Commerce, Calif. (PRWEB) March 21, 2014
For the 37th production of the premier televised event in strength athletics, “The Commerce World’s Strongest Man” 2014 competition will be held at Commerce Hotel $ Casino in Commerce, Calif., and at famous locations throughout Los Angeles.
The 2012 event was also held at Commerce Hotel & Casino, which was the title sponsor of the 2013 event in Sanya, China, before becoming both title sponsor and host in 2014.
Five qualifying events on Saturday, March 22, and Monday, March 24, and four final events on Saturday, March 29, will be contested at The Commerce Hotel & Casino. These three days are open to the public and admission is free.
Other competition open to the public and free of charge will be Tuesday, March 25 at Universal City Walk in Hollywood and Friday, March 28, at Venice Beach.
“The Commerce Worlds Strongest Man” will be televised domestically on CBS Sports Network and internationally in over 100 countries and territories on five continents. The 2013 finals were televised by CBS as one of its major sports events on Super Bowl Sunday.
The series is produced by IMG Media, the production and distribution arm of IMGthe global sports, entertainment and media company.
American Brian Shaw is the defending champion and will be one of 30 competitors of international renown seeking the title in what is considered to be the worlds most important strength competition.
“This is our third consecutive year having a dominant presence with The Worlds Strongest Man television production. It is a fabulous IMG property that allows us to reach both our domestic and international consumers,” said Commerce Casino General Manager Jeff Harris.
Previous host sites for show include Zambia, Iceland, Morocco, China, South Africa and various locations in the United States.
FOR MORE INFORMATION: Contact Laura Paquelet, PSE-3, (919) 719-2710
MEDIA CREDENTIALSMedia credentials and specific interview requests should be directed to Rebecca Levin of IMG at 914-218-1162.
THE COMMERCE WORLDS STRONGEST MAN COMPETITION AND TELEVISION PRODUCTION SCHEDULE
Saturday, March 22