Integrated Sports Marketing, Inc. was established in 1999 and specializes in Event Management. Headquartered in San Diego, CA, ISM helps organizations achieve their goals by applying skills attained through over 70 years of combined experience in the field. ISM’s extensive contacts and understanding of the market make it a valuable asset to any organization looking to make an immediate impact.
From an event’s creation to activation, ISM offers complete management services including:
- Strategic planning
- Logo and website design
- Venue negotiations
- Sponsorship sales and fulfillment
- Marketing and public relations
- Event operations
- Hospitality and entertainment
ISM presently owns and manages the Celebrity Championship hosted by Marshall Faulk at Omni La Costa Resort & Spa. Entering its sixteenth year, the event alone has raised approximately $1,200,000 for San Diego area charities. Charitable proceeds from this year's event benefited the Junior Seau Foundation and the Marshall Faulk Foundation. ISM also owns and manages the LaDainian Tomlinson 5k. Proceeds from the LT 5k benefit the Tomlinson Touching Lives Foundation.
ISM produces other events within the San Diego community and beyond including:
- •The Live Well San Diego 5K to help create awareness throughout San Diego County of foster care and adoption programs and the Live Well San Diego Initiative
•The Grand Canyon University Run to Fight Children's Cancer 5k, one-mile fun run and cancer survivor walk in San Diego. Proceeds benefitted pediatric cancer including the Ronan-Thompson Foundation and Max's Ring of Fire
•The Darren Sproles 5k in Kansas City benefiting Sproles Empowered Youth, helping under-served teen
•The Stephen Strasburg 5k with Tony Gwynn benefiting San Diego State University’s Aztec Baseball Program
•The Get 1 Free Wish Celebrity Classic Hosted by Hank Bauer benefiting the San Diego Chapter of Make-A-Wish
In the summer of 2012, ISM managed the logistics for the Palomar Pomerado New Hospital Community Celebration, unveiling a brand new 740,000-square-foot, 11-story, world class hospital to a crowd of approximately 15,000. ISM also transformed YachtFest, a celebration of the yachting lifestyle held annually in San Diego for 10 years, into one of the premier Super Yacht Shows on the West Coast featuring yachts valued up to $30,000,000. ISM’s “The Pechanga Celebrity Poker Challenge”, was produced into four one-hour television shows aired throughout the West Coast on Fox Sports Net West and won numerous local TV awards.
In addition, ISM provides sponsorship sales services and worked with San Diego State University to assist in securing the Naming Rights for Viejas Arena in 2009. ISM has also represented former Chargers Hall of Fame linebacker Junior Seau, Beal Racing of the NHRA, the San Diego Sockers of the Major Indoor Soccer League (MISL) and Pumas de la UNAM of Mexican Premier Division.