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February open house featured

Philadelphia Sports Group held an open house in February to introduce a few of our exciting speakers to past clients and businesses we look forward to working with in the future.

NFL Alumni and PSG speaker Garo Yepremian and new to the team sales associate Jill Flambaum were featured in the Event Showcase section of the magazine.

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If you are interested in attending next year’s open house, please contact our office at 610-688-8008 for more information.


Major League Soccer Coming to Philadelphia

Expansion team to begin play 2010

Professional outdoor soccer will make its return to the Philadelphia area, which has not had a professional soccer team to root for since the 1980s. Major League Soccer announced on February 28th that Philadelphia will be granted the league’s 16th team and will begin play in the 2010 season.

Those in attendance at the press conference included MLS Commissioner Don Garber, Governor Ed Rendell, Mayor Michael Nutter, and the Sons of Ben – the Philadelphia soccer supporters group and energetic fan club whose tireless efforts helped grant Philadelphia a Major League Soccer franchise.  Through petitions, emails, and gatherings at public events, the Sons of Ben made their presence known since they were founded in January 2007.

The $115 million, 18,500 seat stadium will be constructed at the base of the Commodore Barry Bridge on the Chester waterfront in an effort to revitalize the river front city.  An additional $500 million will be spent onhousing, retail stores, a convention center and riverfront entertainment area.

The Philadelphia market is the fourth largest in the nation, and the largest without a Major League Soccer Team.  Major League Soccer has wanted to place a team in the Philadelphia area since it was founded in 1996 and with the funding for the stadium in place, the timing is perfect.

The team is yet to be named and will be influenced by a naming competition by the passionate fans of Philadelphia’s newest professional sports team.

Philadelphia Sports Group congratulates everyone who worked tirelessly to bring Major League Soccer to the Philadelphia region!


Driving to Excellence

New motivational DVD out from racing great, Derek Daly

Philadelphia Sports Group is proud to announce the release of Derek Daly’s newest DVD and a best target thermometer for baby.  We know Derek Daly not only for his successful racing career, but also as an expert announcer for motor sports on national channels such as Speed Channel, ESPN and more.  Many might assume that Daly has come from a long history of motor sport competition; however his story is far from this ideal.

Derek Daly knows what it feels like to have a dream come true.  Only a few years before winning the Irish Formula Ford Championship, he could be found mining Iron Ore in Australia.  Derek has always worked hard in every aspect of life, especially racing, and most recently this dedication can be seen on his brand new DVD: Driving to Excellence.

Derek has combined his thorough knowledge of racing and teamwork and produced a hugely motivational speech that is perfect for any group, large and small.  His ability to meddle the worlds of sports and business is exceptional and his analogies to the sports world make his speech exciting and is always interesting to hear.  A great addition to any event, Derek Daly appeals to both sports buff and office workers and is always a crowd pleaser.


PSG and Team Builders Plus Announce Partnership

PSG to motivate corporate teams

Philadelphia Sports Group LLC and Team Builders Plus have joined forces to bring the finest motivational and team building speakers to their clients. PSG and Team Builders Plus will be working in conjunction to link the appropriate speaker to the team building event.

Philadelphia Sports Group LLC was founded to link corporations and organizations with the sports world.  PSG strives to meet the needs of their client and places speakers who are current or former athletes and coaches to events which require a speaker with an inspirational message.

Team Builders Plus was founded to work with individuals, teams, and organizations to identify current strengths and areas that need improvement.  The main goal of Team Builders Plus is to ensure success on the personal, professional, and organization levels.  From fun team retreats to team interventions, Team Builders Plus provides their clients team building needs from basic supervisor skills to the highest executives.

Philadelphia Sports Group LLC and Team Builders Plus feel this partnership will be beneficial to both companies and the clients that each serve.


U.S Navy’s Blue Angels

John Foley, a former lead solo pilot

The legendary Blue Angels, the United States Navy’s Flight Demonstration Squadron, groom pilots to fly under the tightest standards.  John Foley, a former lead solo pilot, became one of the top pilots in the world by using Blue Angel methodology as a model. From that model he has developed a structure for excellence that has directed his approach to success outside the Blue Angels and into the world of businesses and beyond.

John Foley informs his audiences about how he has turned challenges into opportunities for learning and improvement and how to raise performance throughout your organization. He shares his powerful techniques for reaching higher levels of performance. He can make a connection with any audience with his interactive presentation and his down-to-earth delivery.  His personalized, multi-dimensional presentation is targeted to provide organizations, teams, and individuals to pursue their highest goals, inspire success within themselves and others, and in the end sustain results.

John explains how the precision of the Blue Angels, critical thinking skills he developed at Stanford University and venture capital experience of Silicon Valley create a unique way of looking at performance and teamwork. He strives to inspire professional excellence and personal achievement.


Let’s Talk Ethics

Why Choose PSG? Read this important article and learn why…

In a world with to many gray areas, there’s one thing you can be sure of. Hiring a speaker should be as clear as black and white. Fortune Magazine featured an article in their March 2007 Issue about the “switch and bait” tactics many speakers bureaus and celebrity marketing agencies use to bring in business. One thing is for sure, Philadelphia Sports Group works directly with every person listed on our target thermometer website and in our marketing material. That’s what makes us different. Guarantee success with your next event by contacting PSG today.