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.
This award is open to any organisation that has driven participants or a community to start, maintain or increase in physical activity.
This award is open to any agency with a significant focus and body of work in sport.
This award is open to any piece of work that demonstrates excellent use of communications across owned and earned media.
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.
CUTTING EDGE SPORT AWARD in association with PT SportSuite
This is the gamechanger award. It is open to any organisation that is challenging the norm through progressive thought, invention, innovation or new technologies.
DATA AND BUSINESS IMPACT AWARD in association with Sportradar
This award is open to organisations that are using data combined with relevant expertise and insight to improve business performance.
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.
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.
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.
This award is open to any organisation that can demonstrate an ongoing engagement with fans that takes place digitally, through physical experiences or both.
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.
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.
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.
This award is open to any consumer-facing media organisation that has covered a professional sport event, be it external or in-house.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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