Roc Nation Expands Its NFL Practice

Per Liz Mullen of SBJ, Roc Nation Sports has expanded its NFL practice by hiring another football agent and adding a top-10 draft pick. The agency represents former Notre Dame offensive tackle and No. 6 overall draft pick from last month's NFL Draft, Ronnie Stanley. Last week, the agency hired agent

BMW Sticks With Octagon For Sports Sponsorship And Experiential Marketing

Press Release: NORWALK, CT (May 3, 2016) – Octagon, a global sports and entertainment marketing leader, proudly announces the agency has retained its business with BMW of North America. Octagon will continue its 27-year relationship as the automaker’s Sports Sponsorship and Experiential Marketing Agency of Record into 2019 following a competitive agency

Octagon Signs Philadelphia Union Midfielder Michael Lahoud

Press Release: (December 1, 2015) – Global sports and entertainment leader Octagon announced the signing of Philadelphia Union midfielder Michael Lahoud. Lahoud is part of the recently launched Octagon Soccer representation division led by Co-Directors of North American Soccer Eddie Pope and Mike Senkowski. Lahoud was drafted ninth overall in the 2009 MLS SuperDraft

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

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