COMEDYSPORTZ® LAUNCHES CSZ WORLDWIDE, UNVEILS NEW LOOK
CSz Worldwide to expand creative services to organizations needing entertainment, training, and event marketing solutions
MILWAUKEE, Wis.—(June 18, 2014)—Today, ComedySportz®, the only world-recognized sport of competitive improvisation, is announcing the launch of CSz Worldwide, a global network of companies to serve organizations needing entertainment, training, and event marketing solutions. ComedySportz® is now licensed and overseen by CSz Worldwide.
The announcement will take place on June 18 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, where ComedySportz® founder and owner Richard Chudnow will reveal new logos for both CSz Worldwide and ComedySportz® in an unveiling ceremony. ComedySportz® team members from all 24 cities will be in attendance at the ceremony, as the launch of CSz Worldwide coincides with the 30th anniversary of ComedySportz® and the annual ComedySportz World Championship, which takes place June 19–23, 2014 also in Milwaukee.
“We are thrilled to announce CSz Worldwide. We look forward to taking the values that have always set us apart from the typically sourced creative solutions, and expanding our services to markets that are in need of scalable, customizable, truly innovative thinking. Our rich 30-year history of ComedySportz® entertainment and training has not only expanded to over 20 cities, but has built a strong foundation of trust and quality with our customers and fans,” said CSz Worldwide Executive Director Patrick Short. “Our goal is to transform the world using improvisation. We believe in fostering collaboration, inspiration, gratitude and fun, and celebrating our 30th anniversary is proof that these values can enrich the lives of not just individuals, but families, friends, and organizations alike.”
The CSz Worldwide network is comprised of 24 cities across U.S. and Europe, with plans to expand further to meet the needs of more individuals, groups, and organizations seeking creative solutions. Organizations that access the expansive network of CSz Worldwide can now leverage its depth and breadth of hundreds of improvisers, teachers, trainers and educators, to benefit from a tailored, interactive solution that can be deployed anywhere in the world.
CSz Worldwide provides customized solutions to four markets:
- CSz Business enables companies to achieve their retention, development, and marketing goals with business appropriate entertainment, learning and development, and events marketing solutions.
- CSz Education supports individuals and educational organizations in their pursuit of artistic and personal growth.
- CSz Groups & Events provides high-quality, reliable programming to tour operators, destination management professionals, faith communities, and others.
- CSz Entertainment produces uncommonly fun, immersive experiences that bring laughter to people around the world, including their 30-year favorite, ComedySportz.
ComedySportz® has trained over 2,400 performers. Its High School League has trained over 28,000 high school kids and served over 10,000 businesses. Companies that have benefited from ComedySportz entertainment and training include Apple, Nike, Google, Disney, Groupon, Cisco, Adobe and the Indiana Pacers. For a sample of the over 10,000 companies ComedySportz® has collaborated with since 1984, visit the CSz Worldwide Corporate Client list.
About CSz Worldwide
CSz Worldwide is a global network of companies for organizations needing entertainment, training, and events marketing solutions. CSz Worldwide uses improvisation to produce fun, immersive experiences that bring laughter to people around the world, including their 30-year flagship offering, ComedySportz®. CSz Worldwide companies are currently in 24 cities across the US and Europe. For more information, please visit www.cszworldwide.com.
ComedySportz® is the only world-recognized sport of competitive improvisation, founded by Richard Gerald Chudnow in 1984. In arenas throughout the world, teams of players do comedy battles based on suggestions given by the audience, known as Loyal Fans. Each sanctioned ComedySportz® match is run by a referee, and features several rounds of competitive play through a sampling of the sport’s myriad of official games. ComedySportz® is licensed and overseen by CSz Worldwide.There are currently 24 CSz companies located across the U.S. and Europe.