@leisure is a team of experienced leisure, aquatic and sports facility managers and planners, with market modelling, sports management, recreation planning, business and GIS qualifications. We have…read more
Hopman Cup organisers hopeful of securing 2015 naming rights sponsorship
The organisers of Perth’s Hopman Cup tennis tournament are still hopeful of securing a naming rights sponsor for the event in 2015 and beyond.
While Hyundai’s ending of its 26-year partnership with the unique mixed teams event earlier this year was a major blow to the tournament, Emirates Airline's recently announced sponsorship of tennis in Australia has secured its immediate future.
Emirate’s five-year partnership will see Australia’s elite summer tennis series rebranded as the Emirates Australian Open Series – but leaves naming right for individual events open.
Commenting on Emirates’ backing for tennis, Hopman Cup Tournament Director Paul Kilderry recently explained “it's great to have Emirates on board.”
Stating that organisers were still “in discussions” to secure fresh sponsorship, Kilderry added “we're working with other companies, and hopefully we'll have some more announcements coming up before the event.
“We're really excited for this year's event. We've got a great field. I think it will be our most successful event both on and off the court.
"We're still in discussions (with possible naming rights sponsors), but things are tracking along very well.
Emirates Airline will partner all five marquee tennis events held ahead of the Australian Open: the Hopman Cup, Brisbane International, Apia International Sydney, Hobart International and the World Tennis Challenge in Adelaide.
Perth’s annual round-robin tennis competition will be held between 4th and 10th January 2015 at the Perth Arena.
31st October 2014 - TENNIS AUSTRALIA AGREES MULTI-YEAR SPONSORSHIP WITH EMIRATES
14th August 2014 - 2015 HOPMAN CUP LOSES HYUNDAI SPONSORSHIP
4th October 2013 - MP REVEALS COSTS OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA’S MAJOR EVENTS HOSTING
6th September 2013 - NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR ANNOUNCED FOR TOURISM WA
9th January 2013 - 25TH HOPMAN CUP SMASHES ATTENDANCE RECORDS
28th November 2012 - TOP FEMALE TENNIS STARS TO MISS HOPMAN CUP
12th November 2012 - PERTH ARENA OPENS IN SPECTACULAR STYLE
3rd May 2012 - WORLD CLASS ENTERTAINMENT PREPARED FOR PERTH ARENA OPENING
4th April 2012 - VOW TO MAINTAIN HOPMAN CUP AS A ‘WORLD-CLASS’ EVENT
Asking a small favour
We hope that you value the news that we publish so while you're here can we ask for your support?
The news we publish at www.ausleisure.com.au is independent, credible (we hope) and free for you to access, with no pay walls and no annoying pop-up ads.
However, as an independent publisher, can we ask for you to support us by subscribing to the printed Australasian Leisure Management magazine - if you don't already do so.
Published bi-monthly since 1997, the printed Australasian Leisure Management differs from this website in that it publishes longer, in-depth and analytical features covering aquatics, attractions, entertainment, events, fitness, parks, recreation, sport, tourism and venues management.
Subscriptions cost just $90 a year.
Click here to subscribe.
The Complete Guide to Leisure Industry Products & Services.
Summit Fitness Equipment is now part of NovoFit - see www.ausleisure.com.au/suppliers/novofit/read more
Digonex is a leading provider of customised dynamic pricing solutions to clients in arts and entertainment, sport, attractions, cultural institutions and retail sectors. Digonex’s technology is…read more
SPORTENG specialises in the Planning, Design and Construction inspection of Fields of Play for all sports. Blending engineering with the specialist knowledge gained from working closely with sport…read more
Hydrocare Pool Services Pty Ltd offer 30 years of experience in aquatic industry features, products and water treatment. Hydrocare Pools has undertaken water treatment for aquatic centres and…read more
Technogym is the leading company in the Wellness and Fitness field all over the world. With 2,200 employees, 14 branches in Europe, U.S., South America, Asia and Australia, Technogym exports its…read more
PathMinder Pty Ltd have partnered with AllUser Industries srl to bring Europe’s most advanced high security portals to the Australian and New Zealand markets. AllUser Industries started to…read more
Geoff Ninnes Fong & Partners (GNFP) is a structural, aquatic and civil engineering consultancy with broad experience in the design of new municipal and institutional swimming pools, hydrotherapy…read more
get listed with our suppliers directory
Get your business noticed in our targeted directory. Viewed by 10,000 industry professionals per week!