Thursday 13 October, 2011 - 09:50 AM EDT
An impressive Benefit Concert in Vegas
The 2011 Grand Slam for Children, the 16th event organized by Andre Agassi foundation, will take place on October 29th in Las Vegas, and this year Longines joins the list of brands sponsoring the event. Hosted by tennis legend and philanthropist Andre Agassi, the benefit concert promises to be a night to remember with a headline that will be the envy of many.
Longines strengthens the partnership built with the Andre Agassi Foundation for education and are delighted to become the presenting sponsor of the Grand Slam for Childred, declared Longines President Walter von Kanel. Agassi on his part also stated that he feels it’s amazing what can be accomplished when people come together to change lives and make the world a better place for children.
Brining together some of the world’s greatest entertainers that have inspired the generosity of the world, the 16th Grand Slam promises to be a big hit in building awareness and raise money for the Foundation. Among the stars to participate at the event, the headline includes names such as Michael Buble, Jimmy Kimmel, Martina McBride, Smokey Robinson and Train.
The Grand Slam has raised nearly $92 million since its foundation in 1995, including $8.5 million from the 15th event, to support a movement that’s improving education. Joining the impressive list of artists named above, an additional top-name talent will be announced prior to the night of the event, which will include a cocktail reception, gourmet dinner, live auction and benefit concert. Sponsorships for the Grand Slam are still available at the following levels: Silver $10,000, Gold $17,500, Platinum $40,000, and Diamond $85,000.
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