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Arcos Dorados to Sign Neymar Jr. in Brazil

Arcos Dorados Holdings Inc. has signed an exclusive contract with soccer star Neymar Jr. to support its 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ marketing and brand campaigns beginning in January 2018.Neymar Jr.’s exclusive contract with Arcos Dorados’ Brazilian operation further strengthens McDonald’s brand market leadership in the country.


Chelsea FC Visits Harlem

The Chelsea Premier League Football Club from England aims to promote soccer in the United States ; The Club breaks ground on a brand-new, multi-million dollar covered outdoor soccer facility for the youth players of Harlem.


Leading Executives from Octagon, WME I IMG and LeadDog Marketing Group Added to Portada17 Speaker Roster

Ed Horne, EVP, Global Partnerships, WME | IMG,  Dan Mannix, President and CEO, LeadDog Marketing Group and Simon Wardle, Chief Strategy Officer, Octagon are the latest major speaker additions to Portada’s Sports Marketing Forum. Check out our uniquely curated agenda! The Sports Forum takes place in New York City’s Yotel during the first day of Portada17 on September 13 and is followed by the 11th Annual Multicultural Marketing and Media Conference on September 14.


Jill Leccia to Share Insights about Gatorade’s 5V5 Tournament at #Portada17

Jill Leccia, Global Platforms Marketing Director for Gatorade Latin America, PepsiCo is the latest Marketing Trailblazer to join #Portada17 in NYC on Sept. 13-14.  Early bird pricing expires tomorrow Friday August 4! Leccia will be providing actionable experiential marketing insights about Gatorade’s 5V5 Youth Soccer Tournament, which is played annually in 16 countries.


MasterCard’s Mike Tasevski, Publicis’ Dan Donnelly and Scouts Sports and Entertainment’s Michael Neuman to Participate in Sports Marketing Forum at #Portada17

Mike Tasevski, VP, North America Sponsorships at MasterCard, Dan Donnelly, EVP, Managing Director, Publicis Media Sports and Michael Neuman, EVP, Managing Partner, Scout Sports and Entertainment are marketing trailblazers participating at the Sports Marketing Forum in New York City’s Yotel on September 13.


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