About IMG

IMG Worldwide is a global sports and media business, with nearly 3,000 employees operating in 30 countries around the globe.  IMG’s areas of expertise are diverse and wide ranging: IMG College is the leader in collegiate marketing, licensing and media rights. IMG’s Joint Ventures, IMG Reliance, IMGX and IMG CCTV, in the emerging markets of India, Brazil and China, offer the company significant long-term growth opportunities. IMG Media is the world’s largest independent producer and distributor of sports programming. IMG Events and Federations owns and manages some of the most sought after events and includes long standing associations with the world’s most important sports organizations, leagues, and federations. IMG Fashion owns and operates fashion events around the world and IMG Models represents the world’s top models and leading designers. IMG Art+Commerce represents the most influential photographers, art directors and stylists. For the past 50 years IMG Clients has been the global leader in talent representation, including over 1,000 elite athletes, coaches, industry executives and prestigious sports organizations across the sports, entertainment, fashion and media industries. IMG Academies is the world’s largest and most advanced multi-sport training and educational facility delivering sports training experiences to more than 12,000 dedicated athletes from approximately 80 countries every year. IMG Consulting connects many of the world’s leading brands with consumers through access to unique sports and entertainment properties. IMG Licensing is considered one of the premier independent licensing companies in the sports, entertainment and media world.  More information is available at www.imgworld.com.


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Street & Smith’s SportsBusiness Journal is the industry’s leading weekly trade publication, providing breaking news and comprehensive reporting and analysis on sports business. With 80 reporters, editors and guest columnists, SBJ keeps its readers up to date on the latest developments in sports marketing, sponsorships, media, facilities, agents and labor, finance and more. For more information, visit www.sportsbusinessjournal.com.

Street & Smith’s SportsBusiness Daily is the leading daily provider of real-time news and information for sports business executives, tracking more than 500 news sources worldwide, including newspapers, television and radio. SBD keeps its readers on top of the day’s events and ahead of the news cycle. For more information, visit
www.sportsbusinessdaily.com.

Both publications are part of the Street & Smith’s Sports Group, which consists of the Street & Smith’s Conference Group, the Sports Business Resource Guide & Fact Book, NASCAR Illustrated and SceneDaily.com. Street & Smith’s is a division of American City Business Journals (ACBJ), which comprises weekly business journals across the country, BizJournals.com, Hemmings Motor News, Sporting News magazine, Sporting News Yearbooks, Sporting News Today, Sporting News Radio Network and SportingNews.com. ACBJ is part of the Advance Publications family.For sponsorship and exhibit opportunities, please contact Julie Tuttle at 212-500-0711 or
jtuttle@sportsbusinessjournal.com.



WWE, a publicly traded company, is an integrated media organization and recognized leader in global entertainment. The company consists of a portfolio of businesses that create and deliver original content 52 weeks a year to a global audience. WWE is committed to family-friendly entertainment on its television programming, pay-per-view, digital media and publishing platforms. WWE programming is broadcast in more than 145 countries and 30 languages and reaches more than 500 million homes worldwide. The company is headquartered in Stamford, Conn., with offices in New York, Los Angeles, London, Shanghai, Mumbai, Singapore and Tokyo. Additional information on WWE can be found at wwe.com and corporate.wwe.com.


 

Headquartered in San Diego, Calif., Competitor Group, Inc. (CGI) is the leading active lifestyle resource dedicated to promoting the sports of running, cycling and triathlon. CGI is a portfolio company of the investment firm Falconhead Capital, which specializes in growing companies in the consumer sector of the leisure and lifestyle space. CGI owns and operates more than 55 events around the world, including the Rock 'n' Roll Marathon Series, TriRock Triathlon Series and Columbia Muddy Buddy Series; which will deliver more than 600,000 professional and amateur participants in 2012. CGI publishes four magazine titles including Velo, Inside Triathlon, Triathlete and Competitor with a combined monthly circulation of 600,000. In addition, the company hosts a captive lifestyle community online at competitor.com, delivering over 3 million monthly unique visitors and 25 million page views. CGI recently acquired and soft launched Race It Race Services, an online registration platform that provides marketing, product and other essential race services for endurance industry events of all sizes. Further information about CGI and its media properties can be found at Competitormediakit.com.



Univision is the leading media company serving Hispanic America. Our network is in the top five of all U.S. networks regardless of language and the most-watched Spanish-language network in the country, reaching 97% of Hispanic households. In a recent Burke Brand Equity study, Univision scored higher than any brand ever measured.



Getty Images is a leading creator and distributor of still imagery, video and multimedia products, as well as a recognized provider of other forms of premium digital content, including music. Getty Images offers 30 years of experience, knowledge and understanding of Sports Marketing and partners with more than 50 of the most prestigious sports governing bodies, including NBA, MLB, NHL, PGA TOUR, USTA, NASCAR, MLS, FIFA and the International Olympic Committee. It has built the largest, most prolific Sports collection available today, with over 8 million sport images currently available, and another 4,000 added each day. Visit Getty Images at www.gettyimages.com to learn more about all about how the company is advancing the unique role of digital media in communications and business, and enabling creative ideas to come to life. For more information, please contact Howie Burke at howie.burke@gettyimages.com.



The List www.thelistinc.com/trial provides online access to over 105,000 marketing, sponsorship and media contacts for 30,000 brands. Partnered with Nielsen Media, The List connects subscribers to both sides of the brand equation. Known for depth, quality and accuracy, The List uses the latest technology as well as personal contact via phone to verify the titles, emails, direct dials, agency relationships and brand associations every 120 days. Quickly and confidently reach the sport sponsorship decision makers you seek through The List. Contact Matt Chollett, 404-350-0600 or email mattc@thelistinc.com for a free trial.




Txtstation, a CommerceTel Company (MFON.OB)  is a leading mobile marketing company specializing in sports and entertainment.  We allow broadcasters, event owners, sponsors and general media to engage with consumers directly through mobile phones, the Internet, and landlines phones in real time and in high definition. Txtstation creates one-to-one 'real time' dialog with consumers at specific times and places, such as events, concerts and live or pre-recorded broadcasts. Since 2004, we have been at the forefront of mobile interactivity designing 'live' integrated programs that harness the excitement of live events and broadcasts while delivering high consumer response and encouraging brand loyalty. Txtstation can increase revenues, build databases and create new inventory. Call Michael Falato, the VP of Sales, at 512-535-5381 or email him at michael@txtstation.com. Clients include UFC, KCAL Sports, Raycom Sports, NFL, Miami Dolphins, Arizona Cardinals, Phoenix Coyotes, Phoenix Suns, Utah Jazz, Houston Texans, Philadelphia Eagles, Orlando Magic, Cleveland Browns, Dallas Mavericks, Real Salt Lake, Denver Nuggets, Colorado Avalanche, AT&T Wireless, Cellular South, Southwest Airlines, plus many more. A more complete list can be seen at www.txtstation.com. Capabilities include SMS, IVR, QR, Mobile Web, Facebook/Twitter Connects, HD Television/Stadium graphics, and many other customs solutions.




IMS' flagship product, STADIS, is a venue integration system that develops solutions for teams that provide comprehensive overviews of fans based on their spending patterns at games and events. STADIS interfaces with ticketing and POS systems (food & beverage, retail, restaurants, parking, etc.) and facilitates the use of cashless transactions. For more information please visit www.stadis.com.



Speedway Motorsports, Inc. (SMI) is a leading marketer, promoter and sponsor of motorsports activities in the United States. The Company, through its subsidiaries, owns and operates eight first-class racing facilities in significant markets across the country. The Company also provides souvenir merchandising services, and food, beverage and hospitality catering services through its SMI Properties subsidiaries; manufactures and distributes smaller-scale, modified racing cars and parts through its U.S. Legend Cars International subsidiary; provides radio programming, production and distribution through its Performance Racing Network subsidiaries. The Company also equally-owns Motorsports Authentics, a joint venture formed with International Speedway Corporation, to produce, market and sell licensed motorsports merchandise. For more information on opportunities with Speedway Motorsports, Inc., contact Michael Burch, Vice President of National Sales & Marketing at (704) 455-4366, via email at mburch@smicorporate.com or by his QR Code below. 

  




Dimensional Innovations is a firm made up of designers, innovators and makers of world-class experiences, places and products. We develop dynamic, multi-dimensional and interactive solutions for our clients that communicate and translate their brand and vision into the built environment. We make our clients look good. To view our portfolio, please visit: www.dimin.com



FanFeedr is the best place to get all of your favorite news and information about your favorite teams, in one place. Fans around the world connect with the most important team news and information directly on FanFeedr.com, Facebook, Twitter and through our mobile applications. For more information, please contact Ty Ahmad-Taylor, ty@fanfeedr.com, 646-827-0664

Britten
The leading provider of high-quality, large-format, full color banner solutions, Britten has been a trusted partner of some of the world's best known and most discerning companies for more than 25 years. Visit our new showroom in Chicago, and let us Raise Your Brand. To learn more, visit www.brittenbanners.com or call 800-426-9496.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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