Macesport to Handle PR and Marketing for Mantis Sport

September 6, 2011

doctor helvetica, drugs sans-serif;”>Tennis and squash brand Mantis Sport have appointed Macesport to handle their PR and sports marketing campaign.

Macesport, Britain’s leading independent sports communications agency, will be providing a full press office function for the new and exciting UK based brand that was launched in 2009.

Macesport will be promoting and leveraging a range of sponsorship properties that Mantis have acquired in both the tennis and squash markets.

Macesport will also provide a full range of media and public relations services including the development of a social networking and digital solution for Mantis.

Macesport managing director Paul Mace said: “We are delighted to welcome Mantis into our family of sporting clients. Mantis have very exciting plans to further develop their consumer presence both at home and internationally and we are very pleased to have been chosen to help them achieve their objectives.

“As well as the traditional PR and press office support we will also be working closely with the Mantis team on their digital and social media strategy – something we have had significant success with across a number of our existing clients.”

Martin Aldridge, Managing Director of Mantis, said of the appointment; “Macesport have a fantastic reputation in the sports industry and we are looking forward to the new partnership. Despite being a relatively new brand we have made significant progress and this is the next step on our journey.”

Mantis joins a Macesport client roster that includes a number of leading international sports brands, sponsors, governing bodies and sporting events.

Macesport also boast an impressive Elite athlete representation unit that has developed the media careers of Robbie Savage, Michael Gray, Darren Moore and Kate Dennison.