Jan 05, 2015 at 12:00 AM
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Mercedes-Benz To End Fashion Week Sponsorship

Fashion's biggest sponsor, Mercedes-Benz, will drop its title sponsorship of Fashion Week in New York following this year's Fall 2015 edition in February. That's according to fashion trade site, Racked via WWD, which ...

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Dec 31, 2014 at 12:00 AM
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The Top Sponsorship Stories of 2014

It is hard to believe that we've come to the end of another year. Here's a few of our picks for the top sponsorship stories of 2014. Let us know what you think in comments!


Nascar Name Changes: Sprint (and before that Nextel) have been fixtures on motorsports top circuit for more than 10 years, but in 2016 the spot will be open as the telecom recently Read More

Dec 28, 2014 at 12:00 AM
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New Sponsor Filters on SponsorPitch

We've added several dynamic new ways to filter and find targeted partners from the pool of nearly 6,000 active sponsors featured on SponsorPitch. Sponsor filters now include auto-suggest, so while you can scroll through hundreds of available options if you like, you need only type in a few letters if you already have an idea of the sponsor category, type of sponsorship, key market city or headq...

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Dec 24, 2014 at 12:00 AM
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Happy Holidays From SponsorPitch!

I wanted to take a moment and thank each and every one of our now 55,000 members for being a part of what we're building here at SponsorPitch. In 2014, we grew by 70% thanks in no small part to your efforts in helping spread the word to friends, colleagues and partners. While 2014 is not quite over yet (in fact, you will see some new updates in the next few days), it is always a great time of y...

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Dec 24, 2014 at 12:00 AM
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Facebook Teams Up With NFL For 'Sponsorship Test'

Don't be surprised if you get a lot more football in your Facebook newsfeed this holiday season. That's because the world's largest social network has signed a pact with the National Football League that will see sponsored game highlights promoted within the Facebook newsfeed. Facebook and the NFL will share ad/sponsorship revenue from content, which in addition to video clips may include NFL n...

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Dec 22, 2014 at 12:00 AM
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Live Nation Adds To Festival Portfolio With C3 Purchase

The third largest concert promoter in the U.S. has completed a deal to sell a majority stake to the world's largest concert promoter, Live Nation. Based out of Austin, C3 presents produces of the most recognized festivals including Lollapalooza and Austin City Limits Music Festival, as well as promoting over 1,700 concerts and events annually.


"Adding C3, the leading festival portf...

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Dec 16, 2014 at 12:00 AM
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Sprint To Exit NASCAR

After nearly a decade of being known as the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, NASCAR's top racing series will soon get a new title. Sprint announced today that it will not renew its NASCAR title sponsorship at the end of 2016, citing the need to focus on business priorities. Sprint inherited the deal, which began in 2004, when the Overland Park, Ka...

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Dec 16, 2014 at 12:00 AM
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Coca-Cola Cuts American Idol Sponsorship

After 13 seasons of being one of American Idol's lead sponsors, Coca-Cola is dropping its sponsorship instead choosing to "venture into new spaces and pursue other opportunities to connect with teens and leverage music as a passion point." That's according to a Variety report, which notes that

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Dec 12, 2014 at 12:00 AM
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Amazon Places Bet on E-Sports Sponsorship

Following up on its recent $1 billion acquisition of streaming gaming platform, Twitch, Amazon this week announced that it will acquire GoodGame, which describes itself as "the world’s first full-service agency dedicated to the e-sports and live video game broadcasting communities." GoodGame will help monetize the 60 million active viewers that watch live stre...

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Dec 03, 2014 at 07:00 PM
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Rio Tops $1 Billion in Sponsorship Revenue

The Rio 2016 organizing committee announced on Wednesday that with two years to go over $1 billion in domestic sponsorships have been sold, 85% of the total that is forecasted for the games. In comparison, London is said to have raised about $1.1 billion from domestic sponsors for the 2012 games. Rio's Chief Commercial Officer, Renato Ciuchini, says the World Cup helped accelerate sales efforts...

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