internationalSPORTgroup APPOINTED TO MANAGE ENGLISH NATIONAL BADMINTON CHAMPIONSHIPS ‘09

internationalSPORTgroup have a proven track record in world class sport events, particularly within squash, where the company promotes and manages the British Grand Prix (since 2004), British Open (since 2005), English Grand Prix (since 2007), Wolverhampton Open (in partnership with WLT&SRC since 2006) and the Super Series Finals (in partnership with the ATCO Group since 2007).
 
Jim Quigley, Head of Major Sports Events and Partnerships for Manchester City Council, said: “As Manchester expands its sports event portfolio we are delighted to be able to appoint Paul Walters of internationalSPORTgroup to deliver the Event Director role for the 2009 championships. Paul has a proven track record in this area and has worked with Manchester on many occasions, including as Event Director for the recent highly successful Hi-Tec World Squash Championships.”
 
Paul Walters of internationalSPORTgroup, who also publish Badminton Magazine, the Official Magazine of BADMINTON England, added: “This appointment demonstrates the high regard in which internationalSPORTgroup is held within event management and we are excited at the opportunity of working with Manchester City Council, BADMINTON England, Carlton Sport, Imperial Consultants, Manchester Evening News and sportdiscount.com in managing the championships and delivering what is widely considered the premier domestic badminton championships.”
 
Tickets for the English National Badminton Championships ’09 to be staged at the Manchester Velodrome from the 30th January to 1st February can be booked online at www.ticketmaster.co.uk, or by telephone on 0844 847 1552.
 
Issued by iSPORTgroup.com

The organisers of the English National Badminton Championships ’09, to be staged at the Manchester Velodrome from the 30th January to 1st February, have appointed internationalSPORTgroup™ Ltd to oversee all event management responsibilities leading up to and during the championships on behalf of the championship’s stakeholder group comprising Manchester City Council, BADMINTON England, Carlton Sport, Imperial Consultants, Manchester Evening News and online sport retailer sportdiscount.com.