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Athletes for Good

Without realising it, we may just be going through a slight power shift in the world of professional sport. Over the past few weeks we’ve seen the rise of athlete-empowered movements, not driven by club contracts or CSR initiatives, but instead directed by the unprompted passion and personal agendas of those individuals. With vocal empowerment, […]

Esteban Gutierrez appoints SQN for communications support

Mercedes AMG F1 Team and Mercedes-Benz EQ Formula E Team reserve and development driver Esteban Gutierrez has retained the services of SQN for the provision of communications support related to his esports and personal activities. The Mexican has been one of the standout performers in esports during F1’s lockdown period; he finished runner-up in the […]

Virtual sanity makes Le Mans 24 an online success

Billed as “The Ultimate Esports Endurance Race”, the Virtual Le Mans 24 Hours was always going to attract attention. From the hardcore endurance fans and aficionados wanting to commemorate the traditional Le Mans weekend, to more cynical observers armed with their ‘it’s not like the real thing’ barbs. There was always going to be criticism. […]

Sports Social Media post-Lockdown

In the face of the COVID-19 pandemic and mandated lockdowns, social media has seen an upward spiral in activity. Whether it be through brand-led initiatives or community support campaigns, sports rightsholders and brands have immersed themselves in creative ways in which to capture new fans via their social media channels. The acceleration around sporting digital […]

Interview with Greenpower’s new Chair – Deborah Beale

SQN has been a proud partner of the Greenpower Education Trust since 2019. The organisation’s mission is to inspire young people to excel in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths through a unique challenge to design, build and race their own electric cars.   Although Greenpower’s fantastic array of race events has been put on temporary […]

Closed door sports open fresh opportunities for sponsorship

Innovative technology looks set to open closed doors for brands looking to activate or ignite sports sponsorship opportunities in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. The use of augmented reality technology to revolutionise pitch side sports advertising is nothing new. Digital overlay companies have been in existence for the past decade or so, and a […]