FINAL FOUR BASKETBALL 2021
INCLUDING PRE-EVENT v-LEGENDS DIGITAL SERIES
APRIL 2021 | LUCAS OIL STADIUM | INDIANAPOLIS
March Madness is the most intense, compelling and unpredictable three weeks of sports in the USA featuring the best of the country’s 68 college basketball teams, and the birthplace of the NBA's future legends. From upsets to buzzer-beaters, nothing matches the agony and ecstasy of college basketball’s season-ending NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament. From its onset in 1938, this National Tournament was considered the most prestigious journey in college basketball. Interest in the championship finals reaches fever pitch with over 60 million filling out a bracket each year and over 10.5 million average TV viewers per game, meaning demand for access to this one of a kind tournament has never been stronger with the finals now a “must do” event for every sports fan.
Our Final Four Curation weekend builds on what is already the most intense, compelling and unpredictable sporting weekend in the USA. We put you at the heart of the action as some of basketball's future greats take to the court. Get up close and personal to past NBA greats as your celebrity hosts take you and your guests on a virtual tour behind the scenes; offering insights into the tactics and key plays of the day, for an unforgettable insider experience.
FINAL FOUR BASKETBALL & v-LEGENDS
Tip off your March Madness Curation with access to the Skyline Club, one the most exclusive venues in Indianapolis offering breathtaking views of downtown Indy. Your March Madness lunch party will allow you and your guests to catch up and unwind with free flowing cocktails from a fully-stocked premium bar. Lunch will provide a tour of some of the very best mid-west cuisines has to offer, whilst our basketball celebrity entertainment builds on the electric atmosphere ahead of tip-off.
The Lucas Oil stadium, a stone’s throw away the Skyline Club, awaits you and your guests. Stroll across at your leisure, led by your dedicated Curation Connoisseur, without the usual fuss of transfers and taxis. Be courtside within 15 minutes, well ahead of the tip-off of one of America’s biggest of sporting traditions that always sends millions of college basketball fans into a synchronized frenzy. Sit back and take in what is guaranteed to be a game of a lifetime.
After an action packed Semi-Final, get your engine started early for “the” quintessential Indy experience. The world famous Indianapolis Raceway, home to the infamous Indy 500 awaits you and your guests, this full throttle experience will puts you behind the wheel of a 180mph super performance stock car. Our INDYCAR celebrity guest will give you the behind the scenes insights into life in the fast lane and insider tips on how to get the best lap time. Strap in and sit behind an INDYCAR specialist as he pushes your open wheel racing machine to its limits, taking you on an adrenalin fuelled rollercoaster ride like no other. Then it is over to you to put in practice what you have learnt as you get behind the wheel of a real single-seater IndyCar, put your foot on the gas and give it all you have with just you in the driver’s seat and the track ahead!
After a day spent trackside, our Curation Connoisseur will welcome you to a bespoke reception and evening dinner at Spoke & Steel at Le Meridian Indianapolis! The craft cocktail program remains one of the most exciting and prestigious in the city, whilst Chef Erin Gillum’s small, medium, and large plate format showcases the most exciting menu in town. After a sumptuous dinner, your Curation Connoisseur will unlock the door to some of the city’s most exclusive nightlife.
The familiar surrounds of the Skyline Club stages the pre-match hospitality allowing you and your guests to soak up the atmosphere as the pre-game euphoria builds. Our panel of NBA legends, such as Christian Laettner, Grant Hill and Ralph Sampson will share their life stories and anecdotes, exposing your guests to the rich traditions and history of the event. A quick hop and you are once again courtside at the heart of the action as some of basketball's future greats take to the court to close out March Madness with what is sure be an unbelievable climax.
The above is an outline of how we have curated Final Four Basketball for our clients. We recognize that your needs are as unique as your business, therefore we invite you to challenge us to curate your perfect Final Four Basketball experience.
Your v-Legends digital series is an innovative opportunity you can extend to your most values clients right now, well ahead of your onsite Final Four Curation. Enhance their performance by unleashing the incredible power of sports psychology within their businesses through this engaging online series featuring your chosen sporting v-Legend. Tailored to deliver insights into the psyche of the world’s most celebrated sporting icons; addressing how they overcame incredible odds to reach the very top. Designed specifically to deliver that mental edge your clients need right now to drive their people and their business forward during these challenging times.
v-LEGENDS BY CURATION
Our v-Legends digital series delivers a unique platform designed to put you and your clients inside the minds of some of the world’s most exceptionally talented athletes.
Given the current market conditions you and your clients are undoubtedly asking for that “something extra” within your own businesses. Extending this invitation to your clients right now would not only provide a great opportunity to engage with them but will arm them with fresh, innovative ideas that can help drive their business and their people forward.
Our v-Legends digital series will provide you with the keys to unlock the resilience your business needs to move beyond simply surviving the current crisis and instead thriving in the ever changing market. The content is tailored to deliver insights into the psyche of the world’s most celebrated sporting icons, with riveting anecdotes and captivating insights into the fascinating world of professional sports. We will focus on the mental toughness needed to survive the most enduring challenges, to rise to the top and succeed no matter what the odds.
Each v-Legends event is a unique Curation around the needs of your business and your client engagement objectives with each event based around a 45 minute online event with live interaction and Q&A.
YOUR CURATION CONNOISSEUR
Our international network of passionate curation connoisseurs provide unrivalled local knowledge, armed with little black books full of numbers that unlock the most exclusive access and hidden gems; making the impossible possible is what drives them. Challenge us to secure you access to ”the” red carpet event of the season, inside the ropes access to get you closer to your golfing icon, or a tactical pre Super Bowl briefing from an NFL legend.
Each and every one of our curation experiences are truly once-in-a-lifetime experiences for anyone - regardless of your age, color, creed, nationality or gender. However in North America, since I joined the company in March 2001, there has been no sporting event that can compare to the passion & excitement that culminates at the Final Four once March Madness is complete. I look forward to curating an experience that you and your group will absolutely never forget, and if business related, will have an exceptionally positive result for your bottom line.
With more than 30 offices around the world, our local presence in all regional markets connects us to the world’s most influential communities. These connections provide our clients with unparalleled privileges and access to many of the world’s invite-only events, as well as last minute availability to otherwise sold-out sports, cultural and entertainment events. Our track record of more than 35 years puts us in a unique position to unlock the incredibly emotive power of sports, culture and entertainment within our clients' business to deliver once in a lifetime experiences that live long in the memory of their most important clients.
IN PARTNERSHIP WITH
Thuzio is a valued partner which sources renowned athletes and sports personas which we have paired with our Final Four experience. As experts in their field, Thuzio provides unrivaled access to the greatest stories in sports and the legends who lived them allowing our guests to have the most memorable experience to take home after the nets have been cut in Atlanta.
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