Many sporting events provide a list of corporate sponsors on their websites. Some events include a main sponsor within the name of the event as well as other sponsors. In some cases, event sponsorship is tied to a governing body's sponsors.Continue Reading
The corporate sponsors for the 2015 U.S. Open tennis tournament included Emirates Airlines, IBM and Citizen. Mercedes-Benz, Heineken and Xerox were also U.S. Open sponsors.
The Masters golf tournament had three major corporate sponsors in 2015, IBM, AT&T and Mercedes-Benz. Their logos are rotated in a display atop the tournament website's home page.
England's national men's soccer tournament in 2015-16 is known as the Emirates FA Cup after three years as The FA Cup with Budweiser. Budweiser remains as a corporate sponsor along with Nike and the William Hill bookmakers. Vauxhall Motors is the main sponsor for English men's national soccer team matches.
Sprint is a sponsor of all NASCAR auto races as part of its Sprint Cup Series sponsorship. Coors Light is NASCAR's pole-position qualification sponsor. Other sponsors include Budweiser for the Daytona 500's qualifying rounds in Florida, Camping World for the CampingWorld.com 500 in Phoenix, Geico Insurance for the Geico 500 in Talladega, Alabama, and Ford for the final Chase for the Cup event, the Ford EcoBoost 400.Learn more about Business & Finance