Rogers Seeks to Expand Influence in Western Canada with Canucks

This month Rogers Communications sought to expand its grasp on the western Canadian market by acquiring the rights to the hockey arena where the Vancouver Canucks play. Formerly known as General Motors Place, the newly-christened Rogers Arena is part of a ten-year sponsorship deal between the Canucks and Rogers as the communications company seeks to … Continued

Local Sponsor Takes Advantage of Tennis Championships

On Monday, July 5th, the 34th annual Campbell’s Hall of Fame Tennis Championships kicked off in Newport, RI with 32 singles players and 16 sets of doubles competing for the Van Alen Cup. This event, which has been hosted during the week following Wimbledon since 1976, is the only grass court ATP tournament in the … Continued

America’s Cup back in Newport!

Last Thursday was a very special day in Newport for sailors and tourists alike, as the famed America’s Cup trophy was on display just a few steps from the Performance Research office!   The America’s Cup is the oldest active trophy amongst all of sport, with a long and famed history involving Newport and the … Continued

No “Rockets Red Glare” in Myrtle Beach

The city of Myrtle Beach announced on June 28th its decision to call off its sponsorship of a July 4th celebration at BB&T Coastal Field due to financial concerns. The decision to drop the sponsorship will affect a planned picnic, concert, and fireworks show at the stadium, and force holiday visitors to seek entertainment elsewhere. … Continued