Octagon Announces Several Internal Promotions

Octagon is the world’s largest sponsorship consulting practice representing high-profile talent in the sports and entertainment industry. Octagon has just announced several promotions in their Corporate Consulting and Events & Hospitality divisions: Bo Heiner as Vice President: The Atlanta native’s top responsibilities include overseeing The Home Depot, Equifax, Talen Energy, and

Octagon Marketing Expanding In Europe And Reaches Philippines

Per a press release from the company, Octagon, the world's largest sponsorship consulting practice and sports and entertainment marketing leader, has formed a strategic alliance with Sportsnet Group in Istanbul, Turkey. This launch pairs Octagon, with more than 30 years of experience, and Sportsnet Group, Turkey's first sports-related marketing agency and expands

Colin Glaum Named Octagon’s Executive Creative Director

Octagon Marketing Worldwide* has announced that Colin Glaum will join the agency as its new Executive Creative Director. Glaum will work from Octagon's Norwalk, Connecticut headquarters and will oversee the agency's US-based creative, design and digital marketing team. “We’re thrilled to have Colin as part of the team,” said Jeff Shifrin President and COO of Octagon

Global Tennis Connections: The New Force In Tennis Representation

For years, the representation of tennis players has been dominated by the big firms. IMG Tennis, with a list including Novak Djokovic and Maria Sharapova, represents over 140 tennis clients. French company Lagardere's long list includes Caroline Wozniacki and John Isner, while Octagon represents Martina Hingis and Dominika Cibulkova. Enter Global

Interview With The Agent: Micky Lawler

The following article is a guest contribution from Natalie Mikolich.  Natalie is the Founder of NPM | PR, where she focuses as a sports publicist. As one of the first female agents breaking ground in athlete representation over 27-years-ago, Micky Lawler has served as the head of Octagon’s worldwide Tennis Division

Octagon Basketball Grows Presence In Europe

Global sports and entertainment agency, Octagon, recently announced its expansion in Europe with its Basketball Division. Octagon Basketball’s European headquarters will be based in Athens, Greece. Giorgos Dimitropoulos has been named Senior Director of Octagon Basketball Europe and will be managing player representation across the continent. Before joining Octagon Basketball, Dimitropoulos

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up (3/14/2014)

I am heading to Dallas, Texas later today and will be taking in my first-ever Ultimate Fighting Championship event this Saturday.  The UFC 171 will feature Johny Hendricks vs. Robbie Lawler for the welterweight title.  Next Wednesday, I leave for Las Vegas for my annual retreat to enjoy the start