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HallPass Media is a full service sports marketing agency servicing clients in the areas of brand consulting, digital and broadcast media, events and properties and talent marketing,

HallPass Renews Mercedes-Benz As Partner of the Lott IMPACT Trophy

- The Best or Nothing Extends Partnership With The Best in Character and Performance - Newport Beach, August 25, 2014 – The Lott IMPACT Trophy is pleased to announce that Mercedes-Benz USA will once again be an official partner of the Lott IMPACT Trophy, an award that recognizes College Football’s Defensive Best in Character and Performance. Named after 4-time Super Bowl winner and Pro Football Hall of Famer Ronnie Lott, the Lott IMPACT Trophy recognizes young men who not only perform on the field, but also off the field. [...]

By |2019-08-27T09:08:06-04:00September 8th, 2014|All News, Brand Consulting, Digital Media, Event Management|

HallPass Media Launches Mobile App for College Football’s Lott IMPACT Trophy

HallPass Media is proud to announce the release of the official Lott IMPACT Trophy mobile app. Named after 4-time Super Bowl winner and Pro Football Hall of Famer Ronnie Lott, the Lott IMPACT Trophy recognizes young men who not only perform on the field but also embody the IMPACT acronym; Integrity, Maturity, Performance, Academics, Community and Tenacity. The 2013 Lott IMPACT Trophy was awarded to UCLA Linebacker Anthony Barr and has been won by some of the top defensive players in the NFL including 2013 NFL Defensive Player [...]

By |2019-08-27T09:08:06-04:00September 5th, 2014|All News, Brand Consulting, Digital Media|

The World’s Top High School Basketball Players Compete for Championship at adidas Nations

After successfully managing 99 basketball games over the course of 25 days (high school, college and NBA), the HallPass Media team has wrapped up a successful summer of basketball events. HallPass' final event of the summer was the 8th annual adidas Nations Global Experience, the top global grassroots basketball event of the year. Many of the top basketball players in the world have been a part of the adidas Nations program including Damian Lillard, Serge Ibaka, Derrick Rose, Jrue Holiday, Steven Adams and many more professional and Division [...]

By |2019-08-27T09:08:06-04:00August 15th, 2014|All News, Brand Consulting, Digital Media, Event Management|

Samsung NBA Summer League Slam Dunks Record Books

– League Establishes New Records for Attendance, Viewership, Digital Consumption and Merchandise Sales – NEW YORK, July 23, 2014 –Samsung NBA Summer League shattered all-time records for attendance, NBA TV viewership, digital consumption on NBA.com and NBA Mobile, and overall merchandise sales. This year’s 11-day event, featuring 24 teams, concluded on Monday, July 21, with the Sacramento Kings winning the Samsung NBA Summer League Championship.  All 67 games were played at the COX Pavilion and Thomas & Mack Center on the campus of the University of Nevada Las [...]

By |2019-08-27T09:08:07-04:00July 23rd, 2014|All News, Brand Consulting, Digital Media, Event Management|

How U.S. Soccer Digitally Tracks The “Training Load” On Every Player

Until recently, U.S. Soccer kept track of its athletes' workouts by using team staffers to actually record heart rate and other vital workout data into spreadsheets. But with its Team 2 system, Polar Technology has changed all that. Since pairing with U.S. Soccer as its official heart rate monitor provider, Polar has pushed soccer analytics to a whole new level of accessibility in near real time that enables customizable individualization of every player's workout. Using a Bluetooth heart rate monitor operating off of a strap around each player's chest, the [...]

By |2019-08-27T09:08:07-04:00June 23rd, 2014|What We're Reading|

Samsung Wants to Be a Premium Brand In Home Appliances

    Samsung sells more TVs than anyone else, but they're trying to become a premium brand in other staples of domestic life, and they've got a colossal marketing budget to make it happen. On Wednesday, the Korean electronics giant revealed the latest features of its home appliances line with a decadent event in downtown Manhattan, where four Michelin star chefs shared a stage with Samsung executives. For the event, the company renovated a warehouse, which will serve briefly as a showroom for its line of kitchen, dishwasher [...]

By |2019-08-27T09:08:07-04:00June 23rd, 2014|What We're Reading|

How Can the U.S. Advance in the World Cup? Root for Ties!

The U.S. was seconds away from escaping its group, but a last minute header from Portugal tied the game at 2-2. With the U.S. sitting on four points in the group standings (three points for its win over Ghana and one for its tie against Portugal), it will come down to Thursday's games to determine if the team will go on to the next round of the World Cup. The quickest way to put it? Root for ties, or draws as they're known in soccer. If either the [...]

By |2019-08-27T09:08:07-04:00June 23rd, 2014|What We're Reading|

The Evolution of the Adidas World Cup Soccer Ball

As soccer fans around the globe gear up to take in the World Cup on Thursday, a number of companies are using the event to push their tech-focused efforts into the spotlight. But long before the Twitter World Cup hashtag campaigns and Google Maps' virtual tours of the playing fields, for years Adidas, one of the oldest sports wear brands around, has been quietly advancing the technology behind one of the most important components of the event: the ball. "We've been at the forefront of every major soccer innovation for nearly 90 years and the [...]

By |2019-08-27T09:08:07-04:00June 20th, 2014|What We're Reading|

Samsung Reportedly Explored Acquiring Company That Powers Siri

Siri, can you say "complicated"? Nuance Communications, a software company that develops speech recognition tools and powers Apple's Siri personal assistant, has talked with multiple companies about a possible sale, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal. One of those, according to the report, just happens to Apple's rival, Samsung. That said, The Journal is unclear on the seriousness of these talks — and which, if any, may lead to a deal. A representative for Nuance declined to comment on the report, and Samsung did not immediately respond to our request for [...]

By |2019-08-27T09:08:07-04:00June 20th, 2014|What We're Reading|

Twitter Launches Video-Sharing Feature With Visa, Adidas

Twitter appears to be experimenting with a new mobile ad feature with two World Cup advertisers, Visa and Adidas. The feature, which Twitter had apparently tested with the film A Million Ways to Die in the West last month, lets you easily share a video ad when you use a hashtag. For instance, if you type "#visa" and then a space, you should see a paper clip prompt in your Twitter iOS app. Click on the icon and you can attach a video, which is an ad for Visa. Adidas is testing a [...]

By |2019-08-27T09:08:07-04:00June 20th, 2014|What We're Reading|