The Orlando Magic creates an environment in which our employees, community partners and fans feel welcome, valued and appreciated. We are focused on developing opportunities that will positively impact all segments of our community.
Black Greek Unity Night
Feb. 9, 2014
In celebration of Black History Month, the Orlando Magic hosted Black Greek Unity Night in order to help promote and bring attention to all the activation National Pan-Hellenic Council organizations have in our community. The Magic hosted the Jacksonville area NPHC organizations to our game on Feb. 9 as the Magic played the Indiana Pacers. This group was involved in numerous amounts of activation throughout the night including the “Fan of the Game,” Walgreens Section Contest, Halftime Performance (Stroll), and high-five lineup. The Jacksonville NPHC was brought to the game via the Fox Fan Express Bus.
Black History Month Celebration
Feb. 5, 2014
The Orlando Magic along with Chase celebrates February as Black History Month with a variety of activities, starting on February 5 when the Magic hosted the Detroit Pistons. The night featured a special pregame performance featuring The Nap Ford Ubuntu Drummers. During halftime, an on-court presentation took place with Magic and Chase representatives celebrating, along with students from Mollie Ray Elementary School, their newly refurbished basketball court and mural painted by volunteers during the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. The Distinguished Men of Brass from America’s Got Talent also performed during halftime.
Jan. 19, 2014
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In appreciation of the Orlando Magic’s diverse fan base, for the second consecutive year the team partnered with the Indian-American Chamber to host India Day presented by Chase when the Magic hosted the Boston Celtics. The night featured an appearance by 2014 Miss America Nina Davuluri, an Indian-American who shared the story of her rise to fame and her platform on racial diversity with fans. There was also a street festival at Fan Fest that included Henna tattoo artists, Indian dances and Indian cuisine. In addition, the Indian-American Chamber of Commerce donated 1,000 tickets to nonprofit organizations throughout Central Florida.
Supplier Diversity Program
In an effort to provide opportunity for full participation in our free enterprise system by all persons, irrespective of ethnicity, race, gender or background the Orlando Magic has implemented a supplier diversity program. Since the program began in March 2010, the Magic has spent over $800,000 with women and minority owned businesses in Central Florida.
To inquire about how to do business with the magic please e-mail SupplierDiversity@orlandomagic.com with a capabilities document describing the nature of your business, contact information along with a copy of your certification for our files. We accept certifications from Orange County, City of Orlando, State of Florida, Florida Minority Supplier Diversity Council (FMSDC) and WEBENC.
The types of products or organizations we have partnered with in the past include: consulting services, IT and technical equipment, website production companies, promotional items, gifts, audio/video production, printing, design and creative, cleaning services.
View our initiatives from previous years HERE.