Olympics (Festival Of Olympians) Sponsorship Opportunity
THE ATHENS TENNIS CLUB Olympics 2004
LOCATION The Athens Tennis Club built is the oldest and most beautiful private club in Athens. Located in the very heart of city and is situated among the most recognized historical sites in the world including The Temple of Olympian Zeus, the Acropolis, Parliament, Zappeion Hall, and more; ATC and its views are simply breathtaking. THE ATHENS TENNIS CLUB Olympics 2004 "THE EPICENTER OF THE OLYMPIC CITY"
THE CLUB THE ATHENS TENNIS CLUB Olympics 2004 The Athens Tennis Club was the official venue for Tennis & Fencing during the 1896 Games and is directly opposite the marble Panathenian Olympic stadium. These majestic surroundings will be transformed into the most elegant and exclusive corporate retreat and supper-club in Athens during the 2004 Olympic Games.
HOSPITALITY -Offering member/guests the ability to relax, dine, dance and socialize in elegant surroundings. -Clientele to include private membership of corporate VIP‚s, IOC members, athletes, celebrities, politicians and their invited guests. -Highest quality artistic installation of tents, production, Olympic media center, and amenities. -Featuring high-end art installations representative of participating Olympic nations. -Featuring world famous jazz and world music representatives of the Olympic nations. -Serving the finest cuisine & drink representatives of the Olympic nations with a premier restaurateur -Top of the line perimeter and event security detail including ATHOC umbrella security. THE ATHENS TENNIS CLUB Olympics 2004
“ To bring the very best to the cradle of civilization” Andrea Bocelli Sting Buena Vista Social Club Elton John Yo-Yo Ma Harry Belafonte Ravi Shankar Paul McCartney Wynton Marsalis Ray Charles Enrique Iglesias Simon & Garfunkel (reunion) Caetano Veloso Eric Clapton Cesaria Evora Vladimir Ashkenazy, etc. Greek artists at Minister’s discretion ARTISTS <ul><ul><ul><li>The various musical themes that will be represented within The Festival of the Olympians are those that cross the seven continents of traditional styles representing the very best musical talent in the world; styles from classical to jazz, opera to pop will be performed by such names as: </li></ul></ul></ul>
“ To display the Olympic ideals in a contemporary setting through their traditional Greek symbols” <ul><ul><ul><li>The Olympic Games represents the largest brand and broadcasting event in history reaching two thirds of the world’s population. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The Festival of the Olympians concert programming will be packaged and disseminated to compliment and enrich the Olympic broadcast experience. Festival footage will be distributed throughout the international television markets, achieving over 3.7 billion impressions world-wide. </li></ul></ul></ul>BROADCAST
PRODUCTION <ul><ul><ul><li>Production & site design of The Festival of the Olympians will reflect the utmost attention to detail. The best designers, crews and equipment will be utilized to meet our mutual goals. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The Festival expects the Temple to remain a tourism destination during regular daylight hours. Tourist flow will not be affected by the event, so as to ensure an enriching experience as usual. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Quality of production will reflect that of Mythodea and more. With the Ministry’s approval, our attention to detail will even enhance the daytime tourist experience. </li></ul></ul></ul>
<ul><ul><ul><li>The preservation and safety of The Temple of Zeus is of the highest priority. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>We have undertaken obligations with the University of Athens team of scientists to complete the site survey initiated and prompted by the Mythodea project. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Should the ministry approve, Dr. P. Carydis, Dr. Makropoulos, Dr. Louis and Dr. Sali will be financed by The Festival of the Olympians to </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>investigate and consult on all aspects of the project. The Festival is committed to such cautious and conscientious production under the …………… Ministry’s …… guidance. </li></ul></ul></ul>ANTIQUITY SAFETY
PRODUCTION <ul><ul><ul><li>I. Staging – Will be away from Temple foundations. Low impact, high quality stage designs will be submitted to the Ministry. Concepts include minimalist Ashlar block/faux masonry approach or a grander historical temple design. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>II. Lighting Design – The lighting design package will be of the highest technical and design standards and can contribute to Temple aesthetics during non-use hours. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>III. Screens – Monitor screens can be employed to enhance the festival experience for audience members during the evenings, and be used for Temple of Zeus historical information and 3D renderings during the tourist day-time hours. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>IV. Security – The Festival of the Olympians will enhance the boundary and interior security of the Temple including: appropriate fencing, staff, IOC Security, and access/egress during the evening festival hours. Security will be of highest standard. </li></ul></ul></ul>
BACKGROUND The World Olympians Association (WOA) is an IOC recognized, philanthropic organization representing approximately 80,000 past and present Olympians including those who will compete in the 2004 Games. SLM (Shoreline Media, Inc.) a high-end destination festival marketing company. As an industry leader, the company focuses on producing long-term, highly visible entertainment properties through a delicate balance of top name performers, sponsorship, media and the use of premier locations. To that end, Shoreline works extensively with fortune 500 companies
Presented under the auspices of the Hellenic Ministry of Culture “ To showcase the achievements of modern Greece and its potential for the future” “To promote the benefits of the Games throughout the country” “Encourage promotion of the fundamentals inherent in the spirit of sport” The following proposal is a non-commercial outline addressed to and solely for review by the Greek Ministry of Culture. Any copy infringements, forwarding or copying is strictly prohibited. *Mythodea photographs credited to Stathis Zalidis