Octagon is the leading global sports and entertainment marketing and representation agency focused on helping brands, properties, and talent clients make the next right move in a quickly changing marketing and media landscape. From sponsorship evaluation to activation, we leverage the world’s biggest sports and entertainment events to create partnerships, content and experiences for a client roster that includes Mastercard, BMW of North America, Bank of America, Cisco, Delta Air Lines, AB InBev, Taco Bell, Allstate and others. We manage major events including 7 LPGA events, 2 PGA Champions Tour events and 8 culinary festivals. Octagon’s talent representation and marketing business – named 2018 Best in Talent Representation by SportsBusiness Journal - spans more than 800 athletes, broadcasters and personalities including Stephen Curry, Michael Phelps, Simone Biles, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Hannah Storm and more.
With more than 80 reporters, editors and guest columnists, Sports Business Journal is the category-leading weekly magazine covering sports business. Sports Business Daily, the industry’s leading daily online site, summarizes industry news reported by more than 600 media outlets while its Global edition aggregates business news throughout the world by following more than 200 local-language publications and media outlets.
Resource Guide LIVE is the industry’s digital directory with listings on more than 75,000 people and in more than 11,000 companies. The Sports Business Conference and Events Group annually produces 12 industry-leading conferences and events.
The Sports Business Group is a division of American City Business Journals (ACBJ), which comprises a host of city-specific weekly business journals, BizJournals.com and Hemmings Motor News. ACBJ is part of Advance Publications.
DraftKings is a global sports technology and entertainment company that believes life is more fun with skin in the game. Its mission is to bring fans closer to the games they love via a unique combination of daily fantasy sports, sports betting and media platforms that, combined, deliver “The Game Inside The Game.” Founded in 2012 by Matt Kalish, Paul Liberman and Jason Robins, DraftKings is headquartered in Boston, MA, and offers daily fantasy sports contests across 13 professional sports in 8 countries including the U.S., Canada, U.K. and Australia. Operating pursuant to state regulations in New Jersey and Mississippi, DraftKings Sportsbook mobile and retail, allows players in the state to engage in betting for major U.S. and international sports.
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Our passion is bringing graphics to life. From design and printing to installation, project management, and ongoing maintenance, AAA Flag & Banner has been the go-to super graphics printer for over 47 years. Our client list speaks volumes for our abilities. We visually communicate the story that the nation’s top sports teams, corporations, and event producers want to convey to their guest — creating experiences to remember for a lifetime. With printing capabilities from coast to coast, AAA Flag & Banner is poised to meet any challenge, no matter the scope or schedule of the activation. At AAA Flag & Banner we say it BIG!
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