Launches Sponsorship Search Engine

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New Website matches faith-based events with corporate sponsors debuts November 1, 2005.

Event will change the way corporate business finds sponsorship opportunities with the creation of its innovative new search engine that identifies potential sponsors with upcoming public events. The first of its kind web portal debuts on November 1. is an online marketing service that offers unique promotional opportunities to family entertainment, sporting, and health events. The cornerstone of the website is its state-of-the-art search engine that specializes in Christian-based events.

The website will also serve as a clearinghouse for event planners and corporations looking to access pertinent information covering topics such as developing sponsorship proposals, targeting them to the corporate market, and soliciting sponsorship. Other tools include the innovative Marketing Lounge®. Corporate sponsors will have free access via an online security code.

"One of our goals is to increase awareness among corporate sponsors of events in the Christian sector. Emerald's primary focus has always been on projects in the faith-based and cause-related markets."” stated Dallas Thompson, Director of Marketing at Emerald Entertainment & Sports Inc.

Emerald’s CEO developed The technology and prototype design model underwent a series of test simulations and scored highly among corporate sponsors who viewed the site as a necessary information tool when looking for events geared towards the Christian Market.

“I tried the technology during their testing and can tell you it’s an answer to all the paper work and proposals I have to comb through,” stated M. Wilson from Draft World Wide. “The search engine makes my life more simplified when looking for an event to sponsor; I can’t wait until it goes live.”

Sponsorship spending in 2004 by North American companies exceeded $11 billion, with Christian-centered events showing the biggest increase at 37%. This site will give Christian and cause related events a major platform when looking for additional corporate sponsors.

Emerald Entertainment recently purchased all shares of a small New Jersey-based Internet company specializing in the Christian Market for an undisclosed amount during a private offering. The newly acquired company will handle the day to day logistics for under the Emerald umbrella. Immediate plans are underway by Emerald’s CEO to merge all entities under one roof in New York City.

Emerald Entertainment & Sports provides corporate marketing and promotion solutions for major corporations, government entities and faith-based organizations. Clients include The Bermuda Department of Tourism, Bahiatursa, Tiffany & Company, The Snapple Company, Federal Express, Kinko’s, AT&T, and others.

For more information on Event Sponsorship contact: Dallas Thompson at Emerald Entertainment & Sports Inc.: 212-802-8793.


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