While Andy Murray, Chris Froome, Sam Warburton and Co. have been adding new chapters to the record books, the UK’s domestic sport industry continues to go from strength to strength. A report published in August 2013 by Sport England reveals the industry now contributes more than £20 billion a year to the UK economy and employs 440,000 people.
It is clear that there are many recent stories of success in this industry. The Sport Industry Awards aim to recognise and highlight some of the great off-the-field work that has contributed to the dynamic and vibrant reputation this industry now enjoys.
Organisations and individuals are invited to enter their most unique, creative, innovative and commendable work from a range of disciplines in one of 15 categories:
Best Use of Social Media
Best International Marketing Campaign
Best Sponsorship of a Team or Individual
Brand of the Year
Digital Platform of the Year
Agency of the Year
Governing Body of the Year
Best Use of PR
TV Commercial of the Year
Best Management of a Sportsperson
Best Sponsorship of an Event or Competition
Community Programme of the Year
Participation Event of the Year
Best Integrated Marketing Campaign
Best Live Experience
Previous Sport Industry award winners include professional sports teams, global brands, media organisations, talent management agencies and individuals from all walks of life.
If you or your organisation has had great off-the-field success in sport, this is your chance to show everyone else how it’s done.
6th December 2013 – Deadline for submissions
14th February 2013 – Shortlist announced
8th May 2013 – BT Sport Industry Awards
To find out more information about the categories and entry requirements click here