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Diversifying content to broaden reach: takeaways from Sports at YouTube  

At SQN, we recognise the importance of creating cutting edge communications that resonate with target audiences across multiple platforms. Gone are the days of generating content for content’s sake; every second of video, each line of text, every pixel of creative has to leave a lasting impression. It has to make an impact. It has […]

Now for Something Quite New…

It’s not every day you get to let something “quite new” out into the world, but we have done just that by launching our first-ever podcast, Something Quite New (can you see what we did there?). Over the last couple of years, podcasting has taken off in a big mainstream way. As it was with […]

Why sponsorships need a long shelf life to thrive

    There was no SPAR break for European Athletics ahead of the Indoor Championships in Glasgow last weekend, as the association signed a new deal to extend its partnership with SPAR International by eight years to 2027. Getting a brand to commit to such an extension is no mean feat, and both sides should […]

The curious case of Rich Energy

The launches have taken place, the cars have been revealed and now the 2019 F1 contenders have hit the track for the first time in Barcelona. From discussions around new liveries, to microscopic analysis of every aerodynamic feature, F1 fans around the world are rejoicing at the opportunity to get stuck into some juicy gossip […]

Sponsorship Shout-Outs: Six Nations Special (Vol.3)

In the week after the New England Patriots captured a record sixth title, albeit in lacklustre fashion, it would have been all too easy to focus our latest Sponsorship Shout-Out around Superbowl LIII. Instead, we have opted for an oval ball with appeal much closer to home, namely the Six Nations rugby. So, park your […]

SQN 2019 momentum

Experienced leaders Andy Westlake and Keith Taylor join advisory board Alliances with The Exordium Group and SpeedShare provide truly global coverage for clients in the technology, automotive and sports industries Sine Qua Non is intent on helping brands exploit the convergence of these three global industries through content, experiences, partnerships and insight SQN continues to […]

Sponsorship Shout-Outs (Vol.2)

A tantalisingly competitive start to the new World Rally Championship, a rain-soaked Daytona 24 Hours and the third round of the 2018/19 Formula E season all ensured we got our motorsport fix over the weekend. It is in the world of electric racing where we begin this week’s Sponsorship Shout-Outs… Heineken’s low percentage start to […]

Sponsorship Shout-Outs (Vol.1)

At SQN, it is our mission to keep up-to-date with evolving trends, breaking deals and missteps in the world of sponsorship. While our friends and relatives are all cheering on their favourite sports personalities, we’re busy working out why a particular company has invested in perimeter advertising, what ROI a shirt sponsor is deriving and […]