Win big at the 1st Indian Sports Marketing Summit and Awards 2018; entry is free

The annual event starting in February 23 celebrates brands, agencies, marketers and organisations increasing role in India’s sporting landscape. Entry is free

e4m by exchange4media Mumbai Bureau
Updated: Jan 24, 2018 8:57 AM

Uniting audiences through their universal passions and creating heart-throbbing excitement, the sports arena engages reams and reams of people. It's no surprise that the sports market is growing faster than ever. The way marketers must play this crucial sports marketing game has also changed significantly.

Adding another feather to the cap exchange4media launches its first edition of the annual Sports Junction, the Sports Marketing Summit & Awards on February 23 at Gurugram. It recognises the best teams,campaigns and individuals working in the industry. Entry is free. That give professional marketer ample scope to showcase their best work and be recognised by the stalwarts of the industry. So craft that award-winning entry quick.

The award comes at an apt time when sports marketing in India is just building up. Shamsuddin Jasani, the Managing Director of Isobar India pointed out that something like e4m Indian Sports Marketing Summit and Awards 2018 will give an impetus for sports marketing tomcome up to a level. “We need to recognize sports marketing as it can make a big difference in the way things are marketed in India. This is a great thing e4m is doing by creating this platform. It facilitates people who are behind this.The timing is apt for sports marketing given the Olympics is in 2020. If people can latch on to it with whatever help we can get that’s great.”

Vinit Karnik, Business Head - Entertainment, Sports & Live Events - ‎GroupM also explains its
importance, “Sports ecosystem is growing and evolving quite fast. With around 10 leagues happening across different sports there is a need gap of curating content from an advertiser/marketer’s point of view. This conference is expected to deliberate varied aspects of sports marketing and possible challenge and myths linked to the way sports is currently consumed by marketers.”

Carefully judged by industry experts, the e4m Indian Sports Marketing Summit and Awards 2018 will showcase award-winning work for the period between December 2016 and November 2017. The one-of-its-kind award will scout for the most innovative movements and campaigns in the sports industry,both on and off field. The e4m awards have made distinction for themselves across different domains and are highly reckoned in the industry (think ICMA, IDMA,Media Ace Awards and Golden Mikes, among others). By adding sports marketing to its umbrella it’s going one step further to cater to the niche yet growing arena. It felt the increasing need to recognize deserving marketing campaigns in the sports industry.

Also look forward to the conference where leading minds in sports marketing prepare us for the
opportunities and challenges that lie ahead.

You can send in multiple entries free of cost under the
following categories:

Best Promotion of a Sports Event

Best Brand Integrated Sports Marketing Campaign  & Sponsorship

Best Use of Television in Sports Marketing

Best Use of Radio in Sports Marketing

Best Use of Digital in Sports Marketing

Best Use of On Ground Promotion in Sports Marketing

Most Effective Use of a Celebrity / Influencer in Sports

Most Effective Brand Integration at a Mass Participation Sports Event

Best Fan Engagement Initiative

Best CSR Initiative

Best Sports Franchise of the Year

Entry forms and rules can be viewed on
The last date for submission of entries is January 30, 2018.

For queries on entries and registration please contact:

Saurabh Shetge: | +919773629475

Cara D’Souza: | +919820247582

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