Seattle Sounders - 2005 United Soccer League's First Division Champions

  • | Navigate Archives Categories (15) Welcome to the Seattle Sounders Blog Previous post:« Next post: » We’ve begun our pre-season marketing efforts with this week’s launch of bus boards in the downtown Seattle area.  The month-long campaign will promote the Chivas USA match on May 7th and the regular season home opener on May 13th.
  • . We’ll also continue marketing efforts through the newly formed weekly email, The Wave.  And be on the look out for the Sounders / Guerrilla Football weekly online radio shows that will preview the season, allow fans to get to know Sounders players, chat with head coach Brian Schmetzer about the status of the team, and provide an inside look as the Sounders prepare for defense of their title.
  • . 2 Responses to “Pre-season marketing update” Says: Glad to see the Sounders using creative ways to reach more potential fans! Terry Stavridis Says: I am a Seattle Sounders fan who lives in Melbourne, Australia and am always happy when we win but when we lose -dont ask.

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  • Rapids, Major League Soccer Announce Landmark 10-Year Partnership with adidas ( 11/10/2004 ) NEW YORK (From Major League Soccer, Soccer United Marketing, and adidas today formally announced an exclusive 10-year partnership agreement granting adidas the official athletic sponsor and licensed product supplier for the United States' Division I professional league.
  • . Additionally, adidas will develop MLS specific marketing and advertising and commercially support every team.
  • . "With adidas as our partner, MLS looks forward to a decade of support and innovation that will contribute significantly to the continued growth of our League in this country, " said Don Garber, Commissioner of Major League Soccer and CEO of Soccer United Marketing.
  • . Soccer United Marketing holds the English-language broadcast rights for the World Cup in Germany.
  • . Soccer United Marketing also holds the exclusive marketing and promotional rights for the competition which is played in the United States.

    Colorado Rapids. The official site of the Colorado Rapids Major League Soccer Team.
  • . ABC and ESPN will pay $100 million for the English-language rights, 2 1/2 times more than the $40 million Soccer United Marketing - an arm of Major League Soccer - paid four years ago.
  • . "It's important for FIFA and the network to work with MLS, " FIFA's director of marketing and television Jerome Valcke said.

    press release- ESPN, ESPN2 and ABC Sports 2006 FIFA World Cup Schedule
  • For Immediate Release , March 15 , 2006 ESPN, ESPN2 AND ABC SPORTS 2006 FIFA WORLD CUP SCHEDULE ALL matches live; Simulcast live in high definition by ESPN HD, ESPN2 HD and ABC HD; Nightly World Cup Live studio shows ESPN, ESPN2 and ABC Sports, in conjunction with Soccer United Marketing (SUM), will present live coverage of the 2006 FIFA World Cup Friday, June 9 through Sunday, July 9 from Germany.
  • . About Soccer United Marketing Founded in 2002, Soccer United Marketing (SUM) is the preeminent commercial soccer company in the United States.
  • . SUM holds the exclusive rights to the most important soccer properties in the nation, including: all commercial rights to Major League Soccer; the United States Soccer Federation and all men's and women's national teams; promotional and marketing rights to Mexican National Team games on U.S.
  • . soil; and marketing, promotional and broadcast rights to the prestigious eight-team Mexican club tournament - InterLiga.
  • . SUM managed the marketing and promotion of the CONCACAF Gold Cup, the region' s premier soccer tournament for national teams, and the highly successfully Real Madrid American Tour in July, 2005.


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    PLUS: SOCCER -- UNITED STATES; Marketing Deal For Federation - New York Times
  • April 22, 1998 PLUS: SOCCER -- UNITED STATES; Marketing Deal For Federation The United States Soccer Federation will receive about $380 million over 12 years from marketing deals announced yesterday with International Management Group and Nike.
  • . United in Major League Soccer and had acted as the U.S.S.F.'s marketing agent since 1990.

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    10th US Hispanic Marketing
  • | Find Events by Keyword Marketing IQ Get Involved Now Conference Details Conference Partners Delegate Information You are here: > > > > Workshops 10th US Hispanic Marketing Employing Actionable Strategies To Capitalize On The $700 Billion U.S.
  • . By attending this workshop you will learn how to: Quantify your Hispanic market needs using appropriate filters Develop a budget that leads to internal and external success Sell the budget to upper management and other colleagues Measure success and build a case for greater investment Workshop Leader Carlo Castilla joined Soccer United Marketing (SUM) in 2003 to lead the marketing for the Federacin Mexicana de Ftbol (FMF) .
  • . Carlo is responsible for developing the sponsorship marketing plan for the FMF and assisting all sponsors to do the same for their brands, in addition to selling the property.
  • . The marketing responsibilities include the implementation of intellectual property programs, in-stadium promotions and special events.

    World Cup: ABCESPN, Univision pay record $425 million for men's, women's Cups through 2014.
  • . Then, Soccer United Marketing, Major League Soccer's marketing arm, owned by a some league and outside investors, paid $40 million for the U.S.
  • . Both sides would provide marketing and sell advertising with revenues split by an unspecified formula.
  • . "We are moving from a global (World Cup) TV offer to a continental offer, " Jerome Valcke, FIFA's director of TV and marketing told a recent soccer marketing convention held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

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  • . 6/5/2006 While sides continue their last-minute preparations for the 2006 World Cup, Soccer United Marketing’s advertising roster for the 64-match tournament from Germany is set. - The Official Site of Major League Soccer
  • . | Internships: Any Internship SUM Internship Opportunities (Fall 2006) - Soccer United Marketing (New York, NY) Soccer United Marketing Internships fall into three terms that coincide with the college/university calendar: Fall: September 1st through November 30th.
  • . Partnership Marketing Intern: (Interliga, Futbolito, Mexican National Team, and Fan development) Soccer United Marketing, the premier promoter of soccer matches in the United States, is looking for dynamic, hard-working and bilingual (English/Spanish) individuals to assist with the sponsorship and marketing for the Mexican National Team and other similar projects.
  • . Through our affiliate marketing company - Soccer United Marketing - for more information please visit
  • . Also works with marketing and communication staff to concept and develop design/communication materials.
  • . Proficiency in Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat Ability to handle multiple projects under tight deadlines Detail-oriented, excellent written and verbal communication skills Can use Microsoft Office products DUTIES: Produces product marketing collateral using established design templates or new design concepts, for print and electronic delivery.

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  • . What gives? Why it might be easy to dump on ESPN for this snafu, what I’d like to know is how hard Soccer United Marketing, which negotiates television time for the U.S.
  • . By Nicholas Irwin August 23, 2005 06:42 PM | I know everyone’s always quick to jump on ESPN in these situations, but I think it’s Soccer United Marketing who is truly at fault.
  • . Soccer United Marketing seems to have this really ridiculous attitude that basically says “you’ll take it like we’ve set it up and you’ll like it.
  • . So Soccer United Marketing thinks that they’re going to get better treatment than baseball in matters like this? They must be completely out of their minds! What they should’ve done was attempted to work something out.

    Cingular Wireless Looks to Score With Sponsorship of the Mexican National Soccer Team During 2005 U.S. Tour
  • . "We're delighted at the opportunity to help bring Mexican soccer to the United States, " said Hendrik Schouten, Director of Hispanic Marketing at Cingular Wireless.
  • . Our sponsorship of the Mexican National Soccer Team provides Cingular a way to reach the domestic Hispanic market, which is widely regarded as having some of the most passionate soccer fans in the world." The partnership will allow Cingular to customize its Hispanic marketing efforts in key U.S.
  • . Through its sponsorship, Cingular gains advertising, marketing and promotional rights to the Federacion Mexicana de Futbol crest, as well as player rights for appearances and special events.
  • . Cingular reached deal with Soccer United Marketing (SUM), the largest promoter of international soccer matches in the United States including being the exclusive U.S.
  • . promoter and marketing representative for the Mexican National Team and its annual tour in the United States.
  • . About Soccer United Marketing Founded in 2002 and headquartered in New York City, Soccer United Marketing is the largest promoter of international soccer matches in the United States.


    United Soccer Leagues (USL)

  • 'Caps partner with First Wave Vancouver Whitecaps News Release - Friday, March 31, 2006 VANCOUVER, BC -- Vancouver Whitecaps Director of Soccer Operations, Bob Lenarduzzi, announced today the Whitecaps new partnership with First Wave Sports Marketing.
  • . The partnership will provide player representation and marketing, and further develop the clubs European relationships and programs.
  • . Our new partnership with First Wave Sports Marketing is an important piece of our club player development model, said Lenarduzzi.
  • . This relationship will allow us to represent players and prospects within the Whitecaps club and also proactively create development opportunities and relationships in Europe and throughout North America. Barry MacLean, Director of First Wave Sports Marketing and a FIFA licensed agent with the Canadian Soccer Association agrees.
  • . Were pleased to partner with the Whitecaps, and I look forward to getting to know the players who are in the Whitecaps club and system. First Wave Sports Marketing, which worked with the Whitecaps to bring Cardiff City FC to Vancouver as part of this Julys inaugural Whitecaps Nations Cup, is also arranging the final details for a training camp at an English Premiership Grounds in August for the Whitecaps U12 Boys Prospects team.

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  • Nothnagle signs as PAETEC Park Founding Partner Rochester Rhinos News Release - Thursday, May 18, 2006 ROCHESTER, NY -- The Rochester Raging Rhinos and Nothnagle Realtors announced today a landmark agreement to enter into a major, multi-year marketing partnership.
  • . Were thrilled to continue our strong relationship with Nothnagle in such an elevated manner. The Rochester Raging Rhinos and New York West (New York State West Youth Soccer Association) reached an agreement Monday to enter into a multi-year joint marketing partnership to build sponsor involvement and soccer participation throughout the region.
  • . The marketing partnership makes the Rhinos the exclusive sales representative for New York West for all sponsor-related programs.
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