop featuring professional and college sports merchandise in the Fan Engagement Zone

Closed Huntington/Twain Sale-Leaseback Deal


Hosted Trunk or Treat Halloween event in partnership with the Pro Football Hall of Fame at Play-Action Plaza


Granted conditional approval for Sports Betting licenses for mobile and retail sports books

Partnership with Green Bay Packers Hall of Famer Donald Driver to open Driven Elite Fitness at Hall of Fame Village

Presented first Egaming tournament, “Chain Grab Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Tournament”

Company secured financing pieces totaling $78M to facilitate the completion of remaining Phase II assets

Football Heaven Vodcast premiered with Hall of Famers Edgerrin James, Kurt Warner, Steve Young, Jerome Bettis, and others

Announced Winter Blitz holiday event featuring Tube Sledding through the goal post of Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium

Launched Gold Summit Gaming to encapsulate Fantasy Sports, Sports Betting, and Egaming


Announced Pizza Oven to open a unique football themed restaurant in the Fan Engagement Zone

Launched limited edition HOFV-Pass that grants exclusive access to Hall of Fame Village events and media experiences

Company received $15.8M TMUD Tax Credit Award for the construction of the Indoor Football-themed Waterpark and Hilton Tapestry Hotel

Announced Grammy-Winning Zac Brown Band to headline 2023 Concert for Legends

Company hired Amy Liles as Senior Vice President of Sales

Board of Directors approved Reverse-Stock Split Ratio and Effective Date

Leadership Team

over 165 years of combined experience with top brands

Michael Crawford

President and Chief Executive Officer, Chairman

Benjamin Lee

Chief Financial Officer

Tara Charnes

General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Anne Graffice

Executive Vice President, Global Marketing & Public Affairs

Rob Borm

Executive Vice President, Gaming

Mike Levy

President of Operations, Hall of Fame Village

Olivia Steier

Executive Vice President, Media

Lisa Gould

Senior Vice President, Human Resources

Vic Gregovits

Executive Vice President, Global Sales

Carol Smith

Carol Smith

Senior Vice President, Special Projects

Top brands include: 

Board of Directors

exceptional leadership

Michael Crawford

Chairman of the Board, President & CEO, Hall of Fame Resort & Entertainment Co.

Anthony Buzzelli

Audit Committee Chair
Retired, Deloitte & Touche

David Dennis

Retired, KPMG

James Dolan

Vice Chairmen of the Board, CEO, Voyager Holdings II, LLC

Karl Holz

Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee Chair, Lead Independent Director
President Karl Holz Advisors, LLC

Stuart Lichter

President & Chairman, IRG

Marcus Allen

Former NFL Player, Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2003

Mary Owen

Life Trustee
Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation

Kimberly Schaefer

Compensation Committee Chair
President, Two Bit Circus


2022 Financial Information


Legal Information

Additional information

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