October 25, 2007
For Immediate Release
Contact: Ryan Durishin: 703-760-0051

Starbridge will Continue to Serve as the Washington Wizards’ and Verizon Center’s Exclusive Sponsorship Sales Agency through 2010 Season

Starbridge Media Group, Inc. renewed its contract to be the exclusive sponsorship sales agency for the Washington Wizards and the Verizon Center through the 2010 season, company CEO Jamie Crittenberger announced today.

Starbridge will continue to serve as the sole outsourced sponsorship sales entity working on behalf of WSE and its assets. Starbridge sells team and building sponsorships as well as premium seating and hospitality for one of the NBA’s hottest teams and its high-profile downtown arena.

"Working with the Starbridge sponsorship sales staff has been a real boost to the Wizards and the Verizon Center, in terms of revenue and professionalism,” said Senior Vice President of Washington Sports & Entertainment Rick Moreland. “We look forward to working with them for many years."

“Renewing our contract through the 2010 season displays a tremendous commitment in Starbridge Media Group by Washington Sports and Entertainment,” said Starbridge Media Group President Ken Hutman. “We are excited about the partnerships we have secured over the past two seasons and are focused on continuing to foster productive relationships between the local and national corporate community and the Wizards and Verizon Center.”

Starbridge Media Group, Inc. is a Washington, DC-area based producer, publisher, rights owner, licensee, and sports marketing consultancy that is focused on the convergence of entertainment and sports, and in bridging domestic and international star sports brands with new and traditional forms of media.

Starbridge provides teams, athletes, brands, and rights owners with opportunities to drive incremental revenues, extend brand awareness and build fan loyalty via the creation of unique programming platforms and the maximization of core property assets. For more information on the company, visit www.starbridgemedia.com.