CANARY WHARF SQUASH CLASSIC NEWS
JAMES’S PLACE WEALTH MANAGEMENT
ARE THE NEW TITLE SPONSORS OF
CANARY WHARF SQUASH CLASSIC
Canary Wharf Classic, London’s most popular squash tournament, looks
forward to a period of renewed growth following the announcement of St.
James’s Place Wealth Management as the new title sponsors.
The 2020 event, rebranded as the St. James’s Place Canary Wharf Classic,
takes place from March 8-13 at the spectacular East Wintergarden venue
at Canary Wharf.
Now in it’s 17th year, the PSA World Tour Gold status tournament
attracts the world’s leading players and continues to sell out every
season. Tickets for this year’s event went on sale in October and were
snapped up within six days.
Tournament Director Tim Garner said: “We are delighted to welcome St.
James’s Place on board as our new title sponsors. It’s wonderful to
partner with such a quality brand as we strive to maintain equally high
standards at the event and we look forward to working together to keep
the event moving forward.
are sure the St. James’s Place team and their guests will enjoy
interacting with the world’s greatest players in a beautiful venue
packed with knowledgeable spectators, who create a brilliant atmosphere
throughout the week.
“With an office next door to the East Wintergarden on Bank Street, it’s
fitting that their company logo will take pride of place in the middle
of the front wall of the glass court.
“Here it will be constantly visible to a huge number of viewers who will
be tuning in to the live TV coverage, online streaming and highlights
packages that will be available in a variety of formats and help cement
their presence on the Wharf.”
Paul Ainslie, Head of Sponsorship at St. James’s Place Wealth
Management, said: “We are delighted to be title sponsor of the 2020
Canary Wharf Squash Classic tournament and support one of the area's
most high-profile events.
“With an office next door to the venue, and a close association with
Canary Wharf, we are excited to be involved with this year’s
About St. James’s Place
St. James’s Place Wealth Management is a leading UK wealth management
Founded in 1991, St. James’s Place was listed on the London Stock
Exchange in 1997 and is a FTSE 100 company, with over £109 billion funds
The company provides face-to-face advice to clients based on their
individual needs and circumstances, adapting the advice as requirements
change over time to ensure that recommendations remain appropriate.
About Canary Wharf Group
Canary Wharf Group plc has overseen the largest urban regeneration
project ever undertaken in Europe, designing and building more than
16.5m sq ft of London real estate, which now houses local and
international companies and renowned retailers.
The Canary Wharf estate is a major retail destination comprising around
1m sq ft across five shopping malls, including the award-winning leisure
development, Crossrail Place, housing one of London’s most stunning roof
gardens. It also has a world-class, year-round arts and events programme
offering over 200 diverse and culturally inspiring events performed
throughout the Estate.
Canary Wharf’s new district, Wood Wharf, will provide up to 3,600 new
homes, 2m sq ft of office space, 350,000 sq ft of retail space and over
nine acres of public spaces, squares and parks. There will also be a GP
surgery and a two-form primary school for 420 children.
Canary Wharf Group is a wholly owned joint venture between Brookfield
Property Partners and the Qatar Investment Authority.
ABOUT THE TOURNAMENT
TITLE SPONSOR: St. James’s Place Wealth Management
HOST SPONSOR: Canary Wharf Group plc
BEST PLAYERS / BEST VENUE / BEST CROWDS /
BEST VALUE / BEST FOR BUSINESS
Packages are available for Associate Sponsors.
Partner with London’s biggest and best tournament and enjoy the
1: Extensive Media Campaign
2: Live TV coverage including live streaming of every match to a global
3: Company Days: Your staff and guests can enjoy the thrill of playing
on the glass court with one of the world’s leading players
4: Corporate Hospitality: Treat your staff and guests to a fine dining
experience with the best view of squash anywhere in the world.
5: Daytime networking opportunities at this fabulous, versatile venue in
the heart of the Canary Wharf business community
Please contact Tim Garner:
The tournament is proud to partner with the PSA World Tour Media Team to
deliver a comprehensive, branded media campaign
Please contact Media Director Alan Thatcher:
The St. James’s Place Canary Wharf Classic at the East Wintergarden is
jointly promoted by Eventis Sports Marketing and Squash UK
Tournament Dates: March 8-13th, 2020 (Sunday to Friday).
Venue: East Wintergarden, Bank Street, Canary Wharf, E14
Event website: www.cwsquash.com
Tickets have sold out. To join a waiting list should any become
available, please email:
Full details from Tim Garner at Eventis Sports Marketing.
Telephone: 07973 817468.