2016 ESA Excellence Awards Shortlist Announced
Ahead of the glittering ceremony, taking place in February 2017, the 2016 ESA Excellence Awards shortlist is today made public.
The European Sponsorship Association (ESA) today announced the entries shortlisted for its prestigious 2016 Excellence Awards, to be held at London’s Porchester Hall on Thursday 9th February 2017.
The 2016 Excellence Awards sees agencies, brands, individuals and rights holders submit their best-in-class campaigns to a judging panel comprised of senior sponsorship and engagement marketing professionals.
The glittering awards ceremony will see winners crowned from a diverse range of sponsorship disciplines and events that cover such areas as sports, arts, digital and community.
The full shortlist is available now at http://sponsorship.org/awards/2016-shortlist/
Karen Earl, Chairman of the European Sponsorship Association commented:
“Every year we think that the quality of entries can’t get any higher, and every year the judging committee is amazed by the standard of campaigns being planned and implemented across Europe. This year we’ve seen what I believe is the strongest and most difficult to judge shortlist since the awards began, and it’s going to be a tough job to pick outright winners”.
Karen continued, “The ESA Excellence Awards are representative of the industry ‘gold standard’, recognising and celebrating the current best of… within the sponsorship arena. Winning an ESA Excellence Award provides a valuable and powerful marketing platform to showcase great work and promote your achievements to industry peers.”
Now in their tenth year, the ESA Excellence Awards remains the only Awards to recognise outstanding work by sponsorship professionals right across Europe.
To book tickets for the Awards ceremony, taking place on Thursday 9th February 2017, at Porchester Hall, London, please visit http://sponsorship.org/awards/ceremony/
For more information please contact:
Keef Sloan, ESA PR
T: +44 (0) 20 8390 3311
M: +44 (0) 7973 614302
About European Sponsorship Association:
The European Sponsorship Association (ESA) exists to inspire, educate and raise standards within the sponsorship and wider marketing industry. As a membership association ESA’s vision is to encourage consumer engagement through effective multi-channel marketing. Its many activities, which include policy, governance and corporate responsibility, education and training, information, networking and the ESA Excellence Awards, all have these goals as their core objectives. ESA's reach encompasses all types of sponsorship activity from sport, broadcast, education, the arts and culture through to environment and the community. Its membership includes sponsors, rights holders, agencies and consultants, professional advisors and suppliers.