Sports Marketing and Events

Maui Jim Maui Invitational Chairman Establishes Place Among ACC Basketball Legends

Former Coach Dave Odom named to ACC Basketball Legends Class of 2016   CHICAGO, Ill. (Feb. 16, 2016) – Dave Odom, a three-time Conference Coach of the Year at Wake Forest and current Tournament Chairman of the Maui Jim Maui Invitational, was recently named to the Atlantic Coast Conference...

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2017 Maui Jim Maui Invitational Field Announced

MAUI, HAWAII (November 12, 2015) – The Maui Jim Maui Invitational today announced the Championship Round field for the 2017 Tournament, which features high-profile programs and some of college basketball's rising powerhouses. The field joining Chaminade at the Lahaina Civic Center...

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Chicago Ale Fest Unveils Brewery, Restaurant Line-Ups

Chicago Ale Fest Unveils Brewery, Restaurant Line-UpsCity’s Largest Craft Beer Fest Kicks Off June 19  Chicago (June 8, 2015) – The Chicago Ale Fest -- the city’s newest and largest craft beer festival -- has announced its list of participating breweries and restaurants for the June 19-20...

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Success Story: Engaging Consumers for the Senior PGA Championship

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Authentic Maui Brands Come Together to Bring Sun, Surf and Hoops to Basketball Fans Across the World

MAUI, HAWAII (March 11, 2015) – Two of Maui's most iconic brands, Maui Jim Sunglasses and the Maui Invitational, have joined together to bring the aloha spirit to basketball fans across the nation and the world. Maui Jim, the premium polarized sunglasses company founded on the beaches of Lahaina...

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KemperLesnik Joins the Chicago Sports Commission

This past month, KemperLesnik and our sister company KemperSports joined the Chicago Sports Commission as a corporate partner. Our Executive Vice President Tom Valdiserri and CEO Steve Skinner will assist the commission in continuing to establish Chicago as the premier U.S. destination for...

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McDonald’s All American Games: Rosters Announced, Tickets on Sale

Last night, the McDonald’s All American Games announced the next 48 high school basketball players named to the final rosters. Tickets for the McDonald’s All American Games on Wednesday, April 1 are on sale now as well as tickets to the Powerade JamFest March 3. Be sure to get your tickets now to...

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Sherrie Dubinski Promoted to Event Services Coordinator

We are pleased to announce that Sherrie Dubinski has been promoted to event services coordinator from administrative assistant at KemperLesnik.  Sherrie joined KemperLesnik in 2011. Since that time, she has served many roles within the events teams, specifically with McDonald’s All American...

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Scott Janess Joins KemperLesnik as Vice President of Events

Scott Janess Joins KemperLesnik as Vice President of EventsRecent acquisition brings inPLAY Events founder and portfolio to KemperLesnik NORTHBROOK, IL – Nov. 10, 2014 –  KemperLesnik, a leading public relations, sports marketing and events management agency, today announced the addition of...

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What Our Clients Are Saying

Derek Sprague, Secretary, PGA of America

“The work you did at the Senior PGA was awesome. It was by far, the best on-course activation I have seen. I look forward to working with you in the years to come.”

Derek Sprague, Secretary, PGA of America