Fans of drum corps around the world will enjoy the sights, sounds, merchandise and news from the world of Drum Corps International and its member corps in engaging new ways, thanks to the re-launch of the massive website and online store, in addition to the new DCI Live! streaming video service. To do so, DCI has forged a strategic partnership to leverage the enormous expertise of industry-leading NeuLion and the company's powerful content-delivery platform.

According to DCI Executive Director and CEO Dan Acheson, “The mission of Drum Corps International is to promote and inspire unparalleled excellence in music and performing arts throughout the world. Our corps, their participants and former marching members along with their fans around the globe will now have even more ways to appreciate that inspiration thanks to this outstanding new partnership and the vastly expanded capabilities it provides. We welcome NeuLion to our exciting world and expect to achieve great things for years to come with their addition to our team.”

NeuLion offers an end-to-end solution for delivering live and on-demand content to Internet-enabled devices. NeuLion enables content owners, distributors, and rights holding companies to capitalize on the massive consumer demand for viewing content on PCs, smartphones, tablets and other connected devices.

The Plainview, New York-based company, whose clients’ applications exceed 10 million total downloads, streams more than 45,000 live events each year, and has a client list which includes major entertainment, sports, and global content companies such as the NFL, NBA, NHL, MLS, UFC, Duke University, LSU, PAC12, and World Surf League.

With global offices throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia, NeuLion is uniquely positioned to assist Drum Corps International in the achievement of its strategic goals while also enhancing the online experience of its participants and passionate fans everywhere.

"We are excited to help Drum Corps International expand their digital presence by partnering with them to launch their exciting new official digital platform," said Ed O'Brien, Vice President of NeuLion. "As the premiere online destination for fans to obtain the latest information on their favorite corps, it is crucial that the site reflects everything DCI represents with easy, convenient access directly at their fingertips. NeuLion has worked extensively with DCI to ensure the new site meets their fans’ expectations and focuses on key digital initiatives including video and mobile."