Major sponsorships negotiated, sold and serviced
​by Karen Scott Happer

            Negotiated title sponsorship for Swisse Taste of Tennis Australia, January 10, 2013, at the Grand Hyatt Hotel, Melbourne Australia and organized the return of this very popular event to Melbourne in association with AYS Sports Marketing of Philadelphia.

            Negotiated BNP Paribas sponsorship of BNP Paribas Taste of Tennis New York for August, 2008-2013.

            Negotiated BNP Paribas title sponsorship of BNP Paribas Hong Kong Showdown for 2013 and 2014.

            Negotiated BNP Paribas sponsorship of the BNP Paribas New York Showdown for 2010 through 2015. 

            Negotiated BNP Paribas major sponsorship of the proposed 2012 Montreal Showdown.

            Negotiated Fiera Sceptre’s major sponsorship of the proposed Montreal Showdown.

            Negotiated sponsorship for Sanofi-Aventis for Caesars Tribute II – “A Celebration of Women of the Ice”, December 3, 2011, Atlantic City NJ.

            Negotiated title and ancillary sponsorships for the ANZ Taste of Tennis Australia, January 14, 2011, in Melbourne, Australia.

            Introduced Euflexxa (joint lubricator) to tennis sponsorship for the BNP Paribas Showdown at Madison Square Garden, New York City, February 28, 2011.

            Negotiated title and presenting sponsorships for the NAB Taste of Tennis Australia, Presented by Pandora staged on January 15, 2010.

            Negotiated contract with The Tennis Channel for Jimmy Connors to be the “Face of the 2009 US Open” coverage.

            Negotiated title sponsorship with National Australia Bank for 2009 Taste of Tennis Australia.

            Negotiated coaching agreement between Jimmy Connors and Andy Roddick.

            Negotiated Jimmy Connors BBC commentary deals for 2005, 2006 and 2007 Wimbledon telecasts.

            Negotiated the Jet Blue Airlines sponsorship of 2007 and 2008 Decor Taste of Tennis, NYC, NY.

            Negotiated Jimmy Connors endorsement of Wright Medical’s replacement hip in July 2006 following Jimmy’s hip replacement in October of 2005.

            Negotiated Schick/Energizer’s sponsorship in association with Publix Supermarkets across Florida of the 2006 and 2007 Chris Evert Pro-Celebrity Tennis Classics.

            Negotiated Billie Jean King’s endorsement of Rainbow Vision Retirement Villages and her signature tennis court.

            Negotiated JetBlue Airlines sponsorship for the 2005-2010 Legg Mason Classics in Washington, DC.

            Negotiated appearance for Jimmy Connors as guest speaker at World Conference of Zurich Capital in Phoenix, Arizona in May of 2005.

            Negotiated Vioxx’s backcourt signage sponsorship for Merck & Company of the 2001 and 2002 US Open Tennis Championships, Flushing Meadows, Queens, New York, New York.

​            Negotiated Vioxx’s backcourt signage sponsorship for Merck & Company of the 2001, 2002 and 2003 WTA Finals at the Staples Center, Los Angeles, California.

            Negotiated the CVS Presenting sponsorship for the 2004, 2005 and 2006 Campbell’s Hall of Fame Championships Presented by CVS, Newport, Rhode Island.

            Negotiated the American Airlines sponsorship for the 2004 Campbell’s Hall of Fame Championships Presented by CVS, Newport, Rhode Island.

            Negotiated the Jet Blue Airlines sponsorship for the 2004 T.D. Waterhouse Cup Championships, Long Island, New York.

            Negotiated the Success Magazine umbrella sponsorship for the 2000 and 2001 Champions Tour in the United States.

            Negotiated the BTI Telecommunications title sponsorships for the 1998-2000 BTI Champions of Raleigh, North Carolina and the 1999-2000 BTI Champions of Atlanta, Georgia.

            Negotiated CUNARD’s introduction into tennis, being a major sponsorship at the New York and Los Angeles Champions Tour Tournaments in 1996 and 1997.

            Negotiated the SYNVISC (Wyatt Ernst project) Presenting sponsorship of the inaugural 2000 Central Park Champions Tour Tournament in New York City.

​            Negotiated the Tropicana sponsorship as the official juice of the Citibank Champions Tour Tournament in New York for 1994-2001.

Karen's Sponsorships