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The Sport Industry Awards 2020 will now feature 18 chances to lift a trophy, with new categories included to reflect the ever-changing dynamic of the sporting world. Driven by a summer of dialogue and consultation, the introductions and additions will ensure that all areas of the sport industry are ready to be rewarded.

A list of all categories can be seen below, while all criteria can be found HERE. Don’t delay, find the perfect match for your business and submit your entries NOW.


ACTIVE AWARD

This award is open to any organisation that has driven participants or a community to start, maintain or increase in physical activity. READ MORE & ENTER NOW


AGENCY OF THE YEAR

This award is open to any agency with a significant focus and body of work in sport. READ MORE & ENTER NOW


COMMUNICATIONS AWARD

This award is open to any piece of work that demonstrates excellent use of communications across owned and earned media. READ MORE & ENTER NOW


CREATIVE CONTENT AWARD in association with Getty Images

This award is open for any piece of creative content – be it visual (still or moving imagery and film), audio, written copy or a combination of formats. READ MORE & ENTER NOW


CUTTING EDGE SPORT AWARD

This is the gamechanger award. It is open to any organisation that is challenging the norm through progressive thought, invention, innovation or new technologies. READ MORE & ENTER NOW


DATA AND BUSINESS IMPACT AWARD

This award is open to organisations that are using data combined with relevant expertise and insight to improve business performance. READ MORE & ENTER NOW


EVENT OF THE YEAR in association with Miller

This award is open to any standalone live sports event with professional athletes, which may or may not form part of a wider league or series of events. READ MORE & ENTER NOW


EVENT OR COMPETITION SPONSORSHIP AWARD in association with CSM Live

This award is open to any sponsorship, partnership or any support within an official capacity of an event, competition or league. READ MORE & ENTER NOW


EXPERIENTIAL MARKETING AWARD

This award is open to any organisation that has used experiential marketing or a brand experience to create a closer bond with the target audience. READ MORE & ENTER NOW


FAN ENGAGEMENT AWARD

This award is open to any organisation that can demonstrate an ongoing engagement with fans that takes place digitally, through physical experiences or both. READ MORE & ENTER NOW


INDIVIDUAL OR TEAM PARTNERSHIP AWARD

This award is open to any partnership, sponsorship (including in-kind or supplier), endorsement, or co-operation with a team or individual whether they be an elite sportsperson, a brand ambassador, an influencer or high-profile personality. READ MORE & ENTER NOW


INNOVATIVE BRAND OF THE YEAR in association with Wiggin

This award is open to any consumer-facing brand which is either i) an endemic sports brand ii) a sponsor or iii) any brand that uses sport as a marketing platform. READ MORE & ENTER NOW


INTERNATIONAL CAMPAIGN OF THE YEAR in association with YouGov Sport

This award is open to any organisation that has delivered a standout campaign connected to sport in at least three different countries around the world. READ MORE & ENTER NOW


SPORT EVENT COVERAGE AWARD

This award is open to any consumer-facing media organisation that has covered a professional sport event, be it external or in-house. READ MORE & ENTER NOW


SPORT ORGANISATION OF THE YEAR in association with AXA XL

This award is open to any sport organisation that oversees a sport or sports property and is likely a rights holder or member organisation. READ MORE & ENTER NOW


TESSA JOWELL SOCIAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT AWARD

This award is open to any professional organisation using sport as a vehicle to drive community, environmental, diversity and inclusion or broader social and sustainability benefits through sport. READ MORE & ENTER NOW


UK CAMPAIGN OF THE YEAR in association with Smart Group

This award is open to any organisation that has delivered a standout UK campaign connected to sport. 
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YOUNG AGENCY OF THE YEAR 

This award is open to any agency that has been operating for less than four years (actively trading and operating no earlier than 1st December 2015) and has a maximum of 35 full-time employees. READ MORE & ENTER NOW


JUDGES AWARDS

 

DEAL OF THE YEAR in association with 23 Capital

Honouring the creative dealmakers of the industry, this Award will highlight the organisations and individuals that are working to unleash greatness, enable value and demonstrate innovation within the sport industry through deals that use ambitious and innovative thinking to achieve solutions. READ MORE & NOMINATE NOW


INTEGRITY AND IMPACT AWARD founded by Dow Jones Sports Intelligence

This Award will reward those who have protected the true essence of sport. Whether through a commercial or business decision, campaign, agreement or an individual stance taken, the recipient will have demonstrated exemplary commitment in the areas of fairness, ethics, transparency, or governance that upholds trust in sport. READ MORE & NOMINATE NOW

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