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10 Dec 2009 - Agency
Pitch, the UK’s leading sports communications consultancy, has appointed Juliet Slot to the role of Managing Director, it was announced today.<BR>
17 Nov 2009 - Agency
Sports Recruitment International has appointed Great Britain & England Hockey’s Crista Cullen as an Associate within their London office.
Volleyball - 09 Nov 2009 - Agency
Following on from the great success gained from the previous event in 2005, IEC in Sports, the Swedish based, Lagardère owned media rights specialist, has again exceeded expectations by guaranteeing an unprecedented level of coverage for the 2009 edition of the FIVB World Grand Champions Cup. <BR>
06 Nov 2009 - Agency
IEC in Sports, the Stockholm based sport agency, today announced that Magnus Malmros will join the company working with special projects.<BR>
06 Nov 2009 - Agency
Karen Earl, Chairman of ESA and sponsorship consultancy Synergy, has been named the first winner of the Businesswoman of the Year Award at the 2009 Sunday Times Sportswomen of the Year Awards.
Motor racing - 05 Nov 2009 - Agency
Marks & Spencer has appointed Pitch, the UK’s leading independent sports marketing and communications consultancy, to create and manage a national promotional campaign as part of the leading retailer’s innovative partnership with the Vodafone McLaren Mercedes Formula 1 team.
28 Oct 2009 - Agency
TSE Consulting, international sports consultancy firm, announced today the launch of its new Digital PR and Marketing service area, which will expand its current offering to its worldwide client base of sports organisations and cities, regions and countries.
13 Oct 2009 - Agency
With Sportel in mind, the issue contains a special feature on the international sports agencies market, asking the question: how is the economic downturn affecting media rights sales worldwide. Sportcal.com interviewed senior executives from several of the top agencies in Europe, Asia and South America to find out, and a series of tables summarises a selection of their top properties.
Golf - 06 Oct 2009
GB&I Walker Cup players, Sam Hutsby and Gavin Dear, have become the latest exciting signings for Wasserman Media Group, it was announced today (Monday).
Soccer - 24 Sep 2009 - Agency
As the GAA Championships season concluded with yesterday’s Final of the Football between Cork and Kerry, the 125th Anniversary celebrations in 2009 appear to have put the sport onto a firm new footing among its core fanbase
Soccer - 24 Sep 2009 - Agency
Eight teams from five countries participate in Copa del Sol in Marbella, Spain, 3-12 February 2010. Swedish reigning national champion Kalmar FF will face fellow top clubs in the region, Norwegian Rosenborg and Danish FC Köpenhamn, in the battle of Scandinavia. <BR>
Volleyball - 24 Sep 2009 - Agency
Milan / Rome, Italy, 23 September 2009 – Infront Sports & Media, one of the world’s leading international sports marketing companies, has been appointed by the Organising Committee of the 2010 FIVB Men's World Championships in Italy.
16 Sep 2009 - Agency
AFP’s new publishing application lets web and mobile operators handle AFP's multimedia content for the 2010 Winter Olympics and World Cup
08 Sep 2009 - Agency
After several successful years in the Marketing, Knowledge Management and Recruitment in Sport, SINERGI Sports Consulting is delighted to announce the launch of a newly created activity, the consultancy in Digital Media & Communication. <P style="MARGIN-TOP: 0px; MARGIN-BOTTOM: 0px"> </P>
Soccer - 07 Aug 2009 - Agency
Zug, Switzerland, 6 August 2009 – Infront Sports & Media, the international sports marketing agency which was awarded the central marketing to the DFB Cup (Pokal) just nine months ago, has successfully implemented the first DFB Cup match day of the new season (31 July to 3 August 2009) in a total of 32 stadiums across Germany, introducing new sponsors and a consistent style of presentation for all matches.
16 Jul 2009 - Agency
Zug, Switzerland, 16 July 2009 – Dr Andreas Jacobs, Vice-Chairman of Infront Sports & Media, who represents the majority shareholder of Infront Sports & Media, Jacobs Holding AG, will be acting Chairman of the group following the death of its Chairman of the Board and one of its major shareholders, Robert Louis-Dreyfus at the age of 63 on Saturday, 4 July 2009.<BR>
16 Jul 2009 - Agency
ATLANTA – 16 July, 2009 — Helios Partners, a global sports marketing consultancy, has announced the launch of the Helios Sports Sustainability Partnership, an unprecedented commitment to bring sustainable practices and carbon neutrality to the sports industry.
Soccer - 08 Jul 2009 - Agency
London, UK – July 6, 2009: Getty Images announced today that it has been appointed as the official photographic partner to The FA. Under the terms of the agreement, Getty Images’ photographers will undertake various photographic assignments for The FA over the next three years, including working with their commercial partners.
06 Jul 2009 - Agency
Zug, Switzerland, 6 July 2009 - The death of Robert Louis-Dreyfus at the age of 63 is a cause of great shock and sadness to many, especially those who have had the privilege of working with him over many years. He died last Saturday after a long and courageous fight against leukaemia.<BR>
29 Jun 2009 - Agency
Zug, Switzerland / Vienna, Austria, 29 June 2009 – Four years after its acquisition of a majority shareholding in the Austrian sports marketing agency, APF Marketing Services GmbH, Infront Sports & Media has now reached an agreement to purchase the remaining 25 percent shareholding from the company’s senior management, Volker Schmid and Dr. Stefan Seykora.
Handball - 22 Jun 2009 - Agency
Zug, Switzerland / Vienna, Austria, 22 June 2009 - The European Handball Federation (EHF) and the international sports marketing group Infront Sports & Media have agreed to extend their current long-term marketing partnership in respect of the Men's and Women's European Handball Championships (EHF EURO) until 2020.
18 Jun 2009 - Television
Zug, Switzerland, 17 June 2009 – As the FIFA Confederations Cup 2009 kicks off in South Africa, Host Broadcast Services (HBS) holds its 10th anniversary. In the last decade, HBS – a wholly-owned subsidiary of Infront Sports & Media - has inspired dramatic changes in the way the host broadcast of major sports events is handled and has emerged as an industry leader in this specialised field.<BR>
01 Jun 2009 - Agency
Japan and Korea are the latest additions to the IFM Sports Marketing Surveys world network. In May 2009, new offices have been opened in Tokyo, Japan and Seoul, Korea to service existing clients in the region and take advantage of local far Eastern companies expanding across the World.
29 May 2009 - Agency
Sportsmedia Broadcasting, the UK's leading provider of bespoke radio sports bulletins, and sister company Businessmedia, which provides finance news, is delighted to announce the appointment of Greville Waterman as the company’s new Managing Director.
Business - 05 May 2009 - Events
Leaders in Football, the world’s most exclusive football business event, taking place for the second time at Chelsea FC on 7th and 8th October 2009, has announced that Tim Leiweke, President & CEO of AEG and one of the world’s true leaders in the professional sports and entertainment industry, will deliver a keynote address to the 1,000 delegates attending.
Ice hockey - 23 Apr 2009
Zug, Switzerland, 22 April 2009 – The 2009 IIHF World Championship is taking place from 24 April — 10 May in Switzerland and promises to be a showcase event. It benefits from a comprehensive global media and marketing programme implemented by the international sports marketing company Infront Sports & Media, based in Zug, Switzerland.
Soccer - 02 Apr 2009 - Sponsorship
Zug, Switzerland / Bitburg, Germany, 1 April 2009 – Infront Sports & Media, the long-standing marketing partner of the German Football Association (DFB) for National Team matches and the DFB Cup, has renewed and extended the long-lasting sponsorship arrangements between the DFB and Bitburger, one of the leading German breweries.
Curling - 26 Mar 2009 - Agency
Zug, Switzerland, 25 March 2009 - Infront Sports & Media, exclusive media and marketing partner of the World Curling Federation (WCF) has secured Capital One Canada as an Official Partner of the WCF. As a result, the Canadian financial services company will be the Presenting Sponsor of the Mount Titlis World's Women Curling Championship in Korea in 2009 and the Title Sponsor of the Men’s and Women’s World Championships beginning in 2010.
Soccer - 24 Mar 2009 - Media rights
Footballs World Series (FWS), the organisers behind the Amsterdam Tournament, Dubai Challenge and Rotterdam Super Game, have exclusively appointed Stockholm-headquartered IEC in Sports to enhance the global media rights of the tournaments.
20 Mar 2009 - Agency
London, 20 March 2009. SPORT+MARKT has joined the European Sponsorship Association (ESA) and represents one of the first members with its headquarters in Germany. ESA is dedicated to looking after the interests of its members from all areas of the sponsorship industry, including sponsors, consultants, rights holders, suppliers and professional advisors.
Business - 19 Mar 2009 - Agency
Lausanne (March 19, 2009) - TSE Consulting's first book, The New Sports Organisation: eight essentials for renewing the management of sport, will be launched next week at the international sports conference, Sportaccord, that will be held in Denver, Colorado.
Rugby union - 16 Mar 2009 - Agency
Rugby Travel & Hospitality (NZ) Limited (RTH) has been appointed by Rugby World Cup Limited to manage and implement the official travel programme for Rugby World Cup 2011 in New Zealand.
12 Mar 2009 - Agency
International content licensing consultancy Rights Stuff, headed up by Wendy Bernfeld, is expanding its operation by teaming up with sports programming and digital channel veteran Amory Schwartz. Bernfeld and Schwartz have established a new Irish company, Rights Stuff Media (Ireland), to complement Bernfeld’s longstanding international office in Amsterdam.
11 Mar 2009 - Agency
The migration of sports industry talent to new markets in the Middle East and Asia is continuing despite the global economic slump, according to Will Lloyd, co-founder of Sports Recruitment International.
06 Mar 2009 - Agency
LONDON, ENGLAND (March 4th 2009) – Two world leaders, Octagon in sports and entertainment marketing and Healthy Interactions in health care education have formed a strategic alliance in Europe to deliver an integrated offering to clients.
Biathlon - 05 Mar 2009 - Agency
Zug, Switzerland / Vienna, Austria, 5 March 2009 – Infront Sports & Media’s Austrian-based subsidiary, APF Marketing Services, has prolonged its exclusive marketing contract with the International Biathlon Union (IBU) up to and including the 2013/2014 season. This was an early extension of the existing contract which ran up to and included the 2009/2010 season. The renewal was unanimously ratified by the IBU’s board.
Rugby union - 04 Mar 2009 - Agency
Essentially Group Limited, the AIM listed full service sports marketing, media, management and professional services group today announces that it has been appointed by European club rugby tournament organiser ERC on an exclusive basis in the UK and Ireland territories, to market and sell partnerships for Europe’s biggest club rugby competitions - the Heineken Cup and the European Challenge Cup.
Beach volleyball - 23 Dec 2008 - Agency
As a company which has taken broadcasting of Beach Volleyball to unparalleled levels globally, it will come as no surprise to the international sports marketplace to learn of IEC’s recent signature of the prestigious Crocs (sponsor) AVP Tour Beach Volleyball series until the end of the 2011 season.
Tennis - 17 Dec 2008 - Media rights
The Commonwealth Bank Tournament of Champions, the season ending finale for International tournaments has appointed IEC in Sports to exclusively represent the international broadcast media rights.
11 Dec 2008 - Sponsorship
Octagon has been named Sponsorship Agency of the Year 2008 by leading industry publication, Marketing. <BR><BR>
Athletics - 05 Dec 2008 - Agency
Stockholm, 5 December 2008: IEC in Sports has exercised its option and renewed the television distribution agreement with the FBK-Games (IAAF Grand Prix Event) in Hengelo, Netherlands.
20 Nov 2008 - Agency
VERO, the international sport business consultancy, is pleased to announce three important new client wins - the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), Rio 2016 (the Candidate City bidding to host the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games) and Beyond Sport (a major new global charity backed by former Prime Minister Tony Blair).
Motor racing - 03 Nov 2008 - Agency
IEC in Sports is delighted to have signed a deal to distribute Africa Race. The Rally, which starts December 28 and finishes on January 12, 2009, passing through the diverse African continent, is the brainchild of Hubert Auriol, one of Rally's most decorated and most famous Rally drivers.
Tennis - 03 Oct 2008 - Media rights
IEC in Sports is delighted to the extension of its high profile agreement with the ARAG World Team Cup for a further three years to the end of the 2011 ATP World Team Championship. Under the terms of the agreement, IEC will handle the worldwide media rights to the prestigious Event which takes place every year at the prolific Rochus Club in Düsseldorf.
Triathlon - 10 Sep 2008 - Legal
Couchman Harrington Associates ("CHA"), the leading sports business law firm, has acted for The<BR>International Triathlon Union (the world governing body for triathlon) on its groundbreaking deal with<BR>Lagardere Sports. The long-term deal provides for the development and launch of a new annual<BR>ITU World Championship Series comprising a series of international events and a Grand Final.
Australian football - 19 Jun 2008 - Internet
The Sydney Swans have selected IMG eCommerce as their preferred technology provider to deliver a complete online commercial solution for the Club using IMG eCommerce’s ‘Clubs Online’ technology.<BR>
11 Jun 2008 - Events
<SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">VERO, the sport business communications consultancy, has today announced the appointment of Catherine St-Laurent as Senior Consultant, specializing in international communications.</SPAN> <P style="MARGIN-TOP: 0px; MARGIN-BOTTOM: 0px"> </P>
10 Jun 2008 - Agency
MP & Silva, a leading international sports marketing agency, announced today that it has extended its global presence following the opening of its new office in Miami, USA, which will oversee the company’s operations in North America, Central America, South America, and the Caribbean.
04 Jun 2008 - Agency
Octagon was named "Sports Agency of the Year" by industry trade publication Street & Smith’s <I>Sports Business Journal</I> at its inaugural awards event held in New York City.