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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. […]

Community – the only ‘c’ word we want to hear in 2021

If there is something that we all have in common, it’s that one particular ‘c’ word has dominated our lives in 2020. However, as we discussed earlier this year, out of this ‘c’ word came another – creativity. When the going gets tough, communicators get creative, and whether in PR, sponsorship or wider marketing, we’ve witnessed some wonderfully […]

All bets are off for the future of gambling sponsorships

15 years ago a decision was made that would have a lasting impact on sports sponsorship. The World Health Organisation recommended banning “all tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship”, with companies forced to remove all cigarette branding[1], once this was implemented by legislators around the world. This changed the face of sports sponsorship forever, particularly in […]

Don’t let sponsorship scare you!

Sponsorship can be a scary word, right? For many people it conjures up thoughts of huge budgets, minimal return on investment, and difficulty in putting a real value on its success. Given the current global situation, sponsorship has perhaps become an even scarier word in the eyes of many with decreasing budgets and uncertainty around […]

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 […]