"Crosstown Showdown" Featuring USC vs. UCLA Tips Off Feb. 24

Trojan Alumni-Led Marketing Agency Creative Productions Sponsors Rivalry Matchup

10,000 Fans in Galen Center to Receive Commemorative Window Sticker

Feb 23, 2013, 14:43 ET from Creative Productions

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Creative Productions, a marketing agency led by Trojan Alumni, is the title sponsor for this Sunday's highly anticipated matchup of USC vs. UCLA men's basketball at the Galen Center.

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"The legacy for this event, which began in 1928, is embodied in the theme for our sponsorship, Crosstown Showdownsm," stated Deborah Golian Castro, president and CEO of Creative Productions. "To celebrate, we're giving away 10,000 commemorative window stickers as a keepsake for all attendees of the game. We believe in going big to make a statement, and this game is about Trojan Spirit, and the quest for victory that would put the Trojans on top of the rivalry for this season."

Creative Productions will enhance its sponsorship of the game by providing fan promotions including the Crosstown Showdown sweepstakes, VIP tickets and pre-game brunch at the prestigious Founders' Club, in addition to the custom-designed Crosstown Showdown window decals and collectable hats.

Castro knows something about the rivalry first-hand. "Coming from a family with passionate fans from both universities, there have been times where family members don't speak to each other after a loss," shared Castro. "This rivalry game is the most fun all year, and means even more as a sponsor, alumnus and supporter."

Celebrating its 20th anniversary, Creative Productions believes USC exemplifies the values that align with their business and the clients they serve.  Like USC Athletics, Creative Productions is about competitiveness, pride and persistence. USC Sports Properties, the FOX-owned sales entity which manages the marketing and media rights on behalf of USC Athletics, has offered Creative Productions the opportunity to create a unique sponsorship experience to meet their business objectives.

"We are thrilled to have such a great presenting sponsor come on board," said Dan Shell, Vice President and General Manager of USC Sports Properties. "Creative Productions is a great partner of ours —they have great ties to USC and a clear passion in their support of USC Athletics. We are excited to have them as the presenting sponsor of this game for the next two years. Like the Trojans, Creative Productions is committed to giving back to the loyal community of USC fans through active fan engagement."

Sunday's game holds the promise of a great matchup and fan pleaser that will continue to foster the mystique that surrounds this longstanding crosstown matchup, stay tuned.

Creative Productions is an award-winning integrated marketing and promotions agency leveraging strategy, creative and technology to build brands, engage customers, and drive sales. The agency delivers measurable results for a variety of programs including customer (B2B and B2C) websites, email marketing, targeted advertising and point of sale materials for clients including Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A., Inc., Metrolink (Southern California Regional Rail Authority), and Goodwill SOLAC, along with clients in entertainment, sports, energy, and heath care sectors. For more information, visit www.creativeproductions.com or the company's Facebook page: facebook.com/creativeproductionsagency

USC Sports Properties
A division of FOX Sports Networks, USC Sports Properties is a full service sales and marketing organization representing the University of Southern California. Its mission is to create long-term strategic partnerships through customized, integrated marketing programs that deliver great value while addressing the needs and objectives of its corporate partners, USC, and its stakeholders.

Contact Information:
Sarah Soss, Public Relations Contact
Creative Productions
4510 E. Pacific Coast Hwy, Suite 500, Long Beach, CA 90804
Contact: ssoss@creativeproductions.com

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