Jun 24, 8:32am
 PlanetM aligns with FIMBA on Global Sponsorship Deal
PlanetM signed an exclusive three year agreement with Federation of International Masters Basketball Association (FIMBA)

New York City: On June 7, 2016 PlanetM signed an exclusive three year agreement with Federation of International Masters Basketball Association (FIMBA) to represent the global basketball federation in securing international sponsors.

Now in its 25th year, the FIMBA organization is widely acclaimed as the premier senior sports federation in the world.

Under terms of the agreement, PlanetM will be responsible for identifying and negotiating contracts with global and international sponsors whose products and services appeal to FIMBA’s affluent, mature, mobile and physically fit basketball demographic.

Carlos Vassallo, Principal of PlanetM, will work closely with Jim Sweeney, who heads up FIMBA in the USA.

FIMBA President, Ruben Lamas, remarked about FIMBA’s newly forged relationship, “We are excited to work with Carlos Vassallo and PlanetM and believe it is a great step toward an even more successful future for FIMBA.”

PlanetM COO, Carlos Vassallo, shared his enthusiasm about representing FIMBA, “We are thrilled to work with FIMBA and grow their brand globally during this exciting time. They have done a phenomenal job promoting basketball worldwide, engaging players from more than 100 countries”.

FIMBA organizes international basketball tournaments for both men (ages 35+) and women (ages 30+) and promotes an annual maxi or masters basketball day each September. In 2015, the event generated basketball activities in 89 countries.

FIMBA recently hosted Pan Am Games in San Jose, Costa Rica for 157 teams from 19 countries and a European Championship in Belgrade, Serbia for 96 teams from 22 countries.

FIMBA’s 14th bi-annual world championship is scheduled for June 2017. The global event will be held in Montecatini, Italy and is expected to draw 250+ teams from 40+ countries.

About PlanetM
PlanetM is a digitally driven technology and marketing company connecting brands with consumers internationally.

PlanetM’s proprietary technology enables greater brand and fan engagement and can be used across a variety of industries including Sports, Entertainment, Fashion, Travel, Education, Finance among others.

Additionally, PlanetM specializes in event and experiential marketing for global brands. Using a variety of state-of-the art and disruptive applications, PlanetM is able to successfully run multi-lingual and multi-country marketing campaigns.


Jeana Mattei
GM Sports
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Carlos Vassallo
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Jim Sweeney
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