IMUA, formerly known as JR Entertainment was established in 2012 in beautiful and historic Monterey, California. IMUA Events is a premier full-service entertainment marketing company comprised of a passionate and dedicated team motivated in growing the sport of volleyball. Jason Companion, Director of Operations, is a long time event producer, an avid volleyball athlete, coach, and club director. “If there were anyone who can bring a beach volleyball paradise themed event of this magnitude to Monterey Bay, Jason would be the visionary to do it!” Teamed up with Ric Airada a passionate impresario, one will only expect the best of the best beach volleyball event on the Central Coast with a special touch of first class customer experience!
Capitalizing on the heightened and renewed interest in our beloved sport, IMUA will serve as the leader in promoting beach, grass, and indoor volleyball and will strive to provide the elite platform from which the sport will grow and prosper in our backyard. IMUA motivation is to build and produce the best annual beach volleyball experience on the Central Coast for players and spectators alike! Our professional and dedicated staff will do everything necessary to make every event safe, fun, and exciting for the entire family.
In partnership with volleyball ambassadors across the globe, IMUA is committed to develop annual tournament competition that provides current and future players the opportunity to share their talent and love of the game with the millions of volleyball enthusiasts worldwide. With beach volleyball now a collegiate sport in the United States, IMUA looks forward to providing these young athletes the ultimate destination to fulfill their childhood dreams and professional aspirations. Our planning department will leave “no stones unturned.” With a well-planned event, our goal is to have two major tournaments with consistent growth year after year.
PARTNERSHIP WITH THE COMMUNITY AND VOLLEYBALL ORGANIZATIONS WORLDWIDE
Additionally, IMUA strives to elevate the visibility and credibility of beach, grass, and indoor volleyball by cultivating lasting relationships between the league and the greater community. Through education, coaching and accessibility, IMUA partners with local based volleyball club, IMUA Volleyball Club a California nonprofit corporation organized for charitable purposes with the meaning of Section 501(c)(3), to bridge gaps and drive the sport to new levels. At the core of this movement is a commitment to fostering meaningful relationships and collaborating with the entire volleyball community at all levels, including youth, junior, collegiate and professional.
PREMIER PRODUCTION COMPANY
IMUA fulfill the need for professional management, production and promotion of special events within the not-for-profit and corporate sectors. Among the company’s broad roster of event production services include: on-site logistics; public relations, marketing and graphic design; advertising scheduling and buys; sponsorship sales and management; vendor/sponsor relations; talent buying; administrative support; event consulting; and financial planning. Our turn-key cooperate event options include:
~ A producer on-site to coordinate volleyball event.
~ Full catering service.
~ All sound, lighting, staging and equipment rentals.
~ Professional Photography and Videography.
~ And most importantly…knowledge, experience, and peace of mind.