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“When we started the company, our goal was to create showcases for star athletes that would provide great entertainment value for sponsors and fans.In order to do that, we have to be constantly innovating.”
~ StarGames founder and president Jerry Solomon
StarGames, LLCis a fully integrated sports marketing, management and entertainment company based outside of Boston. Founded in 1994, StarGames provides athlete representation in a broad spectrum of sports, produces live events and television programs. In 2008, the company partnered with Madison Square Garden to bring tennis back to the iconic arena, and in five years, more than 75,000 spectators have attended the annual events there. With title sponsorship support from BNP Paribas, the No. 1 tennis partner in the world, StarGames continues to produce a one-night tennis event at MSG and also debuted one in Hong Kong on March 4, 2013. Following several years of a successful partnership with the USTA for Tennis Night in America, StarGames is collaborating with the ITF launched World Tennis Day on March 4, 2013, to promote grassroots growth of youth participation around the world. Also in 2013, the company produced the third season of the magazine style television program “World of Tennis,” and continues to provide operational support for the Ivan Lendl Junior Tennis Academy in Hilton Head Island, S.C.
In figure skating, StarGames brought together the greatest collection of American skating champions ever assembled and has now turned the Caesars Tribute into an annual salute to the country’s most popular winter sport.
Now in its 19th year, StarGames continues to expand its content creation and distribution by representing professional athletes, producing original content and operating its own broadband television channels.
With a constant eye on creativity, the Company has helped introduce LED signage to tennis and skating; created Tennis Night in America along with the US Tennis Association; was the first to include “10 and under lines” on tennis courts; created Tribute Awards for icons such as Dick Button and Venus Williams; developed the Billie Jean King Cup and helped pioneer live theatrical distribution of sports events with the first Showdown event.
Looking to the future, StarGames’ plans includes international expansion, growth in the grassroots sector and greater use of social media and the internet thereby keeping innovation at the forefront of every StarGames production.