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Company Overview of Memphis Grizzlies Inc.

Company Overview

Memphis Grizzlies Inc. operates an NBA team. It offer sponsorship opportunities to reach fans and partners of its basketball team in a variety of ways, such as TV spots, radio spots, Website presence, e-mail campaigns, courtside signage, promotions, premium items, hospitality events, print ads, basketball camps, and community relations activities. The company also sells jerseys, T-shirts, sweatshirts, hats, collectibles, and accessories for men, women, and kids online. Memphis Grizzlies Inc. was formerly known as Vancouver Grizzlies and changed its name to Memphis Grizzlies Inc. in 2001. The company was founded in 1995 and is based in Memphis, Tennessee.

191 Beale Street

Memphis, TN 38103

United States

Founded in 1995

Phone:

901-888-4667

Fax:

901-205-1235

Key Executives for Memphis Grizzlies Inc.

President of Business Operations
Owner
Age: 77
Controlling Owner
Age: 36
President of Business Operations
Director of Player Personnel
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Memphis Grizzlies Inc. Key Developments

Grizzlies Promotes Jason Wexler to President of Business Operations

Jason Wexler has been promoted to president of business operations by Memphis Grizzlies. Wexler, who joined the team as chief operating officer in 2013, will be responsible for all aspects of the business including, ticket sales and service, arena operations, corporate partnerships, marketing communications and broadcast, community investment and general operations. Before joining the Grizzlies, Wexler was president of The Henry Turley Company.

Memphis Grizzlies Names Jeff Olson as Director of Event Booking at FedExForum

The Memphis Grizzlies have hired Jeff Olson as director of event booking at FedExForum. Olson will work with promoters and agents to schedule events at FedExForum, and will also be responsible for scheduling Grizzlies and University of Memphis Tigers home games. Olson will replace Brett Reopell, who left the organization earlier this year. Olson was previously with ArenaNetwork, where he worked with 36 arenas around the country as a consultant on securing tours. In addition to working with FedExForum during his time with ArenaNetwork, he worked with American Airlines Center in Dallas, Air Canada Centre in Toronto and Verizon Center in Washington D.C.

Several Fresno Grizzlies Partners Seeks To Sell Thier Stakes In Memphis Grizzlies

Several Fresno Grizzlies partners are seeking to sell thier stakes in Memphis Grizzlies Inc. Grizzlies President Chris Cummings said in an email to The Bee, "This has been in discussion for over a year and we have no offers on the table. I have talked to several people." "To me, 2013 is a make-or-break year" for the Grizzlies' owners, Council Member Lee Brand said. The audit shows the Grizzlies pulling in $6.26 million in gross revenue last year, down a bit from $6.4 million in 2011 but on par with 2010's revenues.

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