bd Global, LLC is a representation, event management, and public relations firm based in Lexington, Kentucky. Founded by president Brooks Downing in 2012, the company operates on an international platform within the sports marketing industry. In the representation arena, bd Global offers clients expertise in all areas of development, including contract negotiations, endorsements, speaking engagements, and charitable support. Clients have included NCAA Division I basketball head coaches, NBA and college basketball assistants, college football assistants, and broadcasters. In the event management arena, bd Global has more than two decades of experience managing turnkey events in nearly every level of sport. Some events have included the Gulf Coast Showcase, Lone Star Shootout, Men Who Speak Up Main Event, the Play4Kay Shootout, and the Great Exuma and Great Abaco Classic golf tournaments. As one of the foremost experts in public relations, President Brooks Downing uses a comprehensive, multi-layered, grassroots approach to public relations, crisis management, media training, and standard publication production. Some of bd Global's partners include ESPN, CBS Sports, MGM Grand, Gatorade, Nike, UNLV, and the Toyota Center.