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Ronaldo Takes Fizz out of Coca-Cola Deal

Tuesday 15th June 2021 was a career-defining day for Cristiano Ronaldo. The Portuguese striker became the top goal scorer in European Championship history with his brace against Hungary. For many though, it was his 10 seconds of action in the pre-event press conference that might well leave the longer-lasting legacy. Sternly eyeing up the fizzy […]

W Series and PUMA could change the world

Following the renewal of the partnership between W Series and Puma, SQN Account Manager Carrie Mathieson details why this partnership could have a far-reaching, positive effect on the world: A bold statement, but hear us out. On May 13, W Series announced a renewal of its partnership with Puma Motorsport that will see its entire […]

Sponsorship SOS: TeamViewer and Manchester United

“I will boycott your products and support your competitors until you terminate your commercial partnership with the Glazer family.” Just one of the current 1,538 one-star reviews that sit on TeamViewer’s Trust Pilot page. To say it’s been a difficult few days for the Manchester United shirt sponsor would perhaps be an understatement. TeamViewer, along […]

Purpose

Purpose is a word that we’ve been hearing a lot recently, as companies look ahead with caution to 2021. This period of sustained disruption and turbulence looks set to continue, yet we are seeing signs of tenacity and ambition among organisations determined to take back control of their own destiny. Of course, there are industries […]

Sponsorship measurement: Partnership building

In days gone by, sponsorship has sometimes been seen as rigid, where a client shares how much money they have, and the rights holder tells them what they’ll get for that. Today, the most progressive sponsorships are where both parties work in unison to develop and build a partnership together. This is in the interest […]

Sponsorship measurement is more important than ever

Sponsorship is a powerful tool for many organisations. The European Sponsorship Association (ESA) recently announced that the European sports sponsorship sector was worth over $20 billion* in 2018, representing the third successive year of growth.   With this increase in the sector value, it must surely follow that those businesses investing more into sponsorship are […]