A Closer Look

Trade Show Experience:

  • National Sports Collectors Conventions
  • Winter Baseball Meetings
  • Super Bowl events
  • NBA All-Star Games
  • Super Show

Media Room Expertise:

  • 8 World Series events
  • 4 NLCS events
  • 26 PGA/LPGA events
  • 1989 & 1999 PGA Championships
  • 3 Brunswick World Tournament of Champions tournaments
  • 1998 grand opening of World Golf Village and Golf Hall of Fame
  • Grand opening of Race Rock restaurant-Orlando

Grand Openings:

  • 1988:† Assisted in festivities for the first night game (8/8/88) at Wrigley Field in Chicago
  • 1989:† Handled ground-breaking ceremonies for the new Comiskey Park in Chicago
  • 1992:† Opened Royal Melbourne Club in Chicago suburbs
  • 1996:† Opened Race Rock restaurant in Orlando
  • 1999:† Opened three Brunswick Zone entertainment centers in Chicago suburbs
  • First Game at Invesco Field, Denver
  • First Game at Cleveland Browns Stadium, Cleveland
  • First Game at Jack Kent Cooke Stadium, Landover, MD
  • First Game at Miller Park, Milwaukee
  • First Game at Enron Field, Houston (now Minute Maid Park)
  • First Game at Gillette Stadium, Foxboro, MA
  • First Game at Great American Ball Park, Cincinnati
  • First Game at Tropicana Field, St. Petersburg, FL
  • First Game at Raymond James Stadium, Tampa
  • First Game at Coors Field, Denver
  • First Game at Camden Yards, Baltimore
  • First Game at Citizens Bank Park, Philadelphia
  • First Game at Bank One Ballpark, Phoenix
  • Rebirth of Lambeau Field, Green Bay
  • First Game at PNC Park, Pittsburgh
  • First Game at Comerica Park, Detroit
  • First Game at Comiskey Park, Chicago (now U.S. Cellular Field)
  • First Game at The Ballpark in Arlington, Arlington, TX
  • First Game at SAFECO Field, Seattle, WA

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Crisis Communications

Lobby Golf event in Hawaii:
Designed and implemented the sportís first indoor pro-am in less than 12 hours from conception of idea, thus helping to overcome 21 inches of rain and the likelihood of cancellation of the regularly scheduled pro-am during the Womenís Kemper open. The Lobby Golf event received worldwide coverage on CNN-TV.

Persian Gulf War trading cards:
Deflected criticism away from officials at the Topps Company, which had produced war trading cards.† Repositioned the client in a positive way with national media, educators and consumers.

Dani Tyler/Olympic softball player:
Turned an unfortunate mistake (missing home plate on a potential game-winning HR in the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta) into a positive situation with the media and general public.† Tyler went on to help the U.S. team earn the Gold medal and along the way won over the hearts of sports fans everywhere for her ability to handle media questions.† Ibach & Associates handled her media training session prior to those interviews.

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