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15 Feb 2007
Icon Display has just finished a major programme of work at the 15th Asian Games for two of the world’s leading brands, Samsung and Nike.
Olympics - 12 Feb 2007
Sochi, Russia, February 9, 2007 – The ski season is in full swing in Krasnaya Polyana, the site proposed by Sochi 2014 to host alpine sport competitions for the 2014 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.
Olympics - 12 Feb 2007
Various journalists from Salzburg’s 2014 competitor countries, Korea and Russia, have visited the Salzburg 2014 bid office.
Olympics - 08 Feb 2007
Today marks seven years to what would be the Olympic Winter Games 2014 Opening Ceremony in Salzburg.
Business - 17 Jan 2007
Over 680 delegates are registered for the next ISPO Sportsponsorship Conference 2007 in Munich by now.
Business - 16 Jan 2007
Over 600 delegates are registered for the next ISPO Sportsponsorship Conference 2007 in Munich by now.
Olympics - 13 Dec 2006
Salzburg 2014 has fulfilled the IOC’s request for 22,800 hotel rooms and right on time: The print of the Candidate City bid books will be delivered on 10 January 2007.
Basketball - 12 Dec 2006
Barcelona, December 12th 2006: Euroleague Basketball has signed a deal with thg (a Marcus Evans company) to offer the best possible hospitality programmes to VIP guests and fans at the Final Four.
Olympics - 04 Dec 2006
In its presentation to the Olympic Council of Asia, Salzburg 2014 defined the elements of magic it would deliver if it gains the honour of hosting the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.
Olympics - 04 Dec 2006
Doha, Qatar, December 2, 2006 – As the 15th Asian Games got underway in Doha, Qatar, Sochi 2014’s senior level delegation addressed the 25th General Assembly of the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA), the International Olympic Committee, and the Olympic Movement today, revealing Sochi’s plan for a compact and sustainable Games that includes brand-new facilities and venues to host a technically excellent and 21st century Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Business - 15 Nov 2006
This is your Last Chance to Book for the International Sports Event Management Conference at the discounted rate Sportcal have received as Media Partners.
Olympics - 07 Nov 2006
Kim Jin-sun, Executive President of the 2014 PyeongChang Olympic Winter Games Bid Committee, will lead a delegation to the Seminar for General Secretaries of African National Olympic Committees in Blantyre, Malawi on 8 to 10 November.
Rugby union - 06 Nov 2006
The International Rugby Board is pleased to announce that the third phase of the RWC 2007 ticketing programme will be launched online on November 9. At 0800 GMT the France 2007 Organising Committee will open sales for individual match tickets for the Tournament.
Soccer - 31 Aug 2006
The UEFA European Football Championship is one of the three major sports events in the world.
Cricket - 25 Aug 2006
The only way to possibly get a ticket to the grand finale of ICC Cricket World Cup 2007 now is by purchasing Hospitality or Tour & Travel packages.
Business - 10 Aug 2006
Chris Bruton, managing director of Hospitality In Partnership, whose innovative approach to creating and implementing effective and profitable hospitality operations at major sports events has been utilised by Rugby World Cup and ICC Cricket World Cup, is to join the speaker roster at the first International Sports Event Management Conference at the Queen Elizabeth Conference Centre, London on November 22 and 23.
Business - 02 Aug 2006
Chris Bruton, managing director of Hospitality In Partnership, whose innovative approach to creating and implementing effective and profitable hospitality operations at major sports events has been utilised by Rugby World Cup and ICC Cricket World Cup, is to join the speaker roster at the first International Sports Event Management Conference at the Queen Elizabeth Conference Centre, London on November 22 and 23.
Soccer - 11 Jul 2006
London. 10th July, 2006 - Hospitality in Partnership (HiP), the global events and consultancy operation which lists  IRB Rugby World Cup and ICC Cricket World Cup among its clients, is to create a consortium to tender for the official corporate hospitality contract for UEFA Euro 2008, to be staged in Switzerland and Austria.
Rugby union - 07 Apr 2006
6 April 2006. Today in Paris Rugby World Cup Limited and the Organising Committee launched the second phase of the public ticket sales programme for RWC 2007.
03 Mar 2006
The European Athletics Association (EAA) has appointed Hospitality in Partnership (HiP) as its Hospitality Consultant.
Rugby union - 06 Dec 2005
Cavendish Hospitality, one of the UK’s longest standing event management company’s, is proud to announce that it has been appointed as an Official Corporate Hospitality Agent for the Rugby World Cup 2007 to be held in France in September-October 2007.
Rugby union - 01 Dec 2005
Rugby World Cup Ltd (RWCL) and Rugby Travel and Hospitality ’07 Ltd (RTH’07) have announced the appointed Official Travel Agents (OTAs) and Official Corporate Hospitality Agents (OCHAs) for Rugby World Cup 2007.
Olympics - 18 Jan 2005
Staging the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games in London would bring unparalleled opportunities for thousands of businesses across the United Kingdom, a major conference in London was told today.
Golf - 14 Jan 2005
The AIB Irish Seniors Open, one of the most eagerly anticipated tournaments of the European Seniors Tour season, will be further enhanced in 2005 with the involvement of Greenstar as a new associate sponsor.
Sailing - 07 Jan 2005
The Spanish City of Bilbao, in the province of Bizkaia, has won the bid to host the start and finish of the 5-Oceans Race 2006/07. The race will start from the Puerto Deportivo el Abra Getxo, located at the mouth of Bilbao's river, on 5th November 2006, and finish there the following spring.
Soccer - 06 Jan 2005
Supporters will soon be watching exclusive television programmes about their clubs at their home grounds thanks to a new agreement between The Football League and Sports TV.
Cricket - 04 Jan 2005
Cricket fans have shown their strong support for the 10 January World Cricket Tsunami Appeal fund-raising game at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), with nearly 20,000 seats sold today.
Soccer - 14 Dec 2004
Cape Town, South Africa -- Some of the world's top football and sponsorship experts spoke at the Octagon Football Conference held at the Hilton Hotel in Johannesburg The biggest announcement to the big brand marketers attending was - if you want to be one of six Worldwide Partners involved in the 2010 FIFA World Cup, you will need an estimated $125 million. Not too high a price when you are reaching 2.78 million stadium attendees and a television audience of 30 billion in 209 territories. Howe
Olympics - 08 Dec 2004
Senior politicians in Wales and Northern Ireland have reiterated their support for London 2012 and called for the whole country to unite behind the bid.
Cricket - 08 Dec 2004
Premium wine company, Beringer Blass Wine Estates has launched an exclusive new partnership with English cricket for its Wolf Blass range of wines to become the 'Official Wine of the Test Match Grounds'.
Rugby union - 07 Dec 2004
Twickenham Experience Ltd (TEL), the only official hospitality provider within the grounds of Twickenham stadium, has teamed up with the Professional Rugby Players' Association, (PRA), the not for profit welfare trade union that benefits all 420 pro players in England, to create The Players Lounge, the ultimate corporate hospitality event at Twickenham Stadium.
Athletics - 06 Dec 2004
HELSINKI - The delegation representing the city of Berlin on Saturday successfully won its bid to host the 2009 World Championships in Athletics ahead of strong challenges from Split and Valencia.
Cricket - 25 Nov 2004
ASHES fever has taken over at the Brit Oval with the news that the historic ground is a sell-out for the first four days of the npower Ashes Test Match as well as the One Day NatWest Challenge Match against Australia.
Soccer - 24 Nov 2004
Seoul/Hamburg, 24 November 2004 – The stakes are high, the competition fierce. 51 European national teams are seeking to gain their ticket to the most prestigious football event, the 2006 FIFA World Cup Germany. LG Electronics will be present at 102 of these qualifying matches. This global player in electronics, information and communication products has booked the SPORTFIVE 'Qualifiers 2006' package which converges the marketing rights of numerous European football associations.
Handball - 23 Nov 2004
Zug, Switzerland, 23 November 2004 - Infront Sports & Media has signed a comprehensive agreement with Konica Minolta Business Solutions Europe GmbH as an Official Sponsor of the European Handball Championships, for all events from 2004 – 2006, including the men’s, women’s and youth events.
Equestrian - 23 Nov 2004
At a packed launch, attended by HRH The Duke of Edinburgh and held in The Undercroft, Windsor Castle today (22nd November), the organisers of the Royal Windsor Horse Show announced plans for the move of the historic show after 62 years in its current location, Home Park Public.
Rugby union - 19 Nov 2004
Twickenham Experience Ltd, the Official Hospitality provider at Twickenham Stadium; has announced a turnover of £14.08 million for the 2003/04 season. Operating Profit for the financial year ended on 31st July 2004 was £4.326 million and Post Tax Profit was £3.099 million. The results were achieved despite Twickenham not hosting any autumn internationals because of the RWC 2003.
Olympics - 17 Nov 2004
NEW YORK, N.Y. (November 17, 2004) – NYC2012, the committee leading New York’s bid to host the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, today made public its detailed plan for the Games in the 600-page Candidature File, the Bid Book, submitted to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on November 15. The Bid Book tells a compelling story about New York, from the dream that began ten years ago to bring the world’s greatest event to our City, to all specifics of the plan. The filing of this 600-pag
Handball - 17 Nov 2004
Zug, Switzerland, 17 November 2004 - Infront Sports & Media has partnered with Pannon GSM, one of Hungary’s leading mobile operators, as the official sponsor for the 6th Women's European Handball Championship. Pannon GSM, the main sponsor of Hungarian handball, is owned by Telenor ASA, Norway’s largest telecommunications group and is the second biggest operator in the Hungarian market.
Olympics - 15 Nov 2004
London 14 November 2004 - As London’s bid to bring the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games to London in 2012 moves into a new phase of marketing and promotion, Chairman Sebastian Coe today announced the appointment of John Jarvis CVO, CBE to work with the bid team on key projects over the next six months.
Cricket - 12 Nov 2004
Brit Insurance, the UK-based international insurance Group, is to become the joint lead sponsor of the Professional Cricketers’ Association (PCA) for the 2005 cricket season.
Rugby union - 12 Nov 2004
New Zealand rugby fans need to get in quick if they want to guarantee themselves a ticket to any of next year’s British and Irish Lions matches, with official hospitality for the Series close to selling out.
12 Nov 2004
Wembley National Stadium Limited (WNSL) is set to launch a unique partnership with Stoke Park Club that will create the ultimate members club for the new 90,000-seater Wembley Stadium.
Equestrian - 11 Nov 2004
(UK, 10 November 2004) Revolution Sports Marketing Group, the premier sports marketing agency, has been appointed by the Blenheim International Horse Trials to provide consultancy and to identify and introduce commercial sponsors for the prestigious BBC-televised Blenheim Petplan FEI European Eventing Championships on 8-11 September 2005.
Soccer - 01 Nov 2004
The cheapest match ticket for the FIFA Confederations Cup 2005 in Germany will cost EUR 17, while a category 1 ticket for the final will cost EUR 99. On average, tickets will cost EUR 42. 'These prices will not be out of anybody’s price range,' said Urs Linsi, General Secretary of world football’s governing body, FIFA.
Multi-sport games - 25 Oct 2004
Announcing a triple first, Qatar based sports marketing organization, Qatar Sports International (QSi), signed ExxonMobil Qatar Inc. (EMQI), a subsidiary of US oil giant, Exxon Mobil Corporation, as a Gold Event Partner of the 17th Gulf Cup being held in Doha December 10-24.
Multi-sport games - 28 Sep 2004
Premier Peter Beattie said today the Gold Coast will host one of the nation's biggest multi-sport contests in 2007, after Queensland won the hosting rights for two Australian University Games in three years.
Handball - 10 Sep 2004
10 September 2004/Vienna – The European Handball Federation (EHF) took control over the central marketing of the Men’s and Women’s Champions League (CL) at the beginning of the 2003/2004 season and focused its immediate attention on strategically fulfilling the product potential in the placement of the Champions League competitions on the sporting market.
08 Sep 2004
New York and Montreal, September 7, 2004 - TWI Interactive (TWIi), the digital media and technology arm of IMG, the world’s premier sports and lifestyle management and marketing firm, and Canada-based Kangaroo Capital, Inc. have joined forces to bring Kangaroo’s unique handheld device, Kangaroo.TVTM, to fans at live events around the world, it was announced today.
Rugby union - 07 Sep 2004
Lions Hospitality 2005, the company operating the official hospitality programme for the British and Irish Lions Series next year, today released their official packages. Lions Hospitality 2005 is a joint venture between New Zealand’s two leading hospitality companies, Capital Events and Corporate Host.
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