Q&A With Blackhawks Chair Rocky Wirtz Sabres Impressed With HarborCenter Facility Constellation, NHL Sign Groundbreaking Pact Is The NHL Winter Classic Lacking Buzz? Vinik Unveils Building Plan Near Amalie Arena Stars' Gaglardi Purchases Team's AHL Affiliate Sharks On Verge Of 10th Straight Non-Sellout Senators Considering Moving To New Arena Oilers Fire Coach, Front Office Taking Heat Red Sox COO Kennedy Talks Winter Classic
SBD/21/Sponsorships Advertising Marketing
Published November 21, 1995
Philip Morris is delivering a "thinly veiled warning" to publishers who are considering restricting its tobacco advertising by threatening to take away its food and beer ads (ADVERTISING AGE, 11/20 issue)....The Grand Rapids franchise that will start play in the IHL next season released its name and logo to the public yesterday -- the Grand Rapids Griffins. The logo's colors include gold, silver, navy red and forest green, and was developed by Sean Michael Edwards Design (Griffins)....The Action Sports Retail Trade Expo will open February 8 in Long Beach. The show features more than 650 leading manufacturers of surf, swim, skate and snowboard equipment (Action Sports)....The Marketing Arm, a Dallas-based sports marketing agency, is using client/entertainment packages that include Stars tickets to help sell sponsorships of the Dallas On Ice outdoor skating rink in the city's West End (The Marketing Arm)....In L.A., Helene Elliott reports, "The NHL has taken so much heat since it removed team logos from game pucks, it may rescind that decision" (L.A. TIMES, 11/21).