HPROP: Event Management stays with Hydro-Prop

Event Management Corp. continues Involvement with Hydro-Prop, Inc. EMC to Handle Media Relations For Hydros (Lake Hamilton, Fla.) - Hydro-Prop, Inc. announced today that Event Management Corp. (EMC) will serve as their strategic ...

Event Management Corp. continues Involvement with Hydro-Prop, Inc. EMC to Handle Media Relations For Hydros

(Lake Hamilton, Fla.) - Hydro-Prop, Inc. announced today that Event Management Corp. (EMC) will serve as their strategic communications provider for the 2002 Budweiser Unlimited Hydroplane Series presented by Laughlin. EMC has provided media relation services to Hydros sponsors, drivers and teams since 1975 and will direct communications with targeted print, Internet, television and radio media outlets.

"Event Management has been a valuable asset and having them back with the Hydros is key for our continued growth," said Bart Garbrecht, CEO of Hydro-Prop. "They are well respected within the sport with more than 25 years of experience. We feel the services they provide to the Hydros enhances our image and presence upon the national media. We are excited to continue this relationship and are fortunate to have EMC's vision and credentials to help steer Hydro-Prop's strategic communications for the future."

Based in Grosse Pointe Farms, Mich., EMC is a strategic planning and marketing communications company with extensive background in the motorsports and automotive industries. Current EMC clients include Michelin North America, North American International Auto Show, Pacific Raceways and Anheuser-Busch.

"We are pleased to continue our association with Hydro-Prop," said John Love, president of EMC. "This is an exciting time to be on board with Hydro-Prop and we are looking forward to heightening the awareness and recognition of the sport. Gary and Bart Garbrecht are committed to rebuilding the sport of Unlimited Hydroplane racing. They have made the sport more competitive as witnessed by having five different race winners last season. They have installed a strong group of people and are determined to achieve success and we welcome the opportunity to be a part of the team."

Headquartered in Lake Hamilton, Fla., HYDRO-PROP combines Unlimited Hydroplanes, the biggest, fastest racing boats in the world, with Formula One, the most versatile, fastest accelerating and fastest turning boats in the world. HYDRO-PROP events are held throughout North America and are televised during prime time on ESPN2. For more information on HYDRO-PROP, visit www.hydroprop.com

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