June 7, 2017 – Diamond Resorts International®, a global leader in the hospitality and vacation ownership industries, was a sponsor of the three-day Patriotic Festival last weekend to honor members of the U.S. military. Thousands of country music fans, including hundreds of Diamond Resorts International® members, owners and guests, packed the sandy shores of Virginia Beach.
Highlights of this year’s event included performances by country music stars Jake Owen, Old Dominion and Darius Rucker, and an expo showcasing the mission, equipment and history of the armed forces.
“It’s an honor for Diamond Resorts International® to be part of this festival paying tribute to the brave members of our nation’s military,” said Michael Flaskey, Chief Executive Officer for Diamond Resorts International®. “As a corporate sponsor, we are saying ‘Thank you’ to our military members and to the community in Virginia Beach, where Diamond Resorts has several vacation destinations.”
Virginia Beach is a natural fit for the festival with one of the highest concentration of military personnel in the country. Festivalgoers got a glimpse at some of the work the military does there, with tours of the Air Force Performance Lab and a show by the Marine Corps’ Silent Drill Team. They also had a chance to witness a group of wounded warriors parachute down into the crowd from a plane.
Diamond Resorts International® has become a fixture in the Virginia Beach music scene, having sponsored shows at the United Home Loans Amphitheatre and by hosting exclusive, intimate concerts with country music artists including celebrity ambassadors Jana Kramer, Cole Swindell and Colt Ford as part of the Diamond Resorts Concert Series. To learn more about the series, visit DiamondResorts.com/diamond-resorts-concert-series.
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