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First American Masters Grand Slam Indoor to be in L.A.

2 Jul, 2014


After Paris and Hong Kong, the inaugural American edition of the Masters Grand Slam Indoor will take place in Los Angeles, California at the Los Angeles Convention Center September 25th – 28th 2014.

Los Angeles, CA. Tickets are now on sale for the event to be held at the LA Convention Center in Los Angeles, California.

The prestigious international show jumping event includes five show jumping competitions, as well as luxury booths and art exhibits. The Longines Los Angeles Masters is an event for all ages, and will include activities for children, as well as live musical performances in the Masters Lounge before and after each main event of the day. The full experience provides unparalleled networking and social opportunities, world-class hospitality, and entertainment.

“We are excited to continue to build the tradition and heritage of the equestrian sport to Los Angeles and U.S. audiences. The Longines Los Angeles Masters is a perfect complement to LA’s existing elegance, culture, and glamour,” said Christophe Ameeuw, founder and CEO of EEM World. “Based on success that we’ve seen thus far from the Gucci Paris Masters and the Longines Hong Kong Masters, we anticipate great crowds at the LA Convention Center.”

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

  • Friday, September 26th: Longines Speed Challenge (CSI 5*)
  • Saturday, September 27th: Charity Pro-Am Style & Competition which combines international riders and amateurs riders competing for their respective charities, followed by the night's final CSI5* competition.
  • Sunday, September 28th: Longines Grand Prix (CSI 5*)

Available seats and purchase options can be found at this link.

About the Longines Los Angeles Masters: EEM World, the creator and organizer of the Masters Grand Slam Indoor – the world’s most prestigious indoor Show Jumping events that include the annual Gucci Paris Masters and the Longines Hong Kong Masters - will replicate the unique event concept with the debut of the Longines Los Angeles Masters. Recognized by the FEI (Federation Equestre Internationale) and the USEF (United States Equestrian Federation) as a CSI 5* competition, the event will attract the best riders and horses from across the globe to compete for $1 million in prize winnings at the Los Angeles Convention Center September 25 - 28, 2014. The prestigious equestrian event is expected to welcome up to 30,000 visitors to watch spectacular sporting action and entertainment over four days of world-class competitions and shows.

About Longines: Longines has been based at Saint-Imier in Switzerland since 1832. Its watchmaking expertise reflects a strong devotion to tradition, elegance and performance. Longines has generations of experience as official timekeeper of world championships and as partner of international sports federation. Known for the elegance of its timepieces, Longines is a member of the Swatch Group Ltd, the World’s leading manufacturer of horological products. With the winged hourglass as its emblem, the brand has outlets in over 140 countries.

About The Masters Grand Slam Indoor: Created and organized by EEM World, the Masters Grand Slam Indoor is a unique global event concept, inspired by tennis, and designed to bring equestrian Show Jumping to the forefront of the international sporting and social scenes. Hosted in capital cities across three continents (Europe, Asia and America) the Masters Grand Slam are the most prestigious equestrian events of the indoor Show Jumping season and welcome up to 50,000 spectators to witness spectacular sporting action and entertainment over four days of world-class competitions and show.

Each Masters brings together more than 25 of the best horse-rider combinations on the global Longines ranking list to compete for $1 million in prize money. With an unprecedented broadcast reach to more than 550 million households worldwide, the Masters are the most televised Show Jumping events in the world and offer unparalleled networking and social opportunities for worldwide elites, global institutions, luxury brands, celebrities and industry VIPs.

The Masters Grand Slam Indoor calendar:

  • Longines Los Angeles Masters, 25 - 28 September 2014
  • Gucci Paris Masters, 4 - 7 December 2014
  • Longines Hong Kong Masters, 13 - 15 February 2015

For more information please visit: www.mastersgrandslam.com

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