27th Konzum Croatia Open Umag announced
Jun 10, 2016
Photo: Slavko Ledić, Vili Bassanese, Anton Kliman, Ronald Korotaj, Lawrence Frankopan
At a press conference announcing the Konzum Croatia Open Umag ATP tournament, Anton Kliman, Croatian minister of tourism, Vili Bassanese, the mayor of Umag, Slavko Ledić, CEO of Konzum, Lawrence Frankopan, director of the tournament and Ronald Korotaj, director of Istraturist and the president of the Tournament organizational committee have announced a spectacular edition of the tournament. A fabulous list of players, two spectacular exhibitions, world famous DJs, the biggest celebrities of the regional entertainment scene, a wealthy gourmet program – these are all features of this year’s, 27th Konzum Croatia Open in Umag. The tournament program is rich with various attractive and miscellaneous content that will turn Umag into a center of summer fun from July 15th until 24th.
Slavko Ledić, CEO of Konzum said: “Konzum became the main sponsor of the oldest ATP tournament in Croatia last year and since then it carries the name Konzum Croatia Open Umag. This was an extra step in a successful cooperation between Konzum, ATP Umag and Istraturist that has been going for years. We are happy to be the main sponsor this year as well and that the 27th edition of this tournament carries the name Konzum Croatia Open Umag.
Konzum has 60 years of tradition that are best proof that it appreciates excellence and tradition, the very qualities and values that the Umag ATP tournament upholds. For this reason , the connection of these two strong brands, Konzum as the biggest retailer in Croatia and ATP tournament in Umag as the biggest and most significant tennis event in Croatia, has been a winning combination for s number of years.
Croatia is a small country that is well known for its sport achievements and exceptional athletes who have presented and promoted their country in the best ways. This is why Konzum is continuously giving support to Croatian sport, or to be more specific to clubs, national teams and sport events thus promoting both sport and business activities, which both confirm that dedicated work brings results. It is important to say that the 27th Konzum Croatia Open Umag combines all these qualities and promotes Croatia as an exceptional destination for tourism and sports. This is why we wish a successful 27th edition of the ATP and many more successful events in the years to come.”