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Emergent Health Executes Term Sheet and Engagement Letter with Boustead Securities to roll up its Subsidiary, Evolutionary Biologics and other regenerative medicine and products companies

Emergent Health Corp.

Emergent Health Corp. (OTC: EMGE), a curator, developer, and marketer of products in the Regenerative Health Space announced that it has executed a Term Sheet and Engagement Letter with Boustead Securities to roll up its subsidiary Evolutionary Biologics and other regenerative medicine and regenerative biologic products companies with NO DILUTION to the Emergent Shareholders with a planned $10 million initial capital raise and public offering and application for listing on NASDAQ or NYSE/AMEX. Emergent’s subsidiary, Evolutionary Biologics, and the new brand called Maximus Men’s Health, along with Juventix Regenerative Medical and Interactive Practice Solutions and Nanosthetic. Subsequent to the IPO, Emergent plans to distribute the shares received by Emergent from the sale of Evolutionary Biologics as a dividend to its shareholders, pro rata at NO COST to the Emergent Shareholders. Such a dividend would only occur after Emergent files a Registration Statement with the SEC and it is declared effective. Any potential taxable event resulting from such a dividend would be the responsibility of each individual shareholder, and Emergent advises each shareholder to consult with their professional advisors, and makes no representation as to the taxable or nontaxable event. Evolutionary Biologics, is a new kind of biologics company founded for a clear purpose: bring cutting edge regenerative products to the medical community. Emergent does not claim any of its products are approved by the FDA to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. Jim Morrison, former L'Oréal President and Emergent’s full time CEO stated, “Boustead Securities is a world class financial organization. They approached us to participate in rolling up a series of regenerative biologics into a brand-new IPO. When you look at the effect that this transaction, and the previously announced PharmaZu transaction, will have on EMGE, it's amazing. We see this as a great way to maximize valuation for our Company and take EMGE to the next level.” ABOUT EMERGENT HEALTH CORPORATION Emergent curates, develops and sells products in the Regenerative Health Space. Its products comprise of ingestibles as well as topicals for the whole family. The company distributes its products online and through Content Based Shopping using Influencers to position products in their produced content throughout the United States and Internationally. Its subsidiaries; PharmaZu, is a pure play, e-commerce products and service provider focused on the Pet Community, Pet Pharmacy and Pet Wellness using Influencers and their content, including the pet pharmacy, vet telehealth and pet wellness businesses. Evolutionary Biologics, is a new kind of biologics company founded for a clear purpose: bring cutting edge regenerative products to the medical community. Emergent does not claim any of its products are approved by the FDA to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. For more information, please visit Emergent's Website and Social Media on Twitter. Before using any products, you should always consult with your Veterinarian and/or Family Doctor. SAFE HARBOR STATEMENT This press release contains forward-looking statements that can be identified by terminology such as “believes,” “expects,” “potential,” “plans,” “suggests,” “may,” “should,” “could,” “intends,” or similar expressions. Many forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause actual results to be materially different from any future results implied by such statements. These factors include, but are not limited to, our ability to continue to enhance our products and systems to address industry changes, our ability to expand our customer base and retain existing customers, our ability to effectively compete in our market segment, the lack of public information on our company, our ability to raise sufficient capital to fund our business, operations, our ability to continue as a going concern, and a limited public market for our common stock, among other risks. Many factors are difficult to predict accurately and are generally beyond the company's control. Forward-looking statements speak only as to the date they are made, and we do not undertake to update forward-looking statements to reflect circumstances or events that occur after the date the forward-looking statements are made. FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT: Jim Morrison, CEO Emergent Health Corporation Website info@emergenthealthcompany.com Contact Details Emergent Health Corp. info@emergenthealthcompany.com Company Website https://emergenthealthcompany.com/

May 18, 2023 09:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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A New And Healthy Mineral-Based Energy Supplement Is On The Market – Synthesit Gives Caffeine’s Benefits Without The Negative Side Effects

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In today's fast-paced world, it is essential to maintain high levels of energy and focus throughout the day. As an integral part of many people's daily routines, coffee is one of the most popular drinks globally – an estimated two billion cups of coffee are drunk every single day. There is a growing market of healthy coffee alternatives such as Synthesit available which can help preserve energy without the negative effects of coffee. The energy supplement market is expected to reach a value of $152 billion by 2031. Interest in coffee alternatives is driven in part by a realization of the problems with excessive caffeine consumption. Around 90% of Americans drink coffee regularly, and of these, almost 10% exhibit a caffeine use disorder from addiction to coffee. Consuming large amounts of coffee can cause a number of concerning side effects. These include increased anxiety, insomnia, heart palpitations, headaches, and jitters, which can affect one's productivity and general health. While coffee can improve concentration and help individuals stay awake, it is crucial to note that it is not the only way to enhance cognitive function. Alternative supplements that mimic the effects of caffeine without the negative side effects are available for those concerned about the side effects of excessive coffee consumption. Synthesit is one such supplement that offers an energy boost with no side effects. A Mineral-Based Caffeine Alternative Synthesit is a revolutionary modified iron-based mineral that has the ability to reduce stress and increase energy levels. It offers all the benefits of coffee without its acidity and bitterness and without any reported side effects. Additionally, when users stop taking it, no signs of addiction are shown. Studies have shown numerous health benefits to Synthesit, and individuals who have tried it have reported feeling more energized and focused. Taken as one capsule in the morning per day, Synthesit can help increase stamina and performance, reduce fatigue, maintain hemoglobin levels, and increase body resistance. The mineral can be beneficial for office workers, athletes, elderly people and anyone who would like to boost their agility, health, workout routine and general well-being. According to the company, “Long-term use of Synthesit can significantly improve these levels, increase endurance, immunity and regenerative abilities of the body.” Synthesit’s Health Benefits Synthesit Oxygen Force has spent more than five years researching how to make iron more bioavailable. The researchers noted that minerals in volcanic regions are active and wholesome for the human body. However, micro-concentrations of these minerals in nature are not sufficient to remedy iron deficits, which impact approximately one-third of the world's population. The makers of Synthesit have managed to replicate the extreme temperatures and stages of natural geothermal activity. This has yielded an innovative iron-based mineral that is easily absorbed by the body. This mineral differs from average iron supplements and is reportedly 100% bioavailable and easily digestible. According to the company, scientific studies show Synthesit restores the production of blood stem cells and reduces cholesterol by 40% in elderly macaque monkeys. As an iron supplement, Synthesit boosts red blood cells to aid blood circulation and provides a sense of energy that lasts throughout the day. The company says the supplement also reduces weight by 5%, increases power by 4%, improves oxygen transport by 6%, reduces blood pressure, and lowers the heart rate by 5% during stressful situations. Long-term use of Synthesit may also significantly improve these levels, and increase endurance, immunity, and regenerative abilities of the body. Although coffee may offer various health benefits and enjoyment, consuming it excessively can lead to adverse consequences such as poor sleep, mood swings, digestive issues, dehydration, and dependence. Energy supplements like Synthesit can be a way for individuals to access caffeine's benefits without the negatives that come with a caffeine addiction. Read more about Synthesit’s caffeine alternative on its website. Use promo code ‘BENZINGA’ to get 15% off on orders at www.synthesit.io. The origin of SYNTHESIT The results of the project were announced in Switzerland, in Geneva, in 2019, by the creator and head of the Synthesit project team. Advisers to the project were prominent scientists in the field of physics and geochemistry, as well as a specialist who previously worked at the Center for European Nuclear Research - CERN. The main starting point for the experiments were the conditions that arise in the epicenter of volcanic activity located at a depth of 15–20 kilometers below the Earth's surface. The physical and chemical processes develop, which to some extent change the properties of chemical elements, and, according to the project leader, acquire new properties. In the course of their research and numerous experiments, Synthesit researchers tried to reproduce these processes occurring in the epicenter of volcanic activity. Over time, it was possible to develop a technology that reproduces a certain cycle of impacts on minerals. When a satisfactory effect on the composition of chemical elements was achieved, the question arose of testing the possible new properties of such elements. The focus evolved around iron, as ron is the main trace element in the biochemistry of animals, and the basis of blood. After that, the production of a biologically active additive began, based on the obtained iron using the new special technology. These are products under the brand name - SYNTHESIT. SYNTHESIT, a concentrate of pure iron obtained under the conditions of processes similar to volcanic ones, causes an increase in the blood oxygen content only an hour after taking it. In 2020 the company finalized the product for commercial sale. It has been producing SYNTHESIT as a dietary supplement in Germany, Switzerland, Russia and the United States. This post contains sponsored advertising content. This content is for informational purposes only and is not intended to be investing advice. Supplement-related statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. Information on this site is provided for informational purposes only. It is not meant to substitute for medical advice from your physician or other medical professional. You should not use the information contained herein for diagnosing or treating a health problem or disease, or prescribing any medication. Carefully read all product documentation. If you have or suspect that you have a medical problem, promptly contact your regular healthcare practitioner. If you are pregnant, nursing, taking any medications or have any medical condition, consult your healthcare practitioner before use. For adult use only. Contact Details Perus Supplements FZCO +1 929-999-5783 info@synthesit.io Company Website https://www.synthesit.io/

May 18, 2023 09:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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The APP Announces Exclusive Partnership with Sports Illustrated Tickets

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Global fan-first ticketing marketplace joins forces with the APP for highly innovative multi-platform partnership; SI Tickets named Official Ticketing Partner of the APP; New ‘Box Office’ event management platform and primary blockchain NFT ticketing solution transforms fans’ tickets into engaging content, exclusive offers, rewards, and more; SI Tickets to host prominent on-site marketing activations at APP Tour events in 2023 The Association of Pickleball Professionals (APP) announced today a highly-innovative strategic, multi-platform partnership with SI Tickets, the fan-first ticketing site from Sports Illustrated, which will now serve as the Official Ticketing Provider of the APP and the official home of primary ticket sales for all 2023 APP Tour events, starting with the 2023 APP Newport Beach Open. APP Tour tickets will be available through Box Office by Sports Illustrated Tickets, an innovative event management platform and primary ticketing solution built in partnership with web3 leader ConsenSys and powered by Polygon’s blockchain technology. Launched earlier this month, Box Office is the first global platform to combine a complete NFT ticket solution for events of any size with visibility and adjacency to traditional, non-NFT tickets alongside the biggest in sports, concert and theater on the SI Tickets marketplace. Box Office’s all-new Super Ticket™, a collaboration between SI Tickets and ConsenSys, is an NFT ticket that empowers the APP to remain connected to its fans like never before. Through highlights, collectibles, exclusive offers and more, the Super Ticket™ unlocks engagement opportunities between the APP and its attendees before, during and after events. "Welcoming SI Tickets into the APP family as Official Ticketing and Marketing Partner is truly groundbreaking for our organization, and the sport of pickleball overall," commented Tom Webb, Chief Marketing Officer of the APP. "The Sports Illustrated brand has a storied history and is now building the future of ticketing. This partnership allows the APP to create one-of-a-kind tickets for our events, connect with fans better than ever before, and add value to their event experience." The relationship will kick off at the APP’s crown jewel event, The Boca Raton APP New York City Open, at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, May 23 – 28, with a unique on-site marketing activation where players and attendees can create their own commemorative Sports Illustrated digital fan cover to take home and share with family and friends. Tickets to APP Tour events will be available exclusively via SI Tickets starting with the APP Newport Beach Open, held June 28 – July 3. “SI Tickets is proud to team up with The Association of Pickleball Professionals to serve as its Official Ticketing Partner for its 2023 Tour events,” said David Lane, CEO, SI Tickets. “The explosive growth in popularity and participation of pickleball over the last two plus years has been truly remarkable, and we look forward to teaming up with the APP as an anchor partner for our all-new Box Office primary NFT ticketing platform. We’re excited to build on this groundswell of enthusiasm, while delivering incremental value to all APP Tour events, its players, and current and new fans through authentic engagement experiences that only SI Tickets can deliver.” To stay updated on the APP, visit apptour.org and follow us on Instagram, Twitter, TikTok, Facebook and LinkedIn. To learn more about SI Ticket, visit SITickets.com. About SI Tickets First launched in June 2021, SI Tickets by Sports Illustrated puts the fan experience first. In addition to charging zero ($0) transaction fees on any purchase, SI Tickets also guarantees a 100-percent refund if an event is canceled for any reason. The marketplace has over $2.5 billion of inventory and more than 50 million tickets to over 250,000 sports, concerts and theater productions. SI Tickets operates Box Office, an innovative, self-service event management and blockchain-backed primary ticketing solution. Box Office is the first global platform to combine a complete NFT ticket solution for events of any size with visibility and adjacency to traditional, non-NFT tickets alongside the aforementioned SI Tickets marketplace. For more information, visit www.sitickets.com, or download the app on iOS and Android. About the APP Founded in 2019, the Association of Pickleball Professionals (APP) elevates the sport of pickleball by providing elite platforms for the best players in the world, right through to the millions of people picking up a paddle for the first time. Serving professional pickleball players, senior professionals, amateurs and recreational players in the fastest growing sport in the USA, the APP is the first and only tour officially sanctioned by USA Pickleball. The 2023 APP Tour slate has 16 tournament stops planned, in addition to International and Collegiate Series events. The APP also prides itself on developing the next generation of champions through its Next Gen Series and other youth initiatives. Follow the APP via APPTour.org, on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube. Contact Details The APP Daniel Sagerman +1 847-800-8182 dsagerman@theapp.global SI Tickets Matt Ciesluk +1 704-258-3896 matt.ciesluk@sitickets.com Company Website https://apptour.org/

May 18, 2023 08:30 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Acclaimed Local Business Leader Assumes Role as CEO and Executive Director at Western Spirit: Scottsdale’s Museum of the West

Western Spirit: Scottsdale's Museum of the West

Western Spirit: Scottsdale’s Museum of the West, announces today the appointment of highly experienced local business and community leader Todd Bankofier as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Executive Director, effective May 12, 2023. Bankofier will be at the forefront of Western Spirit’s crucial next phase of growth and development. Western Spirit Board’s search committee conducted a national search that spanned over six months for the CEO and Executive Director position. Bankofier stood out among the applicants due to his extensive experience in Arizona-based business leadership roles as well as his inspirational work in local community service. Bankofier brings decades of knowledge in formulating, defining, and executing short- and long-term business strategies and a proven success record in transforming companies and organizations, pivoting on new tactics, and building healthy cultures, all while consistently exceeding overall expectations. “I am truly honored to have been selected to lead this esteemed organization," said Bankofier. "Countless talented people have dedicated so much of their time and treasure to bring about this museum and make it what it is today. I am committed to working with the outstanding team at Western Spirit to continue advancing the museum’s mission and vision, ultimately guiding our award-winning institution to even greater heights.” David Sherf, Interim CEO of Western Spirit expressed his enthusiasm for hiring Bankofier. "We are so pleased to welcome Todd to our team as the new CEO and Executive Director. Given his proven track record of success in both business and the nonprofit sector, we are confident in his ability to help shape a bold new vision for Western Spirit. With his broad knowledge of cutting-edge technologies, we look forward to seeing Todd leverage the latest innovations to help us engage and inspire audiences worldwide.” Bankofier's background includes working as a legislative aide to Senator Paul Laxalt, serving as Chief of Staff to Jim Bruner of the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors, CEO of the Arizona Technology Council, and holding various executive positions at the Phoenix Chamber of Commerce, XO Communications, and Ensynch. He was the CEO of publicly traded digital-accessibility company Audioeye, the founder and CEO of Fairmont Capital Group, and the Co-founder and CEO of seed-stage SaaS start-up CyberPassport. He has won awards for Top 10 “Valley’s Most Influential” under 40 by The Business Journal (2002), the Valley’s Most Influential Business Leaders (2004), voted one of Arizona’s Top “Young Leaders” in Business (2005), and “Father of the Year” by the American Diabetes Association (2007). Bankofier holds a BS in business management from Arizona State University and is a 35-year resident of Scottsdale. Western Spirit features regularly changing and permanent exhibits of Western and Native American art and artifacts, entertaining events, and informative programs that bring the West’s heritage, culture, and community to life. Featuring The Gather: A Portrait of the American West by Scott T. Baxter and upcoming exhibits such as Werner Segarra: Vaqueros de La Cruz del Diablo, and Western Pop: Andy Warhol & Billy Schenck; and The Railroad Opening Up the West, a model train exhibition. Permanent exhibitions continually on display include Canvas of Clay: Hopi Pottery Masterworks from The Allan and Judith Cooke Collection, which features 65 of the finest examples of Hopi pottery spanning six centuries, the Frankie and Howard Alper Collection of John Coleman Bronzes; and The Abe Hays Family Spirit of the West Collection, a showcase of more than 1,400 saddles, spurs, cowboy gear, and other Old West objects. For more information on Western Spirit: Scottsdale’s Museum of the West, go to Scottsdalemuseumwest.org. About Western Spirit: Scottsdale’s Museum of the West Within months of opening in January 2015, Western Spirit qualified as a Smithsonian Affiliate. The museum has also received the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence, enjoys a 4.5 out of 5-star rating on both TripAdvisor and Yelp, and is continually recognized as one of the “Nation’s Best Western Museums” (2022 Editors’ Choice, True West magazine). Also, named to Phoenix Magazine’s 2022 Best of The Valley Readers' Choice: “Best Museum You Probably Don’t Know About”, Arizona Foothill’s Best of Our Valley: “Best Museum” & “Best Annual Charity Event: Saddle Up” and the winner of Your Valley’s “East Valley Favorites” for the museum category. For more information, visit www.scottsdalemuseumwest.org. Contact Details 48 West Agency Alison Rose +1 602-300-3433 alison@48westagency.com Company Website https://scottsdalemuseumwest.org/

May 17, 2023 08:03 AM Mountain Daylight Time

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Else Nutrition targets FDA approval as it eyes news markets for its plant-based infant nutrition

Else Nutrition Holdings Inc

Else Nutrition CEO Hamutal Cohen Yitzhak tells Proactive's Stephen Gunnion that a number of catalyst lie ahead for the company this year, including the launch of its 'ready-to-drink' infant nutrition in the US, its entry to the UK market as a starting point for Europe and Australia as a gateway to China. Importantly, she said the company remains on track to begin its infant growth clinical study for the FDA and European permits. Receiving FDA approval is a very high priority for Else Nutrition, as it believes that becoming the first non-dairy and non-soy FDA-approved infant formula will be transformational. Yitzhak also commented on Else's first-quarter results, which showed an 80% year-over-year increase in revenue to $2.9 million. Contact Details Proactive United States Proactive United States +1 347-449-0879 action@proactiveinvestors.com

May 17, 2023 10:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Tervis Named Official Partner and Exclusive Water Bottle of the APP

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The APP’s partner portfolio continues to expand with the addition of Tervis, the American-owned-and-operated company, renowned for the durable construction of its drinkware, becoming Official Partner and Exclusive Water Bottle of the APP The Association of Pickleball Professionals (APP) announced today its partnership with Tervis as the Official and Exclusive Water Bottle of the APP. Founded in 1946, Tervis is known for its diverse portfolio of customizable, reusable drinkware products. As part of Tervis’ sponsorship of the APP, the brand will present the top 50 APP pros with personalized water bottles, and APP-branded Tervis products will be available for purchase at all APP Tour events this year. The Tervis brand will immerse itself with in-venue branding and visibility, including signage, social media promotion, and inclusion in APP Tour broadcast productions – spanning coverage on CBS Sports Network and ESPN2 as well as livestream coverage on APPTV and ESPN+. "We’re thrilled to welcome Tervis to the APP Family,” commented Ryan McSpadden, EVP of Strategic Partnerships at the APP. “As a family-owned and operated American company, focused on quality and creativity, the Tervis brand is a perfect fit for the APP and the pickleball community. We look forward to bringing these incredible products into the hands of pickleball fans worldwide.” Tervis President & CEO Rogan Donelly, third-generation leader of the iconic, family-owned drinkware company, noted, “We are excited and proud to officially partner with the APP to promote pickleball, the fastest-growing sport in the country, and we look forward to being a part of the sport’s evolution in the coming years.” To stay updated on the APP, visit apptour.org, and follow us on Instagram, Twitter, TikTok, and Facebook and LinkedIn. To learn more about Tervis, visit tervis.com. About Tervis Tervis is a third-generation family-owned and operated business founded in 1946 and renowned for the durable construction of its drinkware, the timelessness of its decorations & designs, and the insulation qualities which have stood the test of time. Tervis is recognized in the industry for its lifetime guarantee on their Classic drinkware portfolio. Tervis headquarters are located at 201 Triple Diamond Blvd., North Venice, Florida 34275. For more information, please visit tervis.com. About the APP Founded in 2019, the Association of Pickleball Professionals (APP) elevates the sport of pickleball by providing elite platforms for the best players in the world, right through to the millions of people picking up a paddle for the first time. Serving professional pickleball players, senior professionals, amateurs and recreational players in the fastest growing sport in the USA, the APP is the first and only tour officially sanctioned by USA Pickleball. The 2023 APP Tour slate has 16 tournament stops planned, in addition to International and Collegiate Series events. The APP also prides itself on developing the next generation of champions through its Next Gen Series and other youth initiatives. Follow the APP via APPTour.org, on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube. Contact Details The APP Daniel Sagerman +1 847-800-8182 dsagerman@theapp.global Company Website https://apptour.org/

May 17, 2023 09:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER JOINS FORCES WITH THE GAME DAY TO PUBLISH SPORTS BETTING COVERAGE TO NEW BETTING HUB ON MLSSOCCER.COM

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Major League Soccer (MLS) today announced that The Game Day, a leading sports betting entertainment website, will provide fans with expert tips on MLS bets and match preview highlights each week on the new Betting Hub on MLSsoccer.com. “At a time of rapid growth in the popularity of sports betting, we are excited to align with The Game Day to provide fans with key data, strategies and tips to encourage informed and responsible betting decisions,” said Chris Schlosser, MLS Senior Vice President, Emerging Ventures. Content from The Game Day will be published throughout the rest of the 2023 MLS season. As a trusted source of sports betting information and entertainment for fans across the U.S., The Game Day provides readers with in-depth analysis, betting tips and exclusive promotions for a wide range of sports. “We’re thrilled to partner with Major League Soccer and to provide accurate and reliable information that will help further educate soccer fans about responsible betting,” said Steve Carey, COO, The Game Day. “Our team of experts has a deep understanding of the sports betting industry, and we’re excited to share our knowledge with MLS fans to provide a fun and safe environment to bet.” This announcement arrives during a period of tremendous momentum behind the sport of soccer in North America, as Major League Soccer’s 28th season is underway, the highly anticipated 2023 Leagues Cup will take place from July 21 to August 19 and as the 2026 World Cup hosted by the U.S., Canada and Mexico approaches. ABOUT THE GAME DAY The Game Day is a leading sports betting and entertainment website that provides fans with in-depth analysis, betting tips, and exclusive promotions for a wide range of sports. The site's team of experts has a deep understanding of the sports betting industry and is dedicated to providing readers with accurate and trustworthy information about sports betting. ABOUT MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER Headquartered in New York City, Major League Soccer — celebrating its 28th season in 2023 — features 29 clubs throughout the United States and Canada, including 2023 expansion team St. Louis CITY SC. All MLS, Leagues Cup, and select MLS NEXT Pro and MLS NEXT matches can be watched through MLS Season Pass, available on the Apple TV app on Apple devices, smart TVs, streaming devices, set-top boxes, and game consoles, and the web at tv.apple.com. MLS Season Pass will feature the most expansive and accessible lineup of programming ever for MLS fans. For more information about MLS, visit mlssoccer.com. For more information about the Apple TV app, visit apple.com/apple-tv-app. Contact Details The Game Day Lauren Polkey +356 9916 0849 laurenpolkey@thegameday.com Major League Soccer Peter O’Brien Peter.OBrien@MLSsoccer.com Company Website https://thegameday.com/

May 17, 2023 09:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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NHK WORLD-JAPAN Focus for May

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TOKYO, JAPAN - Media OutReach - 17 May 2023 - NHK WORLD-JAPAN, the international service of Japan's public media organization, NHK, will present a collection of news and programs to coincide with the G-7 summit held in Hiroshima, the city now known as a symbol of peace since it's atomic bomb attack in 1945. Under its G7 presidency, Japan is slated to host the Group of Seven summit in Hiroshima between May 19 and 21. Expected topics on the agenda includes the Ukraine conflict, nuclear disarmament and other pressing global issues. The latest news and on-site reports will be made available on the G7 Summit in Hiroshima 2023 | NHK WORLD-JAPAN News page and aired at the top of every hour on NHK NEWSLINE. Viewers can also catch comprehensive coverage and feature stories on NEWSROOM TOKYO and other news programs on NHK WORLD-JAPAN. In addition to news and documentaries on the theme of "peace and nuclear weapons", NHK WORLD-JAPAN will showcase various aspects on Hiroshima, including a documentary on world-renowned designer Issey Miyake and travel programs featuring World Heritage sites. ISSEY MIYAKE The Human Inside the Clothes [Broadcast; May 27 Sat. 1:10/7:10/13:10/19:10 (UTC)] Issey Miyake passed away last summer at the age of 84. He was seven years old when the atomic bomb dropped on his hometown on August 6, 1945. Although Miyake rarely spoke about his wartime experiences, it is clear that his designs and work were deeply connected to his experiences that day. Through various interviews and footages, we delve into the memories of this world-renowned fashion designer. Hit the Road [Broadcast; May 31 Wed. 1:30/6:30/12:30/17:30 (UTC)] Hit the Road is the new travelogue featuring Japan's unique roadside stations, or "michi no eki", which serve as a source of discovery for local gourmet and cultural information. This month, the program will take viewers on a ride from Hiroshima Airport to the World Heritage Site of Itsukushima Shrine to experience the delicious local fare and warm hospitality. Visit What's On NHK WORLD-JAPAN for the broadcast schedule and more information on "Hiroshima - The Road to Global Peace" live and VOD programs. About NHK WORLD-JAPAN NHK WORLD-JAPAN is the international service of Japan's public media organization NHK. It provides the latest information on Japan and Asia through television, radio and online to a global audience. For more details, visit nhk.jp/world Contact Details NHK WORLD-JAPAN nhkworld_prteam@jibtv.com

May 17, 2023 09:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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More Than Just a Room: How Airbnb Can Help You Travel Like a Local -- on a Budget

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Want to travel like a local, but on a budget? Airbnb is a great option for those looking to experience a destination authentically without breaking the bank. Recently, Airbnb Superhosts, Rhonda Voo and Eric Alan conducted a satellite media tour to talk about their experience being Airbnb hosts and how it helped them connect with people and have authentic experiences. A video accompanying this announcement is available at: https://youtu.be/6OnoHquTFMg In the current economic environment, people want to travel affordably. And after years of being isolated during the pandemic, they're looking for ways to connect with people and have authentic experiences. With the pandemic finally over, this summer is anticipated to be the biggest travel season of all time. Airbnb is expecting a record 300 million people to travel and host on Airbnb this year. To prepare, Airbnb is making the most extensive set of improvements to the platform ever, starting with the introduction of Airbnb Rooms, an all-new take on the original Airbnb. They’re also launching over 50 new features and upgrades that address top feedback from our guests and Hosts across the end-to-end Airbnb experience. Introducing Airbnb Rooms Airbnb began as a way to stay in a room in someone else’s home. This original idea of sharing a home offers two unique benefits. First, it’s more affordable for guests. More than 80% of private rooms are under $100/night, with an average rate of $67/night. Second, staying with a Host is a great way to meet someone new and experience the city like a local. In the current economic environment, people want to travel affordably. And after years of being isolated during the pandemic, they're looking for ways to connect with people and have authentic experiences. Now is the perfect time to stay in a room in someone else’s home. But for even more people to try it, they have to feel comfortable staying with a Host. Airbnb Rooms, an all-new take on the original Airbnb. Guests have told us that they want to know more about who they're staying with. Every Airbnb Room features a Host Passport, which helps guests get to know their Host before booking their stay. Airbnb has also created a Rooms category with over 1 million listings, redesigned filters and added new privacy features. 50+ new features and upgrades based on Hosts and Guests feedback: In preparation for an anticipated record-setting travel season, Airbnb is improving nearly every aspect of their service, here are some of the upgrades: Host Passport - Exclusive to Airbnb Rooms, the Host Passport helps you get to know your Host before booking your stay. Simply tap the Host Passport to view a larger photo and details Hosts have shared about themselves, including where they went to school, what they do for work, a fun fact about themselves, the amount of social interaction during the stay, and much more. Airbnb Rooms category - Airbnb Rooms are easy to discover, with a new category featuring a curated set of 1 million private bedrooms. Each listing includes access to shared spaces, such as the kitchen, living room, and backyard. Redesigned filters - Redesigned the “type of place” filter to make it easy to switch between Airbnb Rooms, entire homes, or all types of places. It’s simple to view the average price for each type of place with an enhanced price filter that updates based on your choice. New privacy features - Privacy is important. All Airbnb Rooms will clearly indicate if the bedroom door has a lock. The listing page also shows whether the bathrooms are shared or private, and whether people other than the Host will be in the home during your stay. To improve our service, Airbnb took a design-driven approach. They started by storyboarding the guest and Host journey - from sign up to checking out and created a blueprint of the experience - every screen, every policy, and every interaction with customer support mapped out. Then, analyzed millions of customer service tickets and mapped them across the journey. They also reviewed thousands of social media posts and spoke with hundreds of thousands of guests and Hosts about how to improve Airbnb. To find out more about the Airbnb 2023 Summer Release and how to become a host, visit Airbnb. About Rhonda and Erica Rhonda Voo and Eric Alan are superhosts of a private room in their stunning home in LA. Rhonda and Eric are both creatives at heart, pursuing careers in art and advertising – over the years they transformed their modest home into what is now an architecturally significant landmark in LA. After raising their three daughters, they noticed there was plenty of extra room around the house and decided to open their home to guests on Airbnb. Their experience continues to be rewarding — both financially and personally, making meaningful connections with visitors from around the globe. About Airbnb Airbnb was born in 2007 when two Hosts welcomed three guests to their San Francisco home and has since grown to 4 million Hosts who have welcomed more than 1 billion guest arrivals in almost every country across the globe. Every day, Hosts offer one-of-a-kind stays and unique Experiences that make it possible for guests to experience the world in a more authentic, connected way. Contact Details YourUpdateTV +1 212-736-2727 yourupdatetv@gmail.com

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