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SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES: THE PAN-AM BASKETBALL GAMES
Published January 30, 1995
Pan American Sports Corp. has established their U.S. headquarters office at Rockefeller Center in NYC. Pan American Sports is the int'l representative of International Sports Ltd., a South American sports organization with offices located in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Nathan Dudley, VP & GM of the New York office, said that International Sports, Ltd., is responsible for all commercial properties of official Pan American Basketball Confederation (COPABA) tournaments until 1999: "Through this office we will be developing various sponsorship opportunities for a wide range of highly televised and promoted basketball tournaments in the Americas." The following basketball offerings for '95 are currently available for sponsorship: Men's South American Championship (Montevideo, Uruguay; May 12-20), Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournament (Sao Paulo, Brazil; June 9-18), Men's Olympic Qualifying tournament (Tucuman and Neuquen, Argentina; August 19-30), 3-on-3 Invitational World Championship and 3-on-3 Grand Prix of the Americas (eight international tournaments; April-September) and America's Basketball Magazine (Pan American Sports).