OCTAGON LAUNCHES ATP 250 EVENT IN CORDOBA, ARGENTINAPress Releases, Tennis
McLean, Va. (September 5, 2018) – Octagon, the global sports and entertainment marketing leader, is proud to announce the staging of an ATP 250 event in Cordoba, Argentina, a city that has a long history and passion for the sport of tennis. Octagon will stage the event in collaboration with Torneos.
The first tournament edition will be held in February of 2019 to kick off the ATP South American clay court season. Cordoba already hosts a wide variety of international events, concerts, conferences and sporting events, including FIFA World Cup qualification matches.
“In partnership with Torneos, we look forward to establishing this event as a world-class 250 on the ATP calendar,” said Octagon SVP Jorge Salkeld. “With exquisite hotels and cuisine options for both visitors and players, Cordoba is the perfect city to expand the ATP’s presence in Argentina.”
Octagon has a long and proud history in the sport of tennis that also dates back over 35 years. The sports and entertainment conglomerate has been at the forefront of sports marketing in tennis, representing many of the biggest names in the game, owning, managing and consulting on more professional tennis tournaments than any other entity in the world.
Torneos is a leading sports marketing and media company in Latin America, with more than 35 years of experience in the entertainment industry. The company specializes in the acquisition and distribution of media and commercial rights for premium sports events and competitions, the organization of high-level sports tournaments, the commercialization of audiovisual rights and the generation and production of sports content at a regional level.
“It is a real honor for us to announce this new tournament, one that will be historic for national tennis. This tournament helps us to reinforce our ongoing strategy of regional expansion in sports,” said Ignacio Galarza, Torneos´s CEO.