g4 Productions Selected as 2016 Volkswagen Pro and Masters Road Nationals Organizer
(Sept. 19, 2015) – g4 Productions and Winston-Salem Professional Tennis, Inc. have been selected as the race organizers of the 2016 Volkswagen USA Cycling Pro Road & TT National Championships and the Masters Road National Championships in Winston-Salem, USA Cycling announced this week.
A renowned event planning and production company, g4 Productions has produced numerous prestigious professional sporting events. Event technical director, Robin Morton, and her partner, Alice Armstrong, have more than 25 years experience directing major sporting events, managing athletes, working in corporate hospitality and event planning. They have produced more than 20 men’s U.S. Pro Road National Championships, cycling events at the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta; over 225 one-day and stage races; and, most recently, the first women’s road World Cup in North America since 2001 as part of the Philadelphia International Cycling Classic.
“We are thrilled to be a part of the USA Cycling Pro and Masters Nationals in Winston-Salem,” said Morton. “It’s a great city for cycling with a lot of support from the community.”
“We have also joined forces with Winston-Salem Professional Tennis, Inc. (WSPT), the operational team from the Winston-Salem Cycling Classic, to create the best possible experience for athletes and attendees alike,” said Armstrong. “We are looking forward to collaborating on the event, and I’m excited for it to be hosted in my home state.”
Winston-Salem Professional Tennis, Inc. (WSPT) has organized the Winston-Salem Cycling Classic since its inception in 2013, and is the owner/operator of the ATP World Tour event in Winston-Salem, NC. WSPT has experience working on professional tennis, golf, cycling, and beach volleyball events, along with managing hospitality at Super Bowls, BCS National Championships, the AFI Film Festival, the Academy Awards and numerous other events across the country. Their experience not only lies in event management, but also sales, marketing, television production, public relations, volunteer management, and community engagement.
“We are excited to partner with g4 and WSPT, which already have staff and relationships in the Winston-Salem area,” said Micah Rice, USA Cycling Vice-President of Events. “We are confident that Robin and Alice at g4 will continue to keep the bar high at our Pro and Masters Road Championships next year.”
The 2016 Volkswagen USA Cycling Pro Road & TT National Championships will be held May 22-30. The nine-day event will combine the Pro Road & TT Championships, Masters Road National Championships and the Winston-Salem Cycling Classic, ending on Memorial Day with the Winston-Salem Cycling Classic UCI road race.
About g4 Productions
g4 Productions is an event planning and production company with over 25 years experience directing events and managing athletes. Race Director, Robin Morton, was the first female team director in the sport of cycling and has organized and managed professional cycling teams competing throughout Europe and North America. In addition, g4 Productions has been responsible for the management, technical organization, and competition for more than 200 international sporting events, including cycling for the Centennial Olympic and Paralympic Games. For more information, visit www.g4events.com.
Winston-Salem Professional Tennis, Inc. (WSPT) is the owner / operator of the ATP World Tour event in Winston-Salem, NC in existence since 2011. WSPT has a volunteer board made up of some of the most influential members of the Winston-Salem community. The professional staff of WSPT has experience working on Professional Tennis, Golf, Cycling and Beach Volleyball events, along with managing hospitality at Super Bowls, BCS National Championships, the AFI Film Festival, the Academy Awards and numerous other events across the country.