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The Irish Sponsorship Awards 2017 finalists have been announced.

The winners will be revealed at the sixth annual gala awards ceremony on Wednesday, November 22nd at the Clayton Hotel Burlington Road, Dublin.

 

Sponsorship of the Year

  

Sponsored by

Livewire

The winner of this award will be announced at the awards ceremony on November 22nd.

  
Best Sponsorship Brand
 
  • AIG Insurance
  • Bord Gáis Energy
  • Centra Ireland
  • SuperValu
  • Vodafone Ireland
Best Sponsorship Team - Agency
 
  • Legacy Consultants
  • Livewire
  • Teneo Sports
Best Sponsorship Team - Rightsholder
 
  • Cannonball
  • Live Nation Ireland
  • Virgin Media Solutions
Best Sponsorship Team - Brand
 
  • AIG Insurance
  • Bord Gáis Energy
  • Vodafone Ireland
Rising Star in Sponsorship
 
  • Paddy Carberry - Vodafone Ireland
  • Sinéad Finnegan - Teneo Sports
  • Sarah Geoghegan - Virgin Media Solutions
  • Amy Lynch - AVIVA Insurance
Best Sporting Event Sponsorship
 
  • AIG Insurance for Irish Open Tennis Championships submitted by Teneo Sports
  • Aldi Community Games
  • Bord Gáis Energy for GAA #HurlingToTheCore
  • Littlewoods Ireland for GAA Hurling All-Ireland Senior Championship submitted by Legacy Consultants
  • SPAR FAI Primary School 5s Programme
Best Sports Team or Athlete Sponsorship
 
  • Aer Lingus Official Airline of the Irish Rugby Team
  • Aldi for Paul O’Connell
  • Allianz Ireland for Sinead Kane submitted by Teneo Sports
  • King Crisps for Bernard Brogan submitted by Legacy Consultants
  • Lidl Ireland for Ladies Gaelic Football submitted by Spark Market Research
  • Supermac's Ireland for Galway GAA
  • Three for Republic of Ireland Football Team
Best TV Broadcast Sponsorship
 
  • Domino's Pizza for TV3’s The Voice UK & Gogglebox submitted by Mindshare
  • Gas Networks Ireland for TV3's The Restaurant submitted by The Story Lab with Carat Ireland
  • Just Eat for RTÉ’s First Dates Ireland
  • Renault Ireland for RTÉ 's The Late Late Show
  • Sona for TG4's Peil Na mBan submitted by Post TV
  • Virgin Media Solutions for TV3's Gogglebox Ireland
Best Entertainment Event Sponsorship
 
  • Energia for Groove Festival submitted by The Brand Fans
  • Manhattan Popcorn for CANNONBALL!
  • Three for Summer Festivals
  • Ulster Bank for Galway International Arts Festival
Best Arts & Cultural Sponsorship
 
  • Accenture for Women on Walls
  • Seachtain na Gaeilge le Energia submitted by The Brand Fans
  • Supermac's Ireland for Fleadh Cheoil 2017
  • Supermac's Ireland for Spraoi Festival 2017
  • Ulster Bank for Galway International Arts Festival
Best Societal Sponsorship
 
  • Con & Annie Kirby Memorial submitted by Irish Greyhound Board
  • Energia Get Ireland Growing submitted by The Brand Fans
  • Woodie’s Heroes
Best Grass Roots Sponsorship
 
  • Aldi Play Rugby
  • AVIVA Insurance for FAI Junior Cup
  • Con & Annie Kirby Memorial submitted by Irish Greyhound Board
  • Energia Get Ireland Growing submitted by The Brand Fans
  • SPAR FAI Primary School 5s Programme
  • Volkswagen Ireland for GAA All Ireland Sevens submitted by Legacy Consultants
Best Multi-Platform Sponsorship
 
  • Centra for GAA #WeAreHurling submitted by FleishmanHillard Dublin
  • Electric Ireland for Team Ireland submitted by RTÉ AdLab
  • Gas Networks Ireland for TV3's The Restaurant submitted by The Story Lab with Carat Ireland
  • Vodafone Ireland for IRFU #TeamOfUs
Best Low Budget Sponsorship
 
  • AIG Insurance for Irish Open Tennis Championships submitted by Teneo Sports
  • Con & Annie Kirby Memorial submitted by Irish Greyhound Board
  • FAI AVIVA Soccer Sisters
  • Sona for TG4's Peil Na mBan submitted by Post TV
  • Volkswagen Ireland for GAA All Ireland Sevens submitted by Legacy Consultants
Best Use of PR
 
  • Aon for Ireland Women’s Rugby Team & Women’s Rugby World Cup submitted by Teneo Sports
  • Bord Gáis Energy Student Theatre Awards
  • Centra for GAA #WeAreHurling submitted by FleishmanHillard Dublin
  • Life Style Sports for #MunsterRising submitted by Teneo Sports
  • Littlewoods Ireland for GAA Hurling All-Ireland Senior Championship submitted by Legacy Consultants
  • SuperValu for GAA All-Ireland Football Championship submitted by TRA Brands at The Reputations Agency
  • Vodafone Ireland for IRFU #TeamOfUs
  • Volkswagen Ireland for GAA All Ireland Sevens submitted by Legacy Consultants
Best Use of Radio or Podcast
 
  • Budweiser for FA Cup submitted by Carat Ireland
  • Heineken Rugby Club with Off The Ball submitted by Starcom with Livewire
  • Vodafone Ireland for IRFU #TeamOfUs
Best Use of Social Media
 
  • Aer Lingus Official Airline of the Irish Rugby Team
  • AIG Ireland Official Insurance Partner of the All Blacks submitted by Teneo Sports
  • Bord Gáis Energy for GAA #HurlingToTheCore
  • Bord Gáis Energy Student Theatre Awards
  • Budweiser for FA Cup submitted by Carat Ireland
  • The JOE Show with Dove Men+Care & Lynx submitted by Mindshare
  • Three Ireland for FAI #TheCallUp
  • Three Ireland for The Ultimate Lip-Sync Battle at #3Disco
  • Vodafone Ireland for IRFU #TeamOfUs
Best Use of Digital
 
  • Budweiser for FA Cup submitted by Carat Ireland
  • Bulmers Forbidden Fruit Festival submitted by C&C Group
  • EirGrid GAA All-Ireland Under 21 Football Championship submitted by Teneo Sports
  • Vodafone Ireland for IRFU #TeamOfUs
Best Use of Print & Outdoor
 
  • Aldi Community Games
  • Paddy Power's Irish Star Entertainment Pull-Out submitted by OMD
  • Vodafone Ireland for IRFU #TeamOfUs
Best Use of Experiential Marketing
 
  • Bord Gáis Energy #HurlingToTheCore Match Day Experience
  • Bulmers Forbidden Fruit Festival submitted by C&C Group
  • Heineken Light Have It All Series submitted by Starcom
  • Just Eat Retreat Full Moon Party
  • Manhattan Popcorn for CANNONBALL!
Innovation in Sponsorship
 
  • Centra for GAA #WeAreHurling submitted by FleishmanHillard Dublin
  • Dogpatch Labs submitted by Ulster Bank
  • Electric Ireland for Team Ireland submitted by RTÉ AdLab
  • Gas Networks Ireland for TV3's The Restaurant submitted by The Story Lab with Carat Ireland
  • SingFM submitted by MediaCom with Media Central
  • Snappie submitted by Huggity
  • Sport for Business Partners ‘17
  • Sure Official Statistics Partner of the GAA submitted by Mindshare

 

 
 

 

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