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2012 may not be Indy’s only Super Bowl

Though NFL executives have concerns about the 2012 Super Bowl in Indianapolis, Allison Melangton, CEO of the local organizing
committee, thinks perfect execution of the game and all that surrounds it will take the Circle City to a new level.

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Allison Melangton

Allison Melangton brings more than 25 years of sports and events management experience to her role overseeing plans for the
2012 Super Bowl in Indianapolis.

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Corporate donors standing by $25M Super Bowl pledges

Most of the companies that agreed to help underwrite the 2012 Super Bowl are standing by their commitments even as the recession
wreaks havoc on their businesses. Of $25 million pledged by more than 80 companies before last year’s bid process, only about
$1 million is at risk, said host committee head Mark Miles.

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Super Bowl group hires Sports Corp. official as CEO

The woman chosen as president and CEO of the city’s Super Bowl host committee isn’t exactly a household name, but those who hired her think she’ll make Indianapolis the best host city ever. Allison Melangton, 46, is the first paid member of the 2012 Indianapolis Super Bowl Host Committee, and is expected to throw planning and organization into overdrive over the next 30 days.

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Pledge blitz buoys Bowl bid

The team leading Indianapolis’ bid to host the 2011 Super Bowl is calling on the corporate community to get in the game fast.
More than a dozen business leaders are rushing to raise $25 million before May 23, when NFL owners are expected to select
a host city from hopefuls Indianapolis; Dallas; and Glendale, Ariz.

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Super Bowl win not necessarily profitable

If the Indianapolis Colts win the Super Bowl Feb. 4, team owner Jim Irsay will be going deep into his pocket. Contrary to
popular belief, winning the Super Bowl is not a huge financial windfall–at least not in the near term for the team and its
owner.

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