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29 Apr 2014 - Hospitality
Tourvest, the Southern Hemisphere's largest tourism group based out of Johannesburg have recently announced their plans for expansion in the UK & European sports travel market.
Olympics - 07 Jul 2011 - Events
The Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs, Presence Switzerland has today announced details of its exciting plans for the House of Switzerland, one of the few Houses to be fully open to the public during the London 2012 Olympic Games.
Soccer - 15 Sep 2010 - Hospitality
The Football Association of Wales (FAW) has launched its 1876 Hospitality Club at all its home International Matches including the Euro 2012 Qualifiers against England, Switzerland, Bulgaria and Montenegro.
Cycling - 24 Sep 2009 - Hospitality
The future of cycling in Denmark is bright! The International Cycling Union (UCI) Management Committee met in Lugano today to decide on a host for the 2011 BMX World Championships and for 2011 UCI Para-cycling World Championships. Denmark was awarded both events!<BR>
12 Mar 2009 - Directory
Specialist sports management company the Mike Burton Group, has appointed Richard Scott, one of the hospitality industry’s leading figures, to head up its corporate hospitality division.<BR>
Cycling - 16 Sep 2008 - Events
At the end of this month three sports industry veterans will set out to ride across the Pyrenees for Bliss, the premature baby charity that funds research, and helps these babies and their parents.
25 Mar 2008
Helios Partners is pleased to announce the opening of their new office in London as well as key additions to their team of sports marketing experts.&nbsp;
Golf - 04 Mar 2008
Mike Burton, the leading sports hospitality, travel and management company, has been appointed as an Official Hospitality Agent to The 2010 Ryder Cup at The Celtic Manor Resort in Wales.
Basketball - 07 Feb 2008
Euroleague Basketball has completed successfully a two-day European Basketball Marketing Summit '08, which was aimed at offering a unique opportunity for all clubs and leagues to share their knowledge and experience, as well as to interact and learn new strategies in order to work towards the common growth of European basketball.
Handball - 17 Jan 2008
The start of the 2008 EHF European Handball Championship, running from January 17-27, will feature the most comprehensive global media and marketing programme implemented by Infront Sports &amp; Media, the exclusive commercial partner for the European Handball Federation’s (EHF) premier event.
Snooker - 15 Jan 2008
EUROSPORT EVENTS and FSTC SPORTS MANAGEMENT, the management company of John Higgins', Graeme Dott &amp; Michaela Tabb , are proud to announce the launch in 2008 of a new Snooker 'World Series" to be run from May through August of each year.
Golf - 07 Jan 2008
One thousand days to go and with more than 100 countries set to receive television coverage the countdown has truly started for the greatest show in Welsh sporting history – The 2010 Ryder Cup at The Celtic Manor Resort in Newport.
Rugby union - 21 Dec 2007
A joint venture between Sodexho Prestige and the Mike Burton Group has won the contract to market the corporate hospitality and travel programmes for the 2011 Rugby World Cup in New Zealand.
Conferences - 18 Dec 2007
Soccerex are delighted to unveil the conference for the Soccerex Dubai Forum, coinciding with the Mohammed bin Rashid International Football Championship.
Rugby union - 14 Dec 2007
The British &amp; Irish Lions are delighted to announce the appointment of the Official Licensed Operators (OLOs) for the tour to South Africa in 2009.
Handball - 05 Nov 2007
Infront Sports &amp; Media has announced that the German-based Henkel group, manufacturer of many well known branded products, is to be the Official Sponsor of the upcoming 2008 Men’s European Championship, exclusively in the product categories of cosmetics, adhesives and detergents.
05 Nov 2007
The Singapore Sports Hub Consortium today unveiled Premier Park and its promise to be a thriving and sustainable fully integrated sports, entertainment and healthy lifestyle hub – for everyone, everyday.
Soccer - 25 Oct 2007
Chelsea Football Club has appointed Pitch PR to oversee a trade and consumer PR campaign.
Olympics - 04 Oct 2007
The Italian Olympic Committee (CONI) today announced the appointment of global sports marketing agency Octagon as its worldwide marketing advisor and sponsorship sales agency.
Conferences - 12 Sep 2007
There is still time for companies involved in planning and delivering sports events to enter for the inaugural SportBusiness ISEMS Awards, to be presented at Wembley Stadium during the International Sports Event Management and Security conference and exhibition 2007.
Motor racing - 06 Sep 2007
Fans of Formula 1™ will soon be able to enjoy their favourite sport live in stunning high definition quality on big screens with outstanding surround sound in the comfort of an auditorium.
03 Aug 2007
Zurich / Zug, Switzerland, 3 August 2007 – Ticketing is increasingly important to organizers of major sports events - it has become a job for specialists.
Conferences - 03 Aug 2007
The Motor Sport Business Forum has released its most high-profile Conference Programme yet. The 2007 event welcomes no fewer that nine Formula One team bosses on its conference schedule as well as top executives from some of the biggest sponsors in motor sport.
25 Jul 2007
Walch’s Event Hospitality is a one-stop-shop for sport services and event organisers Zug, Switzerland / Lustenau, Austria, 25 July 2007 – Infront Sports &amp; Media has joined forces with Walch’s Event Catering to create a full-service hospitality operation – Walch’s Event Hospitality GmbH – as part of the Infront Group.
Motor racing - 06 Jul 2007
The ongoing success of the Motor Sport Business Forum has led to further expansion worldwide with new events set for Asia and the Middle East.
Olympics - 05 Jul 2007
During its 2-year campaign, Salzburg 2014 was working hard and diligently towards one sole date: 4 July – that day, on which the IOC would make its decision of which city would have the honour to host the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games 2014.
Soccer - 04 Jul 2007
Kaiserslautern / 4th July 2007 – FC Kaiserslautern is set to offer a new, exclusive VIP facility, created in conjunction with the club’s marketing agency SPORTFIVE.
Olympics - 29 Jun 2007
Sochi 2014 Bid and Olympic Champion Take Part in Local Soccer Match in Guatemala
Olympics - 28 Jun 2007
Salzburg has for centuries been regarded as one of the world’s cultural capitals. There are numerous reasons for this, beyond Mozart, its legendary Festival or being the birthplace of “Silent Night”.
Olympics - 15 Jun 2007
As an Olympic host city, Salzburg is uniquely positioned and equipped to deliver an extraordinary number of benefits to the entire Olympic Movement.
Olympics - 04 Jun 2007
The greatest challenges in hosting the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games are the long distances that so often separate the ice events in the city from the snow events in the mountains.
Soccer - 29 May 2007
At its meeting in Zurich on Sunday, 27 May, the FIFA Executive Committee, convening for the 23rd and final time in the cycle that is now drawing to a close, focused on the final preparations for the 57th FIFA Congress at Zurich’s Hallenstadion on 30-31 May.
Rugby union - 23 May 2007
The British &amp; Irish Lions have appointed the Mike Burton Group to exclusively manage the Official Licensed Operator programme for the 2009 Lions tour to South Africa.
Olympics - 21 May 2007
The 70th congress of the International Sports Press Association (AIPS) provided Salzburg 2014 with one last opportunity before the final presentation in Guatemala City
Olympics - 10 May 2007
The PyeongChang 2014 Bid Committee will share its plans to host outstanding Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games with a distinguished audience of 500 women from over 100 countries who are in Seoul this week to participate in the Business and Professional Women’s International Asia Pacific Regional Conference and a separate convention for young leaders, which start on 11 May.
Olympics - 01 May 2007
Moscow, Russia, April 30, 2007 – Sochi 2014, Russia’s Bid to host Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, is in full-force this week to support the International Ice Hockey Federation World Championship (IHWC) taking place in Moscow and Mytischi from April 27th until May 13th.
Ice hockey - 30 Apr 2007
Zug, Switzerland, 27 April 2007 – The start of the 2007 IIHF World Championships, running form April 27 to May 13 in Moscow, will feature a most comprehensive global media and marketing programme implemented by Infront Sports &amp; Media, the exclusive commercial partner for the International Ice Hockey Federation’s (IIHF) premier event.
Olympics - 17 Apr 2007
For the 16th time Zell am See, in Salzburg, staged the largest junior ice hockey tournament in Europe: 1200 players and about 1000 accompanying person took part in the World Tournament for juniors between 10 and 16 years of age.
Tennis - 04 Apr 2007
Quintus is pleased to announce a new title sponsorship agreement for one of its major tennis properties – the annual champions’ tennis tournament at the Hurlingham Club in London.
Conferences - 28 Mar 2007
Industry-leading sponsorship conference, Think!Sponsorship has secured content from last weeks Grass Roots Sponsorship winner at the Hollis Awards - Barclays.
Athletics - 23 Mar 2007
Brisbane’s bid to host the World Championships in Athletics in 2011 or 2013 today received&nbsp; the support of the one of the world’s biggest media groups.
Olympics - 19 Mar 2007
From the 14th to the 17th of March, the 13 members of the IOC Evaluation Commission, led by Chiharu Igaya, IOC member, visited Salzburg to make a technical assessment of the city’s bid to host the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games 2014.
Olympics - 14 Mar 2007
The Salzburg 2014 team, as well as numerous visiting representatives from the national and international media, are eager for the official start of the IOC Evaluation Commission visit.
Soccer - 09 Mar 2007
A high-ranking delegation from the German football association (DFB), headed by its president, Dr Theo Zwanziger, visited FIFA today (Thursday, 8 May 2007).
Games - 19 Feb 2007
Hilton Glasgow has signed up to be the official hotel of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games Bid, it was confirmed today.
Olympics - 19 Feb 2007
Sochi, Russia, February 18, 2007 – Thirteen members of the International Olympic Committee’s Evaluation Commission landed at the state-of-the-art new terminal at Sochi International Airport today to begin the official evaluation of Sochi 2014’s plans to host the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.
Olympics - 19 Feb 2007
Following the IOC Evaluation Commission inspection of PyeongChang 2014’s plan including on-site visits to PyeongChang and Gangneung venues from 14-17 February, an official press conference was held on 17 February to conclude the visit.
Olympics - 19 Feb 2007
Austria’s premier address, Ballhausplatz 2, The Federal Chancellor’s Office, Vienna, served as the venue for presenting the Federal Chancellor, Alfred Gusenbauer, with his personal 'Salzburg 2014 team outfit'.
Olympics - 16 Feb 2007
Despite Europe facing its warmest winter for the last 500 years, the alpine skiing conditions in Salzburg's Olympic region are currently of a very high quality.
Olympics - 16 Feb 2007
The IOC Evaluation Commission visit to PyeongChang, South Korea entered its second day today with the Commission inspecting venues for snow sports, the Olympic village and overall infrastructure in PyeongChang.
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