The Good, Bad & Ugly of Sports Marketing in Just One Week

The Good, Bad & Ugly of Sports Marketing in Just One Week

The new year is off to quite a start in the sports business, with a number of noteworthy sponsorship deals, issues and controversies arising in just a few days last week during what is typically a slower time of year for our industry. The Bad After rejecting the...
Sponsor Category of the Year? Fintech

Sponsor Category of the Year? Fintech

For quite a while now, technology-focused companies have played a major role in sports sponsorship. But over the past few years, the focus has shifted from global B2B IT giants such as AWS, IBM, Oracle, SAP and others that have skillfully used sponsorship to showcase...
League Naming Rights Not on the Horizon

League Naming Rights Not on the Horizon

When French soccer’s Ligue 1 renewed its title sponsorship agreement with Uber Eats last month for a reported $37 million over two years, it bucked a trend by continuing to co-brand its top-flight league. The vast majority of professional sports leagues and...