You are invited to become a corporate partner with the largest USTA Section and benefit from a multitude of business marketing and entertainment opportunities that we can offer you in the nine state Southern Section. The following is a list of primary partnership opportunities available at the USTA Southern Section which can be customized to meet each partner’s particular needs and objectives.
Product / Service Category Exclusivity
Become an exclusive provider of a product or service and receive designation as the "Official Partner" for that category.
Banners available at all Southern Section events, league championships, and tournaments.
Event, League, or Tournament Entitlements
The ability to entitle a section league or tournament exists for many different categories. Partners have found this to be a great way to build brand recognition to the highly affluent tennis playing community in the South.
The Annual Southern Tennis Yearbook is sent to the over 135,000 households that have memberships in the USTA Southern Section. This survival guide for the USTA player provides schedule, ranking, and other information as well as wrap up information from the previous year. Advertising space ranges from 1/8 page to two-page spreads and can be incorporated into any partnership package. All advertisers will be designated on a page within the Southern Section Web Site.
Web Site Advertising
The USTA Southern Section web site, www.southerntennis.com, gets approximately 70,000 Total Page Impressions per month from over 11,000 Unique Visitors. With these numbers, southerntennis.com's potential to drive traffic to your internet marketing information via links and banner advertisements is unlimited.
Partners have the opportunity to sell and / or sample products and services at different league or tournament events.
The USTA Southern Section can offer your company or client tournaments, clinics, corporate wellness programs, or other fun custom designed events to create better morale or to impress your clients. The Section staff has extensive experience and expertise with Teaching Pros to Professional Tournament Managers working within our office, providing the capability to make you and your company look good managing these events for you in a turn key environment.
Partners have the opportunity to sample their products at different league or tournament events.
In-Market Retail Tie Ins
We can assist you in developing a program to highlight your company’s involvement with the Southern Section. These promotions can help drive traffic to your product or retail location.
Southern Tennis Foundation
The Foundation is the charitable arm of the Section. The Foundation offers grant assistance to junior players, tournaments, and other worthy organizations that are working to fulfill the USTA mission, including Camp and Educational Scholarships. The Foundation holds a Gala during the Annual Meeting that provides a fun and enjoyable environment for Donors and Section Volunteers. Tax-deductible donations to the Foundation and Foundation Sponsorships can be incorporated into any sponsorship package.
The USTA Southern Section is always looking for new, mutually beneficial partnerships. If you have any questions about sponsorship and/or advertising opportunities, including Southern Tennis Magazine, please contact Bob Bryant, Director of Sales & Marketing, at 770-368-8200.