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USA Volleyball

Request For Proposal To Host Volleyball Nations League


OBJECTIVE •

Create a partnership between Host City and USA Volleyball to showcase the premier annual international volleyball event in the world. Deliver economic value to Host City by means of increased spending in hotel room nights, food and beverage, transportation and tourism. Provide Host city with international exposure broadcast in countries across all major continents

Secure Host City’s reputation as a fantastic location for worldclass sporting events

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VOLLEYBALL NATIONS LEAGUE FORMAT • The top 16 teams in the world competing in round-robin format • The host country and three other national teams compete over five (5) weekends in different countries • Every week matters – the top six (6) teams qualify for the Volleyball National League Finals • USA guaranteed to host one leg for the Men and one leg for the Women annually through 2024

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2019 & 2020 Volleyball Nations League USA Dates 2019 Competition Dates in USA Women – June 4 – 6 USA vs. Korea, Germany & Brazil Men – June 21-23 – USA vs. Japan, China & Canada 2020 Competition Dates In USA Women –June 2 – 4 USA vs. Japan, Netherlands and Brazil Men – June 12 – 14 USA vs. Brazil, Serbia and Russia Note: Move in 5 days before first competition day and move out is the day after the final match

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2018 ATTENDANCE The 2018 Women’s VNL matches in the USA were attended by 15,200 people. Attendance: May 15 – USA vs. Poland – 5,000

May 16 - USA vs. Turkey – 5,200 May 17 – USA vs. Italy – 5,000 The 2018 Men’s VNL matches in the USA were attended by 16,500 people. Attendance: June 15 – USA vs. Serbia – 3,500

June 16 – USA vs. Poland – 8,000 June 17 – USA vs. Iran – 5,000

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2018 NUMBERS: MARKETING

USA Volleyball executes an integrated marketing plan for each VNL event, utilizing email blasts to our 200K subscribers, 1.75M social media followers and nationwide media relations. Numbers from Instagram, Facebook and Twitter:

3.49M Reach 225K Engagement Liked | Share | Comment 25K per day

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2018 NUMBERS: WEBSITE

237K Views to USAV Page 70K Page Views to VNL

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2018 NUMBERS: MEDIA

2018 Women’s VNL – Lincoln, NE

Broadcast to

31 Countries United States China Germany Brazil Turkey Taiwan Italy Poland Hong Kong United Arab Emirates

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Saudi Arabia Egypt Qatar Kuwait Bahrain Oman Slovenia Kazakhstan Croatia Belarus

Montenegro Azerbaijan Iraq Serbia Algeria Jordan Tunisia Bosnia & Herzegovina Georgia Libya Morocco

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2018 NUMBERS: MEDIA

2018 Men’s VNL – Hoffman Estates, IL

Broadcast to

26 Countries United States China Brazil Germany Poland Portugal Hong Kong Egypt Qatar

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Kuwait United Arab Emirates Saudi Arabia Bahrain Oman Slovenia Croatia Iran Montenegro

Iraq Serbia Algeria Jordan Tunisia Bosnia & Herzegovina Libya Morocco

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2018 NUMBERS: EMAIL MARKETING

475K Impressions

Banner used in all USAV staff email signatures, e-Newsletters and Sales Promo from March – June

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HOST CITY

IDENTIFICATION HOST City branding on rotating LED boards and permanent floor identification.

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PARTNER ACTIVATIONS

Adidas onsite activation with USA athletes and interactive area for fans.

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HOST REQUIREMENTS VENUES: •

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Main Arena with minimum of 5K capacity • 42 feet to lowest hanging obstruction • Overall floor foot print – min. of 87’ x 130’ • Warm up court options 2 video boards/main screens Practice Facility Identify facility for weight training

HOTEL: • • • •

4-5 Star full service hotel Estimated 105 rooms needed on peak (HOST provided) and 50 on peak (Friends and Family and TV) Meeting room space Banquet space to hold approximately 130 people

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HOST REQUIREMENTS HOSTING RIGHTS FEE •

Negotiable amount factoring in overall economic proposal from HOST

HOST REVENUE • • •

Gate receipt revenue share Opportunities for local sponsorship not in conflict with USAV or FIVB partners Local economic impact

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HOST REQUIREMENTS OTHER • • • • • • • •

Close proximity to international airport Assistance identifying local interpreters and team liaisons Medical services Local transportation (buses for teams & rental cars for tournament staff) Assistance with local marketing and promotion Assistance with local volunteers Local Sports Photographer Establish a local organizing committee

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INTENT TO BID Learn more about the event and hosting opportunities and contact: Melissa Weymouth

Director, Beach and National Team Events & Sponsorship Melissa.Weymouth@usav.org 719.228.6800

Submit RFP by September 5, 2018

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RFP - 2019 VNL Host City Bid Presentation  

Request for Proposal To Host City

RFP - 2019 VNL Host City Bid Presentation  

Request for Proposal To Host City