Marketing Missy Franklin Missy Franklin sponsors jumping aboard Bud to use Manhattan mural to hype Games Placing bets on next mega-fight Breaking Ground: Snider shaped scene Jones back at Under Armour Will jersey ads bring big bucks? From The Executive Editor: L.A. messages Cartoon: Patch it up Yogi Berra deal: Deja vu all over again
SBJ/October 24 - 30, 2005/Media
Ad Tracker: Atlanta Thrashers
Published October 24, 2005
Agency: Blue Sky Agency
Tag lines: Welcome to Blueland, A City Will Become A Nation, and Are You True Blue?
Media: Television spots on Comcast, other male-targeted channels and programming; radio spots on WCNN 680 the Fan, 99X, Q-100, DAVE FM, Star 94 and other stations; print ads in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Gwinnett Daily Post, Marietta Daily Journal, Creative Loafing and Score Atlanta; billboards; and a guerrilla campaign in which 250 Blueland flags were attached to telephone poles in metro Atlanta.
Time line: Began in September 2005 and will run through the season.
Target: Loyal fans and interested new fans in the 18-54 age demographic.
Sample ads: Groups of Thrashers players are making epic journeys through the Arctic to arrive at the arena a la “Lord of the Rings.”
Editor’s note: Ad Tracker is a feature of SportsBusiness Journal that shines the spotlight on teams’ local advertising creatives. To share the elements of your team’s campaign, please send information and video to Ryan Baucom at: email@example.com.