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Play big or go home!

Following last week’s announcement of Manchester United’s new shirt partner, SQN CEO Claire Ritchie-Tomkins offered her thoughts on the big money investment: A recent whitepaper I read by B2B Institute on LinkedIn about B2B trends for the next decade concluded by saying that brands should ‘play big or go home’ and that is exactly what […]

Motorsport sponsorship – thinking outside the box

A frequent theme from today’s Autosport International Connect (#ASIConnect) centred on sponsorship and the challenges faced by sponsors during the pandemic, with the well-documented restrictions on at-circuit fan and guest attendance. Let’s get this clear from the outset: sponsorship is so much more than a logo on a car, or guests in a hospitality unit. […]

Talking sponsorship with Greenpower

Greenpower Education Trust is a UK based charity that aims to unlock potential and spark enthusiasm for Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) through the excitement of motorsport. During the lockdown period, the charity has engaged with its teams and supporters through a series of short insight videos called ‘PitStop Chats’. In the latest episode […]

Who’s ready to embrace sponsorship creativity?

“This season, the drivers who already have some sponsorship, the sponsors pull out, they already sent the letters and said: ‘okay bye bye, because you will have everything [the whole season] in two months’.” These rather alarming words are those of Jean Alesi, a Formula 1 stalwart of 201 race starts, and father to Giuliano, a current Formula 2 racer. Does he […]