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MLS Commissioner Don Garber to Conduct March to Soccer Address Wednesday on YouTube, Featuring Google+ Hangout

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MLS Commissioner Don Garber to Conduct March to Soccer Address
Wednesday on YouTube, Featuring Google+ Hangout
Live Stream Feb. 27 at 6 p.m. ET from Google NYC 2013 MLS Regular Season Begins Saturday, March 2
 
NEW YORK(Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013) – Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber will conduct his March to Soccer address and media availability in an innovative new format. On Wednesday, Feb. 27 at 6 p.m. ET, the MLS YouTube Channel will live stream Garber’s season-launching remarks, and reporters will ask questions through an exclusive Google+ Hangout.
 
Garber is the first commissioner of a major sports league to utilize this combination of technology and access to speak to fans, partners and media. The host venue for the event, which comes four days before the opening day of the League’s 18th season, is Google’s New York City Office.
 
MEDIA ADVISORY
WHO:MLS Commissioner Don Garber and media members
WHAT:March to Soccer address, including new League initiatives for 2013 and Q&A via Google+ Hangout
WHERE:Streamed live on www.youtube.com/mls and www.google.com/+MLS from Google NYC
WHEN:Wednesday, Feb. 27, 6 p.m. ET until approximately 7:15 p.m.ET
RSVP requirement:
All media will be able to watch the event live online, but those wishing to ask questions must RSVP for instructions and technical support. Contact Communications@MLSsoccer.com by Monday, Feb. 25 at 6 p.m. ET to have the opportunity to participate.
 
About Google+ Hangouts
Google+ Hangouts allow up to ten people to participate in a video chat conversation that is broadcast live on YouTube and Google+. All you need in order to join the Hangout is a Google account and a video camera.
 
Google+ makes sharing and discovering new things easier, all across Google.  You can share the right things with the right people -- whether you're sending simple note, a video or a special photograph -- or even video chat with up to nine friends.  And Google+ lets you get things done faster with Google.  Recommendations from friends, family and other people you trust can help you decide on the perfect restaurant in an unfamiliar city, new music for your collection, great apps for your phone, and anything in between.