COSMOS 2013 NEWS

Cosmos Sports Extends Partnership with American Ultimate Disc League

Monday, December 30, 2013: Cosmos Sports is excited to announce that our relationship with the American Ultimate Disc League (AUDL) will continue to grow in 2014. Cosmos will be working with every team in the league for the upcoming season, focusing on corporate partnerships. Cosmos has worked with the Toronto Rush for over a year, establishing the most successful off field franchise in the lea [ ... ]

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A Revolutionary Approach To Revenue Generation

Friday, December 6, 2013: In the 10 year history of Cosmos Sports, Revenue Generation Training has always been a key component of the business. Cary Kaplan and his Cosmos Sports team have travelled all across North American to train more than 400 sports teams, organizations and leagues. 
hether it’s a group of sales executives or upper level management, the message that Cary brings is alwa [ ... ]

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Cosmos Sports Gearing up 2014 Toronto Rush Campaign

Friday, November 29, 2013: Cosmos Sports is excited to announce that the city of Toronto will host the American Ultimate Disc League (AUDL) Championship Weekend III next season. Varsity Stadium, home to the Toronto Rush will serve as the primary venue for the Champion Games for the 2014 season from July 25th -27th.
br/> Last season, Cosmos Sports became a founding partner of the Toronto Rush and wer [ ... ]

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Early Success as Ravens Start the year Undefeated

Friday, November 22, 2013: The Carleton University Athletics 2013-14 Season is well underway and is once again proving to be another successful campaign. Cosmos Sports is operating as the ticket sales department for the Carleton Ravens this season while also advising and assisting them with marketing, branding, group sales strategies and data collection. This partnership continues to grow by t [ ... ]

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Start your Sports Career Today

Friday,November 15, 2013:  Do you aspire to work in the sports industry but don’t know how to get your foot in the door? Well, look no further because Cosmos Sports is ready to help you start your career.
/> Canada’s top internship program, hosted by Cosmos Sports, is currently seeking candidates for our 4 month internship starting in January 2014. Each semester Cosmos Sports looks for motivat [ ... ]

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Cosmos Sports Extends Partnership with Ottawa Senators

Wednesday, November 6, 2013: Cosmos Sports is proud to announce that we will be continuing our ongoing relationship with The Ottawa Senators. The Cosmos Sports team will be assisting the Senators in the 2013-2014 season with their outbound ticket sales, particularly the 3, 4 and 6 game packages. With the Ottawa Senators only having played 6 of their 41 total home games thus far, there is ampl [ ... ]

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Brampton Beast hope to prove pro Hockey can thrive in the 905

Thursday, September 26, 2013:  Where others saw empty seats, Cary Kaplan and Gregg Rosen eyed an opportunity.After four seasons drawing the smallest average crowds in the Ontario Hockey League, the Brampton Battalion announced last November that it would move to North Bay, prompting Kaplan and Rosen to swoop in and secure a 10-year lease on Brampton’s Powerade Centre before they had even fou [ ... ]

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The Royal Ontario Museum

Friday, Sepetember 20, 2013:  The Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) has recently signed on to join the Cosmos Sports Retail Program and will be launched in four locations in the near future. A new Mesopotamia exhibit opened this summer exploring 170 artifacts of Sumer, Assyria, and Babylon. Accompanying the exhibit is an ‘Explore Mesopotamia’ lecture series, which dives into the origin of the w [ ... ]

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Cosmos Sports teams up with Canada's basketball dynasty, Carleton University

Friday, August 30, 2013:  Carleton University, Canada’s basketball dynasty, having won an unprecedented nine Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) championships, are joining forces with Cosmos Sports. Cosmos Sports will be operating the ticket sales department on behalf of Carleton Ravens Athletic department for the upcoming season as well as advising them on their overall marketing, brandi [ ... ]

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NHL'S and TAMPA BAY Lightning comes to GTA Beast Announce Lightning as Affiliate

Friday August 23, 2013 – The Brampton Beast have announced today the affiliation with Tampa Bay Lightning (NHL) and Syracuse Crunch (AHL) for the 2013-2014 inaugural season. The Beast will be the fourth team in the Central Hockey League to affiliate with an NHL team.
/> Lightning Vice President and General Manager, Steve Yzerman expressed his trust in the Beast organization, particularly while o [ ... ]

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Get on the Board with cosmos sports

  Friday August 16, 2013:- re you looking to break into the sports industry but don’t know how to get started? Well, look no further because Cosmos Sports is ready to help you start your career.
r/> if you are motivated, results-driven, and passionate about sports business, Canada’s top sports internship may be the perfect fit. The internship program consists of gaining knowledge in many diff [ ... ]

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Rush Success in Front Office Rivaled only by that on the field

Friday, July 26, 2013 : Cosmos Sports has had an influence on a number of sports teams in many different kinds of leagues and markets since it was founded 10 years ago. In August of 2012 though, the company would take on a project unlike any they had seen in the past. The sport was Ultimate Frisbee (commonly referred to as ‘Ultimate’), and when Rob Lloyd and brother Jim bought an expansion  [ ... ]

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Working their Magic in Orlando

Friday, July 12, 2013: n June 30th, members of Cosmos Sports took flight down south to the beautiful Sunshine State. However, beaches and Disney World were not on the itinerary as this trip was strictly business.

For a span of four days, Cosmos Sports President Cary Kaplan & Manager of Team Services Evan Colborne were in Orlando, the heart of customer service country, along with several ot [ ... ]

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A Royal Tradition

Friday June 24, 2013: Cosmos Sports is proud and excited to announce the beginning of a new partnership with the Queen’s Plate. As a leader in sports marketing, Cosmos has worked with hundreds of teams, leagues, and organizations across North America. As such, Cosmos is no stranger to the Horse Racing industry having previously worked with organizations such as: Georgian Downs, Ajax Downs, Fl [ ... ]

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Founding the canadian Basketball League

Friday June 12, 2013: The Canadian Basketball League (“CBL”) is pleased to be issuing its first press release declaring theviability of the establishment of a Canadian professional basketball league.
“The overriding objective of the CBL is that all franchises be financially sustainable both in the short andlong-term. The vision of the league is to develop and foster Canadian basketball t [ ... ]

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Pro Sports Mergers & Acquisitions crosses Borders

Friday, May 23, 2013: Cosmos Sports and The Sports Advisory Group are pleased to announce the signing of a strategic alliance agreement that will immediately create a North American leader in the sports franchise M&A Advisory business. 
r/> With Cosmos Sports as a leading edge sports marketing firm in Canada and The Sports Advisory Group as a pioneer and giant in sports M&A advisory in the [ ... ]

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Cosmos Sports Looks to Continue AUDL Success South of the Border

Friday, May 17, 2013: A Less than two weeks after helping the Toronto Rush set the American Ultimate Disc League (AUDL) record for attendance with 2300 fans, Cosmos Sports is heading to the United States to work with their latest AUDL partner, the Cincinnati Revolution. Cosmos has been hired for the remainder of the season to help the Revolution maximize ticket sales and put a marketing plan in [ ... ]

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Rush Break Professional Ultimate Attendance Record

Friday, May 1, 2013: On Saturday May 4th, 2013, history was made. The Toronto Rush of the American Ultimate Disc League (AUDL) became the first ever professional Ultimate team to host a game on Canadian Soil. If that wasn't enough, the Rush also broke the attendance record for a professional Ultimate game, with an attendance of 2293 fans.
br/> The previous record was set in 2012 by the Philadelphia  [ ... ]

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Canada's First Central Hockey League Team Announced

  Friday, April 26, 2013: In an event open to the Public, Brampton's professional hockey franchise unveils its logo (with a laser show!); and introduces the Coach, GM and Owner to the people of Brampton. On Saturday April 27th 2013, Brampton Beast Hockey Club will hold a press conference at 11:00 a.m. at Brampton City Hall Council Chambers and introduce a fierce, aggressive "Beast of a Logo" [ ... ]

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Cosmos Sports Institute Now Accepting Applications

Friday, April 19, 2013: Cosmos Sports is well known in the professional sporting market as the industry leader in sales and marketing. Having worked with more than 400 professional sports teams, Cosmos Sports has developed connections with high profile executives in many major markets
br/> The Cosmos Sports Institute (CSI) program was formed in 2007 as an intensive training program focusing on curre [ ... ]

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Cosmos sports Announces Tornto Rush

Friday, April 12, 2013 Toronto Rush is the newest professional ultimate team to join the American Ultimate Disc League (AUDL) for the 2013 season. In charge of all of the business operations for the team, Cosmos Sports has been hard at work in preparation for the home opener against the New Jersey Hammerheads on May 4th. Playing out of Varsity Stadium, through a partnership with the University o [ ... ]

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KICK OFF YOUR CAREERS IN SPORTS

Friday, March 1, 2013: Cosmos Sports is well known in the professional sporting market as the industry leader in sales and marketing. In 2007, the Cosmos Sports Institute (CSI) program was formed as an intensive training program focusing on current trends in sports and preparing students for immediate success upon graduation. Having worked with more than 400 professional sports teams, Cosmos Sp [ ... ]

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DEAL FINALIZED: CENTRAL HOCKEY LEAGUE TEAM TO CALL BRAMPTON HOME

Friday, March 8, 2013 Earlier this year, the sports world was delivered news that following the departure of the city's current team, Brampton intended to have a new professional team to call its own. Today that intent was made a reality as the agreement between the City of Brampton, Realstar Group (Powerade Centre), the Central Hockey League and Hockey Brampton was made official. The signing o [ ... ]

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HPO AND THEATRE AQUARIUS PREPARE FOR A NEW SESSION

Friday, March 15, 2013: Cosmos Sports is excited to welcome back both the Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra and Theatre Aquarius for the 2013 season. This will be the 2nd year in a row working with the HPO and the 3rd in a row for Theatre Aquarius.

The Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra was founded as a professional ensemble in 1949, and has played an important role in shaping the cultural identity o [ ... ]

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COSMOS SPORTS RETAIL PROGRAM CONTINUES TO SOAR

Friday, March 22, 2013: Since 2008 Cosmos Sports has been partnered with Costco, one of North American's largest retail chains, in a retail sales program. The retail program promotes sports & entertainment tickets and gift certificates in Costco locations throughout the country. Clients of the program have seen a dramatic increase in sales through the generation of new buyers, while also str [ ... ]

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A CENTRAL LOCATION ROSEN AND KAPLAN HAPPY TO CALL BRAMPTON HOME


FIRST CANADIAN TEAM: Cary Kaplan (left) and Gregg Rosen 
re the men behind Brampton’s entry in the Central Hockey League,
minor pro team. The team, the first Canadian entry in the league,
is currently conducting a Name the Team contest. They will begin play
in October at the Powerade Centre.
Photo by George Beshiri 
strong>Friday, March 28, 2013:-Running hockey teams is nothing new to Gregg Rosen and Ca [ ... ]

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A CAREER IN THE SPORTS INDUSTRY AWAITS

Friday, February 22, 2013: Internships are a great way to gain experience in any industry, especially one as competitive as professional sports. Cosmos Sports offers four month full time internships for anyone looking to break into sports business. Internships are offered at three different points throughout the year (Jan-April, May-August, and Sept-Dec), but candidates are welcome to submit an [ ... ]

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THE ULTIMATE TRAINING

Friday, February 15, 2013: Cary Kaplan has trained more than 400 sports teams, organizations, and leagues since the inception of Cosmos Sports into the business world in 2003. This past weekend, Kaplan travelled to Chicago, Illinois as part of the American Ultimate Disc League (AUDL) Owner's Meetings. He spoke with executives from nine of the twelve league teams over the course of a 2 hour trai [ ... ]

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COSMOS SPORTS EXECUTIVE RECRUITMENT HIRES FOUR NEW POSITIONS

  Friday, February 08,2013:  Sportshiring.com has been a successful component of Cosmos Sports since 2004. Recently, Cosmos has worked with teams to assist with filling a number of different roles, including: Director of Ticket Sales for the Edmonton Eskimos, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for the Hamilton Nationals, Account Executive for the Kingston Frontenacs, and Delivery & Mer [ ... ]

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CENTRAL HOCKEY LEAGUE REACHES AGREEMENT WITH BRAMPTON,ONTARIO

Friday, January 25, 2013: League Looks to Add First Ever Canadian Franchise for 2013-14 BRAMPTON, ON (January 23, 2013) BRAMPTON, ON (January 23, 2013) - After several months of working silently behind the scenes, Cosmos Sports is proud to announce some very exciting news. In a partnership that includes Gregg Rosen, President of KIMCO Steel, The City of Brampton and the Central Hockey League,  [ ... ]

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COSMOS EXPANDS PARTNERSHIP WITH THE HPO

Friday, January 18, 2013: Cosmos Sports is thrilled to expand its involvement with its most recent entertainment partnership, the Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra (HPO). The HPO is currently in the middle of their 2012/2013 season with 4 more exciting shows still to come! 
r/> The HPO originated in the 1880s where the first orchestral ensemble was formed in Hamilton. In 1949, the HPO was founded as [ ... ]

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LOOKING BACK ON 2012

Friday, January 11, 2013: It's customary this time of year, to take some time to reflect on the year that was. In a year that may have been highlighted by the fact that we're all still here (despite some ancient predictions), 2012 saw Cosmos continue to grow its influence in certain areas, but also enter some new.
br/> Revenue Generation Training has been a staple of Cosmos' business for several yea [ ... ]

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