C&C Connected | August 29
QUOTE OF THE WEEK
"Gorgeous styles! I'll have to check this out."
"Love your dresses. Beautiful collection!"
"Such a great night! So excited for the new collection!"
- Comments made at the celebration of Hazel Mae Design's 2019 Fall/Winter Collection, which is set to be available to the public at the end of September.
CLIENTS IN THE SPOTLIGHT
Hazel celebrated the launch of Hazel Mae Design's 2019 Fall/Winter Collection last week with an event that was hosted at Toronto-based fashion retailer GOTSTYLE's flagship store. Hazel's new collection is set to be made available at the end of September, but in the meantime, visit Hazel's Instagram page for a sneak peek of what's to come, and her website to shop her other classic designs!
The iHeart Radio MMVAs were this past weekend and Canada's very own basketball star Kia Nurse, who just finished her rookie season with the WNBA's New York Liberty, was dazzling on the red carpet as she took part in the festivities and met some fans! Check out Kia's Instagram and Twitter accounts for photos and videos of the night!
Brooke Henderson is celebrating her 7th LPGA tour win after her historic victory at the CP Women's Open this past weekend, putting her one win away from the record for most victories by a Canadian in a top-level tour; a record shared by Mike Weir. Mike is one of Henderson's biggest supporters. He shares his belief that Henderson could be the difference-maker women's golf in Canada needs, and could spark a new interest in the sport for young people. Read more.
STAY UP TO SPEED
Tiger Woods vs. Phil Mickelson
Two of the greatest golfers from a decade ago will compete head-to-head in Vegas for a prize that surpasses bragging rights: $9 million. This type of event is new to the golf world, founded on the presence of established stars which can offer a measure of certainty and legitimacy, rather than just the hope that competitors will 'show up' to play. Click here to learn more about how the viewer experience will be enhanced, and what an event like this one means for an aging golf world.
A First of It's Kind: World Cup Bid
Despite being turned down to host the 2026 FIFA World Cup, Morocco is rebounding to bid for the 2030 FIFA World Cup... But this time, they're not alone. Morocco, Portugal, and Spain have teamed up to put in a joint bid to host the competition in 2030, which represents the first ever pan-continental bid. Read more.
Head to Twitter for a new perspective of the LAFC at LA Galaxy Match, where tweets during the game using the hashtag #LALookIn will result in a fan-operated camera snapping a shot via the on-site DSLR camera. The three-year partnership deal between MLS and Twitter brings a new opportunity to engage fans in the moment, in a way they've never been able to before. Read more.
Sports Sponsorship is a Changing World
Calculating the value of sponsorship can be tough, especially when it includes all social media platforms on top of broadcast media. A commercial director from GumGum, a computer vision company, discusses the growth of sport on digital platforms, how GumGum measures brand exposure, and how digital and social platforms are affecting the traditional broadcast of sports amongst other things in this captivating article. Click here!