USOC Denies Boston Has Weakest '24 Bid USOC Decides To Bid For '24 Games Rizzo Mad After Harper No-Show At Nats' Fan Fest S.F. Optimistic '24 Bid Will Be Different Nationwide To Run SB Ad For First Time Since '07 Meeting Could Narrow '24 Games City Options IOC Passes Sweeping Reform IOC Approves Changes To Bid Process Boston '24 Group Reportedly Eyes Stadium Site Shanks, Lazarus Talk About Sharing NASCAR Rights
SBD/Issue 72/Sponsorships, Advertising & Marketing
Published December 28, 2001
ADAGE.com's Rich Thomaselli cited sources as saying that adidas-Salomon has awarded its $100M global creative account to Omnicom Group's TBWA/Chiat/Day, CA. Thomaselli noted that TBWA "beat out" DDB Worldwide for the account (ADAGE.com, 12/27)....An NBC spokesperson said that some advertisers "have reallocated their dollars" from the Super Bowl to the Olympics, including Electronic Data Systems, Volkswagen and Cingular. A 30-second primetime spot during the Olympics is estimated at $550,000-600,000. Meanwhile, a Fox spokesperson said that Super Bowl XXXVI is 80% sold out for ads, at an average price of about $2M per 30-second spot (John Dempsey, DAILY VARIETY, 12/28)....ADWEEK.com's David Gianatasio notes Monster.com is returning to the Super Bowl for the fourth straight year. This year, a commercial "directs viewers to a Monster-crafted Web site designed to help U.S. Olympic athletes find jobs after the games" (ADWEEK.com, 12/28)....In Seattle, Nunyo Demasio reports the Sonics have formed a three-year partnership with the Nasdaq Stock Market, Inc. Under the deal, Nasdaq receives naming rights to the Courtside Club restaurant, which will be called "Nasdaq-100 Club." It is available to courtside and suite-ticket holders (SEATTLE TIMES, 12/28).