BT Sport Industry Awards

US GYMNAST’S BRAVERY RECOGNISED WITH NEW GLOBAL INTEGRITY AWARD

The Integrity and Impact Award founded by Dow Jones Sports Intelligence was presented at the BT Sport Industry Awards 2018 to former gymnast Rachael Denhollander, the first woman to publically accuse former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar of sexual abuse.

After her first courageous step to speak out, Denhollander was also significantly the last of more than 150 women and girls to confront Nasser in the US courtroom in harrowing and emotional scenes during his sentencing hearing for criminal sexual conduct. 

Meet the Shortlist: Sustainability Initiative of the Year

The Sustainability Initiative of the Year was introduced for the first time in 2018 to highlight and celebrate the very best organisations whose actions have empowered, promoted and embraced environmental sustainability in sport, while positively impacting business results.

This year’s shortlist features: Columbia Sportswear’s partnership with National Parks UK; GRN Sportswear’s sustainable skinsuit; Land Rover BAR’s effort in #RaisingTheBAR; Octopus Energy turning Arsenal FC green; and RFU’s Rugby Energy Club.

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BUDWEISER JOINS #BTSIA LINE-UP

Budweiser has teamed up with Sport Industry Group to become the official beer supplier of the BT Sport Industry Awards 2017, taking place on Thursday 27th April.

Budweiser bottles will be available for guests of the event, with senior leaders from agencies, brands, governing bodies, rights holders, media and more joining stars from sport and beyond at Battersea Evolution.

The brand is already engrained in the sport industry, working with the likes of the FIFA World Cup, The FA Cup but also “Club Futures” an initiative that supports amateur football in the UK.

XL CATLIN RENEWS BT SPORT INDUSTRY AWARDS PARTNERSHIP

Global (re)insurer XL Catlin will help celebrate some of the finest governing bodies, leagues and competitions at the BT Sport Industry Awards 2017 after signing as Official Category Partner of Governing Body of the Year.

XL Catlin is a global insurance and reinsurance organisation that provides property, casualty and specialty products to industrial, commercial and professional firms, insurance companies and other enterprises on a worldwide basis.

New careers for injured servicemen & women

The Invictus Games Foundation and Sport Industry Group have come together in partnership to help create career opportunities for wounded, injured and sick servicemen and women in the sport industry.

The initiative, which was announced in front of an audience of 1,750 leading figures from the world of sport business, called for organisations across all sectors of the industry to give the talented men and women of the Armed Forces a platform to reach the next stage of their careers.

WOMEN’S FOOTBALL CELEBRATED AT #BTSIA

Kelly Simmons MBE, FA Participation and Development Director, received the Leadership in Sport Award, in association with Nolan Partners at the BT Sport Industry Awards 2016 on Thursday 28th April.

Simmons, who has been a driving force behind the growth of and participation in the women’s game, was presented the Award by Chelsea Ladies FC star Eniola Aluko and Journalist and Broadcaster Dan Walker in front of 1,750 of the sport industry’s most influential figures, organisations and celebrities.

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